58th Annual

2014 NOYF Awards Congress

Rapid City, South Dakota
February 13-16, 2014
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2014 NOYF Finalists

John & Angie Halverson (Arkansas)

Jamie & Christiana Jones (Connecticut)

Ben & Janelle Johnson (Iowa)

Christian & Julie Richard (Louisiana)

Scott & Ali Ferry (Michigan)

Brian & Jennifer Harbage (Ohio)

Eric & Christy Seidenberger (Texas)

Phillip & Michelle Hickman (Virginia)

Brian & Nicole Barlass (Wisconsin)

Patrick Zimmerer (Wyoming)


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2014 NOYF Winners

Patrick Zimmerer (Wyoming)

Christian & Julie Richard (Louisiana)

Scott & Ali Ferry (Michigan)

Brian & Jennifer Harbage (Ohio)









Fall River Feedlot is the largest feedlot in South Dakota. Established as Fall River Feedlot in 1969 by Topper Largent, Louie Altringer and Hubbard Feeds, the feedlot was purchased in 1997 by Four States Feeders and the name was changed to Fall River Feedyard. The feedyard itself, where cattle are held and fed, covers 320 acres.


The Mount Rushmore National Memorial is a sculpture carved into the granite face of Mount Rushmore near Keystone, South Dakota. Sculpted by Danish-American Gutzon Borglum and his son, Lincoln Borglum, Mount Rushmore features 60-foot  sculptures of the heads of four United States presidents: George Washington (1732–1799), Thomas Jefferson (1743–1826), Theodore Roosevelt (1858–1919) and Abraham Lincoln (1809–1865). The entire memorial covers 1,278.45 acres.


Prairie Berry Winery is located in the Black Hills of western South Dakota, near Mt Rushmore and Crazy Horse. One of the first wineries in the state, Prairie Berry offers complimentary wine tasting and shopping opportunities. The family has been making wine from the fruit of the South Dakota prairie since 1876. They have received more than 700 awards for 48 wines since 2001. Prairie Berry has a well-rounded wine menu, featuring dry reds and whites and semi-sweet and sweet fruit wines.


2014 Speakers








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