Cattle, Sheep, Club lambs, Swine, Meat goats, Dairy goats
Breeder, College Alumni
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Judge personal information:
I am a past intercollegiate livestock judging team member with the following awards High Individual Swine COW PALACE Sanfrancisco Ca.1979 3rd High Oral Reasons Cow Palace 5th High Individual Overall Cow Palace
5th High Individual Beef American Royal Kc. Mo. 1979 3rd High Individual Sheep American Royal 3rd High Individual Oral Reasons American Royal
3rd High individual Swine North American Livestock Exposition Louisville Ky. 1979 3rd High Individual Oral Reasons North American Livestock Exposition 5th High Individual Overall North American Livestock Exposition
3rd High Individual Beef Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo 1980 6th High Individual Sheep Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo 7th High Individual Swine Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo High Individual Oral Reasons Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo High Individual Overall Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo
I was a chapter and district officer in the FFA and was a 12 year 4H member. I ran a fitting and clipping service working with several breeds of cattle with many Local State and National Champions from 1980 thru 1986
I was the herdsman for our Family Limousin Operation from 1976 to 1986 in which time we went from 5 registered Heifers to selling 25-30 commercial bulls and 5 - 10 Registered bulls a year.
From 1986 to 1994 I worked as a real estate appraiser doing tax evaluation appraisals and hearings in Kansas, New Jersey and Pennsylvania
1996 to current Owned and operated own livestock operation which has included Beef Cattle, Swine, Club Lambs and Meat Goats.
My Daughters Boer Goats have won classes in many local and State Shows and she bred and exhibited 2nd place in class wether at 2009 National Western Bred 2nd in class to Grand Champion wether at 2012 Arizona National
I believe without a strong foundation of young people we can not continue to grow as an industry, in addition I enjoy working with youth and adults and educating them and encouraging them to be envolved and to pursue their passions while opening thier minds to new ideas and possibilities.
Judging Experience & Honors:
Judged shows on local county and regional levels Judged swine shows of 400 plus entries judged goat shows dairy and meet with over 200 entries judged sheep shows with over 300 entries judged beef shows with over 150 entries steers and heifers judges state association breed shows judged showmanship in all 4 species plus Round Robin competitions in all 4 species and Horses
4-H / FFA honors:
FFA South East District officer South East Kansas Star District Farmer 1979 placed in gold medal division in Dairy judging, poultry judging, dairy products and livestock judging in 1979 won high individual at 8 4H and FFAlivestocl judging contests in 1978