4-H and FFA Ribbon Auction Grosses $43,000

4-H and FFA RIBBON AUCTION GROSSES $43,000

 The 4-H and FFA ribbon auction at the 2012 Mighty Howard County Fair grossed $43,000 for the county youth this year.   The average was $346.77 for the 124 ribbons sold.  This is compared to $276.84 in 2011 when 122 ribbons sold.

 There were 48 buyers.  The highest ribbon bids were as follows:

Meat Goat ribbon for Erin Ryan bid by Don Anderson Insurance was $275.

Rabbit ribbon for Bryden Juelsgaard brought $425 bid by Juelsgard, Schmidt and Christensen Families.

Poultry ribbon for Joseph Gansen brought $675 bid by Peope’s Insurance

Horse Ribbons both $450 for Lindsey Anderson bid by Grover Farms and Brettyn Grover’s ribbon bid by Bob’s Electric.

Beef Ribbon for Tyler Rue bid $650 by Clet Koshatka Equipment.

Dairy Ribbon for Alyse Ahern Mittelstad bid by Dave’s Drywall, Kayla Hruska ribbon bid by Farmer’s Mill and Trevor Malven Ribbon bid by George Malven, each brought $700.

Sheep ribbon of Abby Huhe bid by Cresco Bank and Trust was $500.
Swine ribbon bid of $675 by Farmer’s Mill for Ryan Wilson’s ribbon.

 Buyers at the auction that purchased ribbons were as follows:

Impro Products – 1 dairy.

Don Anderson Insurance – 2 meat goat, 1 horse, 1 dairy.

Norwegian Mutual Insurance – 3 Horse, 1 beef and 1 dairy.

Cresco Motor Company – 1 poultry

Oak Creek Cattle LLC – 2 beef.

Farmer’s Mill – 1 Rabbit, 1 Poultry, 3 beef, 2 dairy, 2 swine.

Cresco Building Service – 1 poultry

Rice Construction – 1 horse.

Reicksview Farms – 2 swine.

Farmer’s Feed and Grain – 2 rabbit, 1 beef, 1 dairy, 1 swine

Doug Reicks Trucking – 1 horse, 1 beef, 1 dairy

Innovative Ag Services – 1 swine.

Christensen Agri Seeds – 1 dairy

Max Schmidt – 2 swine

Clet Koshatka Farm Equipment – 2 horse, 2 beef, 2 dairy

H & H Farms – 1 rabbit.

Winneshiek coop – 1 rabbit, 1 horse, 1 sheep, 1 swine.

Bob’s Electric – 1 poultry, 1 horse

Marzolf Implement – 1 rabbit, 4 beef, 1 dairy

Matt Miner – 1 dairy

Chris & Alice Back – 1 rabbit, 1 dairy

Grover Farms – 2 horse

Juelsgaard, Schmidt & Christensen Families – 1 rabbit

Dave’s Drywall & Construction – 1 dairy

Balk Lime & Ready Mix – 1 horse, 1 dairy

Howard County Cattlemen – 1 beef.

Nate’s Outdoor Recreation – 1 beef, 1 dairy

Weidow Farms – 1 beef

North Iowa Boar Semen – 1 swine

Cresco Bank & Trust – 1 rabbit, 1 poultry, 1 horse, 1 dairy, 2 sheep

Glen Pietan – 1 beef, 2 dairy, 1 swine

George Malven – 3 dairy

C US Bank – 1 meat goat, 1 rabbit, 1 poultry, 1 horse, 2 beef, 1 dairy, 1 sheep , 1 swine.

Hovey Quarter Horses – 2 horses

Hosek Barrel Racing Horses – 2 rabbit, 3 horses.

Duane Boderamnn – 1 swine

Fenco Products – 1 rabbit, 1 poultry, 1 horse, 2 beef, 1 dairy, 1 sheep, 1 swine.

Crop Production Services (CPS) – 1 rabbit, 1 horse, 1 beef.

People’s Insurance – 1 poultry.

Dennnis Christensen – 1 horse

Sovereign Farms – 1meat goat

Cresco Livestock Market – 1 beef, 1 dairy, 1 sheep

Art’s Milling Service – 1 beef

Lindsay Zahasky – 1 horse

Decorah and Lanesboro Sales commission – 1 horse

Wacha Insurance – 1 rabbit, 1 beef

A & J’s Construction – 1 beef

 Thanks for local auctioneers Wayne Mlady, Dean Eastman, Jojn Anderson, Richard Shindelar.  Also Thanks to Les Opat, Dick Ollendieck, Lyle Eastman, Bud McCarville, Dan Ollendick, Mike Adams for ring help and the many others helping with the livestock. 

 A 15% commission of $6450.00  goes to general funds of 4-H and FFA in the county for youth activities and fair auction expenses.

 

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