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University of Illinois Extension serving Christian, Jersey, Macoupin and Montgomery Counties

Montgomery County
#1 Industrial Park Dr.
Hillsboro, IL 62049
Phone: 217-532-3941
FAX: 217-532-3944
Hours: Monday - Friday 8 am to 12 pm; 1 pm to 4:30 pm

Christian County
1120 N Webster St.
Taylorville, IL 62568
Phone: 217-287-7246
FAX: 217-287-7248
Hours: Monday - Friday 8 am to 11:30 am; 12:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Jersey County
201 W. Exchange St.
Suite A
Jerseyville, IL 62052
Phone: 618-498-2913
FAX: 618-498-5913
Hours: Tuesday & Wednesday 8 am to 12 pm; 1 pm to 4 pm and Thursday 8 am to 12 pm

Macoupin County
#60 Carlinville Plaza
Carlinville, IL 62626
Phone: 217-854-9604
FAX: 217-854-7804
Hours: Monday - Thursday 8 am to 12 pm; 1 pm to 4:30 pm

News Release

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2016 Macoupin County 4-H Beef Show Results

On Thursday, July 7 at the Macoupin County Fairgrounds 4-H members showed their beef projects at the 4-H Beef show. 4-H members readied their animals to be rated on a variety of factors including showmanship, quality, fitting and overall care of their animal. This year’s participants were Anthony Joiner, Saralynn Joiner, Emily Wolff, Riley Rhodes, Isabelle Wolff, Mackenzie Wolff, and Sam Wolff. Blue ribbons were awarded to all members for their outstanding performances.


Rebecca Hurst served as show superintendent for this year’s show and Jordan Rauch of Montrose, IL was the judge and awarded the following winners:


Grand Champion Female

Emily Wolff of Brighton

Reserve Grand Champion Female

Mackenzie Wolff of Brighton

            Junior Showmanship

            Riley Rhodes of Carlinville

Senior Showmanship

Mackenzie Wolff of Brighton


Class Champions

Sr. Yearling Heifer Calf

Anthony Joiner of Carlinville

Early Junior Yearling Heifer Calf

Mackenzie Wolff of Brighton

Late Jr. Yearling Heifer Calf

Riley Rhodes of Carlinville

Summer Yearling Heifer

Sam Wolff of Brighton

Jr. Heifer Calf

Saralynn Joiner of Carlinville

Sr. Heifer Calf

Emily Wolff


Trophies and awards for the 4-H Beef Show were donated by Mennell Milling Co., Don Arnett, and the John Schaefer Family.


If you know a young person who would like to know more about 4-H, contact University of Illinois Extension-Macoupin County at 217-854-9604.


PHOTO: 2016 4-H Beef Show (Back) Judge Jordan Rauch, Emily Wolff, Sam Wolff, Anthony Joiner, and Superintendent Rebecca Hurst.  (Front)Mackenzie Wolff, Riley Rhodes, Saralynn Joiner, and Isabelle Wolff.


Local Contact: Kate Harding, Program Coordinator, 4-H and Youth Development,