AUDUBON — Audubon County 4-H members participated in the 2020 Fair Special Edition: Iowa 4-H and FFA Livestock Show this summer. While there were some special considerations for this stand-alone event, the chance to showcase their hard work in livestock project areas remained a top goal for all 1,600 youth exhibitors.

Shows were held over three weeks, Thursday through Saturday – Aug. 6-8, 13-15 and 20-22 at the Iowa State Fairgrounds.

Audubon County Iowa State Fair Beef Exhibitors and results: Clayton VanAernam, Leroy Leaders, Purple and 2nd in class Simmental Market Steers and Purple in Simmental Breeding Heifers and Lane Elmquist, Leroy Leaders, Blue in Crossbred Steers

Audubon County Iowa State Fair Sheep Exhibitors and results: Jayda Bowlin, Tip Top, Purple in Black Faced Market Lambs and Black Faced Commercial Ewes and Chase Buck, Leroy Leaders, Purple and 3rd in Class in Black Faced Market Ewes and 2 Purples in Black Faced Market Lambs.

Audubon County Iowa State Fair Swine Exhibitors and results: Aiden Alt, Leroy Leaders, 2 Blues in Commercial Gilts, Carter Essick, Leroy Leaders, Blue in Commercial Gilts and Lane Elmquist, Leroy Leaders, Purple and 3rd in class Crossbred Market Gilts and Blues in Commercial Gilts, Crossbred Market Gilts and Crossbred Market Barrows.

Audubon County Iowa State Fair Goat Exhibitors and results: Brent Asberry, Tip Top, Purple in Yearling Does and Blue in Jr. Spring Does, Joe Klein, Leroy Leaders, Purple in Market Meat Goats, Ashlyn Pruitt, C.D. Starlighters, Purple in Jr. Winter Does and Blue in Jr. Spring Does, Kennedy Rohe, C.D. Starlighters, 2 Purples in Jr. Winter Does.

Sixteen static exhibits were qualified to participate in the 2020 4-H Show Iowa and we are waiting for full results for those entries.

For more information on 4-H opportunities, please contact Ann Carter at the ISU Extension and Outreach Audubon County office at acarter@iastate.edu or 712-563-4239, or visit the Iowa 4-H website at www.extension.iastate.edu/4h.