World Dairy Expo

What's new and what's new again ... with Bayer

Date: 
Thu, 10/03/2013

Bayer Animal Health talks about its new products for fly control and its reintroduction of its reproductive management tools at this year's World Dairy Expo.

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International Jersey Show recognizes quality in all ages

Date: 
Thu, 10/03/2013

Three-year-old and six-year-old Excitation daughters steal the show

by Taylor Pires, Hoard’s Dairyman Editorial Intern

Jersey Champions at 2013 WDE

There were an impressive 357 entries at the International Jersey Show, beginning with the heifer show on Tuesday and ending with the cow show yesterday afternoon. Judge Callum McKinven of Canton de Hatley, Quebec, and Associate Judge Stephan Borland of Ormstown, Quebec, had the incredible task of placing the world’s finest Jerseys. Read more

Views of Expo — Tuesday

Date: 
Wed, 10/02/2013

Views from Tuesday at World Dairy Expo.

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International Junior Holstein Show deep with quality

Date: 
Wed, 10/02/2013

Atwood and Goldwyn claim two champions each.

by Patti Hurtgen, Hoard’s Dairyman Online Media Manager


International Junior Holstein Show Champions

Pat Conroy, Angola, Ind., had 240 Holsteins parade before him along with associate judge, Esteban Posada of Mexico in the International Junior Holstein Show. The judge was looking for square-rumped, deep, open ribbed cattle and was “very impressed with the show.”

In the heifer classes, two sisters by Maple-Downs-I G W Atwood took Junior Champion and reserve honors. Gebarten Atwood Maria owned by Taylor Morrill and St-Jacob Atwood Adria owned by Andrew and Mackenzie Reynolds were the top heifers for these New York exhibitors. Read more

Unique freebies offered at Expo

Date: 
Wed, 10/02/2013

Along with valuable information and products, the trade show offers a wide variety of freebies to Expo attendees.

by Taylor Pires, Hoard’s Dairyman Editorial Intern

The World Dairy Expo trade show attracts members of the dairy community from all across the globe and offers exhibitors a chance to show off their latest and greatest products. Among the cutting edge technologies and useful information, there is also some free swag for Expo attendees. I have ventured through numerous trade show booths to share my top freebie picks with you.

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A few of the freebies at World Dairy Expo.
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Ayrshire champs hail from the Empire State

Date: 
Wed, 10/02/2013

After the first day of World Dairy Expo, the 2013 Ayrshire champions have been determined.

by Amanda Smith, Hoard’s Dairyman Associate Editor

Ayrshire Grand Champion - World Dairy Expo 2013

With the assistance of associate judge, Keith Topp, Botkins, Ohio, Ayrshire judge Paul Trapp of Taylor, Wis., placed 241 animals in yesterday's show. As lead judge in the International Ayrshire show, Trapp praised the "outstanding cattle" and commented that he tried to follow the pattern of "straight-lined, balanced cows with fantastic udders."

He selected Sunny Acres TSB Silk owned by Gregory W. B. Evans, Georgetown, N.Y, as Grand Champion Ayrshire at World Dairy Expo yesterday afternoon. Silk garnered top placing in the Four-Year-Old Cow class and was named Senior Champion Female. Read more

Hoard’s Dairyman celebrates trade show exhibitors

Date: 
Wed, 10/02/2013

The annual Exhibitor Party awards the best booths and provides fun for all

by Taylor Pires, Hoard’s Dairyman Editorial Intern

The Hoard’s Dairyman Exhibitor Party has become a welcome tradition at Expo. Commercial exhibitors gathered for a night of friends, food and celebration. Guests were entertained by an enthusiastic and talented bag pipe group while enjoying appetizers.

The focus of the evening was the announcement of the trade show booth awards and to show appreciation for the exhibitors’ hard work.

bagpipe group

bagpipe group

bagpipe group

small booth winner - Double S Liquid Feed
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Kaskaskia College wins Post-Secondary contest

Date: 
Tue, 10/01/2013

by Abby (Huibregtse) Bauer, Hoard's Dairyman Associate Editor

Kaskaskia College winning team 2013

Kaskaskia College: Coach Aaron Heinzman, Jessica Telgmann, Morgan Wendling, Brett Woker and Dylan Reed

The team from Kaskaskia College in Illinois topped the International Post-Secondary Dairy Judging Contest at World Dairy Expo. Team members Jessica Telgmann, Brett Woker, Dylan Reed and Morgan Wendling scored 31 more points than the second-place team from Modesto Junior College.

The California team scored 2,212 points, nine points more than Ohio State University Ag Tech which finished in third with 2,203 points. SUNY Cobleskill Team #1 and Morrisville State College were the fourth and fifth place teams, respectively. Read more

Tech tops a tight contest

Date: 
Tue, 10/01/2013

The top two individuals in the college contest hailed from Virginia Tech.

Virginia Tech

by Amanda Smith, Hoard's Dairyman Associate Editor

To be a top 10 team in the Intercollegiate Judging Contest at World Dairy Expo, you had to average a 45.8. To be a top individual, you needed to beat a 47 average. To best Virginia Tech, though, a team needed to top a 47.5 team average and an individual averaging 47.94.

collegiate top judging individualThe team from Blacksburg, Va., had three All-American individuals. Mandi Ramsburg, Elizabeth Davis and Mackenzie Moore placed first, second and fifth individually. Davis' mother, Anne, was one of the coaches of Maryland's winning 4-H team. Read more

Eastern states top 4-H

Date: 
Tue, 10/01/2013

Geographic neighbors pack a one-two punch.

by Amanda Smith, Hoard's Dairyman Associate Editor

One point. That's all it takes. And last night, at the National 4-H Dairy Judging Contest, that's all it took for first-place Maryland to best their neighbors to the north in second place . . . Pennsylvania.

Maryland 4-H team

With a one point lead, the Maryland team claimed victory. (L to R): coach Anne Davis, Ian Doody, Julia Doody, Cassidy Schirmer, Courtney Hoff, and coach Kiera Finucane.

This year, Maryland's team totaled 2,061 points. In breed placings, the widest spread amongst the top 10 individuals was 10 points in the Holstein breed. The narrowest, in the Ayrshire and Brown Swiss breeds, was a two-point spread. The top individuals and teams in each breed can be found on our Facebook page . Read more

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