Hutchinson, Kan. – In their second livestock judging contest of the season the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture Aggie team won third place in the Mid-America Classic held in Hutchinson, Kansas.
The NCTA team from Curtis, Neb., ranked high in several categories including first in sheep and goats, second place in swine, and fourth in beef.
Katharine Schudel of Loup City, Neb., placed fourth high individual in swine judging. The NCTA sophomore team was 9th place.
The team is coached by Dr. Douglas Smith with assistant coaches Bailey Hinrichs of Ayr, Neb., and Wade Vallery of Plattsmouth, Neb.
Smith said the next contests for the NCTA Aggies will be this later week and next at the Tulsa State Fair and State Fair of Texas.