Kewaunee County exhibitors fared well during the Dairyland Youth Celebration over the weekend at the Wisconsin State Fair in West Allis – including the Supreme Champion Cow exhibited by an Algoma youth.
The Supreme Champion Cow of the 2018 Wisconsin State Fair Junior Dairy Show was the Champion Red & White Cow – Mead-Manor Def Adeline-Red – exhibited by Michael Moede of Kewaunee County. Moede received a $1,000 cash prize.
Other Kewaunee County highlights:
Carmen Haack was the first-place winner in the Knowledge Masters – Dairy competition, including winning the Communications Contest. Haack also won the Red & White Ag Source Production competition.
Kimberly Van Donsel placed fourth in the Knowledge Masters – Dairy Goat competition.
The Kewaunee County Dairy Education Display took first prize in the Large County category (”Large” is determined by the impact of local agriculture, not population) and the Dairy Goat Education Display earned second prize.
The county placed fifth in Dairy Herdsmanship and third in Dairy Goat Herdsmanship.
Nearly 600 exhibitors participated in the junior dairy and junior dairy goat shows at the 2018 Wisconsin State Fair.
Presented by the Wisconsin State Fair Dairy Promotion Board, event sponsors included AgSource, Andis Company, Animart, Brown Swiss Canton I, Coburn Company, Compeer Financial, Dairy Farmers of Wisconsin, East Central Select Sires, Giant Slide, Nasco, Prairie Farms Dairy, Valero, Vita Plus, WALSSA, WE Energies, Wisconsin Ayrshire Breeders Association, Wisconsin Brown Swiss Association, Wisconsin Brown Swiss Juniors, Wisconsin Dairy Goat Association, Wisconsin Jersey Breeders Association, Wisconsin Junior Jersey Breeders Association, Wisconsin Junior Holstein Association, Wisconsin Milking Shorthorn Breeders Association, Wisconsin State Fair, Wisconsin State Fair Park Foundation, World Dairy Expo and Zoetis.
(Photo: Stock photo of red and white cows | Dreamstime.com)