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Beef        
Winners   Winners   Winners
Grand Champion Steer
Showman - Alissa Boersen
Sale price: $26,000
Purchased by Meijer.
A donation to the scholarship fund in Alissa’s name was made by The Andersons.

  Reserve Champion Steer
Showman - Nicholas Boersen
Sale price: $16,000
Purchased by Dekalb Asgrow.
A donation to the scholarship fund in Nicholas’s name was made by the Andersons.
  Showcase Market Steer and Great Lakes Grand Breed Market Steer
Showman - Claudia Albrecht
Sale price: $3,500
Purchased by Neogen.
A donation to the scholarship fund was made in Claudia’s name by Mark Harwell Trucking, The Chapman Family, and John Baker.
         
Winners   Winners   Winners
Showcase Market Steer
Showma - Erica Kapolnek
Sale price: $3,500
Purchased by Michigan Farm Bureau and Varnum Law Firm.
A donation to the scholarship fund was made in Erica’s name by North Central Co-op.
  Showcase Market Steer
Showman - Brad Chapman
Sale price: $4,000
Purchased by Crystal Flash.
A donation to the scholarship fund was made in Brad’s name by Fair Acres Show Supply and Kalmbach Feeds.
  Showcase Market Steer and Great Lakes Crossbred Market Steer
Showman - Dalaney Bates
Sale price: $4,000
Purchased by
Michigan Farm Bureau Employees.
A donation to the scholarship fund was made in Dalaney’s name by Delong Cattle Co. and Kalmbach Feeds.
         
Winners   Winners    
Showcase Market Steer
Showman - Courtney Gordon
Sale price: $6,500
Purchased by MI Ag Commodities.
  Showcase Market Steer
Showman - Ava Hathaway
Sale price: $6,000
Purchased by
Bronson Veterinary Services.
A donation to the scholarship fund was made in Ava’s name by The Andersons.
   
         
Sheep        
Winners   Winners   Winners
Grand Champion Lamb
Showman - Kade Shiery
Sale price: $7,500
Purchased by Meijer.
A donation to the scholarship fund in Kade’s name was made by CMS Ag and Agro-Liquid
 

Reserve Champion Lamb
Showman - Morgan Bolinger
Sale price: $6,000
Purchased by Wolverine Packing.

  Showcase Market Lamb and Great Lakes Grand Breed
Showman - Sarah-Jane Sterrett
Sale price: $2,250
Purchased by Agro-Liquid.
         
Winners   Winners   Winners
Showcase Market Lamb
Showman - Cameron Hayden
Sale price: $3,000
Purchased by Kalambach Feeds
  Showcase Market Lamb
Showman - Drew Pueschel
Sale price: $2,500
Purchased by Greenstone FCS and MSU Federal Credit Union.
A donation to the scholarship fund was made in Drew’s name by The Andersons.
  Showcase Market Lamb
Showman - Madalyn Stewart
Sale price: $2,000
Purchased by Meijer.
         
Winners   Winners    
Showcase Market Lamb
Showman - Emily Mead
Sale price: $3,000
Purchased by Greenstone FCS, Greenstone FCS Employees and MSU Federal Credit Union.
A donation to the scholarship fund was made in Emily’s name by The Andersons.
  Showcase Market Lamb
Showman - Kate Stewart
Sale price: $4,000
Purchased by Varnum Law Firm
   
         
Swine        
Winners   Winners   Winners
Grand Champion Hog
Showman - Lane Mazich.
Sale price: $9,000
Purchased by
Greenstone FCS and Crystal Flash.
  Reserve Champion Hog
Showman - Brenna Mortenson
Sale price: $7,000
Purchased by Foster Swift.
A donation to the scholarship fund was made in Brenna’s name by Sparta Animal Clinic, Breens Family Dentistry and Ken and Beth Longstreet.
  Showcase Market Hog and
Great Lakes Grand Purebred Market Hog

Showman - Alexa Graham
Sale price: $4,000
Purchased by
MI Soybean Promotion Committee and Zeeland Farm Services.
A donation to the scholarship fund was made in Alexa’s name by MIPig.com.
         
