The Castleford FFA Chapter recently won the Idaho Dairy Invitational held in conjunction with State Leadership Conference held at the College of Southern Idaho. For this event, students had to evaluate various classes of dairy cattle, place them, and then present sets of oral reasons on their placing to several judges. Team members, left to right, were Benjen Lilly, Eden Schilder, Julia Lilly, and Carter Schilder. Eden Schilder placed 2nd high individual overall and Benjen Lilly placed 6th high individual overall.
This contest also served as the South Magic Valley FFA District Dairy Judging Contest, which the above team won as well. Eden Schilder was 1st high individual in the district, Benjen Lilly placed 3rd high individual, Carter Schilder placed 6th high individual, Jamie Zimmers placed 8th high individual, and Nick Drinkall placed 10th high individual in the district.