UW-Madison Dairy Judging Highlights 2015

Accelerated Genetics 

Front left to right: Charlie Hamilton, Abigail Martin, Sara Griswold, Kristen Broege, Kate Peckham, Megan Lauber and Chad Wethal (coach)

Back: Brian Kelroy (Coach), Logan Voigts, Andrew Greenfield, Jessica Pralle, Tiffany Roberts and Elizabeth Sarbacker

UW-Madison Team White:

  • 1st Team Overall (2,115 points)
  • 1st Oral Reasons
  • 1st Guernsey
  • 1st Holstein

Kristen Broege: Janesville, WI – Sophomore in Dairy Science

  • High Individual Overall
  • High Individual Oral Reasons

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All-American 

Dairy cattle judges from 15 universities competed in the annual All-American Dairy Cattle Judging Contest held Monday, September 14th, 2015 in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Leading UW-Madison’s team was Mariah Fjarlie of Tillamook, Ore. Fjarlie was the third overall individual and also took third in Oral Reasons. Other team members included, Bethany Dado, Erica Ballmer and Lindsey Hellenbrand.

UW Madison Team Placings:

  • 4th Team Overall (2039 points)
  • 4th Oral Reasons
  • 3rd Ayrshire
  • 4th Guernsey
  • 5th Jersey

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World Dairy Expo

UW-Madison judges placed second at National Intercollegiate Dairy Judging Contest

Left to right: Brian Kelroy (coach), Cody Getschel, Janelle Remington, Bethany Dado, Jordan Ebert and Chad Wethal (coach)

UW-Madison Team Placed:

  • 2nd Team Overall (2508 points)
  • 2nd Oral Reasons (82 points)
  • 1st Guernsey
  • 4th Red and White Holstein
  • 4th Holstein
  • 5th Jersey
  • 5th Brown Swiss

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NAILE

Left to right: Brad Warmka, Lizi Endres, Brad Griswold and Andy Sell

UW-Madison Team Placed:

  • 2nd Team Overall (2,113 points)
  • 5th Oral Reasons (673 points)
  • 1st Ayrshire
  • 2nd Guernsey
  • 3rd Jersey

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Fort Worth

UW-Madison topped second place California Polytechnical State University by 29 points to earn the team title.

Left to right: Brian Kelroy (coach), Cody Getschel, Erica Ballmer, Lindsey Hellenbrand, Bethany Dado, and Chad Wethal (coach)

UW-Madison Team Placed:

  • 1st Team Overall (1905 points)
  • 4th Oral Reasons (535 points)
  • 1st Brown Swiss
  • 4th Holstein
  • 6th Jersey

Cody Getschel: Osceola, WI – Senior in Dairy Science

  • 2nd High Individual Overall

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