BV judging team strong at Nationals

Thursday, February 5, 2009

Iowa 4-H teams took high honors at several recent national judging events, according to Mike Anderson, 4-H agriculture program coordinator with Iowa State University Extension.

At the Western National Roundup in Denver, Colo., Jan. 7-11, several Iowa teams participated in a variety of events including horse quiz bowl, hippology and the livestock judging.

Buena Vista County represented Iowa in the livestock judging contest by taking placements including 19th overall team, eighth place team in goats, 16th place team in beef and 17th place team in reasons. Member Chris Sievers placed fifth in goats while member Kathleen Arnts placed 48th in overall individual ranking. Buena Vista team members included Kathleen Arnts, Luke Arnts, Austin Ehlers and Chris Sievers. Kent Smith coached the team.

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