Delaware County Dairy Banquet Honorees

The Delaware County Dairy Banquet was held Saturday night at the fairgrounds pavilion in Manchester.

Here is a list of the honorees:

2020 Dairy Princess: Laney Demmer
2020 Alt. Dairy Princesses: Sarah Goedken and Tara Goedken
2020 Little Mr. Herdsman: Linkin Honkomp
2020 Little Miss Squirt: Maggie Hoeger
Deliciously Dairy Winners:
Youth Division: Will Zumbach, Cheese Dip
Adult Division: Donna Hoeger, White Chocolate Banana Cream Pie
2019 Scholarship Recipients: Brian Heims, Jacob Besler, Haley Fitzpatrick 
2019 Dave Knipper Memorial Scholarship: Tehya Demmer
Distinguished Dairy Service Award: Bill Niedert
Golden Butterknife Award: Becca Miller of Brew & Brew of Dyersville 
Exemplary Dairy Employee Award: Michelle Weber, working for Goldsmith Dairy – Jim and Kristi Goldsmith
Young Dairy Family Award: Dan and Don Venteicher, Honey Creek Dairy, LLC
Distinguished Dairy Family Award: Dan & Mary Tekippe
Top Five Herds: Mormann Dairy LLC, Ronnebaum Dairy, Tom and Cherrie Engelken, Kruse Dairy Farm LLC and Honey Creek Dairy LLC
Most Improved Herd: Honey Creek Dairy LLC
Low Somatic Cell: Ronnebaum Dairy
High 305 Day Milk Records: Tom and Sara Kruse (Ayrshire), Rick Kruse (Brown Swiss), Mormann Dairy LLC (Holstein), Daniel and Jill Kunde (Jersey) and Delturn Inc (Milking Shorthorn)

 

 

photo courtesy of Janelle Tucker/KMCH

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