County entries shine during Iowa State Fair

Posted August 23, 2013 at 12:48 pm

Several Jones County entries were winners during Iowa State Fair FFA, 4-H and Open competition in a variety of categories.

The following is a listing of area winners.

FFA Photography Competition, prior to start of Fair

Alaina Martensen, Onslow, first in Animals/Birds/Wildlife.

Kelly Colehour, Anamosa, fourth in Animals/Birds/Wildlife.

Darcey Tjaden, Wyoming, fourth in Iowa Landscape.

Stacey Tjaden, Wyoming, fifth in FFA.

Madison Hirl, Olin, third in Agricultural Photo Essay.

Gabi Martens, Wyoming, fourth in Theme Class.

4-H Horse and Pony Show, Aug. 6-8

Madison Strief, Cascade, Reserve Champion in Halter Pony.

4-H Poultry Show, Aug. 8

Avery Martensen, Onslow, Reserve Champion American.

Sydney Hansen, Onslow, Reserve Champion Asiatic, Reserve Champion Continental.

Alex Martens, Wyoming, Champion Mediterranean.

FFA Breeding Swine Show, Aug. 8

Cole Jamison, Anamosa, Champion Chester White Gilt.

FFA Rabbit Show, Aug. 8

Stacy Weets, Mechanicsville, Champion Dutch, Reserve Champion Dutch.

FFA Poultry Show, Aug. 8

Kelly Colehour, Anamosa, Grand Champion Market Broiler.

Darcey Tjaden, Wyoming, Champion Miscellaneous, Reserve Champion Miscellaneous.

Gabi Martens, Wyoming, Reserve Champion Any Other Combination, Clean Legged; Reserve Champion Bantam, Feather Legged.

Alaina Martensen, Onslow, Champion Breeding Ducks; Champion Continental; Reserve Champion Asiatic.

Fly-tying Competition, Aug. 8

Mike Jacobs, Monticello, first in Expert Open, second in Expert Wet Fly/Nymph, second in Expert Dry Fly, second in Expert Streamer.

Chianina Beef Cattle Show, Aug. 10

Kacie Rickels, Monticello, first in April Junior Yearling Heifer.

Quarter Horse Show, Aug. 11

(double-judged show)

Brian and Josie McQuillen, Cascade, fourth and fourth in Amateur Select Western Pleasure; fourth and fifth in Novice Amateur Western Pleasure.

Milking Shorthorn Dairy Cattle Show, Aug. 16

Sandy Hill Guernseys, Scotch Grove, seventh in Summer Yearling Heifer.