Agriculture

Morgan County 4-H blue ribbon winners

Area 4-H members were recognized for their entries in several different categories at the Morgan County exhibits in Versailles July 2020. Blue ribbon winners are listed below by category. Cake decorating, Unit 1: Adam Rottman (2), Hattie Marriott (1). Sewing expressions, Level 1: Kile Hill (1), Karsen Hill (1), Hattie Marriott (1), Alyssa Campbell (1).

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4-H Clean-up

4-H members rake leaves during a recent barn cleaning at the county livestock barn in preparation for the animal shows scheduled Thursday, July 9 through Saturday, July 11 at the fairgrounds in Versailles. (submitted photo) Volunteers hung gates during a recent barn cleaning at the county livestock barn in preparation for the animal shows scheduled

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Healthy garden

Members of the Ozark Prairie Master Gardeners worked Monday, July 6 in the community garden on North Monroe Street in Versailles. Cultivating and weeding were, from left, Mary Ella Zimmerman, Dean Thiemann, and Joann Billington. The community garden is available free to the public to harvest produce in season. The Master Gardeners said to start

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Grand Champion

Gracen Colvin and her steer, Dexter, won Grand Champion Balancer Steer at the Missouri Junior Cattlemans show June 12-14 at the Missouri State Fairgrounds in Sedalia. More than 700 head were shown at this year’s event. Colvin is a member of the Silver Spurs 4-H group. (submitted photo)

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“Mead Eileen U827”

“Mead Eileen U827” won junior heifer calf champion at the 2020 Missouri Angus Association Preview Show, Sunday, June 14 in Sedalia. Juliette Mead of Barnett owns the winning heifer. Mead also won bred-and-owned reserve senior champion female with “Mead Pride S953” and grand champion bred-and-owned bull with “Mead Final Choice T1793” at the 2020 Missouri

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“Mead Ignition T403”

“Mead Ignition T403” won bred-and-owned junior champion bull at the 2020 Missouri Junior Angus Preview Show at the Missouri Cattlemen’s Association All-Breeds Show, Saturday, June 13 in Sedalia. Annaliese Mead of Barnett owns the winning bull. In addition, Mead won reserve grand champion bred-and-owned female with “Mead Emma T002” at the show. (photo by Adam

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