Announcing the 2021 Judges for the All-American Dairy Show and Premier National Junior Show
PNJS Holstein & AADS Jersey Judge
Pierre owns and operates Ferme Pierre Boulet Inc. alongside his partner, Katie Coates, and his five children. Operating under the ‘Pierstein’ prefix since 1993, Pierre has bred over 140 EX cows. He is also the auctioneer and co-owner of Les Encans Boulet Inc., his family’s sales management company. Pierre has been an official judge since 2005 and has officiated at many show across Canada and the United States, as well as in France, Australia, Columbia, and Argentina.
PNJS Ayrshire & AADS Holstein Judge
Lynn is an Area Sales Representative with CentralStar Cooperative in north central Wisconsin. He and his wife Sara have three children, Jacob, Logan and Madison. Lynn and his family own and operate Bella-View Holsteins, a small herd of elite registered Holsteins. They have bred or developed nearly 40 All-American or Jr. All-American nominees in both the Holstein and Red & White breeds as well as some color breeds. Lynn has judged in more than 20 states at the state and national level.
AADS Milking Shorthorn Judge
Matt is a 6th generation dairy farm from Northeast Iowa. He works full time on the family farm with his parents where they milk 65 registered Holsteins with a few Milking Shorthorns. Matt and his family focus on breeding for high type cows which translates to showing at local, district, state and national shows in both breeds. Matt has bred and developed several All-Iowa and Jr. All-Americans with both Holsteins and Red & White Holsteins as well as Milking Shorthorns.
PNJS Jersey and AADS Red & White Judge
Ryan, his wife Haley, and four children Callie, Conway, Cooper, and Case live in Wisconsin on a 40 acre farmette where they manage 8-10 show heifers each year. Ryan is a professional hoof trimmer and dairy cattle fitter. During his time as a professional fitter, Ryan has had the privilege to prepare 17 Grand Champions at World Dairy Expo and 9 Grand Champions at the Royal Winter Fair. Ryan has also prepared cattle in numerous countries including Canada, England, Germany, Italy, Sweden, Switzerland and Mexico.
PNJS Brown Swiss & Milking Shorthorn and AADS Guernsey Judge
Chris is the owner of Springhill Farm and Genetics in Ohio. In existence for over 200 years, they are currently milking 70 Guernseys, Holsteins and Ayrshires. Over the last 10 years they have had over 100 All-American nominations with 10 of those being All-Americans in 2019 alone. Chris has had the honor of judging National Guernsey Shows at Louisville and Puyallup, Washington. He has also served as an Associate Judge at the World Dairy Expo. Chris has also had the pleasure of judging internationally in Australia and United Kingdom.
PNJS Red & White Holstein Judge
Josh began working with cattle at an early age on his uncles Locust-Ayr Farm where they showed Holsteins and Jerseys at the state and national level. He and his wife Leeann along with daughter Emmalee reside in Pennsylvania where they breed Holsteins and Jerseys. Josh is an Area Representative for ST Genetics. He has prepared and show many cattle throughout the local and national levels. He has also judged several show throughout the Northeast including the Delaware State Fair and Premier National Junior Guernsey show.
PNJS Guernsey and AADS Brown Swiss Judge
Brian, his wife Heidi and daughters Grace and Claire reside in Maryland where, Brian is an Ag Technician Supervisor at the Central Maryland Research and Education Center. He grew up on the Crown Stone Farm in Maryland where his family milks registered Guernseys and several other breeds. Brian has had the honor of judging many shows across the United States including; World Dairy Expo, Eastern States, local shows in Maryland, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, North Carolina, Ohio, Tennessee and Iowa. He has also had the privilege of judging in Canada and Australia.
AADS Ayrshire Judge
Kurt resides in Iowa with his wife Michelle where the co-own and operate Old- Bankston Ayrshire along with his brothers. He is employed by Cannon ABS as an AI Technician. Over the past decade his family has bred, owned or sold over 100 All-American/All-Canadian Ayrshire Nominations. Kurt has served as a judge for the Southern National Jr Ayrshire Show, the Indiana State Fair and was an Associate judge for the International Ayrshire Show.