Winners   Winners   Winners
Showcase Market Hog
Showman - Wyatt Mazich
Sale price: $2,250
Purchased by
Greenstone FCS and MI Quality of Life (DEQ, DNR, MDARD).
A donation to the scholarship fund was made in Wyatt’s name by Albright Farms and MIPig.com
  Showcase Market Hog
Showman - Morgan Kennedy
Sale price: $6,500
Purchased by Michigan Farm Bureau, MFB Executive Committee, and MFB Employees.
A donation to the scholarship fund was made in Morgan’s name by George Smith, MI Soybean Promotion Committee, and MIPig.com
  Showcase Market Hog
Showman - Carter Arbuckle
Sale price: $4,000
Purchased by Crystal Flash.
A donation to the scholarship fund was made in Carter’s name by MIPig.com
         
Winners   Winners    
Showcase Market Hog
Showman - Payton Hines
Sale price: $5,000
Purchased by
Greenstone FCS Employees.
A donation to the scholarship fund was made in Payton’s name by MIPig.com
  Showcase Market Hog
Showman - Colin Trattles
Sale price: $11,000
Purchased by Meijer.
A donation to the scholarship fund was made in Colin’s name by MIPig.com
   
         
         
Goats        
Winners   Winners   Winners

Grand Champion Goat
Showman - Cailin Mikek
Sale price: $5,000
Purchased by Greenstone FCS and Michigan State University Federal Credit Union.

  Reserve Champion Goat
Showman - Katelyn Walters
Sale price: $2,500
Purchased by Meijer.
A donation to the scholarship fund was made in Katelyn’s name by The Andersons.
  Showcase Market Goat and Great Lakes Grand Full Blood Goat
Showman - Hanna Pish
Sale price: $1,500
Purchased by Crystal Flash.
         
Winners   Winners    
Showcase Market Goat
Showman - Alexandria Schut
Sale price: $1,750
Purchased by Michigan Farm Bureau.
  Showcase Market Goat
Showman - Emma Darrow
Sale price: $1,500
Purchased by Meijer.
   
         
Dairy        
Winners   Winners   Winners
Supreme Champion Dairy Cow
Showman - Taylor Bolinger
Sale price: $6,000
Purchased by United Dairy Industry of Michigan and Kroger.
  Supreme Champion
Dairy Heifer

Showman - Anna Moser
Sale price: $14,000
Purchased by Caledonia Farms Elevator, Cobank, Dairy Farmers of America, Foster Swift, Zeeland Farm Services, United Dairy.
  Supreme Champion
Dairy Showman

Showman - Shelby Berens
Sale price: $14,000
Purchased by ABS Global, Calder Dairy, MFB Employees, Golden Elm Dairy, Hudson Dairy, MMPA, Moo-Ville, Northstar, Ken Nobis, Burkhardt Family.
         
Scholarship Winners    
Scholarship Winners    
Back Row: Katie Walters, Brandy Littlefield, Eric Moser, Morgan Louma, Ty Cool, Samantha Ludlum, Cameron Hayden Front Row Alex Schut, Bennett Littlefield, Skylar Buell, Taylor Bolinger, Jenna Beeker, Rene Souva, Cailyn Hines    
         
Other        
Winners   Winners   Winners
Michigan Beer Collection
Sale price: $600
Purchased by the Hunt Family.
  Grand Champion Cheese
Sale price: $2,000
Purchased by United Dairy.
  John Deere and Farmall Tractors
Sale price: $2,100
Purchased by Greenstone FCS.
         
Winners   Winners   Winners
Gold Medal Wines
Sale price: 3,750
Purchased by AcMoody Farms
  Winning 4-H Team
Lydia AcMoody, Payton Hines, Kade Shiery Not Pictured- Kollin Johnson
  Winning FFA Team
Lydia AcMoody, Payton Hines, Cailyn Hines Not Pictured- Kollin Johnson
 
 
 
2015 Results
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Beef        
Winners   Winners   Winners
Grand Champion Market Beef
Ben Ross
Price: $20,000
Buyer: Meijer, Inc.
  Reserve Grand Champion Market Beef
Erica Kapolnek
Price: $9,100
Buyers: Binson Hospital Supplies and Kalmbach Feeds
  Showcase Market Beef
Great Lakes Grand Breed

Tyler Neukom
Price: $7925
Buyers: GreenStone Farm Credit Services Employees, MSU Federal Credit Union, Quality of Life Department staff for MDARD DEQ and DNR, Kelly Cawthorne and Kalmbach Feeds.
         
