Meet the Judge

Meet Dr. Aaron Arnett from Galena, OH


6669 Falling Meadows Dr.

Cell Phone:


Qualified to Judge:


Judge Classification:

Breeder, College Professor, Coach/Teacher, College Alumni

Available in Region(s):

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:


Judge personal information:

Raised on a commercial cow/calf and grain farm in Western Ohio
Member of 4-H-showed all types of beef projects at the County, State and National levels.
Member of the National Junior Maine-Anjou Association as a youth
Member of the 1999 Ohio State University Livestock Judging Team
Coached the University of Kentucky Collegiate Livestock Judging Team 2000-2004

Breeder of Angus cattle and member of the American Angus Association
Ohio Cattlemens Association, Board of Directors, Vice President, President
Beef Improvement Federation, Board of Directors
National Association of Animal Breeders, Beef Committee Chairman
Judge of market and breeding beef cattle shows throughout the United States


The Ohio State University-Bachelor of Science-Animal Science-2000
University of Kentucky-Master of Science-Reproductive Physiology-2004
Kansas State University-Doctor of Philosophy-Meat Science-2007


The Ohio State University Livestock Judging Team - 1999
Coach, University of Kentucky Livestock Judging Team - 2000-2004
Ohio Cattlemens Association - Board of Directors - 2015-Present

Judging Experience & Honors:

National Western Stock Show, Pennsylvania Farm Show, Dixie National Livestock Show, Mississippi Junior Livestock Expo, Ohio State Fair, Ohio Junior Angus Show, Kentucky Junior Angus Show, Numerous County Fairs throughout the United States, Beef Official for National Collegiate Livestock Judging Contest, Louisville, KY, Coach of the Winning Team at the All-East Livestock Evaluation Contest