First-time World Dairy Expo Judges Among 2019 Associate Judges

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World Dairy Expo, Madison, Wisconsin, announced on January 18th the eight individuals selected to serve as Associate Judges of the dairy cattle shows at Expo. Nominated by the Official Judge, and approved by a committee of Expo exhibitors, these individuals bring years of experience as dairy cattle judges, while for some, 2019 will mark their debut on the coloured shavings. It is the responsibility of the Associate Judge to assist the Official Judge in evaluating each class of cattle that enters the showring.

The complete roster of 2019 judges is as follows:

International Holstein Show
Official: Chad Ryan, Fond du Lac, Wis.
Associate: Lynn Harbaugh, Marion, Wis.

International Red & White Show
Official: Jamie Black, Brushton, N.Y.
Associate: Pat Lundy, Granville, N.Y.

International Jersey Show
Official: Jack Lomeo Jr., Sylvan Beach, N.Y.
Associate: Brent Walker, Guelph, Ontario

International Ayrshire Show
Official: Phillip Topp, Botkins, Ohio
Associate: Matt Hawbaker, Clear Spring, Md.

International Brown Swiss Show
Official: Joe Sparrow, Worthville, Ky.
Associate: Jeff Core, Salvisa, Ky.

International Guernsey Show
Official: Seth Johnson, Tunbridge, Vt.
Associate: Jon Lantz, Ellsworth, Wis.

International Milking Shorthorn Show
Official: Keith Topp, Botkins, Ohio
Associate: Clark Morgan, Urbana, Ohio

International Junior Holstein Show
Official: Eddie Bue, Kaukauna, Wis.
Associate: Brandon Ferry, Hilbert, Wis.

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 65,000 people, from nearly 100 countries, will return to Madison, Wis., for the 53rd annual event scheduled for October 1-5, 2019, when the world’s largest dairy-focused trade show, dairy and forage seminars, world-class dairy cattle shows and more will be on display. Visit or follow World Dairy Expo on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat or YouTube for more information.