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UW-RF Dairy Judging Team Places at Another National Event
Wisconsin Ag Connection - 09/23/2015

For the second time in a week, the University of Wisconsin-River Falls Dairy Judging Team took second place overall at a national competition. On Sunday, the group participated at the 22nd Intercollegiate Dairy Judging Contest in Viroqua, sponsored by Accelerated Genetics.

Twelve university teams participated in the contest, where they placed ten classes of cattle representing the major dairy breeds and presented oral reasons on five of those classes.

Members of the UW-RF squad included Tim Abrahamson, Lindstrom, Minnesota; Meghan Connelly, Rochester, Minnesota; Trent Miller, Spring Valley; and Charlie Moore, Fennimore. The team is coached by dairy science Professor Steve Kelm and Mary Holle.

Connelly finished second overall and third in reasons; Miller finished sixth overall and sixth in reasons. The team finished second overall and finished third in oral reasons.

Last week, the team finished second overall at the All-American Dairy Judging Contest in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.

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