Angus Champions selected at 2017 Minnesota State Fair

American Angus Association

Angus entries competed for top honors at the 2017 Minnesota State Fair Angus Show, September 2 in Minneapolis, Minn. Cassie Johnson, Cushing, Iowa, evaluated the 147 entries, which included 113 females, 27 bulls and seven cow-calf pairs.

Mindemann Rock Candy 604 claimed grand champion bull honors. Andy & Leah Mindemann, Watertown, Wis., own the March 2016 son of Plainview Lutton E102. He first claimed junior champion.

Kramers Upper Class was named reserve grand champion bull. Kramer Farms, Worthington, Minn., owns the May 2015 son of Dameron First Class that earlier won senior champion.

PVF Missie 6311 captured grand champion female and senior calf champion for Korey Moser, Larchwood, Iowa. She’s an October 2016 daughter of PVF Surveillance 4129.

David Hassing, Wells, Minn., claimed reserve grand champion female. Jensen Erica 699 of FAF is an April 2016 daughter of Dameron First Class and first won junior champion.

Adam Bierstedt, Pipestone, Minn., showed the grand champion cow-calf pair. Dandy Acres Pride 401 is a January 2014 daughter of Silveiras Style 9303. A January 2017 heifer calf sired by S A V Priority 7283 is at side.

Koleton Lorentz, Woodville, Wis., claimed the reserve grand champion cow-calf pair. WP Sophia 564 is a May 2015 daughter of VA First Round. An April 2017 bull calf sired by S&R Roundtable J328 completes the winning pair.

A complete list of winners follows:

Total number shown: 147

Judge: Cassie Johnson, Cushing, Iowa

Heifers

Junior Heifer Calf Champion: CLF Shadoe 35E

Exhibitor: Tucker Bayer, Ringle, Wis.

Reserve Junior Heifer Calf Champion: Bullerman Georgina 7081

Exhibitor: Brynn Bullerman, Adrian, Minn.

Senior Heifer Calf Champion: PVF Missie 6311

Exhibitor: Korey Moser, Larchwood, Iowa

Reserve Senior Heifer Calf Champion: Jensen Georgina 6117 of FAF

Exhibitor: Cale Jensen, Plainfield, Iowa

Intermediate Champion Heifer: JK JL Eileen 64

Exhibitor: Laurin Goecke, State Center, Iowa

Reserve Intermediate Champion Heifer: FB 5K Princess 6014

Exhibitor: Kendra Reed, Hampton, Minn.

Junior Champion Heifer: Jensen Erica 699 of FAF

Exhibitor: David Hassing, Wells, Minn.

Reserve Junior Champion Heifer: M J P Purfeerst Molly 608

Exhibitor: Dylan Miner, Hayfield, Minn.

Senior Champion Female: K C A Maddy C Pride 5600

Exhibitor: Aaron Miller, Saint Charles, Minn.

Reserve Senior Champion Female: Ever Entense 2590 of FAF

Exhibitor: Fair Acres Stock Farms, Waldorf, Minn.

Grand Champion Female: PVF Missie 6311

Exhibitor: Korey Moser, Larchwood, Iowa

Reserve Grand Champion Female: Jensen Erica 699 of FAF

Exhibitor: David Hassing, Wells, Minn.

Bulls

Junior Bull Calf Champion: Bullerman Prosecutor 7054

Exhibitor: Bullerman Angus, Adrian, Minn.

Reserve Junior Bull Calf Champion: S&R Solidarity J701

Exhibitor: Jared Radcliffe, Weston, Wis.

Senior Bull Calf Champion: Jensen Double Black 6116 FAF

Exhibitor: Cale Jensen, Plainfield, Iowa

Reserve Senior Bull Calf Champion: NONE

Junior Champion Bull: Mindemann Rock Candy 604

Exhibitor: Andy & Leah Mindemann, Watertown, Wis.

Reserve Junior Champion Bull: Wulfs Cash A404D

Exhibitor: Wulf Cattle, Morris, Minn.

Senior Champion Bull: Kramers Upper Class

Exhibitor: Kramer Farms, Worthington, Minn.

Reserve Senior Champion Bull: NONE

Grand Champion Bull: Mindemann Rock Candy 604

Exhibitor: Andy & Leah Mindemann, Watertown, Wis.

Reserve Grand Champion Bull: Kramers Upper Class

Exhibitor: Kramer Farms, Worthington, Minn.

Cow-calf pairs

Grand Champion Cow-Calf: Dandy Acres Pride 401

Exhibitor: Adam Bierstedt, Pipestone, Minn.

Reserve Grand Champion Cow-Calf: WP Sophia 564

Exhibitor: Koleton Lorentz, Woodville, Wis.

Group classes

Junior Get-of-Sire: Brooking Prosecutor 222

Exhibitor: Bullerman Angus, Adrian, Minn.

Best Six Head: Bullerman Angus, Adrian, Minn.

Premier Exhibitor: Bullerman Angus, Adrian, Minn.

Premier Breeder: Cale Jensen, Plainfield, Iowa