The Hartley Sentinel-The Everly/Royal News - Serving O'Brien & Clay Counties

By Tim Gallagher
Assistant Director of BVU Relations 

BVU livestock show team hosts open show

Hartley native works to host competitors from 3 states who prepare for county fair circuit

 

June 23, 2022

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Buena Vista University senior to-be Maggie Albert, of Hartley, announces during the Third Annual BVU Livestock Show Classic on June 4-5. Albert is an animal science major and a member of the BVU livestock show team.

Fifty head of cattle and nearly 100 sheep were shown by competitors in the Third Annual Buena Vista University Livestock Show Classic hosted by the BVU Institute for Agriculture on June 4-5.

"We had competitors from throughout Iowa and into South Dakota and Minnesota," said Mike Christen, land manager serving BVU's Agricultural Experiment Station and coach for the BVU livestock show team. "With two to four people accompanying each show animal, it meant that we had a sizeable contingent of visitors here showing their livestock and getting to know a little more about ag opportunities at BVU."...



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