Each year, World Dairy Expo recognizes dairy cattle exhibitor strings with Herdsmanship Awards. Herdsmanship Awards are given to individuals or dairy farms demonstrating exemplary exhibit organization, cleanliness and cooperation with fellow exhibitors and show management. Maple-Leigh Futures of Delavan, Wisconsin, won this year’s Overall Herdsmanship Award, receiving two commemorative chairs and a semen tank, courtesy of Select Sires, Inc. and MVE Biological Solutions, respectively.
Zone and Daily winners were also recognized throughout the event and are noted below.
Pavilion 1 – Zone 1: Heritage Holsteins – Whitewater, Wis.
Pavilion 1 – Zone 2: Maple-Leigh Futures – Delavan, Wis.
Pavilion 2 – Zone 1: Valley Gem Farm – Cumberland, Wis.
Pavilion 2 – Zone 2: Stadview – Litchfield, Minn.
Pavilion 2 – Zone 3: Crestbrooke – Fond du Lac, Wis.
Pavilion 2 – Zone 4: Butlerview Farm – Chebanse, Ill.
Tent #1: Opsal/Twin County – Blue Mounds, Wis. and Muncy, Pa.
Tent #2: White Oaks Cattle Co. – Harvard, Ill.
Monday – Heart & Soul Holsteins – the Boop Family – Millmont, Pa.
Tuesday – World Premier Brown Swiss Sale – Beloit, Wis.
Wednesday – Misty Meadows Guernseys – New Paris, Pa.
Thursday – Elite Dairy II – Copake, N.Y.
Friday – Danhof/Ryan-Vue/Bella View – Marion, Wis.
2022 Herdsmanship zone and daily winners were awarded jackets graciously sponsored by Select Sires, Inc.