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2022 PA Farm Show Asks Pennsylvanians, ‘Oh, Say, Can You Sing?’

10/18/2021
Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding today invited singers statewide to enter “Oh, Say, Can You Sing?”, a star-spangled sing-off to win a chance to inspire 2022 Pennsylvania Farm Show visitors with their voices. Each morning of the Farm Show will feature a talented Pennsylvanian singing the national anthem live, and the contest will determine who wins the honor of singing each morning.

Seven States Take Home Champion Status at the Keystone International Livestock Exposition Junior Sheep Show

10/10/2021
At the 2021 Keystone International Livestock Exposition Junior Sheep Show, exhibitors from seven states won either Champion Ram or Champion Ewe. The seven states that were represented were Pennsylvania, Maryland, New York, Ohio, Indiana, Minnesota, and Delaware.  There were 16 different sheep breeds that were shown at the junior event.

Junior Beef Show Crowns Indiana Native Supreme Champion at Keystone International Livestock Exposition

10/10/2021
The Junior Supreme Beef Pageant held at the Keystone International Livestock Expo on Sunday, October 10 brought out the top junior competitors from all across the east coast. 14 heifers competed in the pageant. In the end, it was Braylen Schaeffer of Hagerstown, IN and his junior heifer calf, MDAY MS Valley Apple, that rose to the top. Schaeffer was previously named the Grand Champion Heifer of the Limousin show.

Ohio Youth Represent Supreme Ram, Ewe Champions during Junior Sheep Show at Keystone International Livestock Exposition

10/10/2021
At the 2021 Keystone International Livestock Exposition, Sidney McAllister exhibited her Lincoln Fall Ram Lamb, ECHO2107Carter, and was named Supreme Champion Ram. McAllister is from West Manchester, OH. The Supreme Ewe was awarded to Luke Raudebaugh from Danville, OH. Luke showed his Shropshire Late Spring Ewe Lamb, Raudebaugh 2114 RRNN. 

Pennsylvania, Indiana, Ohio Cows Win Top Honors at Keystone International Livestock Exposition Open Beef Show

10/10/2021
Braylen Schaeffer of Hagerstown, IN took home Junior Charolais Grand Champion Heifer on Sunday, October 10 during the Keystone International Livestock Exposition. Schaeffer showed Boy Sherri 088 ET PLD. Reserve Charolais Champion Heifer went to Boy HL Smoking Monti 047H PLD, showed by Justin Teets. Teets is a Lost City, West Virginia native.

Pennsylvania Pair Wins Overall Grand and Reserve Market Lamb Champion at the Keystone International Livestock Expo

10/10/2021
Allie Zeigler, a native from Stoystown, Somerset County, PA, was named overall Grand Champion with her Crossbred lamb at the Keystone International Livestock Exposition. Reserve Champion Market Lamb was shown by McKenzie Stadtmiller. Stadtmiller is from Dayton, Armstrong County, PA. Grand and Reserve Champion Market Lambs were selected as the best out of the Hampshire, Natural Colored, Shropshire, Crossbred, and all other market lamb breeds. 

Pennsylvania Teams Dominate Heavyweight Draft Horse Pull at Keystone International Livestock Exposition

10/10/2021
Tom Bowman of Orangeville, Columbia County, PA, owner of Barney and Clifford, took home top honors at the Heavyweight Draft Horse Pull during the Keystone International Livestock Exposition. Bowman’s winning pull was 16 feet 3 inches at 11,450 pounds.

Indiana Natives Take Home Supreme Grand Champion Beef from Keystone International Livestock Expo

10/09/2021
The stakes were high at the Supreme Beef Pageant held at the Keystone International Livestock Expo on Saturday, Oct. 9. The grand champions of the beef shows gave it all they had for Judges Brian Fox of Fort Morgan, CO,  Randy Daniel of Colbert, GA and Dan Harker of Hope, Indiana.

Pennsylvania Dominates Draft Horse Hitch Show at Keystone International Livestock Expo

10/09/2021
Pennsylvania draft horse teams dominated the competition as draft horse teams from across the United States and Canada filled the Equine Arena during the Draft Horse Hitch Show at the Keystone International Livestock Exposition (KILE) at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex and Expo Center.

