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2015 Judges

Meet the Judges;
 
Department 1 & 2, Open & Jr. Dairy:
Our Dairy Cattle Judge for the 2015 U.P. State Fair will be Mr. Randy Petroshus. Mr. Petroshus resides in Gobles, MI and is looking forward to visiting the U.P. and judging the Dairy Cattle.
 
Department 3    Open Beef
Brandon Bratcher will be judging the Open Beef Show. Brandon resides in Elizabeth, IN. He graduated from Purdue University and is currently involved with the NCBA and the Young Producers Council.
 
Department 4   Jr. Beef
The U.P. State Fair will be welcoming Ryan Harrell from Fort Wayne, IN. Mr. Harrell will be judging the Jr. Beef and the Jr. Swine this year. Ryan is actively involved with the family farm raising show pigs and breeding stock. He was on the Livestock Judging Team while attending Purdue University, and is the administrator for The Judging Connection web site.
 
Department 5 & 6  Open & Jr. Sheep
The Open and Jr. Sheep Show will be judged by John Schut. Mr. Schut lives in Belding, MI and is looking forward to judging at the U.P. State Fair.
 
Department 7   Open & Jr. Goat
Lynn Beaudoin will be judging the Open and Jr. Goat Show this year. Lynn lives in Herron, MI and is excited about returning to the U.P. State Fair.
 
Department 8  Jr. Swine
Mr. Ryan Harrell (see department 4)
 
Department 10 & 11   Open & Jr. Rabbits    TBA
 
Department 12   Open Horse Show
Kirsten Mellenberger will be judging the Open Horse Show. Kirsten resides in Kewaunee, WI and is looking forward to judging at the U.P. State Fair.
 
Department 13   Jr. Horse Show   TBA
 
Department 14  Draft Horse & Mule Show   TBA