Congratulations to our 2019 Minnesota Youth Beef Experience Program recipients! Visit the application & overview tab to learn more about applying to receive a heifer. The Expo will not be awarding heifers in 2020, but the program will be back in 2021!
Cody Ostertag from Kenyon, Minn.
Heifer donated by Elmdale Farm, Gary and Kathy Eikmeier of Pipestone, Minn., co-sponsored by Schiefelbein Farms of Kimball, Minn., and the Minnesota Angus Association.
Jenna Dougherty from Clearwater, Minn.
Heifer donated by North Grove Charolais, Dennis & Kari Fischer, Brandon Fischer, and Dustin & Maggie Fischer of Grove City, Minn. who are members of the Minnesota/Wisconsin Charolais Association.
Lane Schoenfeld from Astoria, S.D.
Heifer donated by the Minnesota/Wisconsin Charolais Association. He will be mentored by a member of the Charolais Association.
Addison Mitchell from Waterville, Minn.
Heifer donated by Mittag’s Shadow Ridge Ranch, Randy and Liz Mittag of River Falls, Wis., who are members of the Minnesota Hereford Breeders.
Mollie Allen from Kasson, Minn.
Heifer donated by the Minnesota Beef Expo.
Theresa Gustafson from Puposky, Minn.
Heifer donated by Compeer Financial. She will be mentored by Steve Pomerenke of Fairmont, Minn.
Theresa was named the 2019-2020 MYBEP Achievement Award winner!
Mason Grams from Buffalo Lake, Minn.
Heifer donated by Gene and Roberta Francis and family of Lawton, N.D., who are members of the Minnesota Shorthorn Association.
Ethan Neumann from Altura, Minn.,
Heifer donated by Thesing Riverside Ranch, Eric A. and Darcy, Eric M. and Shelby, Rita, Coy, Kasie, and Hazel Thesing, of Carlos, Minn., and Jennifer and Adam, Axel, and Owen Fredman of Rose City, Minn., who are members of the Minnesota Simmental Association.
Luke Fischer from Alma Center, Wis.
Heifer donated by Franke Show Calves, Bob and Lori Franke and family of Dover, Minn., who are members of the Minnesota Simmental Association.
Riley McCormick-Johnson from Ogilvie, Minn.
Heifer donated by DLCC Ranch, Dar and Lynn Giess and family of Pierz, Minn., and the Northern States South Devon Association.
Nathan Skiba from North Branch, Minn.
Heifer donated by the Minnesota State Cattlemen’s Association. He will be mentored by Mark Pesek of Taunton, Minn.