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Farm Show Sale of Champions, Jr. Livestock Sale Fund Scholarships
Pennsylvania Ag Connection - 01/13/2022

The annual Sale of Champions and Jr. Market Livestock Sale at the 2022 Pennsylvania Farm Show generated more than $385,025, including purchases and donations. In addition, 33 buyers donated their animals to Feeding Pennsylvania to be distributed to food-insecure families across the state.

A percentage of earnings from the Sale of Champions fund college scholarships presented by the Pennsylvania Farm Show Scholarship Foundation. Since 1993, the has awarded more than $1.8 million in scholarships to youth preparing for careers in agriculture.

Buyers and sale amounts for the Sale of Champions are as follows:

Karli Berkheimer's Grand Champion Market Steer sold for $23,000 to buyers Giant Foods and Bell & Evans. Berkheimer hails from Dillsburg, York County.

The Grand Champion Market Lamb, exhibited by Madaline Tewell of Artemas, Bedford County, was purchased by New Holland Sale Stables for $6,000.

John Rock Inc. purchased Marissa Yutzy's Grand Champion Rabbit Meat Pen for $2,700. Yutzy is from James Creek, Huntington County.

H and J Towing purchased Alexa Mile's Grand Champion Market Goat for $6,700. Miles is from McDonald, Washington County.

Alaina Webster's Grand Champion Market Hog sold to Hatfield Quality Meats for $7,600. Webster is from Venago, Crawford County.

Karn's Food bought Amy Pecora's Reserve Grand Champion Market Steer for $10,000. Pecora is from Harrison City, Fayette County.

The Reserve Grand Champion Market Lamb, exhibited by Gavin Molnar of Grantville, Lebanon County, was purchased by Bell & Evans Poultry for $7,000.

Natalie Yutzy of James Creek, Huntington County, sold her Reserve Champion Rabbit Meat Pen to Congressman Glenn Thompson for $1,900.

The Reserve Grand Champion Market Goat, exhibited by Olivia Arnold of Milton, Northumberland County sold for $7,000 to Terry Shetron Auctioneering and H and J Towing.

Trent Stadtmiller from Dayton, Armstrong County, sold his Reserve Grand Champion Junior Market Hog to Gary Synder of Synder Concessions and Fulton Bank for $8,000.

To end the sale of champions, the third annual supreme champion showman, McKenzie Stadtmiller of Dayton, Armstrong County, sold her market goat to John Rock Inc. for $3,000.

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