Sept. 21 2017
Larry Schirm brings a lifetime of expertise to the ring as he helps keep the World Dairy Expo placings and cuts consistent from Class 1 to Class 12
Sept. 21 2017
The 4-H, post-secondary, and collegiate contests joined forces in 2016 to offer a more efficient contest to students from all across the country
Oct. 4 2016
Minnesota 4-H Dairy Judging Team 2016 Just two points separated the top two teams in the 2016 Lely National 4-H Dairy Cattle Judging Contest
Oct. 3 2016
National 4-H Dairy Cattle Judging Contest High Individuals
Oct. 3 2016
National 4-H Dairy Judging Champion Team winners from World Dairy Expo's contest
Oct. 2 2016
The Hoard’s Dairyman Farm hosted nearly 300 4-H, 2-year college, and 4-year university dairy judges and their coaches this morning for one final practice before tomorrow’s dairy judging con
Sept. 29 2015
While the brothers carried Wisconsin to the winner's circle, the team edged out second-place Pennsylvania by 22 points. By Amanda Smith, Hoard's Dairyman Associate Editor A one-two punch, brothers Ben...
Sept. 27 2015
National judging winners share their good-fortune stories. For those competing at the highest level, dairy judging is serious business. Hours and years of practice and preparation go into the one contest...
Sept. 30 2014
A 26-point spread separated Wisconsin's Jordan Seimers from Michigan's Lucas Moser. by Amanda Smith, Hoard's Dairyman Associate Editor The stars aligned at the National 4-H Dairy Cattle Judging Contest...
Oct. 1 2013
Geographic neighbors pack a one-two punch. One point. That's all it takes. And last night, at the National 4-H Dairy Judging Contest, that's all it took for first-place Maryland to best their neighbors...
Sept. 30 2013
Past WDE Collegiate Judging Contest High Individuals, Jered Haase and Kevin Ziemba, have taken on new roles in the judging ring. Being part of a judging team can have its thrills and challenges. A solid...
Sept. 29 2013
Past WDE judging winners are keeping the tradition alive and in the family Most young dairy enthusiasts have a passion for dairying because that is what the generation before them did and they want to...
Oct. 6 2012
While dairy judging seems like a gamble, with dedication and practice the experience offers many rewards. by For decades, youth have exercised critical thinking and decision-making skills through participating...
Oct. 2 2012
Thirty-one teams competed in the National 4-H Dairy Cattle Judging Contest. For the first time in 32 years, the Michigan Dairy Cattle Judging team took top honors in the National 4-H Dairy Cattle Judging...
Oct. 1 2012
Judging teams will face off at Expo, but their coaches say experiences along the way are just as rewarding as the competition. While many of us grow up competing as dairy cattle judges, a few get the chance...
Oct. 1 2012
Competition is underway to decide history With a theme of "Market Fresh", World Dairy Expo judging contestants hope their minds are fresh this morning as they judge cattle from each breed and prepare to...
Sept. 30 2012
Contestants get some final practice before tomorrow's national contest. It was a beautiful morning in Fort Atkinson. Over 150 students and coaches arrived at the Hoard's Dairyman Farm in preparation for...
Oct. 4 2011
New York 4-H took its first contest win since 1998 (left to right): Meghan Vaill, Emma Andrew, coach Douglas Waterman, Cassandra Sapp, and Andrew Reynolds. After a 13 year hiatus (last contest win in 1998),...
Sept. 27 2010
For the second year in a row, the team from Maryland took home the prestigious First Place trophy for the National 4-H Dairy Judging Contest. Team members included Kaitlyn Corbett, Hannah Hood, Jessica...