News Release

Friday, January 17, 2020

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Associate Judges Offer International Perspective at World Dairy Expo 2020

MADISON, WIS. – World Dairy Expo® is pleased to announce the eight individuals selected to serve as associate judges of the Dairy Cattle Show at WDE, September 29 through October 3, 2020. Nominated by the official judge and approved by a committee of Expo exhibitors, these individuals bring a global perspective to this world-renowned show in Madison, Wisconsin. The associate judge is responsible for assisting the official judge in evaluating each class of cattle presented in the Showring.

The complete slate of 2020 judges is as follows:

International Ayrshire Show
Official: Michael Creek, Hagerstown, Md.
Associate: Jamie Howard, Burgessville, Ontario, Canada 

International Brown Swiss Show
Official: Lynn Harbaugh, Marion, Wis.
Associate: Richard “RT” Thompson, Darlington, Wis. 

International Guernsey Show
Official: Molly Sloan, Columbus, Wis.
Associate: Glyn Lucas, Dumfries Galloway, Scotland 

International Holstein Show
Official: Mike Berry, Powell Butte, Ore.
Associate: Tom DeGroot, Rosedale, British Columbia, Canada   

International Junior Holstein Show
Official: Brandon Ferry, Hilbert, Wis.
Associate: Tyler Reynolds, Corfu, N.Y. 

International Jersey Show
Official: Chad Ryan, Fond du Lac, Wis.
Associate: Kevin Doeberiener, West Salem, Ohio 

International Milking Shorthorn Show
Official: Dean Dohle, Halfway, Mo.
Associate: Keith Fisher, New Enterprise, Pa.   

International Red & White Show
Official: Pierre Boulet, Montmagny, Quebec, Canada
Associate: Richard Landry, Ste-Brigitte-des-Saults, 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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