Holstein Hat-Trick for Supreme Champion at 2013 All-American Dairy Show

Holstein Hat-Trick for Supreme Champion at 2013 All-American Dairy Show

Senior, Junior, Bred-and-Owned Supreme Champions Chosen


Whitaker Stormatic Rae-ET was named Supreme Champion Cow of the 2013 All-American Dairy Show Thursday, Sept. 12 during the Supreme Champion pageant in Harrisburg. Pictured left to right: Agriculture Secretary George Greig; Pennsylvania Dairy Princess Maria Jo Noble; Supreme Champion Winner Whitaker Stormatic Rae-ET exhibited by Gene Iager and Craig Walton; Pennsylvania Dairy Princess Alternate Callie Curley; Pennsylvania Dairy Princess Alternate Princess Heather Wasson; Cargill Representative Aaron Hoover.

Whitaker Stormatic Rae-ET was crowned the Supreme Champion of the 2013 All-American Dairy Show on Thursday, Sept. 12, at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex and Expo Center in Harrisburg.

Owned by Craig Walton and Gene Iager of Pleasant Plain, Ohio, “Rae” rose above 1,212 head of cattle represented from seven dairy breeds to earn the supreme title.

Walton and Iager earned $3,000 sponsored by Cargill, of Shippensburg, Pa.

The six other All-American Grand Champions represented were:

• Ayshire – Melody-Lane Burdette Sally, Kaylyn Wood, Saranac, N.Y.
• Brown Swiss – Cutting Edge B Gretchen-ET, Elite Dairy, Copake, N.Y.
• Guernsey – Lavon Farms Gemin Jill, Lavon Farms, Plano, Texas
• Jersey – Stoney Point Excitation Jamie, Andy Sauder, Tremont, Ill.
• Milking Shorthorn – Halpins Mona II, Mike Halpin, Kempton, Ill.
• Red & White – Lookout Advent Flicka Red, exhibited by Chris and Jennifer Hill, Richard Green, and Trent Valley Holsteins, Thurmont, Md.

Cameron Ridge Atwood Beauty won the Supreme Heifer Champion title, owned by Gene Iager and Chris and Jennifer Hill, of Thurmont, Md. She earned $750, sponsored by Kinsley Blasco, of Newville, Pa.


Cameron Ridge Atwood Beauty was named Supreme Champion Heifer during the Supreme Champion pageant held on Thursday, Sept. 12, at the 2013 All-American Dairy Show in Harrisburg. Pictured left to right: Pennsylvania Dairy Princess Alternate Heather Wasson; Pennsylvania Dairy Princess Maria Jo Noble; Agriculture Secretary George Greig; Supreme Champion Heifer Cameron Ridge Atwood Beauty exhibited by Chris Hill; Pennsylvania Dairy Princess Alternate Callie Curley.

The six other Junior Champions up for the supreme heifer award were:

• Ayshire – Palmyra Dreamer R Ginger, Kayla Lenhart, Thurmont, Md.
• Brown Swiss – Dochaven Pete Snickers, Dr. Jeff McKissick, New Castle, Pa.
• Guernsey – Springhill Mentor Jazzy-ET, Marshall Overholt, Big Prairie, Ohio
• Jersey – South Mountain Tequila Sangria-ET, Ernest Kueffer and Terri Packard, Boonsboro, Md.
• Milking Shorthorn – Buckeye Knoll Liriano Plum Amazing EXP-ET, Sarah Rhoades, Greenville, Ohio
• Red & White – L-Maples Hvezda Callie-Red, Cooper Galton, Nunda, N.Y.


Savage-Leigh Gold Lona-ET won the Best Bred & Owned Championship title during the Supreme Champion pageant held on Thursday, Sept. 12, at the 2013 All-American Dairy Show in Harrisburg. Pictured from left to right are: Agriculture Secretary George Greig; Pennsylvania Dairy Alternate Princess Callie Curley; Pennsylvania Dairy Princess Maria Jo Noble; Eby Trailer Sales representative Jon Parmer; Supreme Best & Owned Champion Savage-Leigh Gold Lona-ET exhibited by Chase Savage of Savage-Leigh Holsteins; Pennsylvania Dairy Princess Alternate Heather Wasson.

Savage-Leigh Gold Lona-ET, exhibited by Chase Savage of Savage-Leigh Holsteins, Union Bridge, Md., took home the Supreme Champion Bred and Owned title. The owner wins use of a trailer for a year, sponsored by M. H. Eby Inc. of Blueball, Pa.

The six other Best Bred and Owned competing for the supreme title were:

• Ayshire – Palmyra Ragimore EV B GiGi-ET, exhibited by Els, Ragimore Trust, Volschenk, and Palmyra Farm, Hagerstown, Md.
• Brown Swiss – Cutting Edge B Gretchen-ET, Elite Dairy, Copake, N.Y.
• Guernsey – Lavon Farms Gemin Jill, Lavon Farms, Plano, Texas
• Jersey – WFAttaboy Apple Pie, Laura Jackson, Waverly Farm, Clear Brook, Va.
• Milking Shorthorn – Halpins Mona II, Mike Halpin, Kempton, Ill.
• Red & White – GreenLea ADV Cara Red-ET, Richard Green, Middletown, Del.

The 50th All-American Dairy Show, the world’s largest dairy show, runs Sept. 7-12 at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex and Expo Center in Harrisburg. This year’s show features 23 shows in six days, the nation’s only all-dairy antiques show, nearly 3,000 animals and 2,000 exhibitors from across the nation. For more information, visit www.allamerican.state.pa.us or call 717-787-2905.

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9.30.2013