Winners   Winners   Winners
Showcase Market Beef
Great Lakes Grand Crossbred
Troy Markley
Price: $8,000
Buyers: Troy Markley’s showcase market steer sold for $8,000 at the 2015 Michigan Livestock Expo Sale-abration Auction; the group of buyers included Ventura Farms, Bordner Angus, Jim Lambert Auctioneers, Superior Livestock Auction, Vogt Farms, GreenStone Farm Credit Services, Michigan Farm Bureau Employees, Phil Tuggle, Star of the West Milling, Alderman, Dr. Arnold Henstchel, Spartan Crop Insurance (Ithaca), Citizens Elevator LLC, Charlotte and Markley Farms.
  Showcase Market Steer
Katelyn Koebel
Price: $6,000
Buyers: Maat Produce, Georgia Crate & Basket and SMP Marketing
  Showcase Market Steer
Nick Boersen
Buyer: Asgro/DeKalb
$8,000
         
Winners   Winners    
Showcase Market Steer
Courtney Gordon
Price: $8,500
Buyers: Michigan Farm Bureau, House Ag Committee (Rep. Dan Luawers) and Delong Cattle Co.
  Showcase Market Steer
Jacob Noll
Price: $16,500
Buyers: Michigan Farm Bureau Leadership Group, Michigan Soybean Promotion Committee, Varnum Law Firm, Bauman Show Lambs, Helena Chemical, Kalmbach Feeds Inc., Vita Plus, Weiss Equipment, Mycogen Seeds and CMS Ag Risk.
   
         
         
         
Swine        
Winners   Winners   Winners
Grand Champion Market Hog
Lauren Wildt
Price: $9,500
Buyers: Meijer and Michigan Agricultural Commodities
  Reserve Grand Champion Market Hog
Ty Cool
Price: $7,500
Buyers: Foster, Swift, Collins, & Smith, P.C.
  Showcase Market Hog
(Great Lakes Grand Breed)
Cailyn Hines
Price: $3,000
Buyer: Binson Hospital Equipment
         
Winners   Winners   Winners
Showcase Market Hog
Morgan Kennedy
Price: $4,000
Buyers: Michigan Farm Bureau Employees, Chapman Family, Gruner Farms, Wildt Farms and Albright Swine Farms.
  Showcase Market Hog
Mollie Ratkowski
Price: $4,250
Buyer: Meijer
  Showcase Market Hog
Payton Hines
Price: $4,000
Buyer: Neogen Corporation
         
Winners        
Showcase Market Hog
Zach Godde
Price: $3,000
Buyer: Crystal Flas
       
         
Sheep        
Winners   Winners   Winners
Grand Champion Market Lamb (Great Lakes Grand Breed)
Brad Chapman
Price:$9,500
Buyers: Meijer and Michigan Agricultural Commodities
  Reserve Grand Champion Market Lamb
Madalyn Stewart
Price: $5,500
Buyer: Wolverine PAcking
  Showcase Market Lamb
(Great Lakes Grand Cross)

Adam Acmoody
Price: $4,700
Buyers: Varnum Law Firm, Michigan Farm Bureau and The Andersons.
         
Winners   Winners   Winners
Showcase Market Lamb
Alissa Boersen
Price: $4,000
Buyer: Asgrow/Dekalb
  Showcase Market Lamb
Courtney Bauman
Price: $5,000
Buyer:Crystal Flash
  Showcase Market Lamb
Samantha Armstrong
Price: $3,000
Buyer:: Meijer
         
Winners   Winners    
Showcase Market Lamb
Kade Shiery
Price: $5,000
Buyer: Michigan Farm Bureau Employees
  Showcase Market Lamb
for Jena Bradley
Price: $2,950
Buyers: Agro-Liquid Fertilizer and The Andersons
   
         
Goats        
Winners   Winners   Winners
Grand Champion Market Goat
Morgan Bolinger
Price: $3,500
Buyers: GreenStone Farm Credit Services and MSU Federal Credit Union
 
Showcase Market Goat
(Great Lakes Grand)

Katelyn Walters
Price: paid $2,950
Buyers: Crystal Flash and The Andersons
  Showcase Market Goat
Karlee Shiery
Price: $5,000
Buyer: Neogen Corporation
         
Winners        
Showcase Market Goat
Jena Bradley
Price: $3,200
Buyers: AcMoody Farms, Harwell Trucking, North Central Co-op and The Andersons.
       
