Andrew Sylvester of Wamego, Kan., won the 2022 World Livestock Auctioneer Championship (WLAC) Midwestern Region qualifying event.
Cherokee Sales Co., located in Cherokee, Oklahoma, hosted the second of three WLAC qualifying events Oct. 10. A total of 30 contestants competed for a top 10 placing, which would grant them a spot in the 2022 WLAC semifinals at Shipshewana Auction, Inc. in Shipshewana, Indiana, according to a press release from the Livestock Marketing Association, which sponsors the competition.
“It’s truly humbling,” Sylvester said. “I honestly wasn’t expecting this. My goal was to come here and not embarrass my family, my livestock market or myself. I just tried my best to come in genuine, and get up there and do my job.”… Read the Full Article | https://www.agupdate.com/midwestmarketer/kansan-advances-to-world-livestock-auctioneer-semifinals/article_3e8dc898-4bcb-11ec-bb3f-a3709475d931.html