Nodaway County State Fair Farm Family

 

2016 Nodaway County State Fair Farm Family

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

John A. and Beverly Schenkel and family of Maryville were among the families honored during the Missouri Farm Family Day, Aug. 15 at the Missouri State Fair.

The Schenkel family was selected as the Nodaway County Missouri Farm Family by the Nodaway County Extension Council and local Farm Bureau. The family includes Sidney and John G.

Each year, the fair sets aside a day to recognize farm families from across the state who are active in their communities, involved in agriculture and participate in local outreach and extension programs such as 4-H or FFA.

The Schenkel family operates a corn, soybean, and cow/calf operation in Nodaway County.  John A. serves on the AgraMarke Quality Grains Board with Lifeline Foods, and the Polk Township Board.  He also served 13 years on the Nodaway County Soil & Water Conservation Board.  Beverly serves on the Nodaway County Extension Council, and represents the county on the Northwest Regional Extension Council and the State Extension Council.  Additionally, they both serve on the Northwest Technical School Agriculture Advisory Committee.  They are also members of the Missouri Cattlemen’s Association, Nodaway County Cattlemen’s Association, and Missouri Farm Bureau.

Sidney is a 2015 graduate of Mizzou in Agriculture Business.  She currently resides in Kearney, NE and works for Farm Credit Services of America.  John G. is a junior at Mizzou majoring in Agriculture Business.  He is a member of Alpha Gamma Rho fraternity, and Northwest Technical School FFA.

The annual event is sponsored by five partner agencies, including the Missouri Farm Bureau, the Missouri Department of Agriculture, the Missouri State Fair and Commissioners, the University of Missouri College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources, and University of Missouri Extension.

This was the first year in its 58-year history that all 114 counties participated by nominating a family.

2015 Nodaway County State Fair Farm Family

Bob and Terri Lager and family of Maryville were among the 110 families honored during the Missouri State Fair’s Farm Family Day on August 17, 2015.

The Lager’s were selected as the Nodaway County Missouri State Fair Farm Family by the Nodaway County Extension Council and local Farm Bureau.  The family includes Shelby, Fritz and Anna.

Each year, the fair sets aside a day to recognize farm families from across the state who are active in their community, involved in agriculture, and participate in local outreach and extension programs such as 4-H and FFA.

The Lager’s operate a 1500-acre row crop and 150 head cow/calf operation.  Bob and Terri are also strong leaders in their community.  Bob has been involved in promoting Senate Bill 40, is a member of the Nodaway County Cattlemen Association and is serving as the Chairman of the Nodaway County Soil and Water Board.   In addition, Bob is on the Nodaway County Community Building Board and the Nodaway County 4-H/FFA Livestock Committee.  Terri is the club leader for the Maryville 4-H Club, serves as the Treasurer of the county 4-H council, serves on the Livestock Committee and in her free time she delivers Meals on Wheels.

The Lager children have followed in their parents footsteps and are also involved in the community.  Shelby, Fritz and Anna are all members of 4-H and show livestock at the local and state level.  Shelby is a senior at Maryville High School and is active in FFA.  Fritz is in 7th grade at Maryville Middle school and is a member of the football team and is participating in the American Royal Heifer Project.  Anna is a 6th grader at Maryville Middle School and loves playing Volleyball and Basketball.

The Lager Family’s community service does not stop there.  They are members of the St. Gregory’s Parish, where they serve as Communion Ministers, Lectors and Servers.  They also have a Little Brother, Logan, from the Nodaway County Big Brothers Big Sisters program.

The Nodaway County Extension Council was proud to have the Lager family represent the county at Farm Family Day at the Missouri State Fair.  The annual event was sponsored by the Missouri Department of Agriculture, the Missouri Farm Bureau, the Missouri State Fair, the University of Missouri College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources, and University of Missouri Extension.

 

 

2014 Nodaway County State Fair Farm Family

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Bruce and Renee Wiederholt and family of Maryville were among the 110 families honored during the Missouri State Fair’s Farm Family Day on August 11, 2014.

The Wiederholt’s were selected as the Nodaway County Missouri State Fair Farm Family by the Nodaway County Extension Council and local Farm Bureau.  The family includes Josh, Bryce, and Kaysie.

Each year, the fair sets aside a day to recognize farm families from across the state who are active in their community, involved in agriculture, and participate in local outreach and extension programs such as 4-H and FFA.

The Wiederholt’s operate an 800-acre row crop and cattle operation.  Bruce runs the day to day operation with the help of Josh and Bryce.  Bruce also serves on the Northeast Nodaway School Board and does crop adjusting.  Renee owns and operates Curves in Maryville.  All three kids have been involved in 4-H and FFA.  Josh works at Northwest Missouri State University and does crop adjusting.  Bryce is currently a student at NWMSU.  Kaysie is a senior at Northeast Nodaway and is currently involved in 4-H and FFA.  Kaysie spends her summers showing lambs at jackpots and fairs.  Not only were the Wiederholt’s representing Nodaway county at farm family day, they were at the Missouri State Fair to watch Kaysie show her lambs.

The Nodaway County Extension Council was proud to have the Widerholt family represent the county at Farm Family Day at the Missouri State Fair.  The annual event was sponsored by the Missouri Department of Agriculture, the Missouri Farm Bureau, the Missouri State Fair, the University of Missouri College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources, and University of Missouri Extension.

 

 

2013 State Fair Farm Family

Ron and Angela Hagey and family of Burlington Junction were among the 108 families honored during the Missouri State Fair’s Farm Family Day on August 12.

The Hagey’s were selected as the Nodaway Missouri State Fair Farm Family by the Nodaway Extension Council and local Farm Bureau.  The family includes Dylan, Page, Madison and Reagan.

