The Cargill Meat Solutions High Plains Meat Judging Contest was held November 1, 2009 in Plainview, Texas.  In total, 46 contestants from seven universities and colleges participated in the A-Division contest. Seventy-seven individuals from 14 universities participated in the Senior Division contest.


Top Individuals2009CMSHighPlainsHIADiv

  1. Laura George, Tarleton State University, (955)
  2. Clayton Gardner, Clarendon College, (953)
  3. Zane Burgardt, Allen County Community College, (950)
  4. Maycon Stork, Tarleton State University, (943)
  5. Eldon Campbell, Coffeyville Community College, (937)
  6. Cole Crawford, Garden City Community College, (931)
  7. Mindi Bredemeyer, Tarleton State University, (928)
  8. Jerra McMath, Clarendon College, (920)
  9. Britany Sellman, Fort Scott Community College, (920)
  10. Randy Sheffield, Garden City Community College, (920)

Top Teams

  1. Tarleton State University
  2. Garden City Community College
  3. Clarendon College
  4. Fort Scott Community College
  5. Allen County Community College

Tarleton State University


Individual Division Results

Beef Grading - Laura George, Tarleton State University, (254)
Lamb Judging - Jerra McMath, Clarendon College, (148)
Pork Judging - Eldon Campbell, Coffeyville Community College, (291)
Beef Judging - Maycon Stork, Tarleton State University, (298)
Total Beef - Maycon Stork, Tarleton State University, (537)
Total Placing - Maycon Stork, Tarleton State University, (489)
Questions - Zane Burgardt, Allen County Community College, (230)
Alternate Contest -  Jake Brown, Coffeyville Community College, (924)

Team Division Results

Beef Grading - Tarleton State University, (956)
Lamb Judging - Clarendon College, (563)
Pork Judging - Tarleton State University, (1088)
Beef Judging -  Tarleton State University, (1131)
Total Beef - Tarleton State University, (2087)
Total Placing - Tarleton State University, (1928)
Questions - Tarleton State University, (835)

Senior Division

Top Individuals2009CMSHighPlainsHI SrDivj

  1. Melanie Moore, Texas A&M University, (1034)
  2. Collin Corbin, Texas Tech University, (1033)
  3. Drew Edleman, South Dakota State University, (1032)
  4. Hyatt Frobose, Kansas State University, (1031)
  5. Jessica Cornelius, University of Nebraska, (1029)
  6. Emily Evans, South Dakota State University, (1027)
  7. Bryan Weaver, Texas A&M University, (1021)
  8. Matt Bruton, Texas Tech University, (1019)
  9. Amanda Stade, South Dakota State University, (1019)
  10. Lisa Watermeier, University of Nebraska, (1018)

Top Teams

  1. South Dakota State University, (4088)
  2. Texas Tech University, (4065)
  3. University of Nebraska, (4057)
  4. Texas A&M University, (4018)
  5. Oklahoma State University, (4009)

South Dakota State University

Individual Division Results

Beef Grading - Alex Olson, Kansas State University, (261)
Lamb Judging - Collin Corbin, Texas Tech University, (145)
Pork Judging - Gatlan Gray, Texas A&M University, (280)
Beef Judging - Abby Long, Texas Tech University, (292)
Total Beef - Hyatt Frobose, Kansas State University, (546)
Total Placing - Olivia Mitchell, Oklahoma State University, (488)
Reasons - Collin Corbin, Texas Tech University, (221)
Specifications - Matt Bruton, Texas Tech University, (100)
Alternate Contest -  Meagan Igo, Texas Tech University, (1030)

Team Division Results

Beef Grading - Kansas State University, (998)
Lamb Judging - Texas Tech University, (564)
Pork Judging - South Dakota State University, (1097)
Beef Judging - Texas Tech University, (1139)
Total Beef - South Dakota State University, (2089)
Total Placing - Oklahoma State University, (1932)
Reasons - South Dakota State University, (839)
Specifications - Texas Tech University, (391)

Official Committee

Scott Pohlman, Cargill Meat Solutions, Chair 
Dale Woerner, Colorado State University, Pork Carcasses 
Jake Nelson, Oklahoma State University, Pork Cuts 
Dan Hale, Texas A&M University, Lamb Carcasses 
Eddie Behrends, San Angelo Packing, Beef Carcasses 
Derek Vote, Cargill Meat Solutions, Beef Cuts 
Darrell Dowd, USDA AMS - Grading and Specifications 

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