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Judge personal information:
Robby grew up in Southeastern, Ohio on a small livestock production farm raising show pigs and Boer goats. Growing up he was a member of 4-H and FFA showing and raising: cattle, pigs, goats and market chickens. While in high school, he earned his State FFA Degree and was a member of the livestock judging team. He attended Morehead State University in Kentucky completing his education earning his B.S. and M.S. degrees. During which time he was a member of the Morehead State Collegiate Livestock Judging Team, and FFA. He was a graduate assistant during his masters program. He also volunteered with the 4-H program in his home county and taught youth about livestock selection, showmanship and show preparation for goats and pigs.
Robby is currently an Extension Educator for 4-H Youth Development / Ag and Natural Resources-Livestock. He works with youth and adults offering education opportunities in animal agriculture. He strives to promote the livestock industry and provide a positive experience for all exhibitors in the show ring. Robby’s family currently runs a herd of 60 registered Boer goats showing on the local, state and national level. He has a true passion for livestock evaluation and working with others.
M.S.: Morehead State University- Career and Tech Education in Agriculture
Thesis: Initial Trends in the Kentucky Buck Test Program
B.S.: Morehead State University- Animal Science
Judging Experience & Honors:
Delkab County Fair, Indiana- market lambs, breeding sheep, showmanship
Randolph Fair, Portage County, Ohio- 4-H market lambs, breeding sheep, market goats, showmanship. Open breeding sheep show.
Holmes County Fair, Ohio- market and breeding goats, showmanship
Offical for the Indiana 4-H/FFA livestock judging contest- sheep/goat committee