Pennsylvania and Minnesota Exhibitors Win Senior Sheep and Market Lamb Showmanship at the Keystone International Livestock Expo

10/09/2021
At the 2021 Keystone International Livestock Expo, exhibitors competed to be named the overall showman for both sheep and market lambs. The winner of the 17-21 age group for sheep showmanship was Adriana Wendland from Shakopee, MN. Allie Zeigler from Stoystown, Somerset County, PA, earned the title of overall showman for the market lamb division, ages 17-21. 

Pennsylvania Exhibitors Dress to Success at the Keystone International Livestock Expo Sheep Lead Line Show

10/09/2021
Pennsylvania exhibitors won the senior, intermediate, and junior categories in the Sheep Lead Line Show held during the Keystone International Livestock Exposition in Harrisburg today. Jade Wilson from Titusville, Crawford County, PA, won the senior category. Amanda Oberholtzer was crowned the intermediate winner. Oberholtzer is from East Earl, Lancaster County, PA. The junior winner was awarded to Audrey Parsons from Hookstown, Beaver County, PA.

Six States Earn Top Honors at Keystone International Livestock Exposition Open Beef Show

10/09/2021
Tim Schaffer of Hagerstown, IN and his Late Spring Yearling Female, Boy Sherri 088 ET PLD,  were named Grand Champion Female of the Charolais Open Show on Saturday, October 9 during the Keystone International Livestock Exposition. The pair was also named the Junior Champion Female. Reserve Grand Champion Female was awarded to XS Annabelle shown by Matt Bauerlein of Manchester, MD.

Indiana and Pennsylvania Steers Claim Top Market Steer Honors at Keystone International Livestock Expo

10/09/2021
Royston Pruet of Danville, Ind., and his steer claimed top honors in the junior market steer preview show at the 2021 Keystone International Livestock Exposition. Pruet rose above a competitive class of three steers before winning Division Three Champion and the overall title.

Pennsylvania Exhibitors Claim Top Titles at Keystone International Livestock Expo Youth Showmanship/Decorating Shows

10/09/2021
Addy Cleary, of Pine Grove, Schuylkill County, PA took home first place in Youth Showmanship 8-13 at the Keystone International Livestock Expo Youth Showmanship and Decorating Show in Harrisburg on Saturday, Oct. 9. Cleary is part of Granville Farms.

PA Native Claims Top Titles at Keystone International Livestock Expo Beef Show

10/08/2021
LNGE Miss Epi Girl won Grand Champion at the Keystone International Livestock Expo Maintainer Open Show in Harrisburg on Thursday, Oct. 7. The champion beef cow was shown by Tim Schaeffer Show Cattle from Hagerstown,IN. Before winning Grand Champion, the cow won the junior yearling heifer class and was the champion junior yearling heifer. Reserve Grand Champion went to JRIP Bkce Extra Class 162J shown by Jackson Rippeon of Mount Airy, MD.

Duroc Gilt and Berkshire Boar Reign Supreme in Swine Show at Keystone International Livestock Expo

10/08/2021
Hogs in the running for champion at the 2021 Keystone International Livestock Exposition exemplified the event’s commitment to showcasing breed-improving animals. Judge Al Snedeger chose the Grand Champion Berkshire Boar exhibited by William Townsend and owned by Brad Jaeger of Clarksville, MO, as Supreme Champion Boar. The Supreme Champion Gilt was the Grand Champion Duroc Gilt exhibited by Malia and Lilly Quesenberry and owned by Brayden Hearn of Laurel, DE.

Eight States Make Way to the Top at the Open Sheep Show

10/08/2021
On the second day of the 2021 Keystone International Livestock Exposition Open Sheep Show, exhibitors from eight states earned Champion awards. The states that were represented were Pennsylvania, North Dakota, Illinois, New York, Massachusetts, Ohio, New Hampshire, and Indiana.

Pennsylvania, Minnesota Claim Supreme Champions at Open Sheep Show, Represent Expo’s Best

10/08/2021
At the 2021 Keystone International Livestock Exposition, Adriana Wendland from Shakopee, MN, exhibited her Southdown, NSLS 00050, who was named the Supreme Champion Ram. Pennsylvania native Tim Gadsby from Stoneboro, Mercer County, PA, earned Supreme Champion Ewe with his Merino, Smith 2108. 