         
Dairy        
Winners   Winners   Winners
Supreme Champion Dairy Cow
Lucas Moser
Price: $5,300
Buyers: Michigan Milk Producers Association
  Supreme Champion Dairy Showperson (represented by a Dairy Product
Gift Basket)
Kristen Burkhardt
Price: $15,000
Buyers: The Kroger Co., Michigan Milk Producers Association, Calder Dairy, NorthStar Co-op, Caledonia Farmers Elevator, Class Construction, Dairy Farmers of America, Michigan Farm Bureau Employees, Logan Brothers Printing, VanBeek Nutrition, Vita Plus, Zeeland Farm Services, Golden Elm Dairy, Eric Frahm, Mooville, Michigan Soybean Promotion Committee, ABS, Prince Agri Products.
  Supreme Champion Dairy Heifer
Andrew Atherton
Price: $13,000
Buyers: CoBank, Foster Swift Collins & Smith PC, Roberts Dairy, American Farm Products, Hudson Dairy, Consumers Energy and Michigan Milk Producers Association.
         
Winners        
Grand Champion Cheese
Old Europe Cheese Company’s triple-cream brie
Price: $10,000
Buyer: United Dairy Industry of Michigan.
       
         
Other        
         
Winners        
John Deere and Farmall
Toy Tractors

(Benefiting the Michigan FFA Foundation)
Price: $2,750
Buyer:GreenStone Farm Credit Services.
       
         
Scholarship Winners    
         
Winners   Winners   Winners
MDARD Scholarships   Michigan Livestock Scholarships   Michigan Livestock Scholarships
         
         
         
2014 Results
         
Beef        
Grand
 
Reserve
 
3rd
Grand Champion Market Beef
Spencer Fisher, Blissfield
Weight: 1,312 lbs.
Price: $22,000
Buyer: Meijer, Inc.
 
Reserve Grand Champion Market Beef
Taylor Bolinger, Kingston
Weight: 1,347 lbs
Price: $22,000
Buyer: Meijer, Inc.
 
Showcase Market Beef
Great Lakes Grand Breed

Third Market Beef
Nick Boerson, Zeeland
Weight: 1,305 lbs.
Price: $11,000
Buyers: Asgrow/DEKALB Seeds
         
4th
 
5th
 
6th
Showcase Market Beef
Great Lakes Grand Crossbred

Fourth Market Beef
Justin Ruggles, Kingston
Weight: 1,305 lbs.
Price: $9,000
Buyer: Binson’s Hospital Supplies
 
Showcase Market Beef
Fifth Market Beef

Nick Stutzman, Morenci
Weight: 1,347 lbs.
Price: $7,500
Buyers: MFB Family of Companies, MFB Employees, Chapman Family
 
Showcase Market Beef
Sixth Market Beef

Ben Ross, Lawrence
Weight: 1,358 lbs.
Price : $5,000
Buyer: Binson’s Hospital Supplies
         
7th
 
8th
   
Showcase Market Beef
Seventh Market Beef

Elizabeth Fleming, Merrill
Weight: 1,355 lbs.
Price: $7,250
Buyer: Michigan Agricultural Commodities
 
Showcase Market Beef
Eighth Market Beef

Cailyn Hines, Quincy
Weight: 1,350 lbs.
Price: $6,500
Buyer: Michigan Farm Bureau Family of Companies
   
         
         
         
Swine        
Swine
 
Swine
 
Swine
Grand Champion Market Hog
Karley Nevins, Concord
Weight: 289 lbs.
Price: $14,000
Buyer: Meijer, Inc.
 
Reserve Grand Champion Market Hog
Cailyn Hines, Quincy
Weight: 281 lbs.
Price: $4,500
Buyers: Foster Swift Collins & Smith, P.C.
 
Showcase Market Hogs
Great Lakes Grand Crossbred

Third Market Hog
Lauren Wildt, Homer
Weight: 270 lbs.
Price: $3,800
Buyers: Binson’s Hospital Supplies
and The Andersons
         
Swine
 
Swine
 
Swine
Showcase Market Hogs
Fourth Market Hog

Wyatt Mazich, Perry
Weight: 261 lbs.
Price: $3,750
Buyer: Binson’s Hospital Supplies
 
Showcase Market Hogs
5th Market Hog

Austin Joostberns, Dorr
Weight: 271 lbs.
Price: $4,000
Buyer: Meijer, Inc.
 
