Angus Champions selected at 2015 Minnesota State Fair

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Angus entries competed for top honors at the 2015 Minnesota State Fair Angus Show, September 5 in Minneapolis, Minn. Curt Rinker, Shelbyville, Ill., evaluated the 101 entries, which included 78 females, 20 bulls and three cow-calf pairs.

Chestnut Power 19 134 claimed grand champion bull honors. Wesly Johnson, Pipestone, Minn., and Bussmus Angus, Mitchell, S.D., own the January 2014 son of Chestnut Power One 19. He first claimed junior champion.

Nords Insight 518 was named reserve grand champion bull. Alisha Nord, Wolverton, Minn., owns the February 2015 son of PVF Insight 0129 that earlier won junior calf champion.

Plum Creek Annie Lu 4472 captured grand champion female and junior champion for Kennedy Core, Pleasantville, Iowa. She’s an April 2014 daughter of Gambles Hot Rod.

Ryland McCormick, Pleasantville, Iowa, claimed reserve grand champion female. CLF Mindemann MS Usa 22B is a March 2014 daughter of Plainview Lutton E102 and first won reserve junior champion.

Black Magic Angus, Arlington, Minn., claimed the grand champion cow-calf pair. DaEsRo Power Lass 1174 M100 is a March 2011 daughter of Justamere406S Panamajack336U. A February 2015 heifer calf sired by EXAR Significant 1769B completes the winning pair.

Black Magic Angus also showed the reserve grand champion cow-calf pair. Black Magic Power Lass 901 is a February 2013 daughter of Silveiras Style 9303. A February 2015 heifer calf sired by Vin-Mar O’Reilly Factor is at side.

2015 Minnesota State Fair Angus Show

Total number shown: 101

Judge: Curt Rinker, Shelbyville, Ill.

Heifers

Junior Heifer Calf Champion: NFF-AN Classic Elba 503

Exhibitor: Alyssa Nesler, La Crescent, Minn.

Reserve Junior Heifer Calf Champion: MJP Purfeerst Proven Qn 502

Exhibitor: Matt Purfeerst, Faribault, Minn.

Senior Heifer Calf Champion: Black Ace Ms Lutton 050 ET

Exhibitor: Anna Schoen and Andrew Schoen, both of Menomonie, Wis.

Reserve Senior Heifer Calf Champion: CVR Moriah 5001

Exhibitor: Cannon Valley Ranch, Goodhue, Minn.

Intermediate Champion Heifer: EXAR Frontier Gal 4870

Exhibitor: Bridget Weese, Buffalo, Minn.

Reserve Intermediate Champion Heifer: WP Junes Chloe

Exhibitor: Koleton Lorentz, Woodville, Wis.

Junior Champion Heifer: Plum Creek Annie Lu 4472

Exhibitor: Kennedy Core, Pleasantville, Iowa

Reserve Junior Champion Heifer: CLF Mindemann MS Usa 22B

Exhibitor: Ryland McCormick, Pleasantville, Iowa

Grand Champion Female: Plum Creek Annie Lu 4472

Exhibitor: Kennedy Core, Pleasantville, Iowa

Reserve Grand Champion Female: CLF Mindemann MS Usa 22B

Exhibitor: Ryland McCormick, Pleasantville, Iowa

Bulls

Junior Bull Calf Champion: Nords Insight 518

Exhibitor: Alisha Nord, Wolverton, Minn.

Reserve Junior Bull Calf Champion: K&J Insight 135

Exhibitor: Lucas Moser, Larchwood, Iowa

Senior Bull Calf Champion: Silveiras Conversation 8064

Exhibitor: Jacob Schermer, Clarion, Iowa

Reserve Senior Bull Calf Champion: NONE

Intermediate Champion Bull: PS First Class 408

Exhibitor: PS Farms, Jackson, Minn.

Reserve Intermediate Champion: NONE

Junior Champion Bull: Chestnut Power 19 134

Exhibitor: Wesly Johnson, Pipestone, Minn., and Bussmus Angus, Mitchell, S.D.

Reserve Junior Champion Bull: PS Signature 401

Exhibitor: PS Farms, Jackson, Minn.

Senior Champion Bull: Consensus 2336 of FAF

Exhibitor: Fair Acres Stock Farms, Waldorf, Minn.

Reserve Senior Champion Bull: NONE

Grand Champion Bull: Chestnut Power 19 134

Exhibitor: Wesly Johnson, Pipestone, Minn., and Bussmus Angus, Mitchell, S.D.

Reserve Grand Champion Bull: Nords Insight 518

Exhibitor: Alisha Nord, Wolverton, Minn.

Cow-calf pairs

Grand Champion Cow-Calf: DaEsRo Power Lass 1174 M100

Exhibitor: Black Magic Angus, Arlington, Minn.

Reserve Grand Champion Cow-Calf: Black Magic Power Lass 901

Exhibitor: Black Magic Angus, Arlington, Minn.