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Calf Challenge Program

Challenge Steers Get New Home

The 2023 Calf Challenge Program was officially kicked off on Saturday, December 3rd, 2022. Exhibitors from Arkansas, Colorado, Kansas, Missouri, Montana and Nebraska met at Broken Bar Ranch, LLC in Wellfleet, NE to pick up calves. We spent the morning listening to Jeremy Martin discuss their family operation, and exhibitors were given insight on feeding and management practices for their projects this year. Thank you to the Martin Family for providing a great set of calves! Good luck to the exhibitors as they work towards the 2023 Aksarben Stock Show!

2023 Calf Challenge Rules

Applications Now Closed for the 2023 Program

2023 Calf Challenge Sponsors

Yvonne Hansen
Mark & Kathi Hesser -- Pinnacle Bank
Courtney Lawrenson
Katelyn Pehrson -- Pehrson Red Angus
Karol Swan -- Swan Farms
Tri-County Bank -- Jon Schmaderer
Bryan & Ami Hauxwell -- Bryan Hauxwell Trucking

2022 Champions

Grand Champion
Emily Miller
Sidney, NE
Reserve Grand Champion
Sarah Tapken
Adel, IA

2019 Calf Challenge

Champion Calf Challenge
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Champion Calf Challenge - Ross Klitz
Reserve Champion Calf Challenge - Cassidee Stratman
3rd Place Overall Calf Challenge - Cash Voegele
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