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2016 Fall Butter and Cheese Contest First Place Winners

Inaugural Artisan Butter Contest - Jay Logan, Hope Creamery, Hope, MN

Conventional Butter - Joey Vogel, AMPI, New Ulm, MN

Cheddar Block - Mark Mancheski, Land O' Lakes, Kiel, WI              

Cheddar Barrel - Vincent Zoller, First District Ass'n, Litchfield, MN

Miscellaneous Cheese - Doug Anderson, First District Ass'n, Litchfield, MN

Artisan Cheese - Rueben Nilsson, The Lone Grazer Creamery, Mpls., MN

 

Go to our Contests Page for all the details.


2016 Champions:

 

2016 Joe Hortsch Memorial Trophy

for the top Minnesota State Fair Buttermaker:

Joel Braun, AMPI, New Ulm, MN

99.085
 

2016 Mary Stenson Memorial Trophy Champion Buttermaker:

Joel Braun, AMPI, New Ulm, MN

98.668
 

2016 Champion Cheddar Block Cheesemaker:

John Stahl, Land O’Lakes, Kiel WI

98.50
 

2016 Champion Cheddar Barrel Cheesemaker:

Doug Anderson, First District Association, Litchfield, MN
Jared Terning, First District Association, Litchfield, MN

98.67 (tie)
 

2016 Champion Miscellaneous Cheesemaker:
Team Lake Norden, Lake Norden Cheese Company,
Lake Norden, SD

98.72
 

2016 Champion Artisan Cheesemaker: 
Production Team, Stickney Hill Dairy,
Kimball, MN
 
99.11

  


 The 2016 State Fair Butter and Cheese contest results are in!
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 Congratulations to the following Spring Contest First Place Winners:
(click here for full results)

 

Buttermaker - Patrick Wear, AMPI - New Ulm, MN 99.167
Cheddar Block - John Stahl, Land O' Lakes - Kiel, WI  98.500
Cheddar Barrel - Jared Terning, First District Association- Litchfield, MN 98.417
Miscellaneous Cheese - Team Lake Norden, Lake Norden Cheese Company, Lk Norden, SD, Smoked Provolone, 99.000
Artisan Cheese - Production Team, Stickney Hill Dairy - Kimball, MN, Cranberry Cinnamon Chevre, 98.917


 Congratulations to Fall Contest Winners
(click here for full results)

First Place Butter  - Joel Braun, AMPI, New Ulm, MN
First Place Cheddar Block -Dale Schmidt, Land O' Lakes, Kiel, WI
First Place Cheddar Barrel -Doug Anderson, First District Association, Litchfield, MN
First Place Misc. Cheese-Andy Schoolmeesters, 1st District Assn., Litchfield, MN, Cheddar w/Peppercorn
First Place Artisan Cheese -Production Team, Stickney Hill Dairy, Kimball, MN, Cranberry Cinnamon Chevre


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