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4-H Dairy Quiz Bowl & Management Contest Results Posted
Wisconsin Ag Connection - 01/30/2014

The 2014 4-H Dairy Quiz Bowl and Management contests were held this month, where youth across Wisconsin tested their knowledge of the dairy industry and their quickness to respond in the Dairy Bowl contest and their hands on skills in the Dairy Management contest.

In the dairy bowl, Grant County won the champion title in the senior division. Team members were Charlie Moore, Charlie Hamilton, Abriana Errthum and Adrianna Lau. The team was coached by Derek Orth. The Dane County team was reserve in the senior division. By winning first place in the senior dairy bowl contest the Grant county team has earned the right to represent Wisconsin at the National 4-H Dairy Bowl in Louisville, KY this coming fall.

In the Mixed division Barron County earned first place and Sauk County was second. Barron County team members were Abigail Solum, Kelli Marschall, Megan Marschall and Brooke Hammann. The team was coached by Isaac and Cathy Solum. In the Junior division the team from Dodge county took home top honors with Wood county placing second. The Dodge County team members were Fayth Paulson, Grady Wendorf, Kylie Nickels and Matthew Gunst. The team was coached by Linda Behling, Sarah Wendorf and Mandy Sell.

In the Dairy Management contest the top senior team was from Sheboygan County with team members Emily Meinnert, Andy Helmer, Erica Helmer and Jimmy Jens. The team was coached by Jeff & LeaAnn Bleck, Chris Booth and Kent Bindl. With their first place finish this team has qualified to represent Wisconsin at the All American Dairy Management Contest in Harrisburg, PA. The top individual in the Dairy Management contest was Emily Meinnert of Sheboygan County followed by Jenifer Krull of Shawano County in second, Kristen Broege of Rock County in third, Abigail Martin of Rock County in fourth and Kati Kindschuh of Fond Du Lac County in fifth.

In the Mixed division, Fond Du Lac County was first place with team members Derrek Kamphuis, Darren Kamphuis, Valerie Kramer and Kaianne Hodorf. Valerie Kramer was also the high placing individual followed by Kelli Marschall of Barron County in Second, Derrek Kamphuis of Fond Du Lac County in third, Darren Kamphuis of Fond Du Lac County in fourth and Abigail Solum of Barron County in fifth.

Finally, in the Junior Dairy Management contest Rock County won top honors with team members Kenny Ballmer, Ben Kronberg, Josh Gerbitz and Nicole Broege. Marcus Schroepfer of Langlade County was the top individual followed by Kenny Baller of Rock County in second, Ben Kronberg of Rock County in third, Grant Fremstad of Richland County in fourth and Abby Field of Sauk County in fifth.

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