Three teams of dairy cattle judges from the University of Wisconsin-Madison competed at the Accelerated Genetics 11th Annual Midwest Intercollegiate Dairy Cattle Judging Contest, Sept. 19 at Viroqua, Wis. The UW-Madison Team C placed fourth overall, second in Jerseys, and third in oral reasons.
Individual Awards and Team C Members:
Jerome Meyer – Elkhorn, WI – Dairy Science – Junior
3rd High Individual Overall (687 points)
3rd in Oral Reasons (won the $50 James W.Crowley Scholarship)
3rd in Ayrshires
3rd in Milking Shorthorns
5th in Holsteins
Tony Brey – Sturgeon Bay, WI – Dairy Science – Sophomore
Alane Uhe – Janesville, WI – Dairy Science – Sophomore
5th in Milking Shorthorns
Lea McCullough – Juda, WI – Dairy Science and Ag Journalism – Sophomore
The UW-Madison Team A Placed ninth overall (1965 points), second in Ayrshires, and fourth in Jerseys.
Individual Awards and Team A Members:
Mitch Amundson – Mount Hope, WI – Dairy Science – Sophomore
5th High Individual Overall
9th in Oral Reasons
Eliza Ulness – Valders, WI – Dairy Science – Sophomore
Suzie Benoit – South Royalton, VT – Dairy Science and Agribusiness Management – Sophomore
Lindsey Worden – Lovington, NM – Dairy Science and Ag Journalism – Sophomore
Individual Awards and Team B Members:
Ashley Yager – Highland, WI – Dairy Science and Ag Journalism – Sophomore
Twenty-one national and regional universities teams competed; California Polytechnic State University won the contest. Ted Halbach, dairy cattle evaluation instructor, and Dave Dickson, emeritus professor of dairy science, coached the teams.