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Lamb and Wool Management:  Holaway Memorial Outstanding Producer and Hall of Fame


The selection for the Outstanding Producer is based on achieved outstanding production, performance and profit from their sheep operation. To qualify, producers must have at least 100 ewes. Producers will also be recognized for their leadership and time provided to the Lamb and Wool Program activities.

2016 - Blair Hellewell
2015 -
Scott and Jeanne Jepsen 
2014 -
Dan Persons
2013 -
Bruce and Karla Gundermann
2012 -
Roger Knudson
2011 -
Randy and Jewel Noble
2010
- Robert and Karmin Goerger
2009 - Gail and Gary Boeve
2009 - Lila and Dale Schmidt
2008 - David and Julie Hofland
2008 - Russell Gundermann
1995 - Hulshof Farms
1994 - Doug Kratz
1991 - Jim & Jon Opdahl
1990 - John Essame
1989 - Randy Dombek
1988 - Ian & Tammy Cunningham
1987 - Wes & Esther Moser
1986 - Blaine Maranell
1985 - Jim Perkins
1984 - John Wichern

The selection for the Hall of Fame is based on outstanding accomplishments in sheep production and or recognition of valuable contributions of time and service to the Pipestone Lamb and Wool Program by a person from education, research or allied industries.

2015 - Dr. Kreg Leymaster, USDA Meat Animal Research Center 
2011
  - Dr. Larry Goelz, Pipestone Veterinary Clinic
2010 - Wes Moser, Sheep producer, Lester, IA
2009 - Dr. Jeff Held, South Dakota State University
2008 - Randy Dombek, Sheep producer, Ivanhoe, MN
1994 - Tom Clayman, Mid-states Wool
1991 - Rob Rule, Iowa Lamb Corporation/Superior Farms
1990 - Dr. Charles Parker, Ohio State University
1989 - Dr. Hudson Glimp, University of Nevada
1988 - John Wichern, Sheep producer, Ivanhoe, MN
1987 - Dr. R. M. Jordan, University of Minnesota
1986 - Dr. G.F. Kennedy, Pipestone Veterinary Clinic
1985 - Marv Thomsen, President of Pipestone Vocational School
1984 - Dwight Holaway, First Lamb and Wool Instructor

Questions or more information?

Mike Caskey 
507-825-6808
mike.caskey@mnwest.edu

Philip Berg
507-825-6799
philip.berg@mnwest.edu

Laurie Johnson
507 825-6815
laurie.johnson@mnwest.edu

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