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World Dairy Expo® is pleased to announce the eight individuals who will serve as official judges during the 2018 World Dairy Expo Dairy Cattle Show, October 2 through 6. The judges – who span across the United States and Canada – are responsible for the evaluation and placing of more than 2,300 cattle at the annual event with the help of their associate judge.

Nominated and selected by Expo’s dairy cattle exhibitors, the official judges for World Dairy Expo 2018 are as follows:

International Ayrshire Show:

Callum McKinven, Canton de Hatley, Quebec

International Brown Swiss Show:

Steve Wagner, Quarryville, Pa.

International Guernsey Show:

Brian Schnebly, Hagerstown, Md.

International Holstein Show:

Carl Phoenix, Sunderland, Ontario

International Junior Holstein Show:

Chris Hill, Thurmont, Md.

International Jersey Show:

Pat Conroy, Angola, Ind.

International Milking Shorthorn Show:

Brian Behnke, Albany, Wis.

International Red & White Show:

Blair Weeks, Pleasant Valley, Prince Edward Island

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 nearly 70,000 people, from 100 countries, will return to Madison, Wisconsin for the 52nd annual event, October 2-6, 2018, 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. Visit or follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat or YouTube for more information.