Showcase Market Hogs
6th Market Hog

Adam AcMoody, Union City
Weight: 274 lbs.
Price: $5,000
Buyers: Foster Swift Collins & Smith, P.C., Agro-Culture Liquid Fertilizers, Dove Ag Services, Edge Partnerships, The Andersons, North Central Co-op, and Otsego County Farm Bureau
         
Swine
 
Swine
   
Showcase Market Hogs
7th Market Hog

Morgan Wildt, Homer
Weight: 255 lbs.
Price: $4,200
Buyers: Michigan Farm Bureau Employees, North Central Co-Op, Wildt Farms, Albright Farms, Mortensen Show Pigs and The Andersons
 
Showcase Market Hogs
8th Market Hog

Ryan Waltke, Burr Oak
Weight: 276 lbs.
Price: $3,500
Buyers: GreenStone Farm Credit Services and Kelley Cawthorne
   
         
         
         
Sheep        
Grand
 
Reserve
 
3rd
Grand Champion Market Lamb
Bryant Chapman, Monroe
Weight: 135 lbs.
Price: $11,000
Buyers: Varnum Law Firm, Michigan Farm Bureau Family of Companies, Agro-Culture Liquid Fertilizers, Wayne H. Wood, Scott Piggott, Jim Robinson, Andy Kok, and David Vanderhaagen
 
Reserve Grand Champion Market Lamb
Great Lakes Grand Crossbred

Adam AcMoody, Union City
Weight: 144 lbs.
Price: $4,600
Buyer: Wolverine Packing Co.
 
Showcase Market Lambs
Great Lakes Grand Breed

Madelyn Stewart, Charlotte
Weight: 136 lbs.
Price: $3,500
Buyer: Kalmbach Feeds
         
4th
 
5th
 
6th
Showcase Market Lamb
Jason Craig, Paw Paw
Weight: 126 lbs.
Price: $4,000
Buyers: GreenStone Farm Credit Services Employees, GreenStone Farm Credit Services, and State of Michigan Quality of Life Leadership
 
Showcase Market Lambs
Samantha Armstrong, Gregory
Weight: 134 lbs.
Price $3,750
Buyers: GreenStone Farm Credit Services Employees
 
Showcase Market Lambs
Alex Schut, Belding
Weight: 148 lbs.
Price:$3,250
Buyer: Neogen Corporation
         
7th
 
8th
   
Showcase Market Lambs
Trent George, Niles
Weight: 143 lbs.
Price: $3,500
Buyers: Kalmbach Feeds, Michigan Farm Bureau Employees, House Agriculture Committee, Lambright Club Lambs and Fisher Family Show Pigs
 
Showcase Market Lambs
Jay Sweet, Sturgis
Weight: 136 lbs.
Price: $3,000
Buyers: Michigan Soybean Promotion Committee and Zeeland Farm Services
   
         
         
         
Goats        
Grand
 
Reserve
 
3rd
Grand Champion Market Goat
Cailin Mikek, St. Louis
Weight: 88 lbs.
Price: $4,000
Buyers: GreenStone Farm Credit Services and MSU Federal Credit Union
 
Reserve Champion Market Goat
Alex Schut, Belding
Weight: 77 lbs.
Price: $2,500
Buyers: Michigan Farm Bureau Employees and Agro-Culture Liquid Fertilizers
 
Showcase Market Goats
Great Lakes Grand Breed

Karlee Shiery, Camden
Weight: 87 lbs.
Price: $3,000
Buyers: AcMoody Farms, United Producers, Inc. and Shiery Animal Clinic
         
4th
 
5ht
   
Showcase Market Goats
Great Lakes Grand Crossbred

EXHIBITOR: Katie Walters, Burr Oak
Weight: 68 lbs.
Price: $3,600
Buyers: Neogen, The Andersons
 
Showcase Market Goats
Jena Bradley, Cassopolis
Weight: 100 lbs.
Price: $5,300
Buyers: Meijer, Inc., The Andersons
   
         
         
         
Dairy        
Dairy
 
Supreme Showman
 
Supreme Heifer

Supreme Champion Dairy Cow (represented by a dairy gift basket) Parker Hardy, Tipton
Price: $9,000
Buyer: Michigan Milk Producers Association

 
Supreme Champion Dairy Showperson (represented by a dairy gift basket) Hayleigh Geurink, Allendale
Price: $5,500
Buyer: GreenStone Farm Credit Services
 
