News Release

Tuesday, October 11, 2022

CONTACT: Lisa Behnke, Communications Manager,
                   Jenna Langrehr, Communications Specialist,
PHONE:      608-224-6455

Maple-Leigh Futures Wins Overall Herdsmanship Honor 

MADISON, WIS. – Each year, World Dairy Expo recognizes dairy cattle exhibitor strings with Herdsmanship Awards. Herdsmanship Awards are given to individuals or dairy farms demonstrating exemplary exhibit organization, cleanliness and cooperation with fellow exhibitors and show management. Maple-Leigh Futures of Delavan, Wisconsin, won this year’s Overall Herdsmanship Award, receiving two commemorative chairs and a semen tank, courtesy of Select Sires, Inc. and MVE Biological Solutions, respectively.

Zone and Daily winners were also recognized throughout the event and are noted below.

Zone Winners:

Pavilion 1 - Zone 1: Heritage Holsteins – Whitewater, Wis.
Pavilion 1 - Zone 2: Maple-Leigh Futures – Delavan, Wis.
Pavilion 2 - Zone 1: Valley Gem Farm – Cumberland, Wis.
Pavilion 2 - Zone 2: Stadview – Litchfield, Minn.
Pavilion 2 - Zone 3: Crestbrooke – Fond du Lac, Wis.
Pavilion 2 - Zone 4: Butlerview Farm – Chebanse, Ill.
Tent #1: Opsal/Twin County – Blue Mounds, Wis. and Muncy, Pa.
Tent #2: White Oaks Cattle Co. – Harvard, Ill.

Daily Winners:

Monday – Heart & Soul Holsteins – the Boop Family – Millmont, Pa.
Tuesday – World Premier Brown Swiss Sale – Beloit, Wis.
Wednesday – Misty Meadows Guernseys – New Paris, Pa.
Thursday – Elite Dairy II – Copake, N.Y.
Friday – Danhof/Ryan-Vu/Bella View – Marion, Wis.

2022 Herdsmanship zone and daily winners were awarded jackets graciously sponsored by Select Sires, Inc.                 

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. The global dairy industry will return to Madison, Wis. for the 55th event, October 2-7, 2022, 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. Admission tickets to WDE can be purchased at Download the World Dairy Expo mobile event app, visit or follow WDE on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Spotify, Instagram or YouTube for more information.