Meet the Judge

Meet Emily Achen from Brookings, SD


617 6th Ave

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Qualified to Judge:

Dairy Cattle

Judge Classification:


Available in Region(s):


Available in State(s):

Indiana, Iowa, Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota

Available in Canada:


Judge personal information:

I grew up with registered Holsteins, Brown Swiss and Milking Shorthorns and have exhibited at all levels of competition. All through 4-H, I was a member of the county dairy judging team and represented Minnesota in the National 4-H and FFA dairy judging contests. Additionally, I am a member of the National Holstein and Brown Swiss Assocations.


University of Minnesota - Twin Cities 

Bachelor of Science in Animal Science


Member of the 2011 University of Minnesota Collegiate Dairy Judging Team

Judging Experience & Honors:

2010 North American Livestock Exposition Louisville, KY: 1st Place Team Overall and 1st Place Reasons Team 2011 All American Contest Harrisburg, PA: 1st Place Team Overall and 1st Place Reasons Team 2011 World Dairy Expo Madison, WI: 5th Place Team Overall and 3rd Place Reasons Team

4-H / FFA Honors:

2007 National 4-H Contest Madison, WI: 1st Place Team Overall 2008 National FFA Contest Indianapolis, IN: 12th Place Team and Gold Award Individual