Supreme Champion Dairy Heifer
(represented by a dairy gift basket)
Anna Moser, Dansville
Price: $27,000
Buyers: United Dairy Industry of Michigan, Cobank, Kroger Co. of Michigan, Foster Swift Collins & Smith P.C., Roberts Dairy Service, Calder Dairy, MMPA, Zeeland Farm Services, American Farm Products, Dairy Farmers of America, Hardy's Holst, Michigan Farm Bureau Family of Companies, Milk Source, VanBeek Nutrition, Caledonia Farmers Elevator, Class Construction, Vita Plus and North Star Cooperative,
         
Grand Cheese
       
Grand Champion Cheese
Double Cream Brie – Old Europe Cheese Inc.
Price: $8,000
Buyers: Meijer, Inc. PHOTO
       
         
         
         
Other        
Wines
 
Tractors
 
Beer
Selection of Gold Medal Michigan Wines
Provider: Michigan Grape and Wine Council
Price: $1,200
Buyer: AcMoody Farms
 
John Deere Toy Tractors
Seller: Michigan FFA Foundation
Price: $4,000
Buyers: GreenStone Farm Credit Services, MSU Federal Credit Union
 
Selection of Michigan Beers
Provider: Michigan Brewers Guild
Price: $1,200
Buyer: House Agriculture Committee
         
         
         
Scholarship Winners    
Scholarship Winners
 
 
Team Building Award Scholarship Champion 4-H
Livestock Judging Team
 
Academic Scholarship
 
Team Building Award Scholarship Champion FFA
Livestock Judging Team
         
         
         
         
         
2013 Results    

 

       

GRAND CHAMPION MARKET BEEF — DANIEL STUTZMAN

WEIGHT: 1,330 pounds
EXHIBITOR: Daniel Stutzman, Morenci
PRICE: $24,000
BUYER(S): Meijer, Inc.
Daniel Stutzman of Morenci sold his 1,330-pound grand champion market steer to Meijer, Inc. for $24,000 at the 2013 Michigan Livestock Expo “Sale-abration” auction July 16 at Michigan State University’s livestock pavilion. Pictured (from left) are David Stutzman, MDARD Director Jamie Clover Adams, Gov. Rick Snyder, and Meijer representatives Tommy Suter, Jason Kienke, Molly Anderson and Brian Scanlon; and Daniel Stutzman.


Reserve Grand Champion Market Beef
WEIGHT: 1,335 pounds
EXHIBITOR: Jake Delong, Kingston
PRICE: $9,000
BUYER(S): Varnum Law Firm, Michigan Farm Bureau, MFB Leadership Group, Edge Partnership,
Great Lakes Grand Cross Beef
WEIGHT: 1,325 pounds
EXHIBITOR: Nick Boersen, Zeeland
PRICE: $8,000
BUYER(S): DEKALB/Asgrow Seed
Showcase Market Beef
Weight:1,345 pounds
EXHIBITOR: Shelby Harwood, Harrison
PRICE: $4,000
BUYER(S): Napoleon Livestock Commission Co., Northern Michigan Livestock, Clare Livestock Auction
CATEGORY: Showcase

 

 

   
Showcase Market Beef
Weight: 1,310 pounds
EXHIBITOR: Jade Delong, Kingston
PRICE: $5,000
BUYER(S): Foster, Swift, Collins, & Smith, P.C.
Showcase Market Beef
Weight: 1,305 pounds
EXHIBITOR: Alissa Boersen, Zeeland
PRICE: $6,750
BUYER(S): CMS Ag Risk Management; The Andersons, Inc.; Burnips Equipment; Michigan State Representatives Kevin Daley, Terry Brown, Charles Brunner, Mike Callton, Ben Glardon, Ken Goike, Joel Johnson, Tim Kelly, Kenneth Kurtz, Daniel Lauwers, Lisa Posthumus Lyons, Ed McBroom, Paul Muxlow, Aric Nesbitt, Rick Outman, Phil Potvin, Al Pscholka, Bruce Rendon and Roger Victory
Showcase Market Beef
Weight: 1,345 pounds
EXHIBITOR: Taylor Bolinger, Perrinton
PRICE: $4,500
BUYER(S): Michigan Agricultural Commodities

 

 

   
 
Showcase Market Beef
Weight: 1,299 pounds
EXHIBITOR: Amber Pickard, Hastings
PRICE: $5,500
BUYER(S): GreenStone Farm Credit Services, GreenStone Farm Credit Services Employees
 

 

 

   

 

 

