Sibley farm is home to Chianina Heifer of Iowa award winner
Published 08/22/2011, Worthington Daily Globe
SIBLEY, Iowa — When Cassandra Gradert traveled to southern Iowa last fall to choose a heifer calf for her final year of competition in the FFA beef show circuit, she had no idea she would be walking away from the Iowa State Fairgrounds with a grand champion banner, hoards of purple ribbons and the honor of showing the Overall Chianina Heifer of Iowa, an award given only to animals born and raised in the state.Word count: 686
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