Lincoln County Participates in National Meats Judging Contest

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Dan Owen, Lincoln County Extension Agent

Lincoln County represented Tennessee at The National 4-H Meats Judging Contest in Manhattan, KS. The team consisted of Nic Bradley, Alex Moore, Jana Owen and Ella Pollock. The team was 8th overall in the contest. The team was 6th in Pork Judging, 6th in Retail Cut Judging, 7th in Retail Cut ID and 8th in Reasons.

The team went to the practice workout at the University of Nebraska and at several meat markets in Kansas City. They also attended the annual production sale at Sullivan Farms. The team also got to enjoy touring Downtown Kansas City and the World War I Memorial.

Thanks to the following sponsors to help make this trip possible: Tennessee Cattlemen’s Association, Tennessee Sheep Producers, Hardison-Melton Fund, Tennessee Livestock Producers and the Lower Middle TN Cattlemen’s Association.