Meet the Judge

Meet Dr. Aaron Arnett from Galena, OH


6669 Falling Meadows Dr.

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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 where I showed all types of beef projects at the County, State and National levels.
Was a 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
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 - Bovine 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:

Ohio Junior Angus Show
Kentucky Junior Angus Show
Ohio State Fair Junior Hereford, Simmental and Shorthorn Shows
Numerous County Fairs throughout the United States
National Collegiate Livestock Judging Contest, Lousiville, KY, Beef Cattle Official
Coach of the Winning Team at the All-East Livestock Evaluation Contest, 2003