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Brian and Nicole Barlass, Janesville, were named 1st runners up in the Wisconsin Outstanding Young Farmer (OYF) contest held at Menominee Casino Resort, Keshena. They are pictured with last year’s 2012 state winners Adam and Becky Kuczer of Pulaski.

Brian and Nicole Barlass, Janesville, were named 1st runners up in the Wisconsin Outstanding Young Farmer (OYF) contest held at Menominee Casino Resort, Keshena. They are pictured with last year’s 2012 state winners Adam and Becky Kuczer of Pulaski. Photo By Daphne Holterman

Jauquets named Outstanding Young Farmers

Jan. 24, 2013 | 0 comments

 

Wisconsin Outstanding Young Farmer (OYF)

60th Annual Awards Weekend – 2013 - hosted by Shawano County

At Menominee Casino Resort, Keshena, Wis.

Winners: David and Stacy Jauquet, Luxemburg, of Jauquet Dairy LLC. They have two children, Blake and Stella. They were sponsored by Forrest Construction, Luxemburg-Casco Jaycees, GreenStone Farm Credit Services, Cargill and Agropur. They were also named "Speak up for Agriculture" winners. Phone: 920-639-1890 or 920-639-1068

1st runners-up: Brian and Nicole Barlass, Janesville, who operate a Jersey dairy farm on the Rock Prairie. They have one son, Jack. They were sponsored by East Central/Select Sires, Ag Consulting Team, Complete Feed Service and Watertown Area OYF. Phone: (608) 346-3276

2nd runners-up: Matt and Tabitha Hartwig, Athens, who own a dairy herd and utilize managed intensive grazing. They have two children, Benjamin and Lauryn. They were sponsored by Citizens State Bank of Loyal, Service Motor Company, Northside Elevator, Agropur and Stetsonville Oil Company. Phone: 920-851-2802 or 920-359-0359

3rd runners-up: Kurt and Diana Strassburg, Bowler, who milk Holsteins on their family farm. They have two sons, Brock and Brady. They were runners-up for "Speak up for Agriculture" (tie). Sponsored by Shawano County OYF. Phone: 715-573-4099 or 715-793-4769

4th runners-up: John and Deb Ihm, Lancaster, who operate an organic dairy and egg laying operation. They have five children: Jeremiah, Michael, Trinity, Vanessa, and Selina. They were sponsored by Lancaster Jaycees and Platteville Jaycees. Phone: 608-575-2513 or 608-220-3828

"Speak up for Agriculture" award, sponsored by The Country Today, runners-up: (tie)

Kurt and Diana Strassburg, & Matt and Tracy Brandel, Lake Mills, dairy and beef farmers. Brandels were sponsored by Badgerland Financial, Vita Plus, Tri County Dairy and Watertown Area OYF.

Jauquets and Barlasses will be nominated to represent Wisconsin at the national OYF Awards Congress in Rapid City, SD in Feb. 2014.

Other participants in the state OYF event:

Hickory and Erin Daniels, Juda-Brodhead, sponsored by Frontier-Servco FS

Marty and Lisa Pertzborn, Reedsburg, sponsored by Reedsburg Jaycees

Corey and Brook Stenjem, Cambridge, sponsored by East Central/Select Sires, Cambridge FFA Alumni and Watertown Area OYF

Nicholas and Danae Stieglitz, Greenwood, sponsored by Clark County

Mark and Rachel Turgasen, Richland Center, sponsored by Richland County OYF

Erich and Mia Wollin, Johnson Creek, sponsored by Badgerland Financial, Vita Plus, Waupun Equipment and Watertown Area OYF

Judges were Abby Huibregtse, UW Extension Oconto County; Allen Kohn, Krakow dairy farmer and past OYF state winner; and Roger Pescinski of BMO Harris Bank in Shawano. The Awards Banquet emcee was Mike Austin, TV and radio farm broadcaster from Green Bay.

A "Speak up for Agriculture" training session for the candidates was led by Rochelle Ripp, 65th Alice in Dairyland, and Amy Manske, of Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation. Candidates also toured local area businesses including: Wisconsin Film and Bag, Green Valley Dairy, Kuczer Farm, Nutrition Service Company and Doc’s Harley Davidson.

Diamond Sponsors of the OYF event were: Professional Dairy Producers of Wisconsin who awarded all 12 candidates a membership and registration to the annual business conference, and BMO Harris Bank. Platinum Sponsors were Jay & Kristi Richardson Son-Bow Farms and Lloyd & Daphne Holterman of Rosy-Lane Holsteins.

Next month, 2012 OYF state Winners Adam and Becky Kuczer and 1st Runners-up Brian and Stephanie Perkins are representing Wisconsin at the national OYF Congress in New Mexico Feb. 7-10, 2013.

The awards weekend committee included: Jeff and Tammy Styczynski, Cindy, Harold and Chris Matton, Connie and Wayne Nischke, Adam and Becky Kuczer, Ken and Ann Reckelberg, and Lloyd and Daphne Holterman.

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