World Dairy Expo

New York's Cy Conard Wins 2012 Merle Howard Award

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Sat, 10/06/2012



Tom Morris, winner Cy Conard and Steve Howard

A three-time showmanship winner at World Dairy Expo and this year’s World Dairy Expo fitting contest winner, Cy Conard has won the 2012 Merle Howard Award. The son of Wayne and Jen Conard of Sharon Springs, N.Y. Conard is the ninth person to receive this honor. The Merle Howard Award is presented to the top junior exhibitor at World Dairy Expo who demonstrates exemplary skills in fitting, showmanship, and overall passion for the dairy industry.

This 17-year-old is a critical member of the family’s Ridgedale farm team and is involved in all phases of the operation, especially with cattle showing and fitting, livestock marketing and the cropping enterprise. Conard also stepped up in numerous ways to help with three sales held on the family farm within the past eight years. Read more

A gamble that rewards for years

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Sat, 10/06/2012

While dairy judging seems like a gamble, with dedication and practice the experience offers many rewards.

by Chelsey Johnson, Hoard's Dairyman Editorial Intern
Laurie Winkelman and Curtis Day

Laurie Winkelman and Curtis Day

For decades, youth have exercised critical thinking and decision-making skills through participating in dairy cattle judging. While hundreds of youth step onto the shavings and mark their cards, a few individuals have the luxury of saying they were a national champion. I took a moment during Expo to visit with a handful of these individuals.
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Klussendorf Association Names Geiger 14th Honorary Member

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Sat, 10/06/2012

Corey Geiger as newest Klussendorf Honorary Member

Corey Geiger is congratulated by Horace Backus as newest Honorary Klussendorf Member. Doug Blair, also an honorary member joins the two.
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Historic World Classic Sale

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Sat, 10/06/2012

World Classic Sale averages over 33,000!

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Seisme sizes up the competition and is named Grand Champion

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Sat, 10/06/2012

Grand Champions at International Red and White Show 2012

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Myers Named Fourth Robert "Whitey" McKown Master Breeder Award Winner

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Sat, 10/06/2012

Jason and Donna Myers win McKown award

Jason and Donna Myers, Horace Backus and David Selner
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New York Herdsman Wins Klussendorf-Mackenzie Award

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Fri, 10/05/2012

Jack Ross

Jack Ross

Jack Ross, Lowville, N.Y., won the coveted Klussendorf-MacKenzie Award presented during the 46th World Dairy Expo, in memory of Duncan McKenzie, 1961 Klussendorf winner. Read more

Wisconsin cow named Guernsey Champion

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Fri, 10/05/2012

Two New York judges named the Guernsey from Wilson, Wisconsin their Grand Champion at World Dairy Expo.

Grand Champion Guernseys

Champion Guernseys
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Innovative Cattle Fitter Wins 2012 Klussendorf Trophy

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Fri, 10/05/2012

Buddy Fleming receives Klussendorf award

Newest Klussendorf winner, Buddy Fleming with fellow Klussendorf honorees
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A message from our sponsor, Pfizer Animal Health

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Fri, 10/05/2012

We talked with Richard Wallace, D.V.M., of Pfizer Animal Health at World Dairy Expo 2012. You can learn more about their Clarifide genomic testing products at www.Clarifide.com. Pfizer Animal Health is the sponsor of the 2012 Hoard’s at Expo blog.

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