Governor’s Blue Ribbon Meat Products Auction

28th Annual Governor’s Blue Ribbon Meat Products Auction

Tuesday, August 6, 2019

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2018’s BEST OF SHOW honor went to SAILER’S FOOD MARKET AND MEAT PROCESSING of Elmwood, WI, for their winning Salami, and it sold to EGG INNOVATIONS for $2,000!

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This event takes place in partnership with UW-Extension, the Wisconsin Association of Meat Processors, the Wisconsin State Fair and the Wisconsin Auctioneers Association.

THANK YOU to our 2018 Sponsors



  J&S Machine, Inc.

The Wisconsin 4-H Foundation, based in Madison, WI, provides essential funding for 4-H programs throughout Wisconsin. By partnering with individuals, corporations and foundations, the Foundation supports more than 150,000 youth who take part in various 4-H leadership, developments, and community-building activities throughout the state. Learn more about the Wisconsin 4-H Foundation by visiting

Thank you, Meat Product Contest Judges!

Meat product contest judges (L to R): Mark Schafer (Richelieu Foods; Beaver Dam, WI); Adam Borger (Food Research Institute, University of Wisconsin; Madison, WI); Duane Bunting (Retired, Sentry Foods; Dousman, WI); Megan McGough (Kerry Ingredients; Beloit, WI); Tim Lorang (Tyson Prepared Foods; Jefferson, WI); and Terry Timm (Retired, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Appleton, WI).

State Fair 4-H Foundation Affinity Partner Program

Vendors & Retailers have the opportunity to help support 4-H Youth by joining our 4-H Foundation Affinity Partner Program.  Retailers & Wisconsin State Fair Vendors donate a portion of their sales on the Tuesday of the Governor’s Blue Ribbon Meat Products Auction event or choose to donate a specific dollar amount. This awareness encourages consumers & fair-goers to patronize our Affinity Partners.  Please contact us for more details on this special vendor and retail outlet program.

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2018 MPA Photos*

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*Photo credits Leeah Luepke


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