MAPLE PLAIN, Minn. — The Minnesota Beef Council, Minnesota State Cattlemen’s Association and Minnesota Cattlewomen’s Association are pleased to announce the 2017-2018 newly selected Minnesota Beef Ambassadors. Abbey Schiefelbein, daughter of Don and Jennifer Schiefelbein, from Kimball, MN was selected as the Senior Team Lead. Joining Abbey on the senior team are Emilee White, daughter of Don and Tonia White from Wadena, MN and Emily Ward, daughter of Kerry and Rich Ward from Glencoe, MN. Bailee Schiefelbein, also a daughter of Don and Jennifer Schiefelbein, earned the spot as Junior Team Lead. Joining Bailee on the junior team, is Britney Loerzel of Richville, MN. Britney is the daughter of Rich and Denise Loerzel.
The Minnesota Beef Ambassador Contest was held in conjunction with the Minnesota Beef Expo on Saturday, October 21,
2017 at the CHS Miracle of Birth Center at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds. Contestants were put through a series of media and consumer interviews, as well as judged on their blog and social media posts that addressed industry misinformation and hot topics.
The Minnesota Beef Ambassador Program provides an opportunity for youth ages 13-19 to educate consumers and
students about beef nutrition, food safety and stewardship practices of beef farmers and ranchers. The Minnesota Beef Ambassadors will be participating in consumer events and sharing the story of beef farming throughout their yearlong term.
To see more about the details of the contest, read our latest blog post!
About the Minnesota Beef Council
The Minnesota Beef Council was established in 1967 to administer the beef check off program on behalf of beef farmers and ranchers in Minnesota. The check off focuses on conducting research, education and promotion programs about beef and beef products.
For more information about the Minnesota Beef Council visit us on the web at www.mnbeef.org or call 763-479-1011. Don’t forget to stop by and join our conversations on social media! “Like” us on our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/mnbeefcouncil, “follow” us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/mnbeefcouncil and “follow” us on Instagram at Minnesota_Beef!
— Minnesota Beef Council
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