2009 Sioux Empire Farm Show Sale of Champions results
The top entries in the Sioux Empire Farm Show Market Beef, Swine and Lamb Shows participated in the Sale of Champions on Friday, Jan. 30 at the Sioux Falls Ramkota Hotel Exhibit Hall. A total of $41,900 was raised in premiums dollars that were paid directly to each of the exhibitors.
The grand champion market beef steer was exhibited by Ashley Oliver of Harper, KS and sold for $5,400 to The First National Bank of Sioux Falls, the Sioux Falls Stockyards, Howalt-McDowell, Schoenemans Bros. Lumber, Valley Springs Coop, Pork Central, Kaylor Grain, Thermo King, and the Danville Coop.
The reserve champion steer was exhibited by Courteney Walker of Roswell, NM, and sold for $2,900 to US Bank, Avera McKennan, and McDonalds.
In third place was Bayley N. Kroupa of White River, SD. Her steer sold for $4,100 to the South Dakota Corn Utilization Council and Dacotah Bank.
Mandy Maurer of Royal, IA sold her fourth place steer for $1,200 to Westra Land & Auction, Zomer Auction, Central Livestock, and Alliance Communications.
Brittney Volek of Highmore, SD received fifth place and sold her steer for $1,300 to Home Federal Bank.
In sixth place, Cagney Effling of Highmore, SD, sold her steer for $5,050 to First PREMIER Bank/PREMIER Bankcard, Sanford Health, the South Dakota Corn Utilization Council, D&K Outpost of Highmore, Bob’s Resort, Stan’s Inc., Alpena, Conover Auction Service, Jan Busse Ford, Heartland State Bank, Farm Progress Companies, Schutte Land & Cattle, Thomas Ranch, Seth & Nicole Weishaar, Troy Baloun, Cattle Business Weekly, J&B’s Quick Stop, Mark Beidenfield, and Wager Cattle Co.
The grand champion market swine was exhibited by Kayla Greiner of Silver City, IA, and sold for $1,900 to Campbell Supply Company and Central Farmers Cooperative.
Randy Wirt of Parker, SD, exhibited the reserve champion market swine which sold for $2,450 to John Morrell and Campbell Supply.
In third place, Blake Guenther of West Point, NE, sold his animal for $1,200 to Farm Credit Services of America, Ameriprise Financial, the South Dakota Soybean Association, Swenson Commodities, and the South Dakota Pork Producers Council.
In fourth place, John Reitema of Sioux Center, IA, sold his animal for $1,100 to Sioux Falls Regional Livestock and Tri-State Livestock.
In fifth place, Megan Moore of Indianola, IA, sold her animal for $900 to Pfeifer Implement, Western Meats and Locker, Friesen Construction, and Noonan & Lamphers.
Sixth place winner Nick Hofschultz of Stillwater, OK sold his animal for $900 to Jay Egge Automatic Service, JD’s House of Throphies, Eastern Farmers Cooperative, and RDO Equipment.
In seventh place, Blake Guenther of West Point, NE, sold his animal for $850 to Cargill, Sioux Falls Chamber Agri-Business Division, SGI (Swine Genetics Inc.) Cambridge, NE, Alan Borhart, and Central Valley Ag.
Eighth place winner, Creighton Hirschfeld of Benedict, NE, sold his animal for $600 to Pork Central, Kaylor Grain, Valley Springs Coop, Pfeifer Implement, Sanford Health, Friesen Construction, Noonan-Lamphers, and Western Meat and Locker.
In ninth place, Denae Keninger of Madison, SD, sold her animal for $1,725 to the South Dakota Corn Utilization Council.
In tenth place, Darick Vancura of Jackson, MN, sold his animal for $1,350 to Sanford Health and Premier Pork.
The grand champion market lamb was exhibited by Kailen Urban of Roosevelt, OK. It sold for $1,450 to Sioux Falls Arena/SMG, Midwest Shows Inc., and Iowa Lamb.
Chelsea Clifton of Kingfisher, OK, exhibited the reserve champion market lamb, which sold for $1,250 to Henry Carlson, Co., Xcel Energy, SDN Communications, and Iowa Lamb.
In third place, Troy Schilder of Malcom, IA, sold his animal for $1,150 to First Dakota National Bank and Iowa Lamb.
Fourth place winner McKenzie Clifton of Kingfisher, OK, sold the animal for $800 to Nelson Labs, Sioux Falls Construction, Availability Employment Services, and Iowa Lamb.
McKenzie Clifton also received fifth place and sold that animal for $800 to Cortrust Bank, Holcomb Freightliner, and Iowa Lamb.
In sixth place, Heather Glass of Elgin, OK, sold her animal for $850 to Zomer Truck and Trailer, Friessen Construction, Getty Abstract, and Iowa Lamb.
In seventh place, Kamden Urban of Roosevelt, OK, sold his animal for $750 to Callaways, the Mike Miller family, and Iowa Lamb.
In eighth place, Chelsea Clifton sold her animal for $650 to Great Western Bank and Iowa Lamb.
Chelsea Clifton also received ninth place and sold the animal for $675 to Insight Marketing, Sanford Health, Sands Drywall, and Iowa Lamb.
In tenth place, Robyn Werk of Hartley, IA, sold her animal for $800 to the Sioux Falls Chamber, Heritage Funeral Home, Pannar Seed, Shaykett Appraisal, Sioux Falls Chamber Ambassadors & Diplomats, and Iowa Lamb.