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Great Plains Regional Hereford Show, West Fargo, ND
Wednesday – July 11th – contact Red River Valley Fair to enter

Field Day – Tuesday, July 24th – ND State Fair – contact Elizabeth Neshem to enter

North Star Classic Hereford Shows, Valley City, ND ‐ December

Introducing our 2018 North Dakota Hereford Queen: Elizabeth Neshem

Elizabeth is from Berthold, North Dakota. She is currently a junior at North Dakota State University pursuing an undergraduate degree in Agricultural Economics with minors in Animal Science and Agricultural Communication. Elizabeth is the Agricultural Education Intern for the Red River Valley Fair in West Fargo, ND. She has previously been a livestock intern at the Northern International Livestock Exposition in Billings, MT and will be a Livestock Hills & Yards intern at the National Western Stock Show in Denver, CO from December 31-January 22. Elizabeth is an active member of the NDSU Saddle & Sirloin Club, serving as the 91st and 92nd Advertisement Sales Co-chair, Agribusiness Club, and Agriculture Communicators of Tomorrow. She is currently serving as the North Dakota Junior Hereford Association Secretary/Treasurer. Elizabeth is the daughter of Donnie and Kathy Neshem, Berthold, ND.

NDHA 2017 Junior Grant Winners
NDHA 2017 Junior Grant Winners

This year at the 2017 North Star Classic in Valley City, ND four juniors received grants to purchase a heifer during the Hereford sale.

The $500 Klein family heifer grant was awarded to Kaleb Neshem. A new $500 heifer grant was graciously donated by Larry and Richard Tinjum, Powers Lake, ND in memory of Andrew Dosch and was awarded to Elizabeth Neshem. The NDHA awarded 2 - $250 grants to Lynzee Schepp and Emma Neshem. From left to right: 2017 Queen LaMae Turk, Lynzee Schepp (Minot), Emma Neshem (Berthold), Elizabeth Neshem (Berthold), and Kaleb Neshem (Berthold). Elizabeth Neshem is pictured with her heifer she bought from Friesz Livestock.
Thank you everyone for supporting our juniors and the association during the sale!


2016 North Dakota Junior Hereford Directors:

Taylor Friesz – President
Logan Behm – Vice President
Ashley Giedd – Secretary / Treasurer
Thomas Friesz – Director
Shane Giedd – Director


Joana K. Friesz, NDHA Secretary / P.O. Box 67 / New Salem, ND 58563 / 701-400-8744 or 701-843-8744