 

   
       

GRAND CHAMPION MARKET HOG - MORGAN KENNEDY

Weight: 265 pounds
EXHIBITOR: Morgan Kennedy, Perry
PRICE: $15,000
BUYER(S): Meijer, Inc
Morgan Kennedy of Perry sold her 265-pound grand champion market hog for $15,000 to Meijer, Inc. at the 2013 Michigan Livestock Expo “Sale-abration” auction, July 16 at Michigan State University’s livestock pavilion. Pictured (from left) are Austin Joostberns; Morgan Kennedy; Meijer representatives Tommy Suter and Jason Keinke; MDARD Director Jamie Clover Adams; and Gov. Rick Snyder.

 

 

Reserve Grand Champion Market Hog Great Lakes Grand Purebred Market Hog
Weight: 280 pounds
EXHIBITOR: Blake Monroe, Middleville
PRICE: $4,000
BUYER(S): Michigan State Representatives Kevin Daley, Terry Brown, Charles Brunner, Mike Callton, Ben Glardon, Ken Goike, Joel Johnson, Tim Kelly, Kenneth Kurtz, Daniel Lauwers, Lisa Posthumus Lyons, Ed McBroom, Paul Muxlow, Aric Nesbitt, Rick Outman, Phil Potvin, Al Pscholka, Bruce Rendon and Roger Victory
Great Lakes Grand Cross Market Hog
Weight: 260 pounds
EXHIBITOR: Austin Joostberns, Dorr
PRICE: $4,000
BUYER(S): Michigan Farm Bureau Employees
Showcase Market Hog
Weight: 260 pounds
EXHIBITOR: Karley Nevins, Homer
PRICE: $2,375
BUYER(S): GreenStone Farm Credit Services

 

 

   
Showcase Market Hog
Weight: 269 pounds
EXHIBITOR: Lauren Wildt, Homer
PRICE: $2,625
BUYER(S): Michigan Soybean Promotion Committee, Zeeland Farm Services, Inc.
Showcase Market Hog
Weight: 255 pounds
EXHIBITOR: Brevin Ford, Brown City
PRICE: $2,250
BUYER(S): Michigan Agricultural Commodities
Showcase Market Hog
Weight: 290 pounds
EXHIBITOR: Payton Hines, Quincy
PRICE: $4,250
BUYER(S): Michigan Farm Bureau, Varnum Law Firm

 

 

   
 
Showcase Market Hog
Weight: 259 pounds
EXHIBITOR: Brad Chapman, South Rockwood
PRICE: $3,250
BUYER(S): GreenStone Farm Credit Services Employees, DEQ Director Dan Wyant, MDARD Director Jamie Clover-Adams, DNR Director Keith Creagh, MDARD Deputy Director Gordon Wenk, MDARD Legislative Liaison Derek Bajema, and Dennis Muchmore, chief of staff for Gov. Rick Snyder
 

 

 

         
       


GRAND CHAMPION MARKET LAMB - SARAH KENNEDY
WEIGHT: 136 pounds
EXHIBITOR: Sarah Kennedy, Saranac
PRICE: $12,000
BUYER(S): Meijer, Inc.
Sarah Kennedy of Saranac sold her 136-pound grand champion market lamb for $12,000 to Meijer, Inc. at the 2013 Michigan Livestock Expo “Sale-abration” auction, July 16 at Michigan State University’s livestock pavilion. Pictured (from left) are Alissa Boersen; Molly Anderson of Meijer; Sarah Kennedy; Tommy Suter of Meijer; Gov. Rick Snyder; and MDARD Director Jamie Clover Adams.

   

 

 

   
Reserve Grand Champion Market Lamb
Weight: 139 pounds
EXHIBITOR: Bryant Chapman, South Rockwood
PRICE: $4,000
BUYER(S): Wolverine Packing Co.
Great Lakes Grand Cross Lamb
Weight: 140 pounds
EXHIBITOR: Cailyn Hines, Quincy
PRICE: $1,500
BUYER(S): AcMoody Farms
Showcase Market Lamb
Weight: 140 pounds
EXHIBITOR: Adam AcMoody, Union City
PRICE: $3,450
BUYER(S): Michigan Farm Bureau Employees

 

 

   
Showcase Market Lamb
Weight: 125 pounds
EXHIBITOR: Rachel Salinas, Evart
PRICE: $2,000
BUYER(S): Michigan Farm Bureau, MFB Leadership
Showcase Market Lamb
Weight: 129 pounds
EXHIBITOR: Jay Sweet, Sturgis
PRICE: $1,500
BUYER(S): GreenStone Farm Credit Services, GreenStone Farm Credit Services Employees
Showcase Market Lamb
Weight: 129 pounds
EXHIBITOR: Jenna Bradley, Cassopolis
PRICE: $3,000
BUYER(S): GreenStone Farm Credit Services

 

 

   
Showcase Market Lamb
Weight: 135 pounds
EXHIBITOR: Kylie Bates, Sebewaing
PRICE: $5,650
BUYER(S): Meijer, Inc.

