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4-H News

September 8, 2001

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Fourteen Baldwin children and teen-agers competed Aug. 17-18 at the Kansas All Breeds Junior Dairy Show in Salina. They competed in Fitting & Showing Competition, Dairy Quiz Bowl, Judging School and Breed Class Judging.

Contestants also attended the Kansas Junior Holstein meeting, where Kalli Keen was elected treasurer, and Katy Taul was named historian for the upcoming year. Jessica Ardahl was named Jersey Princess of the Kansas Jersey Cattle Club for 2001-2002.

Fitting and showing finalists were Callie Craig, Dale Baker, Kalli Keen and Jessica Ardahl. Nickie Taul placed with reserve champion honors in the 17- to 19-year-old class. Kelly Baker placed 10th and Amy Craig placed fourth in the junior judging contest. Clint Hornberger and Ted Jehle also competed.

Other competition results were: Brown Swiss Breed Classes, senior heifer calf, first blue, Jessica Ardahl; summer yearling, first blue, Katy Taul; dry cow, first blue, Katy Taul; Junior Champion Brown Swiss, Katy Taul, with her summer yearling Chapmans Goldfawn Jway Judy; Reserve Champion Brown Swiss, Jessica Ardahl, with her senior heifer calf Early Dawn Fello Poppy; Jersey Breed Classes, junior helfer calf, first blue, Quinton Keen; intermediate heifer calf, first blue, Quinton Keen and Bryan Kennedy, co-owners; summer yearling, first blue, Quinton Keen; junior yearling, first blue, Jessica Ardahl; senior yearling, second blue, Jessica Ardahl; Junior Champion Jersey, Quinton Keen, with his summer yearling Ratliff CR Lynn; Reserve Champion Jersey, Quinton Keen and Bryan Kennedy, co-owners, with their intermediate heifer calf Pine Creek Shur Shot Nan.

Holstein Breed Classes, junior heifer calf, second blue, Amy Craig; third blue, Kelly Baker; fourth blue, Nickie Taul. Intermediate heifer calf, second blue, Kelly Baker. Senior heifer calf, first blue, Kalli Keen; third blue, Casey George; fourth blue, Dennis Craig; sixth blue, Casey George; seventh blue, Dale Baker. Summer yearling, first blue, Kalli Keen; second blue, Casey George; third blue, Bailey Brown. Junior yearling, first blue, Kalli Keen; second blue, Dale Baker; third blue, Casey George; eighth blue, Callie Craig. Winter Yearling, third blue, Kallie Keen; sixth place with a red ribbon, Bailey Brown. Senior Yearling, third blue, Nickie Taul. Junior 2-year-old cow, first blue, Quinton Keen and Mark Pretz, co-owners. Senior 2-year-old cow, fifth blue, Kalli Keen; seventh blue, Nickie Taul; 10th place with red ribbon, Dale Baker. Four-year-old cow, first blue, Kalli Keen and Jon Pretz, co-owners; third blue, Jessica Ardahl. Dry cow class, fifth blue, Amy Craig; ninth blue, Dennis Craig. Junior Champion Helfer Holstein, Kalli Keen, with her summer yearling To-Mar Charles Drama.

Douglas County 4-Hers also competed for the Wendell Morrison Memorial Trophy, awarded for the Hersman (Clean Stall Award), placing fifth. They also placed fifth in the county herd competition.


The Palmyra 4-H Club's monthly meeting was called to order Aug. 8 by Vice President Katy Krysztof.

The meeting was held at Ives Chapel Church. Secretary Katy Taul took roll call and read the minutes of the last meeting. New business included plans for the 100th anniversary of 4-H.

Council member Jenna Brumm reported that comments about the 2001 Douglas Country Free Fair should be submitted to her.

Community Leader Gretchen Brumm reported that KAAs and pin applications were due to Carol Taul by Sept. 5.

During the program, nominations were taken for 2001-2002 club officers. The club also recognized members' accomplishments at the county fair.

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