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Mifflin County Youth Show Fills Bams To Capacity
Mifflin Co. Correspondent
MIFFLIN (Mifflin Co.) —“It’s
a problem I can live with,” said
Mifflin County’s 4-H and youth
development extension agent a
few months before the Youth Fair.
Jim Ladlee was seeing how the
Youth Fair entries were shaping
up, and when the 1993 Mifflin
County Youth Fair got under way,
Ladlees’ predicted problem rang
true the bams were filled to ca
pacity. The general trend over the
past few years has been more of
all animal projects.
More kids with more projects
meant changes in the “Green”
building too. This marked the first
year for nonparticipant judging in
the building that houses non-live
stock entries such as sewing,
woodworking, vegetables, ceram
ics, cake decorating, and more.
“We all agree it’s better for par
ticipants to talk to the judges,”
said extension director Dave FU
son. But, he said, kids were stand
ing in line sometimes 45 minutes
and many kids had several pro
jects. “We designed a judging
sheet with room for comments and
the kids get those judging sheets.”
Filson said non participant judg
ing streamlined the whole process.
While more entries and quicker
judging time help make any fair
successful, Filson was quick to
credit all the volunteers who help
towards success from kid sign
ups to meals, displays, entering
animals, helping in die showring,
set-up. and tear-down you
name it, Filson said. “If there were
no volunteers, we wouldn't have a
Filson enjoyed the fair as both
extension director and parent and
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noted that downpours during two
days of the fair muddied the mid
ways but did little to dampen the
fair spirit. No one in agriculture
complained about the badly need
And, under roof, the shows
went on as usual.
In the Open Dairy Show, Ayr
shire grand champion went to
John Reed Rodgers and his senior
yearling Plum Bottom Lovely Tet-
ET. She has won several shows
and is consigned to the Pennsylva
nia Ayrshire Elite Sale at the All
American this September. Her full
sister was junior champion at the
Farm Show. Reserve Grand
Champion went to Rodger’s Win
ter Yearling Plum Bottom Le
Clinton E. Staley showed the
Brown Swiss Grand Champion, a
4-year-old named Hidden Hills G
Flora. Reserve Grand Champion
went to Christopher Uhland and
his Junior 2-year-old Penstate
Eventide Jesi CBU.
In the Jersey show, Melissa Gro
took Grand Champion with her
Summer Yearling Stone Hill
Heidi Joshynn and Brad Wright
won Reserve Grand Champion
with GRTRI-Jersey .Yankem.
Top honors of the Holstein
Open Show were awarded to Matt
Kline and his Senior 2-year-old C
Vogeldale Counselor IGirol, sired
by Carnation Counselor. Andy
Reed earned Reserve Grand
Champion with his Four-Year-
Old Reed-Gap Ned Boy Lila, sired
by Whittier-Farms Ned Boy.
Qpen Show Junior Champion was
Matt Kline with his Winter Calf
Jar-Am-Hills Leadman Satin
while Reserve Junior Champion
went to Ed Glick and his Winter
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Yearling Glickdale Wister Lottie.
Mike Kline was awarded Youth
Open Show Reserve Junior Cham
pion with his Fall Calf Van-Lee
The Lee and Joanne Yoder
family of Ridge-Point Farm in
McVeytown won the Premier Ex
hibitor Award. Andy Reed earned
both the Daughter and Danwand
the Produce of Dam Awards. Mat
thew Kline won the Best Udder
Award. Best Three Females went
to Vem-Lee Holsteins. Best Farm
Lee and Joanne Yoder of Ridge-Point Farm near McVeytown earned the Premier
Exhibitor Award for bringing 10 dairy animals to the Mifflin County Youth Fair. In the
front row are Joanne, Matt, and Joe. Back row Includes Cindy, Bradley, Nathan, and
Display went to the Frances and
Joyce Uhl&nd family of Lewis
Show results were as follows;
YOUTH DAIRY SHOW
Spring Junior Calf: 1. Matthew J. Yoder,
2. Brian Vaughn, 3. Klmbra Harder.
Fall Senior Call: 1. Michael Kline, 2. Erin
Goat, Ist Red - Mandy Stewart.
Winter Intermediate Call: 1. Matt Kline,
2. Alisha Click, 3. Joseph Yoder.
Summer Yearling: 1. Matt Kline, 2. An
drew Reed, 3. Bradley Yoder.
Spring Junior Yearling; 1. Michelle Yod
er, 2. Laura Peachey, 3. Shawn Yoder.
Winter Intermediate Yearling: 1. Cindy
Yoder, 2. Michael Yoder, 3. Charity Ann Roy
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Fall Sanlor Yaarling: 1. Megan Gom. 2.
Michael Yoder, 1 ft Red • Brad Wnght (FFA).
Dry Cow 2 Yre. t Over 1. Kimbra Hartz
Junior 2-Vaar-Olda: 1. Michael Kline, 2.
Michelle Yoder. 3. Peter Fultz (FFA).
Senior 2-Year-Olde: 1. Matther Kline, 2.
Michael Yoder, 3. Crystal Staley.
3- 1. Bradley Yoder, Ist Red -
4- 1. Andrew Reed, 2. Dana
•-Yaar-Olda: 1. Shown Smoker.
Junior 2-Year-Old: 1. Christopher Uh
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