Pork Banquet

By: KCTN News
Sep 22nd, 2019

The Clayton County Pork Producers held their Annual Banquet on Saturday, September 21st at Johnson's Receptional Hall in Elkader.  A new Clayton County Pork Queen was crowned, she is Taylor Martins, 17-year old daughter of Jason and Jill Martins of Monona.  The new Little Miss Pigtail is Jenna Joddy Hamann of Strawberry Point.  Jenna is the daughter of Aaron and Shanna Hamann.   The Master Pork Producer Award was presented to Corey Donlon of Monona.  The Restaraunt Award was presented to the Backwoods Bar and Grill in McGregor.   Tim Orr of Elgin received the Appreciation Award.

Pork Royalty Bios:

Tayler Martins is 17-year-old attending MFL MarMac as a junior. Her parents are Jason and Jill Martins from rural Monona. Taylor is involved in the pork industry by showing pigs at the fair, helping her family's hog farm by help treating pigs and loading pigs in and out. Currently, she is the Secretary for FFA, Treasure for 4-H, involved in the county council, and Taylor represents the Clayton Cattlemen as the Beef Princes. She enjoys showing and working with cattle, spending time with friends and family, and watching to demolition derbies.  

Jenna Joddy Hamann is the daughter of Aaron and Shanna Hamann of Strawberry Point. She has one brother Dakota and is hoping to get a new pet kitten sometime soon. Jenna goes by the nickname of JJ and is a very busy 3rd grader at Ed-Co Elementary School. She participates in Fusion dance classes, is a member of the Woodcenter Eagles clover kids, plays soccer in the fall and softball in the summer, and in her free time, JJ likes to ride her bike, read, and any type of drawing or painting as she loves being an artist. At last year's fair, Jenna showed pigs in the Little Piglet show for the first time and won her class showing her brothers Duroc individual derby pig. She is super excited about becoming royalty and helping hand out trophies at next year's fair.