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Ohio’s Whitaker Stormatic Rae-ET Crowned Supreme Champion at 2013 All-American Dairy Show

September 13, 2013
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Holstein rises above 1,212 head of cattle from seven dairy breeds to earn the supreme title.

Source: Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture

Photo caption: Whitaker Stormatic Rae-ET, Supreme Champion Cow of the 2013 All-American Dairy Show, holds her Holstein head high during the Supreme Champion pageant in Harrisburg. Pictured left to right: Agriculture Secretary George Greig; Pennsylvania Dairy Princess Maria Jo Noble; Supreme Champion Winner Whitaker Stormatic Rae-ET exhibited by Gene Iager and Craig Walton; Pennsylvania Dairy Princess Alternate Callie Curley; Pennsylvania Dairy Princess Alternate Princess Heather Wasson; Cargill Representative Aaron Hoover.

Harrisburg – Whitaker Stormatic Rae-ET was crowned the Supreme Champion of the 2013 All-American Dairy Show on Thursday, Sept. 12, at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex and Expo Center in Harrisburg.

Owned by Craig Walton and Gene Iager of Pleasant Plain, Ohio, "Rae" rose above 1,212 head of cattle represented from seven dairy breeds to earn the supreme title. Rae-ET had earlier in the week been named Grand Champion of the Open Holstein Show.

Walton and Iager earned $3,000 sponsored by Cargill, of Shippensburg, Pa.

The six other All-American Grand Champions represented were:

• Ayshire – Melody-Lane Burdette Sally, Kaylyn Wood, Saranac, N.Y.
• Brown Swiss – Cutting Edge B Gretchen-ET, Elite Dairy, Copake, N.Y.
• Guernsey – Lavon Farms Gemin Jill, Lavon Farms, Plano, Texas
• Jersey – Stoney Point Excitation Jamie, Andy Sauder, Tremont, Ill.
• Milking Shorthorn – Halpins Mona II, Mike Halpin, Kempton, Ill.
• Red & White – Lookout Advent Flicka Red, exhibited by Chris and Jennifer Hill, Richard Green, and Trent Valley Holsteins, Thurmont, Md.

Cameron Ridge Atwood Beauty won the Supreme Heifer Champion title, owned by Gene Iager and Chris and Jennifer Hill, of Thurmont, Md. She earned $750, sponsored by Kinsley Blasco, of Newville, Pa.

The six other Junior Champions up for the supreme heifer award were:

• Ayshire – Palmyra Dreamer R Ginger, Kayla Lenhart, Thurmont, Md.
• Brown Swiss – Dochaven Pete Snickers, Dr. Jeff McKissick, New Castle, Pa.
• Guernsey – Springhill Mentor Jazzy-ET, Marshall Overholt, Big Prairie, Ohio
• Jersey – South Mountain Tequila Sangria-ET, Ernest Kueffer and Terri Packard, Boonsboro, Md.
• Milking Shorthorn – Buckeye Knoll Liriano Plum Amazing EXP-ET, Sarah Rhoades, Greenville, Ohio
• Red & White – L-Maples Hvezda Callie-Red, Cooper Galton, Nunda, N.Y.

Savage-Leigh Gold Lona-ET, exhibited by Chase Savage of Savage-Leigh Holsteins, Union Bridge, Md., took home the Supreme Champion Bred and Owned title. The owner wins use of a trailer for a year, sponsored by M. H. Eby Inc. of Blueball, Pa.

The six other Best Bred and Owned competing for the supreme title were:

• Ayshire – Palmyra Ragimore EV B GiGi-ET, exhibited by Els, Ragimore Trust, Volschenk, and Palmyra Farm, Hagerstown, Md.
• Brown Swiss – Cutting Edge B Gretchen-ET, Elite Dairy, Copake, N.Y.
• Guernsey – Lavon Farms Gemin Jill, Lavon Farms, Plano, Texas
• Jersey – WFAttaboy Apple Pie, Laura Jackson, Waverly Farm, Clear Brook, Va.
• Milking Shorthorn – Halpins Mona II, Mike Halpin, Kempton, Ill.
• Red & White – GreenLea ADV Cara Red-ET, Richard Green, Middletown, Del.

The 50th All-American Dairy Show, the world’s largest dairy show, was held Sept. 7-12 at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex and Expo Center in Harrisburg. This year’s show featured 23 shows in six days, the nation’s only all-dairy antiques show, nearly 3,000 animals and 2,000 exhibitors from across the nation. Visit www.allamerican.state.pa.us.

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