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Auction nets over $2M Paso Robles youth sells Grand Champion Market Steer

Posted: Friday, Aug 5th, 2016

Allyson Oken/Paso Robles Press George H. Flamson Middle School student Leo Kemp, of Creston 4-H, sold his Grand Champion Steer for $13,340 at the Mid-State Fair Grand Champion Livestock Auction on July 30.

The Mid-State Fair has ended and Future Famers of America and 4-H members made out like bandits at the Junior Livestock Auction, July 30, with total sales estimated at $2,096, 205.75.

North County youth saw some big wins at both the Market Hog Competition, Tuesday, July 25 and at the Market Steer Competition, Wednesday, July 26. George H. Flamson Middle School student Leo Kemp, of Creston 4-H, brought home the title of Grand Champion Steer and Atascadero’s own Brayden Kahler, of Cerro Alto 4-H, took home the title of Grand Champion Market Hog.

Mid-State Fair CEO, Michael Bradley welcomed the crowd at the Junior Livestock Auction on July 30.

“Welcome everybody to the California Mid-State Fair,the greatest fair in America,” Bradley said. “We are here to make a difference for the kids, for agriculture, for the community and I need all your help.With all the terrible things that are going on in the world today lets make a difference today in agriculture in particular for young people that will be the leaders of our great nation.”

For the complete article see the 08-05-2016 issue.

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