OSAGE | A 4-H/FFA Market Beef Weigh-in was held at the Mitchell County Fairgrounds in Osage on Saturday, Dec. 9 with 30 participants from Mitchell County bringing in a total of 84 animals to be tagged and weighed in at this official weigh in site.

These animals are now eligible to be shown in the Market Beef Show at the 2018 Mitchell Co. Fair.

This event was organized and led by beef superintendents Dean Sponheim and Willie Weis, along with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach staff, Darla Olson and Susan Ringhofer. Volunteers who helped with this event included Brian Eastman, Rodney Koch and Malayne Meyer.