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August 16, 2019

2019 Kansas 4-H Wheat Expo Results

Submitted by Deryl E. Waldren

Over 55 Kansas 4-H members, siblings, parents, friends and Extension staff attended the 2019 Kansas 4-H Wheat Expo in Kingman on August 8th at the Kingman Expo Center. Thanks to Kingman County Extension for hosting the wheat expo. Participants judged educational classes of wheat, yeast rolls, photography, and a weeds identification quiz. Participants were able to attend two educational tours.

Thanks go to our 2019 sponsors: American AgCredit, Wichita; Kansas Wheat Commission, Manhattan; Kansas Crop Improvement Assoc., Manhattan; KSRE – Kingman County Extension; KSU Wheat Quality Lab, Manhattan; Kansas 4-H Youth Development; Kansas Wheat Alliance, Manhattan; KSU Department of Grain Science; Stafford County Flour Mill, Hudson; and K-State Research and Extension.

Planning team members included: Kallie Turner, Andrea Wood, Alicia Boor, Yonghui Li, Randy Hein, Jodi Drake, Elly Sneath, Vicki Simonsen, Anita DeWeese, Berny Unruh, Gengjun Chen, and Deryl Waldren. Thanks to everyone who helped make this year’s wheat expo the success it was.

Awards were given in eight divisions and the judging activity. Premium monies for those who attended will be awarded and mailed to participants in the near future. The major results in each division are:

Division 1 – 1 lb. Wheat, Produced by 4-H member (4 exhibits)
1st – Jacob Bell, Wild West – Hugoton, Oakley
2nd - Truman Hooker, Sunflower - Goodland, Avery
3rd - Truman Hooker, Sunflower - Goodland, Langin

Division 2 – 1 lb. Wheat, Adopt a Wheat Producer (5 exhibits)
1st – Taylor Stapleton, Meade County, Jagalene
2nd – Grayson Maxwell, Pawnee County, Monument
3rd – Grayson Maxwell, Pawnee County, Cedar

Division 3 – 1 Quart jar of Cleaned Wheat (12 exhibits)
1st – Stratton Young, Kingman County
2nd – Nash Young, Kingman County
3rd – Kaylen Langhofer, Meade County

Division 4 – 3 Yeast Rolls (7 exhibits)
1st – Grace Oard, Sedgwick County
2nd – Cole Langhofer, Meade County
3rd – Peyton Boos, Kingman County

Division 5 – 3 Cookies (8 exhibits)
1st – Grayson Maxwell, Pawnee County
2nd – Carrie Drake, Pratt County
3rd – Maddy Nichepor, Walnut Creek – Ness City

Division 6 – Muffins (8 exhibits)
1st – Grayson Maxwell, Pawnee County
2nd – Levi Self, Kingman County
3rd – Julia Hageman, Kingman County

Division 7 – Wheat Photography Contest (10 exhibits)
1st – Jacob Bell, Wild West - Hugoton
2nd – Reese Hedstrom, Kingman County
3rd – Jacob Bell, Wild West - Hugoton

Division 8 – Posters (2 exhibits)
1st – Maddy and Reed Nichepor, Walnut Creek – Ness City
2nd – Grayson Maxwell, Pawnee County

Division 9 – Cloverbuds (3 exhibits – ribbons only)

Judging Activity (22 participants – ribbons only)
1st – Peyton Boos, Kingman County
2nd – Julia Hageman, Kingman County
3rd – Madeline Drake, Pratt County

For more information about the Kansas 4-H Wheat Expo, contact Deryl Waldren at 303-349-7403 or e-mail dwaldren@ksu.edu.

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