The 68th Annual Norfolk Beef Expo was another success!

The 68th Annual Norfolk Beef Expo was another success!

We received 120 entries from 24 Nebraska counties, with a total of 103 animals shown.

 

A HUGE thank-you to the 2017 sponsors and buyers pool contributors. Our show would not be possible without your support!

Corporate Sponsors: Agrex, Inc.; Aschoff Construction, Inc.; Northeast Community College; Nucor Steel; Progressive Nutrition, and; Sapp Bros. Petroleum, Inc.

 

Trophy Sponsors: Elkhorn Valley Bank & Trust; Farmers Pride; First National Bank; Norfolk Implement; Farm Credit Services of America; Hertz Farm Management; Louis Dreyfus Company; Northeast Community College; Renegade Stores; US92/News Channel Nebraska; US Bank; Wells Fargo Bank, and; Zoubek Oil Company.

 

Showmanship Award Sponsors: Lammli Locke & Beaudette; UFARM-Randy Oertwich, and; News Talk WJAG/106KIX/LiteRock97.5

 

Showmanship Prize Sponsors: Midwest Bank and Farmers Coop Association of Lindsay

 

Fitting Contest Sponsors: Lakeside Livestock Equipment and Sullivan Supply

Carcass Contest Sponsor: Reigle Cattle Company

 

Trucking services donated by: Huwaldt Trucking, Osmond

 

Special thanks to: Susan Green, announcer; Northeast Community College Livestock Judging Team; Norfolk Area Visitors Bureau; Wayne & Barb Ohlrichs, fitting contest judges; Eakes Office Solutions; Willers Mitten Brand; Tony Thelen, auctioneer.

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2017 Grand Champion Steer: Pictured: Jon Herrick, judge; Dean Thernus, Farmers Pride, trophy sponsor; Elijah Jauken of Loomis, exhibitor; Maelyn Aschoff, Willers Mitten Brand. Purchaser was the buyers pool.

2017 Grand Champion Heifer: Pictured: Maelyn Aschoff, Willers Mitten Brands: Jon Herrick, Judge; Merlin Schlote, Progressive Nutrition, purchaser; Kolton Rasmussen of Newman Grove, exhibitor. Trophy sponsored by: Elkhorn Valley Bank & Trust

2017 Reserve Grand Champion Heifer: Pictured: Alex Meduna & Barry Schomberg, RB Angus & Show Cattle, purchaser; Jon Herrick, judge; Garold Kollmar, Norfolk Implement, trophy sponsor; Connor Rankin of Newman Grove, exhibitor.

Reserve Grand Champion Steer: Pictured: Jon Herrick, judge; Don Polodna, First National Bank, trophy sponsor; Kylie Kempf of Carroll, exhibitor. Purchaser was Gateway Genetics of Pierce.

 

 

If you have any questions or comments regarding the Norfolk Beef Expo, please contact Jeny Albin at the Norfolk Area Chamber of Commerce at jalbin@norfolkareachamber.com or 402-371-4862.

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