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Iowa Foundation for Agricultural Advancement Sale of Champions

Contact: Kayla Mensing – 641-891-3536
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
DES MOINES, IOWA — With a final swing of the gavel, the Iowa Foundation for Agricultural Advancement (IFAA) raised $443,500 for the 16 exhibitors of 4-H and FFA Grand and Reserve Champion livestock in the Sale of Champions Saturday, August 21st at the 2021 Iowa State Fair.
Four champion records were broken during the 2021 Sale. The Grand Champion 4-H Market Steer stole the show with an all-time record for all species at $100,000. The Grand Champion 4-H Market Heifer also broke a record price at $40,000. The Reserve Grand Champion Market Heifer brought in a record price of $42,000, and the Grand Champion FFA Market Lamb brought in a record price of $18,500.
The Grand Champion 4-H Market Steer was exhibited by Dalton Shanks of Colfax, IA and sold for $100,000 to HyVee and ISF Beef Champions Supporters with support from Central Iowa [ ]

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IFAA Announces 2021 Raffle Winners

FOR RELEASE AUGUST 24, 2021:
GREENFIELD, IOWA — The IFAA (Iowa Foundation for Agricultural Advancement) would like to announce winners of their 2021 IFAA Raffle. The winners were:
$3,000 1st Prize – Paula Greiner of Keota, IA
$2,000 2nd Prize – Riaan Van Dyk of Winterset, IA
$1,000 3rd Prize – Chris Mudd of Cedar Falls, IA
$1,000 4th Prize – Dennis Smit of Hull, IA
$500 5th Prize – Monica Morse of Elkhart, IA
$500 6th Prize – Sam Spellman of Woodward, IA
$500 7th Prize – Crystal Hughes of Cambridge, IA
$500 8th Prize – Ben Doran of Boone, IA
$250 9th Prize – Dan Price of Slater, IA
$250 10th Prize – Chad Borwick of Nevada, IA
$250 11th Prize – Bryan Branderhorst of Prairie City, IA
$250 12th Prize – Dan Harper of Syracuse, IN
Three hundred tickets were sold by IFAA Board members and associates.  Proceeds benefit the Winner’s Circle Scholarship program sponsored by the Iowa Foundation for Agricultural Advancement.
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Iowa Foundation for Agricultural Advancement Sponsor of the Winner’s Circle Scholarships

Contact:  Kayla Mensing – 641.891.3536
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
 
DES MOINES, IOWA —  The IFAA (Iowa Foundation for Agricultural Advancement) would like to announce the availability of our 2021 Scholarships. 2021 Winner’s Circle Scholarships are available to Incoming Freshman and Upperclassmen who have graduated from an Iowa high school and are attending a 2 or 4 year college or university majoring in an agricultural course of study.  Selections will be made by a committee of IFAA members and Faculty and Staff of Colleges with Agricultural Programs. Final approval will be made by the IFAA Board of Directors. Applicants will be notified of results in July and scholarships will be presented at the Winner’s Circle Scholarship Luncheon at the Iowa State Fair on August 21st. The application for incoming freshman can be found at: https://iastate.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_9ZG53wTbi6CRnr7 and upperclassmen can apply at: https://iastate.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_eesMMTBrqhDEcDP. Applications are due by April 1, 2021.
 
In 2020, over $181,600 in Scholarships were presented [ ]

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