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South Dakota: Summer Spotlight set for July 22-24

The 2011 South Dakota Summer Spotlight and State 4-H Livestock Judging Contest will be July 22-24 in Huron.

According to South Dakota Cooperative Extension 4-H Livestock Project Leader Rod Geppert and event coordinator, the South Dakota Summer Spotlight is designed to highlight South Dakota’s youth involved in livestock and provide them with opportunities to showcase their talent. The event encompasses beef cattle, sheep, swine and market/meat goat show.

Along with hosting these events, it will also be the site of the State 4-H Livestock Judging Contest, South Dakota Youth Beef Ambassador Contest and the South Dakota Born and Bred Lamb Show to name a few. In addition, a 4-H Livestock STEM Speech Contest will be included that focuses on new developments of science, technology, engineering and math within the livestock industry.

Geppert is the primary contact for the event and he can be reached at 605-234-4442 or rodney.geppert@sdstate.edu for more information.

Breed representatives for the All-Breeds Beef Summer Spotlight include the following:

• Angus: Shally Rogen, 605-321-3806, drogen3061@aol.com; Charles Mogck, 605-583-4385, mogckc1@gwtc.net; or Chris Styles, 605-887-3657.

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• Charolais: Renee Mack, 605-886-2738; renee.mack@sd.usda.gov.

• Chi-Angus: Jordan Holt, 605-380-1209.

• Gelbvieh: Jackie Leonhardt, 605-458-2595, leonhardt_cattle@yahoo.com

• Hereford: Lori Repenning, 605-996-0196, blacktop@santel.net, or Darla Becking, dbecking@wat.midco.net

• Limousin: Kyle Stern, 605-532-4222, kdstern@itctel.com or Adam Nielson, 605-203-0733, romnlimo@msn.com.

• Maine-Anjou: Kim DeJong, 605-869-2329; mkdejong@kennebectelephone.com.

• Red Angus: Barb Weidenbach, 605-852-2264; redangus@venturecomm.net.

• Shorthorn: Kevin VanderWal, 605-627-9409; Kevin.vanderwal@sdstate.edu.

• Simmental: Cathy Eichacker, 605-425-2391; es@triotel.net.

• Commercial Heifer, Market Heifer, and crossbred steer: Rod Geppert, 605-234-4442, rodney.geppert@sdstate.edu

• Youth interested in exhibiting swine can call Market Swine Show coordinator, Ben Olson at 605-660-2828 for information.

• Kelly Bruns is the contact for the South Dakota Summer Spotlight Breeding Sheep Show. Call him at 605-690-3620.

• Audrey Scheel and Kali Krohmer are the contacts for the South Dakota Summer Spotlight Market Lamb Show. To contact them, call Audrey at 605-344-2597, audra.sdjps@yahoo.com or Kali at 605-539-9041, kkrohmer@krohmeragency.com .

• The South Dakota Born & Bred Show is coordinated by Kali Krohmer. She can be reached at 605-539-9041 or kkrohmer@krohmeragency.com for more information.

• Audra Scheel is the coordinator of the Market/Meat Goat Show, in addition to the South Dakota Junior Point Show Association contact person. She can be reached at 605-344-2597 or audra.sdjps@yahoo.com for more information.

The South Dakota Corn Utilization Council is the primary sponsor for the event. For information on sponsorships, call Geppert at 605-234-4442.

Camping is available for the event. No need to pre-register. Call the South Dakota State Fair office, 800-529-0900 for information.

Additional rules and entry information are available from several of the specific show coordinators. For an information brochure, please contact your local County Extension Office.

The 2011 South Dakota Summer Spotlight and State 4-H Livestock Judging Contest will be July 22-24 in Huron.

According to South Dakota Cooperative Extension 4-H Livestock Project Leader Rod Geppert and event coordinator, the South Dakota Summer Spotlight is designed to highlight South Dakota’s youth involved in livestock and provide them with opportunities to showcase their talent. The event encompasses beef cattle, sheep, swine and market/meat goat show.

Along with hosting these events, it will also be the site of the State 4-H Livestock Judging Contest, South Dakota Youth Beef Ambassador Contest and the South Dakota Born and Bred Lamb Show to name a few. In addition, a 4-H Livestock STEM Speech Contest will be included that focuses on new developments of science, technology, engineering and math within the livestock industry.

Geppert is the primary contact for the event and he can be reached at 605-234-4442 or rodney.geppert@sdstate.edu for more information.

Breed representatives for the All-Breeds Beef Summer Spotlight include the following:

• Angus: Shally Rogen, 605-321-3806, drogen3061@aol.com; Charles Mogck, 605-583-4385, mogckc1@gwtc.net; or Chris Styles, 605-887-3657.

• Charolais: Renee Mack, 605-886-2738; renee.mack@sd.usda.gov.

• Chi-Angus: Jordan Holt, 605-380-1209.

• Gelbvieh: Jackie Leonhardt, 605-458-2595, leonhardt_cattle@yahoo.com

• Hereford: Lori Repenning, 605-996-0196, blacktop@santel.net, or Darla Becking, dbecking@wat.midco.net

• Limousin: Kyle Stern, 605-532-4222, kdstern@itctel.com or Adam Nielson, 605-203-0733, romnlimo@msn.com.

• Maine-Anjou: Kim DeJong, 605-869-2329; mkdejong@kennebectelephone.com.

• Red Angus: Barb Weidenbach, 605-852-2264; redangus@venturecomm.net.

• Shorthorn: Kevin VanderWal, 605-627-9409; Kevin.vanderwal@sdstate.edu.

• Simmental: Cathy Eichacker, 605-425-2391; es@triotel.net.

• Commercial Heifer, Market Heifer, and crossbred steer: Rod Geppert, 605-234-4442, rodney.geppert@sdstate.edu

• Youth interested in exhibiting swine can call Market Swine Show coordinator, Ben Olson at 605-660-2828 for information.

• Kelly Bruns is the contact for the South Dakota Summer Spotlight Breeding Sheep Show. Call him at 605-690-3620.

• Audrey Scheel and Kali Krohmer are the contacts for the South Dakota Summer Spotlight Market Lamb Show. To contact them, call Audrey at 605-344-2597, audra.sdjps@yahoo.com or Kali at 605-539-9041, kkrohmer@krohmeragency.com .

• The South Dakota Born & Bred Show is coordinated by Kali Krohmer. She can be reached at 605-539-9041 or kkrohmer@krohmeragency.com for more information.

• Audra Scheel is the coordinator of the Market/Meat Goat Show, in addition to the South Dakota Junior Point Show Association contact person. She can be reached at 605-344-2597 or audra.sdjps@yahoo.com for more information.

The South Dakota Corn Utilization Council is the primary sponsor for the event. For information on sponsorships, call Geppert at 605-234-4442.

Camping is available for the event. No need to pre-register. Call the South Dakota State Fair office, 800-529-0900 for information.

Additional rules and entry information are available from several of the specific show coordinators. For an information brochure, please contact your local County Extension Office.

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