Dan Owen, Extension Agent Lincoln County
The Lincoln County 4-H Livestock Quiz Bowl team went to the National Livestock Quiz Bowl Contest that was hosted by the Aksarben Stock Show in Grand Island, Nebraska.The team finished 4th place at the quiz bowl.The team consisted of Sorrell Martin, Ella Pollock, Olivia Hughes, Matthew George and Colton Moorehead. Matthew George was the 2nd High Individual of the contest.
The team made many educational stops while in the Grand Island and Kansas City area.We were able to tour four breed association. At the American Angus Association in St. Joseph, Missouri, we toured their Angus headquarters and they had a mock quiz bowl contest.The American Hereford Association was in Kansas City, and we enjoyed visiting their library and learning the history of Hereford cattle. We also visited the American Shorthorn Association and the American International Charolais Association.
The team also toured the T and E Cattle Feedlot in Grand Island, NE.
The Lincoln County Quiz Bowl team would like to thank the Tennessee Cattleman’s Association for their sponsorship and support for the trip to the National Contest.