In its second year, the AMPLI-Calf Technology Tanbark Challenge, hosted by Land O’Lakes Purina Feed, named six winners at the 2010 All American Dairy Show in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, and 12 winners at the 2010 World Dairy Expo in Madison, Wisconsin. The owners of the highest placing spring, winter and fall calves fed calf starter containing AMPLI-Calf Technology were recognized for their show ring success and received a $250 cash prize.

This year’s Tanbark Challenge winners are:

All American Dairy Show
Brown Swiss, spring calf: Stacia True, Perry, New York
Guernsey, spring calf: Betsy Musser, Enon Valley, Pennsylvania
Guernsey, winter calf: Braeden Davis, Dalton, New York
Holstein, spring calf: Matthew Sears, Homer, New York
Red & White, winter calf: Amber Gabel, Newport, Pennsylvania
Red & White, fall calf: Kayla Umbel, Emmitsburg, Maryland

World Dairy Expo
Ayrshire, fall calf: Steve and Pauline Schmidt, Delavan, Wisconsin
Brown Swiss, spring calf: Jennifer Clark, Viola, Wisconsin
Brown Swiss, winter & fall calf: Jodi Coppini, Tillamook, Oregon
Guernsey, fall calf: James Fausnaugh, Circleville, Ohio
Jersey, spring, winter & fall calf: Roger Riebe, Cumberland, Wisconsin
Milking Shorthorn, spring, winter & fall calf: Mapleton Valley Farms, Oconomowoc, Wisconsin
Red & White, spring calf: Jack Hanke, Sheboygan Fall, Wisconsin


—From Land O’Lakes Purina Feed news release