Congratulations to Kansas State University for taking top
honors at the 2016 Iowa State University Intercollegiate Meat Judging Contest
which was held February 13th at the Iowa State University Meat
Laboratory in Ames, IA.
In total, 54 contestants representing 9 teams participated in the
contest with Kansas State University, coached by Allison Hobson, Emily Bedwell,
Pierce Bennett, Michael Cropp, and Dr. Terry Houser placing first. Kansas State’s team members include: Trevor
Birky, Olivia Cotroneo, Shelby Teague, Jessica Woodworth, Cole Spickler, Kevin
Meng, Lindsey Mansfield, Kendra Pryor. Kansas State
was followed by University of Missouri, South Dakota State University, Iowa
State University, and The Ohio State University.
Trevor Birky (Kansas State University) was
high individual and Olivia Cotroneo (Kansas State University) was second.
This year’s committee consisted of: Dr. Jeff
Savell, Texas A&M University; Anne Brucker, Hormel Foods; Kara Christensen,
Seaboard Foods; Darin Doerscher, USDA; Casey Mabry, Cargill; Rick Jones, Jones