WI Purebred Dairy Cattle Association plans judging conference

Wisconsin State Farmer

BERLIN - The Wisconsin Purebred Dairy Cattle Association will conduct its Dairy Cattle Judging Conference at two premier dairy farms on Saturday, July 1, 2017.

The conference will begin at 9:30 a.m. at Lost-Elm Jerseys, Jason Luttropp farm, Berlin, WI, followed by the afternoon session at 1 p.m. at Wilstar Holsteins, Willis & Carla Gunst, Poy Sippi, WI.

The conference leader will be Molly Sloan who has a wealth of experience judging shows across the U.S. and abroad.

Molly Sloan served as the head judge of the Ayrshire show at the 2016 World Dairy Expo

To be a certified PDCA judge, placing shows from local to national levels, individuals should attend a conference on a regular basis. Judges who demonstrate appropriate skill levels at the conference are listed as PDCA RECOMMENDED with the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection. WDATCP maintains a listing of registered county fair judges.

For more information and the registration form please visit: wipdca.com. The registration fee is $35 which includes lunch and beverages. Youth groups are encouraged to attend at a reduced rate of $10 per person. Reservations are appreciated by June 20th. If you have a neighbor, friend, relative, or other interested individuals interested in becoming a certified dairy cattle judge, please invite them.

For more information contact the WI PDCA committee Rick Bovre at 920-960-0487, Mandy Sell at 920-253-8773, or Ray Kuehl at 608-712-5081.