 

 

 

       

GRAND CHAMPION MARKET GOAT - REANNA SLOAN
WEIGHT: 77 pounds
EXHIBITOR: Reanna Sloan, Quincy
PRICE: $5,000
BUYER(S): GreenStone Farm Credit Services, Michigan State University Federal Credit Union
Reanna Sloan of Quincy sold her 77-pound grand champion market goat for $5,000 to GreenStone Farm Credit Services and the Michigan State University Federal Credit Union at the 2013 Michigan Livestock Expo “Sale-abration” auction, July 16 at Michigan State University’s livestock pavilion. Pictured (from left) are Jake Sloan; Jeff Jackson of Michigan State University Federal Credit Union; Dave Armstrong of GreenStone Farm Credit Services; Reanna Sloan; Gov. Rick Snyder; and MDARD Director Jamie Clover Adams.
 

 

Reserve Grand Champion Market Goat
Weight: 70 pounds
EXHIBITOR: Cailin Mikek, St. Louis
PRICE: $2,000
BUYER(S): Hunt’s Concrete Construction, Michigan Livestock Expo Goat Gang
Great Lakes Grand Purebred Market Goat
Weight:90 pounds
EXHIBITOR: Katelyn Walters, Burr Oak
PRICE: $1,700
BUYER(S): Hunt’s Boer Goats, Hunt’s Concrete Construction.
Great Lakes Grand Crossbred Market Goat
Weight: 88 pounds
EXHIBITOR: Mikayla Gerwig, Ravenna
PRICE: $1,000
BUYER(S): Meijer, Inc.

 

 

 

   
Showcase Market Goat
Weight: 93 pounds
EXHIBITOR: Cailyn Hines, Quincy
PRICE: $1,000
BUYER(S): Hunt’s Boer Goats

 

 

 

 

 

       
       

SUPREME CHAMPION DAIRY COW - PARKER HARDY
PRICE: $8,000
BUYER(S): Meijer, Inc.
Parker Hardy of Tipton sold a dairy gift basket representing his supreme champion dairy cow for $8,000 to Meijer, Inc. at the 2013 Michigan Livestock Expo “Sale-abration” auction, July 16 at Michigan State University’s livestock pavilion. Pictured (from left) are MSU Dairy Ambassadors Kelly Raterink and Katelyn Horning; Meijer representatives Tommy Suter and Brian Scanlon; Parker Hardy; Gov. Rick Snyder; and MDARD Director Jamie Clover Adams.

 

Supreme Champion Dairy Showperson
EXHIBITOR: Kaitey Sweers, Dansville
PRICE: $5,000
BUYER(S): Kalmbach Feeds, Inc.
Supreme Champion Dairy Heifer
EXHIBITOR: Lucas Moser, Dansville
PRICE: $25,000
BUYER(S): Michigan Milk Producers Association; CoBank; The Kroger Co. of Michigan; United Dairy Industry of Michigan; Zeeland Farm Services, Inc.; Dairy Farmers of America; Caledonia Farmers Elevator; Foster, Swift, Collins, & Smith, P.C.; Hardy’s Holsteins; NorthStar Cooperative; Calder Dairy; Roberts Dairy Service; Class Construction; Vita Plus
Grand Champion Cheese
TYPE: Triple-cream brie
EXHIBITOR: Old Europe Cheese, Benton Harbor
PRICE: $5,000
BUYER(S): United Dairy Industry of Michigan

 

 

 

 

       
       
Gold Medal Wines
DONOR: Michigan Grape and Wine Council
PRICE: $1,000
BUYER(S): AcMoody Farms
 
Michigan Beers
DONOR: Michigan Brewers Guild
PRICE: $450
BUYER(S): Foster, Swift, Collins, & Smith, P.C.

 

 

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