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The Wisconsin Purebred Dairy Cattle Association will conduct its Dairy Cattle Judging Conference on Saturday, July 1, 2017. The conference will begin at 9:30 a.m. at Lost-Elm Jerseys, Jason Luttropp farm, Berlin, WI. The afternoon session will follow at 1:00 p.m. at Wilstar Holsteins, Willis & Carla Gunst, Poy Sippi, WI.

The conference leader will be Molly Sloan who has a wealth of experience judging shows across the U.S. and abroad.

To be a certified PDCA judge, placing shows from local to national levels, individuals should attend a conference on a regular basis. Judges who demonstrate appropriate skill levels at the conference are listed as PDCA RECOMMENDED with the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection. WDATCP maintains a listing of registered county fair judges.

For more information and the registration form please visit: The registration fee is $35.00 which includes lunch and beverages. Youth groups are encouraged to attend at a reduced rate of $10.00 per person. Reservations are appreciated by June 20th. If you have a neighbor, friend, relative, or other interested individuals interested in becoming a certified dairy cattle judge, please invite them.

For more information contact the WI PDCA committee:

Rick Bovre 920-960-0487, Mandy Sell 920-253-8773, or Ray Kuehl 608-712-5081.