The judges cattle shows at the 2014 World Dairy Expo have been selected.
Source: World Dairy Expo
World Dairy Expo is pleased to announce the slate of sixteen official dairy cattle judges. These experienced experts will evaluate over 2,500 head of North America’s finest cattle during the five-day show. Cattle exhibitors work throughout the year to prepare their cattle for the opportunity to compete at Expo for top awards in eight breed shows and the ultimate Supreme Champion.
The 2014 World Dairy Expo judges are as follows:
International Ayrshire Show
Lead Judge: David Wallace, Beloit, Wis.
Associate Judge: Gary Bowers, Coaticook, Quebec
International Brown Swiss Show
Lead Judge: Eric Topp, Wapakoneta, Ohio
Associate Judge: Sherry Smith, Glenford, Ohio
International Guernsey Show
Lead Judge: Dale Chupp, Inola, Okla.
Associate Judge: Robert Yeoman, Dover, Okla.
International Holstein Show
Lead Judge: Paul Trapp, Taylor, Wis.
Associate Judge: Pat Conroy, Angola, Ind.
International Junior Holstein Show
Lead Judge: Molly Sloan, Columbus, Wis.
Associate Judge: Roger Turner, Sun Prairie, Wis.
International Jersey Show
Lead Judge: Nathan Thomas, North Lewisburg, Ohio
Associate Judge: Jeff Brown, Jackson Center, Ohio
International Milking Shorthorn Show
Lead Judge: Michael Heath, Westminster, Md.
Associate Judge: Jack Lomeo, Jr., Lowville, N.Y.
International Red & White Show
Lead Judge: Callum McKinven, Canton de Hatley, Quebec
Associate Judge: David Crack, Jr., Richmond, Quebec
World Dairy Expo is recognized as the largest dairy-focused event in the world. The 2014 World Dairy Expo theme is "Designer Dairy". Cattle enthusiasts are invited to experience the newest dairy industry innovations and research concepts that will be unveiled by over 850 exhibiting trade show companies. They may also choose to attend one of the Expo Seminars, Virtual Farm Tours or youth competitions. World Dairy Expo will be held September 30 through October 4 at the Alliant Energy Center in Madison. Visit worlddairyexpo.com for further details.