A team of dairy cattle judges from the University of Wisconsin-Madison competed at the Eastern States Exposition Intercollegiate Dairy Cattle Judging Contest, Sept. 18 at West Springfield, Mass. The UW-Madison team placed third overall and was second in Milking Shorthorns, Jerseys and Holsteins, and third in Brown Swiss.
Individual Awards and Team Members:
Kari Behling – Fox Lake, WI – Dairy Science and Ag Journalism – Senior
2nd High Individual Overall (677 points)
1st in Brown Swiss
1st in Milking Shorthorns
2nd in Holsteins
4th in Ayrshires
Abby Huibregtse – Plymouth, WI – Dairy Science and Ag Journalism – Senior
Annie Haughian – Rice Lake, WI – Dairy Science and Ag Journalism – Senior
6th in Milking Shorthorns
Jeni Dingbaum – Eastman, WI – Dairy Science and Ag Journalism – Senior
3rd in Oral Reasons
Eight national university teams competed; Cornell University took first place. Ted Halbach, dairy cattle evaluation instructor, and Dave Dickson, emeritus professor of dairy science, coached the teams. Steve Fronk of Almena, Wis. and the UW Foundation”s David Dickson Dairy Cattle Judging Team Fund sponsored the team.