Cattle, Starter Calves, Sheep, Club lambs, Swine, Meat goats
Breeder, College Professor, College Alumni
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Judge personal information:
William was raised on a purebred Hereford cattle operation. His family operation has been raising Hereford cattle for over 70 years. He grew up showing multiple species of livestock in 4-H. William participated in many youth judging contests through 4-H. William has been showing cattle on a local, state, regional and national level for 25 years. He has actively been judging multiple livestock species for 8 years.
Member of National Beef Cattle Association, Indiana Beef Cattlemen's Association, Shelby County Cattlemen's Association, American Hereford Association, Indiana Hereford Association
-Bachelor of Science, Animal Science, from Purdue University in 2003. -Masters of Science, Ruminant Nutrition, from University of Kentucky in 2006.
Judging Experience & Honors:
-Member of Purdue University Livestock Judging Team in college. -Coach of the University of Kentucky Livestock Judging Team while in Graduate School.
-William has judged in Indiana, Ohio, Kentucky, Tennessee, Missouri, Arkansas, West Virginia and South Dakota. He has also judged in Ontario, Canada.
-Some of the more recent larger shows have included the following: North American International Livestock Exposition (2013), Muskingum Fall Classic (2013), Indiana State Fair (2013), Ohio Beef Expo (2013), Sioux Empire Farm Show (2013), North American International Livestock Exposition (2012), Kentucky State Fair (2012), Orangeville, Canada MOE Show (2012), Southeastern Regional Hereford Show (2011), Indiana State Fair (2011), Kentucky Beef Expo (2010)
2006-2008 Beef Program Specialist, Ohio State University Extension/Ohio Cattleman's Association 2008-2009 Regional Livestock Specialist, University of Missouri Extension 2009-2012 Extension Educator Specialist, Purdue University Extension
2009-Current Adjunct Faculty Professor, Ivy Tech Community College Current Livestock Nutritional Consultant, Greensburg Soy Processors, LLC