World Dairy Expo

Dairy Judging Teams Visit Hoard’s Dairyman Farm

Sun, 09/30/2012

Contestants get some final practice before tomorrow’s national contest

by Patti Hurtgen, Hoard's Dairyman Online Media Manager

Dairy judging at Hoard's Dairyman Farm
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Get Ready for Hoard’s at Expo

Sat, 09/29/2012

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Using the WDE App makes for a fun and organized experience

Thu, 09/20/2012

Smartphone app provides user tools to make trade show time more effective.

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Expo attendees journey home

Mon, 10/10/2011

Expo week was a successful venture for many, whether they walked the colored shavings, worked the trade show, or came to learn more about the dairy industry.

Dairy Expo trade show

Saturday, October 8 marked the end of yet another World Dairy Expo for both commercial and registered dairy cattle enthusiasts. Eastside Lewisdale Gold Missy, a Canadian Holstein, took Supreme Champion with Reserve Supreme honors going to the Jersey, Pine Haven Ssm Marmie owned by the Sauder family of Tremont, Ill.

Supreme Champion of the Junior Show went to a different cow from the Sauder family, South Mountain Voltage Spice-ET. Reserve Supreme honors went to the Red and White, Ainger Advent Jessa-RED, with Britney Hill of Bristol, Vt. at the halter. Read more

Million dollar lady named Holstein champion

Sun, 10/09/2011

The Grand Champion and Senior Champion of the 2011 International Holstein Show was Eastside Lewisdale Gold Missy. Missy was also a World Dairy Expo class winner in 2009 as well as Reserve Intermediate Champion that year. In November of 2009, Missy sold for $1.2 million in the Royal Sale for Morsan Farms. This winning 5 year old is owned by Morsan, Van Ruinen Dairy, Mark Butz, Georges Uebelhardt, and Gert Andreasen of Alberta, Canada.

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Early Saturday slide show

Sat, 10/08/2011

Early Saturday pictures

Merle Howard Award surprises Karen Anderson

Sat, 10/08/2011

Given in memory of Merle Howard, the 1954 Klussendorf winner, the Howard award is given to World Dairy Expo’s top junior exhibitor. Howard was a long-time World Dairy Expo volunteer, who served as herd manager for Moosehart Farms, as a Holstein classifier, and later in the sales and export business.

Karen Anderson wins Merle Howard Award

He was a charter member of the National Dairy Shrine and on the first-ever board of directors of National Dairy Shrine. He is only one of eight people to have won its 4-E Award for outstanding service and three years ago, Howard was named a Pioneer by National Dairy Shrine. Previous winners include:

2004 — Robert Teixeira, Turlock, Calif.
2005 — Matthew Mitchell, Lafollette, Tenn.
2006 — Greta Koebel, Three Oaks, Mich.
2007 — Brandon Ferry, Pickett, Wis. Read more

The Expo journey in photos

Sat, 10/08/2011

Hoard's Dairyman's Expo in photos

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Guernsey champion, an Oklahoma native

Sat, 10/08/2011

Two Ohio judges named the Guernsey from Inola, Oklahoma their Grand Champion at World Dairy Expo

Blaine Crosser from Marysville, Ohio and his associate, Chris Lang, Big Prairie, Ohio awarded Stockwell Farms Reward Hailey, owned by Tyler, Paige and Justin Chupp, and Robert Fu of Inola, Oklahoma, the Grand Champion of the Guernsey show at the 2011 World Dairy Expo. The same cow received Senior Champion honors.

The cow from Epworth, Iowa, Knapps Regis Tambourine-ET, owned by Austin and Landen Knapp received Reserve Grand Champion accolades. Tambourine was also Grand Champion of the Junior Show.

Adams Creek Regal Dancer, owned by John and Bonnie Ayars and Sons of Mechanicsburg, Ohio was the Reserve Senior Champion of the show on the colored shavings.

The premier breeder award ended in a tie between Austin and Landen Knapp and Steve and Debbie Nuttleman of Bangor, Wisconsin.

Klussendorf Trophy awarded to Kietzman

Fri, 10/07/2011

Joel Kietzman, Waunakee, Wis., was named the 70th winner of the Klussendorf Trophy, the highest recognition given to a dairy cattle showman in the United States.

The award is made in memory of Arthur B. Klussendorf, considered the outstanding showman of his time and a model for all those who have followed him. Kietzman’s selection was made by members of the Klussendorf Memorial Association, formed in 1937, at its annual meeting held earlier this week in Madison, Wis. He received the silver trophy designed by Tiffany Jewelers of New York City.

This year’s Klussendorf winner is an outstanding cowman and great cattle fitter. As a youth, he grew up with Brown Swiss cattle on his parent’s Wisconsin dairy farm. There, he bred and developed several All American Brown Swiss. Read more

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