Each year, the fair sets aside a day to recognize farm families from across the state who are active in their community, involved in agriculture and participate in local outreach and extension programs such as 4-H and FFA.

The Hagey’s operate a 5000-acre corn, soybeans and cattle operation.  They are involved with the Northwest Missouri Tractor Pullers Association.  While they were at the state fair representing Nodaway County farm families, they were also busy working at the tractor pull.  The family is member of St. Benedict Catholic Church in Burlington Junction.  Angela is a member of Phi Mu Sorority in Burlington Junction.  Dylon and Madison are students at Northwest Missouri State University.  Paige and Reagan are students at West Nodaway School where Paige is a member of the FFA.

The Nodaway County Extension Council was proud to have the Hagey Family represent the county at the Farm Family Day at the Missouri State Fair.  The annual event was sponsored by the Missouri Department of Agriculture, the Missouri Farm Bureau, the Missouri State Fair, the University of Missouri College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources, and University of Missouri Extension.

 

 

2012 State Fair Farm Family

Randy and Judy Frueh and family of Pickering were among the 108 families honored during the Missouri State Fair’s Farm Family Day, Aug. 13.

The Frueh’s were selected as the Nodaway County Missouri State Fair Farm Family by the Nodaway extension council and local Farm Bureau. The family includes Megan and Joseph.

Each year the fair sets aside a day to recognize farm families from across the state who are active in their community, involved in agricultural activities and who participate in local outreach and extension educational programs such as 4-H and FFA.

Randy and Judy both grew up on family farms in Nodaway County and have been married for 26 years.   They live on a 900 acre farm outside of Pickering where they grow beans and corn and raise cattle.  Randy has been farming for 32 years and also does field tiling.

Judy works at University Wellness Services as a clinical supervisor and women’s health nurse practitioner and is an executive with Isagenix International.  She also serves on the SSM Hospice/Home Health Board, the Big Brother Big Sister Advisory Board, member of the Nodaway County Crusade Against Cancer and Vice-President of the North Nodaway School Board.

Randy and Judy’s daughter, Megan currently teaches 4th grade at Nodaway-Holt. Their son, Joseph is a sophomore at Northwest majoring in Ag Education.  Both Megan and Joseph graduated from North Nodaway High School.  Megan and Joseph were active in the North Nodaway 4-H while growing up. Joseph also was active in FFA and shows pigs.  Joseph still volunteers with 4-H camp and serves on the Nodaway County Extension Council as well as serves as the Northwest Missouri Regional Vice Chair for the Extension Council. He is active in the Collegiate FFA at Northwest.  He also helps Randy on the family farm.  Megan and Joseph both have helped judge at achievement day as well helped with Vacation Bible School for many years.

The family attends and volunteers with St. Gregory’s Church.  They have also had a team for the Relay for Life for 14 years, and Megan recently served on the Nodaway County Relay for Life Steering Committee.

The Nodaway County Extension Council was proud to have the Frueh Family represent the county at the Farm Family Day at the Missouri State Fair.  The annual event was sponsored by Missouri Farm Bureau, Missouri Department of Agriculture, Missouri State Fair, University of Missouri Extension and the University of Missouri College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources.

 Previous State Fair Farm Families

2014    Bruce & Renee Wiederholt, Maryville

2013    Ron & Angela Hagey, Burlington Jct

2012    Randy & Judy Frueh, Pickering

2011    Rick & Terri Dawson, Maryville

2010    Steve & Sheryl Ginther, Barnard

2009    Steve & Robin Shamberger, Graham

2008    Mike & Marsha Rosenbohm, Graham

2007    Kenneth & Teri Runde, Ravenwood

2006    Cris & Tara Wilmes, Maryville

2005    Ben & Angela Farrell, Maryville

2004    Richard Groves, Skidmore

2003    Mike Kinman, Maryville

2002    Lowell Wood, Elmo

2001    Bill Koch, Ravenwood

2000    Kirby Greeley, Hopkins

1999    Kevin Rosenbohm, Graham

1998    Mark Stiens, Maryville

1997    Randy Hull, Elmo

1996    Dennis Murphy, Clearmont

1995    Charles Lager, Conception Jct.

1994    Dean Adwell, Ravenwood

1993    Howard Acklin, Barnard

1992    Allen McGinness

1991    Dave Blackford, Maryville

1990    Bill Stiens, Skidmore

1989    Bernard Riley, Ravenwood

1988    Richard Wallace, Hopkins

1987    Lloyd Nelson, Skidmore

1986    Gary Hull, Elmo         

1985    Robert Stiens, Ravenwood

1984    Carlos Wilmes, Maryville

1983    Dave Dalbey, Burlington Jct.

1982    Don Cordell, Quitman

1981    Clyde Dean Beattie, Barnard

1980    Don Clements, Pickering

1979    Bobby Hagey, Burlington Jct.

1978    Dean Blanchard, Hopkins

1977    Don Adwell, Ravenwood

1976    Charles Knorr, Pickering

1975    Jerry Fugate, Parnell

1974    Larry Rosenbohm, Graham

1973    Gary Ecker, Elmo

1972    Don Walk, Maryville

1971    James Callow, Graham

1970    Robert Greeley, Burlington Jct.

1969    Dale Miller, Maryville

1968    Norbert Schmitz, Parnell

1967    James Stiens, Maryville

1966    Ed Wiley, Wilcox

1965    Raymond Seipel, Ravenwood

1964    Paul Medsker, Guilford

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1962    Lowell Hull

1961    Wilbur Frankum, Maryville

1960    Ben Willhoyte, Maryville