Hanna LeDrew, Fort Frances, ON won Grand Champion steer at the 2019 Rainy River District 4-H show August 17th in Emo, her steer weighted 1,430 and sold for $7.00/lb to Sunset Country Ford, Fort Frances. Reserve Grand Champion went to Cassidy Teeple, Stratton, her steer weighed 1,445 and sold for $5.60/lb to Cloverleaf Grocery, Emo. Third overall went to Brandon Croswell, Emo, his steer weighed 1,310 and sold for $5.10 to North Auto, Alberton, & John Gavel. The show was judged by Kolton McIntosh.
Jeff Cavers, La Riviere was elected president of the Manitoba Charolais Association at their Annual General Meeting held August 3 at Birtle. Hans Myhre, Dauphin was elected 1st-Vice President while Michael Hunter, Roblin fills the 2nd Vice-President position. Rae Trimble-Olson, Portage la Prairie remains as the Secretary-Treasurer. Breeder of the year went to Sunblade Charolais who hosted the event. A pen show was held, followed by awards, presentations and supper. Complete details will be in the October issue of the Charolais Banner.