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Together, the official judge and the associate judge evaluate North America’s finest dairy cattle at World Dairy Expo.

World Dairy Expo® is pleased to announce the eight individuals selected to serve as associate judges of the Dairy Cattle Show at WDE, September 29 through October 3, 2020. Nominated by the official judge and approved by a committee of Expo exhibitors, these individuals bring a global perspective to this world-renowned show in Madison, Wisconsin. The associate judge is responsible for assisting the official judge in evaluating each class of cattle presented in the Showring.

The complete slate of 2020 judges is as follows:

International Ayrshire Show

  • Official: Michael Creek, Hagerstown, Md.
  • Associate: Jamie Howard, Burgessville, Ontario, Canada

International Brown Swiss Show

  • Official: Lynn Harbaugh, Marion, Wis.
  • Associate: Richard “RT” Thompson, Darlington, Wis.

International Guernsey Show

  • Official: Molly Sloan, Columbus, Wis.
  • Associate: Glyn Lucas, Dumfries Galloway, Scotland

International Holstein Show

  • Official: Mike Berry, Powell Butte, Ore.
  • Associate: Tom DeGroot, Rosedale, British Columbia, Canada

International Junior Holstein Show

  • Official: Brandon Ferry, Hilbert, Wis.
  • Associate: Tyler Reynolds, Corfu, N.Y.

International Jersey Show

  • Official: Chad Ryan, Fond du Lac, Wis.
  • Associate: Kevin Doeberiener, West Salem, Ohio

International Milking Shorthorn Show

  • Official: Dean Dohle, Halfway, Mo.
  • Associate: Keith Fisher, New Enterprise, Pa.

International Red & White Show

  • Official: Pierre Boulet, Montmagny, Quebec, Canada
  • Associate: Richard Landry, Ste-Brigitte-des-Saults, Quebec, Canada

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 62,000 people, from nearly 100 countries, will return to Madison, Wis. for the 54th annual event, September 29 through October 3, 2020, 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. Download the World Dairy Expo mobile event app, visit or follow WDE on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or YouTube for more information.