Governor’s Blue Ribbon Meat Products Auction

Save the Date for the 25th Anniversary Meat Products Auction on Tuesday, August 9, 2016!

Join us on the Tuesday evening of the Wisconsin State Fair as the Wisconsin 4-H Foundation hosts the Governors Blue Ribbon Meat Products Auction.

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Join in the fun and excitement as the Champion and Reserve Champion Meat Products are sold to the highest bidder in a fast-paced event held in the Case IH Coliseum at the Wisconsin State Fairgrounds.

More than $100,000 is raised in just over two hours through the sale of the meat products and the other activities that are part of the event.

Tickets are available and are $30. Ticket price includes admission into the floor of the Coliseum, dinner and a front-row seat to all of the action.

Want to get in on the action? You can make a pre-sale commitment and be assured that you will be a winning bidder. Click here to make your pledge. You will receive two tickets to the auction and will be assured of being part of a winning buyers group.

For more information about the Governor’s Blue Ribbon Meat Products Auction benefitting the Wisconsin 4-H Foundation, call the Wisconsin 4-H Foundation at 608.262.1597.

Last year the Governor’s Blue Ribbon Meat Products Auction benefitting the Wisconsin 4-H Foundation raised more than $110,000. Thank you to our top supporters:

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The 24th Annual Governor’s Blue Ribbon Meat Products Auction August 11, 2015

*Photo credits (4-H Press Team and Shellie Kappleman Photography)

 


 

Auction Results

The Governor’s Blue Ribbon Meat Products Auction benefitting the Wisconsin 4-H Foundation results include:

Best In Show – Ultimate Bacon

Made by: Lake Geneva Country Meats, Lake Geneva
Buyer: Country Fresh Meats, Wisconsin Souvenir Milkcaps, Meijer Inc., Egg Innovations, Town Bank, Jim Reid, Bob and Jill Nieskes
Sale price: $20,000

Grand Champion Flavored Bacon

Made by: Haen Meat Packing Inc, Kaukauna
Buyer: CRI
Sale price: $7,100

Generously donated back and resold to Poulson Farms for $2,750

Reserve Grand Champion Flavored Bacon

Made by: Brandon Meats and Sausage Inc., Brandon
Buyer: Beechwood Sales
Sale price: $3,200

Grand Champion Bone-in Ham

Made by: Lake Geneva Country Meats, Lake Geneva
Buyer: Meijer, Inc.
Sale price: $8,000

Reserve Grand Bone-in Ham

Made by: Rays Market, Colby
Buyer: Randy Schopen Memorial Foundation/Capn’s Steakhouse & Saloon
Sale price: $4,000

Generously donated back and resold to Daluge Travel for $2,100

Grand Champion Flavored Summer Sausage

Made by: Haen Meat Packing Inc., Kaukauna
Buyer: Saz’s /GO Riteway / LeRoy Hauser Rural Mutual Insurance / Boehlke Bottled Gas
Sale price: $3,000

Reserve Grand Flavored Summer Sausage

Made by: Wyttenbach Meats, Prairie du Sac
Buyer: UW Provisions
Sale price: $ 2,500

Generously donated back and resold to the Bob Arndt Family for $1,500

Grand Champion Dried or Smoked Beef

Made by: Sixth Street Market, Ashland
Buyer: Rural Mutual Insurance
Sale price: $3,100

Generously donated back and resold to the Wisconsin 4-H Foundation Board of Directors Consortium for $2,000

Reserve Grand Dried or Smoked Beef

Made by: Haen Meat Packing Inc, Kaukauna
Buyer: Hartmann Sand and Gravel
Sale price: $2,100

Grand Champion Flavored Snack Sausages

Made by: Olson’s Woodville Meats, Woodville
Buyer: Egg Innovations and Bob & Jill Nieskes
Sale price: $2,300

Generously donated back and resold to Wisconsin Souvenir Milk Caps for $1,250

Reserve Grand Flavored Snack Sausages

Made by: Lodi Sausage Company and Meat Market, Lodi
Buyer: Country Fresh Meats
Sale price: $1,400

Generously donated back and resold to Saz’s for $750

Grand Champion Specialty Cooked Bratwurst

Made by: Kewaskum Frozen Foods, Kewaskum
Buyer: Saz’s / GO Riteway / LeRoy Hauser Rural Mutual Insurance / Boehlke Bottled Gas
Sale price: $4,100

Reserve Grand Specialty Cooked Bratwurst

Made by: Fox Brothers Piggly Wiggly, Oconomowoc
Buyer: Beechwood Sales
Sale price: $1,250

Grand Champion Specialty Game Meats

Made by: Northwoods Locker LLC, Clayton
Buyer: Egg Innovations, Bob & Jill Nieskes and Tim & Brenda Lobdell
Sale price: $1,750

Generously donated back and resold to Badgerland Financial for $1,100

Reserve Grand Specialty Game Meats

Made by: Wisconsin River Meats, Mauston
Buyer: Country Fresh Meats
Sale price: $1,750

Grand Champion Cured Specialty Product

Made by: Lake Geneva Country Meats, Lake Geneva
Buyer: Wisconsin Souvenir Milk Caps
Sale price: $4,000

Reserve Grand Champion Cured Specialty Product

Made by: Northwoods Locker LLC, Clayton
Buyer: Crane Farms
Sale price: $1,250

Contact

Wisconsin 4‑H Foundation, Inc.
The Pyle Center
702 Langdon Street
Madison, WI 53706
Phone: (608) 262-1597
Email: info@Wis4HFoundation.org

Contributions to the Wisconsin 4‑H Foundation

Contributions to the Wisconsin 4‑H Foundation are used to assist the organization in their mission to provide resources to the Wisconsin 4‑H program.

Contributions are made with the understanding that the Wisconsin 4‑H Foundation has complete control and administration over the use of the donated funds.

The Wisconsin 4‑H Foundation is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. All contributions to the Foundation are tax-deductible to the fullest extent of the law. Federal tax identification number is 39-0914868.

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The Wisconsin 4‑H Foundation is committed to, and morally bound to, a policy of nondiscrimination in regard to race, veteran status, color, religion, national origin, disability, age, gender, or sexual orientation as applicable to persons served by it, to staff employment, and to membership on its governing board.

As an organization and as individuals, we take the opportunity to learn and benefit from the divergent perspectives, backgrounds, and abilities each individual brings to the pursuit of our common mission.