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Premier National Junior Events – showcasing talents

Wed, 09/17/2014

Siblings top Junior Management Contest

By Patti Hurtgen, Hoard’s Dairyman Online Media Manager

Cole Leonard from Virginia FFA topped the Junior Dairy Management Contest, taking home the $1000 scholarship. The contest encompasses judging, linear scoring, feed identification, business and finance management, and practical knowledge on topics like reproduction. The top five individuals are then interviewed and that score is added to their tallies. Undoubtedly, the years Cole spent dairy judging, competing in dairy bowl and working on the farm contributed to his success in a contest that combines a variety of dairy skills.

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