07/13/23: Area Happenings & Accomplishments
July 13, 2023
Hartley producer wins largest ribeye in ICA contest
In mid-June, Iowa Cattlemen’s Association (ICA) held its annual Carcass Challenge banquet in Ames. Local cattle producer Allan Johnson, of Hartley, bred the steer with the largest ribeye area of 17.3 sqare inches. The steer was sponsored by Sterling Cattle Company.
This annual competition, founded in 2010, allows producers to showcase and evaluate their beef cattle genetics, feedyard management and continuous operation improvement. ICA’s Carcass Challenge is Iowa’s only statewide fed-beef competition. Ea...