Ohio, Pennsylvania, New York Hitches Dominate Draft Horse Hitch Show at Keystone International Livestock Expo

10/08/2021
Thundering hooves and jingling harnesses of draft horse teams from all over the United States and Canada filled the Equine Arena during the Draft Horse Hitch Show at the Keystone International Livestock Exposition (KILE) at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex and Expo Center.

Keystone International Livestock Expo Recognizes Youth Scholars, Excellence in Livestock Production

10/08/2021
The Pennsylvania Livestock Association awarded scholarships to six Pennsylvania college students and inducted Bill and Betsy MacCauley of Atglen, Chester, County the into the PA Livestock Hall of Fame during the opening ceremonies of the Keystone International Livestock Expo on Thursday, Oct. 7. 

Pennsylvania Horses Top Supreme Halter Horse Show at Keystone International Livestock Exposition

10/08/2021
Top finishers from five states won draft horse competitions at the Keystone International Livestock Expo (KILE) in Harrisburg on October 7 and 8. Corbly Omdorff from Waynesburg, Greene County, PA won Supreme Halter Horse Champion honors with his Belgian, Omdorff’s Captain Memory. Omdorff also took home a number of other awards including Belgian Best of Breed, Grand Champion Mare Belgian and Champion Senior Mare Belgian.

Ohio Man Earns Top Wool Honors at Keystone International Livestock Expo

10/08/2021
Chris Smith of Jeromesville, OH topped the wool competition at the 2021 Keystone International Livestock Exposition (KILE) today at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex and Expo Center in Harrisburg.

Top Sheep Competitors from Six States Kick Off Keystone International Livestock Exposition

10/08/2021
Sheep competitions kicked off the Keystone International Livestock Expo in Harrisburg on Thursday, October 7. Cheyanne Clyde from Greenville, Mercer County, PA, won the Open Cheviot Show Champion Ram with her breeding sheep, Danny Boy. Newville native Katie Miller, won Cheviot Reserve Champion Ram with her breeding sheep, Daniel Brooke’s 2104. Cheyanne Clyde of Greenville, PA, also won the Champion Ewe with her fall lamb, Diamond C 0522. Katie Miller was awarded Reserve Champion with her ewe, C Miller 2146. Miller also received the Premier Exhibitor Award for the Cheviot Open Show. 

Pennsylvania Guernsey Claims Open Guernsey Grand Champion at All-American Dairy Show

09/22/2021
Sniders G Dirty Betcha exhibited by Allie Snider, New Enterprise, PA., won the Open Class Grand Champion Guernsey at the 2021 All-American Dairy Show at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex and Expo Center. Sniders G Dirty Betcha was also awarded Best Bred and Owned.

Florida Cow Sweeps Senior Division At All-American Dairy Show

09/22/2021
Peach Kist Total Tango ET, owned by Lindsey Rucks of Okeechobee, Fla. won both the Grand Champion Title and the Senior Champion title at the All-American National Open Brown Swiss Show. The cow also won the Component Merit Cow class.

Maryland and Florida Cows Top All-American Open Ayrshire Show  

09/22/2021
Palmyra Reagan R Gigi, exhibited by Palmyra Farm of Hagerstown, M.D., earned the Intermediate Champion award before being named Grand Champion Ayrshire at the All-American Open Ayrshire Show on Wednesday, September 22, during the 2021 All-American Dairy Show at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex and Expo Center in Harrisburg.  

New York, Maryland Cows Top All-American Dairy Show Supreme Pageant

09/22/2021
Macland HF Yoder Rachal-ET, exhibited by Adam Liddle of Argyle, Washington Co., Ny., earned the Holstein Grand Champion in the Open Holstein Competition of the All-American Dairy Show before being named Supreme Cow at the Supreme Pageant on Wednesday, September 22, during the 2021 All-American Dairy Show at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex and Expo Center in Harrisburg.  

New York and Pennsylvania Cows Sweep the 2021 All-American Open Holstein Show

09/22/2021
Macland HF Yoder Rachal-ET claimed Grand Champion Honors of the 2021 All-American Open Holstein Show. She was shown by Adam Liddle of Argyle, Washington Co., Ny. Macland HF Yoder Rachel-ET received Senior Champion honors before claiming Grand Champion. Jennifer Boop of Ephrata, Lancaster Co., Pa., received Reserve Champion honors with Heart & Soul Sammy Ricki, after earning Reserve Senior Champion honors.
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