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Thursday, December 5, 2019

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World Dairy Expo Names Official Judges for 2020 Show

MADISON, WIS. – The eight individuals who will serve as official judges during the 2020 World Dairy Expo® Dairy Cattle Show, September 29 through October 3 in Madison, Wisconsin, have been selected. Responsible for the evaluation and placement of 2,300 of North America’s finest dairy cattle, these individuals were nominated and selected by WDE’s dairy cattle exhibitors.

The official judges for World Dairy Expo 2020 are as follows:

International Ayrshire Show
Michael Creek, Hagerstown, Md. 

International Brown Swiss Show
Lynn Harbaugh, Marion, Wis. 

International Guernsey Show
Molly Sloan, Columbus, Wis. 

International Holstein Show
Mike Berry, Albany, Ore. 

International Junior Holstein Show
Brandon Ferry, Hilbert, Wis. 

International Jersey Show
Chad Ryan, Fond du Lac, Wis. 

International Milking Shorthorn Show
Dean Dohle, Halfway, Mo. 

International Red & White Show
Pierre Boulet, Montmagny, Quebec, Canada 

Serving as the meeting place of the global dairy industry, World Dairy Expo brings together the latest in dairy innovation and the best cattle in North America. Crowds of more than 62,000 people, from nearly 100 countries, will return to Madison, Wis. for the 54th annual event, September 29 through October 3, 2020, when the world’s largest dairy-focused trade show, dairy and forage seminars, a world-class dairy cattle show and more will be on display. Download the World Dairy Expo mobile event app, visit or follow WDE on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or YouTube for more information.  


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Cutline: Lynn Harbaugh, left, and Chad Ryan, right, will return to World Dairy Expo among the group of eight individuals selected to serve as official judges at the 54th annual show, September 29 through October 3 in Madison, Wis.