Wisconsin 4-H Dairy Cattle Judging Team Fares Well at Harrisburg
Wisconsin Ag Connection - 10/11/2012
The state's 4-H dairy cattle judging team came back with some big honors after participating in the recent All-American Dairy Show Invitational Youth Dairy Judging Contest.
The event was held at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex and Expo Center in Harrisburg, Pa., where participants individually placed 10 classes of dairy cows and heifers and defended their placings with four sets of oral reasons.
The 4-H team from Wisconsin took third place overall and tied for first place in team reasons.
Team members, all from Pierce county, were Trent Miller, Emily Hofacker, Amelia Kjos and Cole Mark The group traveled with and was coached by Tom Knegendorf, Peter Coyne and Bob Traynor.
In the individual contest Trent Miller took home top honors, winning first place overall.
Additionally the team ranked first Ayrshire, fourth in Brown Swiss and fifth in Guernsey.