Lincoln FFA placed first
overall in the Section 14 Dairy Judging Contest on a rainy day. The
contest was neck-and-neck, with Lincoln over Hartsburg-Emden by two
points. The contest was hosted by the Lincoln FFA chapter at the Steve
Irwin (Holstein) Family Farm and the Ted Dement (Jersey) Family Farm
near Beason. Steve Schwoerer of Bloomington placed the classes as
judge. Seven FFA teams from Section 14 competed at the event.
Irwin placed first with 279 points, Clay Irwin seventh at 271, and Nathan Applegate
had 258. Hartem placed second as a team, with Kaleb Hoerbert
overall at 277 points and Noah Cross third-highest at 276.
Pictures and information from Arlyn Musselman