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Meet Bill Brown from Manhattan, KS 
 
Phone: 785-556-1243
Email: billyb2005@yahoo.com
Qualified to judge: Dairy Cattle
Judge Classification: Breeder, College Alumni
Available in Region(s): North East, North West, Midwest, South East, South West
Available in State(s): Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming
Available in Canada: Yes
 
Judge personal information:
Bill was raised in the dairy industry, having grown up in the key dairy regions of Louisiana, Texas and Kansas.  Bill's family operated about 250 acres with a small beef cow-calf operation.  While his family did not have a dairy farm, he was actively involved in dairy projects through FFA and 4-H. In high school Bill purchased several Holstein, Brown Swiss and Jersey show heifers to exhibit at local and state shows.  He had the honor of breeding and exhibiting the Honorable Mention Junior Champion Jersey heifer at the Kansas Junior Jersey Show in 2005.  Today, Bill continues to maintain a small herd of Jerseys and Brown Swiss, focusing on developing animals for type for future show success. 

Bill has been an active judge since his involvement with county 4-H team in Texas.  He has judged competitvely in 4-H, FFA, and collegiately, and has achieved success at the national level at both the World Dairy Expo, Lousiville and Ft. Worth judging contests.  He has judged numerous county and state shows. 
 
Education:
Kansas State University - 2010
Bachelor of Science
Animal Sciences & Industry, Dairy Emphasis

Michigan State University - 2012
Master of Science
Animal Science - Dairy Cattle Nutrition
 
Judging Experience & Honors:
Official Judge
State Level
Kansas Junior Holstein Show - 2013

County Level
Kern County Fair Dairy Show (CA) - 2014 - 5th largest dairy county in the U.S.
Putnam County Fair Dairy Show (IN) - 2014
Leavenworth County Fair Dairy Show (KS) - 2014
Morris County Fair Dairy Show (KS) - 2014
Nemaha County Fair Dairy Show (KS) - 2009, 2010
Washington County Spring Dairy Show (KS) - 2009

Collegiate Experience - Kansas State University
World Dairy Expo - 2008
All American
21st Overall
6th Reasons
Top 10 in 3 breeds

NAILE - Louisville - 2008
3rd Overall
Top 10 in 2 breeds

Ft. Worth - 2009
1st Overall
1st Reasons
Top 3 in 3 breeds
 
4-H / FFA honors:
4-H
State Champion Team - Texas
Judged at World Dairy Expo - 2002

FFA
State Dairy Judging CDE
6th Individual Overall - 2002 - Texas
1st Individual Overall - 2004 - Kansas
2nd Individual Overall - 2005 - Kansas
 
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