Fair Project Friday

    Tanner Hanson & Norman
    Aug 29, 2019 | Country Visions
    Tanner Hanson has been showing swine the whole 7 years that he has been involved in Brillion FFA Chapter and the New Horizons 4-H club. This year’s pig he named Norman and his brother is showing Nobby. He has been involved in a number of other projects in the past...
    Parker & Kyra Glander
    Aug 22, 2019 | Country Visions
    One way to tell if a cow will be an exceptional show project is if she’s outstanding in her field! Parker & Kyra Glander have been working hard with their exceptional dairy animals along with various other fair projects including poultry, wood working, crops, arts...
    Tyler Schmidt
    Aug 15, 2019 | Country Visions
    Tyler Schmidt might be able to help you out with that question, with being involved in the swine project for 9 years. Along with the swine project, he has been involved in dairy, wood working, archery, arts & crafts, and baking projects. His market hog this year is named...
    Alex Gruber
    Aug 01, 2019 | Country Visions
    Alex Gruber is EGGxcited to show off his meat poultry and goat projects this year at the Calumet County Fair. He has been involved in both these projects for 3 years and his 4-H club, the Chilton Tip Top 4-H Club of Calumet County 4-H, for 4.
    Branda Bruss
    Aug 01, 2019 | Country Visions
    Hold your horses and check out Branda Brusse from the Sheboygan County Hingham Handy Helpers 4-H club. Her love for animals along with motivation from her sister assisted in getting her involved in the Horseless Horse Groom/Coach program (HHG) a year ago. She has also been...
    Eva, Alexa, & Sarah Fleegal
    Jul 25, 2019 | Country Visions
    Eva, Sarah, & Alexa Fleegal have been ‘wooling’ the fair for the three years that they have been involved in the sheep project. Their favorite part of this project is watching them grow and develop from the cute little lambs to the market lambs that are seen at...
    Becky, Maggie, & Amy Hoffmann
    Jul 18, 2019 | Country Visions
    No more stalling! It’s almost time for the mane event! Maggie, Becky, and Amy Hoffmann have all been working hard on their horse & pony projects for this year’s Ozaukee County Fair. In addition to the horse projects the girls have in common, Maggie has projects...
    Carly Meinert
    Jul 11, 2019 | Country Visions
    Carly Meinert is excited for her 5th year of showing poultry at the Fond du Lac County Fair. She will compete in the Chicken, Meat Chicken and Duck classes as part of the Taft 23 4-H Club of Fond du Lac County. Carly joined the 4-H Club 12 years ago wanting to do some of the...
    Brooke and Morgan Cooper
    Jun 28, 2019 | Country Visions
    Meet Brooke and Morgan Cooper along with their dairy goats, Clover and Lyla, of Fond du Lac County! Brooke and Morgan are members of the Forest Hills 4-H Club and the Campbellsport FFA Chapter. Not only do these two show dairy goats, but they also participate in the market...
    Brittany and Jamie Reilly
    Jun 21, 2019 | Country Visions
    Have you ever seen a pig take a bath? That is Brittany Reilly’s favorite part of her and her sister, Jamie’s swine project. They have been involved for several years in Fond du Lac County 4-H Wonder Worker Club, Brittany for 3 years and Jamie for 6 years. Their...
    Connor Stodola
    Jun 21, 2019 | Country Visions
    As far back as he can remember, Connor Stodola’s family has been involved in showing animals at the fair. This year will be no different as Connor gets ready to load up his 3 pigs for next week’s Kewaunee County Fair. He had always been a fan of all the animals on...
    Mitchell Weir
    Jun 14, 2019 | Country Visions
    Mitchell Weir has been working with beef cattle for his show projects for 6 years now. His Mom’s entire family showed when he was younger, so she signed Mitchell up for Little Squealers to see if he would like it and he really enjoyed it. He started showing beef through...
    Cami and The Big Guy
    May 17, 2019 | Country Visions
    Cami Guelig loves to see the reaction from people when they see “The Big Guy”. Cami will be participating in the Poultry division at the Fond du Lac County Fair. The Guelig’s do their own breeding and their flock includes Blue Ameraucanas, Black Australorps...
    Aren and Mave
    May 10, 2019 | Country Visions
    Aren Frank loves the attitude of Mave, her fair project for this year. She will be showing her at the Brown County Fair Wisconsin in the Dairy Division. Aren also raises Lionhead Rabbits to show in the Meat Rabbit Division. She recognized that doing fair projects has taught...
    Ben, Amelia & Luke
    May 10, 2019 | Country Visions
    “You’re excited and anxious to do well, but then you always have that panic that your goat won’t cooperate.” That is how Ben Weber, Amelia Steffes and Luke Weber describe showing at the fair. The cousins have been doing projects for 4 years, but still...
    Eden and Bryce
    May 10, 2019 | Country Visions
    Eden Chapin and Bryce Crowley are working with their sheep to get them ready for this year’s Winnebago County Fair-Oshkosh, WI. They spend time walking the sheep around to get them prepared for the show ring and used to wearing a halter. Indiana, is one of the 4 sheep...
    Rachel and Thrip
    May 10, 2019 | Country Visions
    Rachel Shedal has selected Guinea Pigs and Call Ducks as her projects to compete at this year’s Manitowoc County Fair. This will be her fourth year participating in the Cavy (guinea pig) division. Her guinea pigs, Thrip (pictured), Nutmeg, Expresso, and Mocha, will each...
    Alexandria with Cosmo, Sailer, & RJ
    May 03, 2019 | Country Visions
    Alexandria Boenisch is an 8th grader at Sheboygan Falls Middle School. She joined the Sheboygan County Wranglers 4-H Club 5 years ago with the encouragement of her dad who had been in 4-H when he was growing up.
    Brooklyn & Frank
    Apr 25, 2019 | Country Visions
    Steers are her favorite! Brooklyn Duchatschek’s fair projects have included steers, pigs, crops, cultural art and photography, but she loves her steer projects the most! “Sometimes they are wild and sometimes they love me,” she said. “I love seeing the...
    Gary Kumrow
    Apr 19, 2019 | Country Visions
    Gary Kumrow has been showing at the Sheboygan County Fair Park since he was 5 years old and a member in the 4-H Cloverbud program. He has been involved for 13 years now and has participated with Poultry, Rabbits, Crops, Wood Working, Vegetables, and Lego projects.
    Kaylee, Dylan and Amber Anhalt
    Apr 12, 2019 | Country Visions
    Kaylee, Dylan and Amber Anhalt are preparing to participate in the Calumet County Fair this year with their show projects. Support, friendship and a connection developed between these siblings when a couple years ago Kaylee helped one of her friends at the fair with their goat...
    Ellie Karls & Star
    Apr 04, 2019 | Country Visions
    Meet Ellie Karls and her mini lop, Star, of Fond du Lac County! Ellie is a member of the Green Valley 4-H and Oakfield FFA. She has spent 8 years showing rabbits and 3 years showing poultry. In the most recent years, Ellie has shown through Oakfield FFA.
    Sample 1
    Jan 05, 2017 | Country Visions
    In Brandon, WI, Josh Hiemstra is continuing a family tradition of farming. “It is the foundation of life, it’s the food production and what this country is built off of,” Josh said. It has been 3 generations of the family building up Hiemstra Dairy, LLC in...