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The eight individuals who will serve as official judges during World Dairy Expo 2024 have been confirmed. Nominated and selected by Expo’s 2023 Dairy Cattle Show Exhibitors, these individuals will evaluate North America’s finest dairy cattle on the colored shavings, Sunday, September 29 through Friday, October 4.

The group of official judges for the 57th World Dairy Expo is as follows:

International Ayrshire Show

Official: Brandon Ferry, Hilbert, Wis.

International Brown Swiss Show

Official: Phillip Topp, Botkins, Ohio

International Guernsey Show

Official: Lynn Harbaugh, Marion, Wis.

International Holstein Show

Official: Jamie Black, Brushton, N.Y.

International Junior Holstein Show

Official: Mandi Bue, Freedom, Wis.

International Jersey Show

Official: Ryan Krohlow, Poynette, Wis.

International Milking Shorthorn Show

Official: Chris Lahmers. Marysville, Ohio

International Red & White Show

Official: Kevin Doeberiener, West Salem, Ohio

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. The global dairy industry will return to Madison, Wis. for the 57th event, October 1-4, 2024, 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, LinkedIn, Spotify, Instagram or YouTube for more information.

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