News Release

Tuesday, January 12, 2021

CONTACT: Katie Schmitt, Communications Manager,
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Dairy Cattle Show Judges Confirmed for World Dairy Expo 2021

MADISON, WIS. – World Dairy Expo® announced via The Dairy Show, Expo’s podcast, the slate of 16 judges selected to evaluate North America’s finest dairy cattle at World Dairy Expo, September 28 through October 2, 2021. Official judges were voted on by 2019 Dairy Cattle Show Exhibitors. Meanwhile, associate judges were once again nominated by the corresponding official judge and reviewed by selection committees. The complete roster was then approved by Expo’s Dairy Cattle Exhibitor Committee. These individuals bring a global perspective to Expo’s world-renowned show in Madison, Wisconsin.

The group of judges for the 54th World Dairy Expo 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: Phillip Topp, Botkins, Ohio 

International Guernsey Show
Official: Molly Sloan, Lake Mills, 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, Pleasant Hope, 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 event, September 28 through October 2, 2021, 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.