Ag Tech 2010s

2010

2010 Ag Tech

Members of the 2010 MSU Ag Tech dairy judging team included (pictured from left to right): John Anibal, of Gaines; Ross Williams, of Homer; Dale Dick, of McBain; Cristine Vanlieu, of Reading; and Coach Joe Domecq. Photo provided courtesy of Agri- Graphics, Ltd.

Results

  • World Dairy Expo in Madison, Wisconsin
    • Team: 1st in Milking Shorthorns, 3rd in Red and Whites, 4th in Jerseys, 5th in Brown Swiss, and 6th Overall.
    • Individuals: John Anibal placed 4th in Milking Shorthorns. Dale Dick placed 2nd in Brown Swiss, 3rd in Milking Shorthorns, 8th in Red and Whites and 8th Overall. Cristine Vanlieu placed 3rd in Ayrshires.

  • North American International Livestock Exposition (NAILE) in Louisville, Kentucky
    • Team: 1st in Ayrshires, 1st in Brown Swiss, 4th Overall, 4th in Oral Reasons, 4th in Jerseys, 6th in Guernseys.
    • Individuals: John Anibal placed 1st in Brown Swiss, 3rd in Guernseys, 3rd in Jerseys, 3rd in Overall, 8th in Oral Reasons, and 9th in Ayrshires. Dale Dick placed 1st in Ayrshires, 1st in Guernseys, 3rd in Oral Reasons, 4th in Brown Swiss, and 5th Overall. Cristine Vanlieu placed 3rd in Holsteins. 

2011

2011 Ag Tech

Members of the 2011 Ag Tech dairy judging team included (pictured from left to right): Coach Sarah Black, Shawn Baker, of Sterling; Deidre Bowen, of Cass City; Jade Cox, of Coldwater; Ryan Silvernail, of Fremont; and Coach Joe Domecq. (Photo provided courtesy of Agri-Graphics Ltd.)

 

2012

2012 Ag Tech

Members of the 2012 MSU Ag Tech dairy cattle judging team included (pictured left to right): Adam Guernsey, of Ionia; Allison Oesch, of Alto; Malissa Reed, of Owosso; Britney Zondlak, of Byron Center; Coach Sarah Black and Coach Joe Domecq. (Photo provided courtesy of Agri-Graphics Ltd.)

Results

  • World Dairy Expo in Madison, Wisconsin
    • Team: 1st in Ayrshires, 3rd in Jerseys, 3rd in Red and Whites, 4th Overall, 5th in Brown Swiss, and 5th in Milking Shorthorns.
    • Individuals: Allison Oesch placed 6th in Jerseys. Malissa Reed placed 3rd in Milking Shorthorns, 5th in Ayrshires, and 8th Overall. Britney Zondlak placed 5th in Red and Whites, 8th in Ayrshires, and 8th in Brown Swiss. 

  • North American International Livestock Exposition (NAILE) in Louisville, Kentucky
    • Team: 2nd in Ayrshires, 3rd in Holsteins, 3rd in Jerseys, 3rd in Oral Reasons, 4th in Brown Swiss, 4th in Guernseys, and 5th Overall.
    • Individuals: Adam Guernsey placed 7th in Ayrshires, 9th in Holsteins, and 10th Overall. Allison Oesch placed 6th in Brown Swiss. Malissa Reed placed 4th in Ayrshires, 9th in Guernseys, and 9th Overall. Britney Zondlak placed 1st in Jerseys and 4th in Oral Reasons. 

 

2013

2013 Ag Tech

Members of the 2013 MSU Ag Tech dairy judging team included (pictured left to right): Coach Sarah Black, Jorin Ouwinga, of McBain; Kelvin Webster, of Laingsburg; Kara Smith, of Hudsonville; Hayleigh Geurink, of Allendale; and Coach Joe Domecq. Photo provided courtesy of Agri- Graphics, Ltd.

Results

  • World Dairy Expo in Madison, Wisconsin
    • Team: 1st in Jerseys, 4th in Ayrshires, and 6th Overall.
    • Individuals: Hayleigh Geurink placed 1st in Oral Reasons, 1st in Brown Swiss, 2nd in Ayrshires, 3rd Overall, 3rd in Red and Whites, 4th in Holsteins, 7th in Jerseys, and 8th in Placings.

  • North American International Livestock Exposition (NAILE) in Louisville, Kentucky
    • Team: 1st in Brown Swiss, 3rd in Guernseys, 3rd Overall, 4th in Ayrshires, 4th in Oral Reasons, 5th in Holsteins, and 5th in Jerseys.
    • Individuals: Hayleigh Geurink placed 1st in Oral Reasons, 1st in Brown Swiss, 1st in Jerseys, 2nd in Holsteins, 3rd Overall, 11th in Guernseys, and 14th in Ayrshires. Jorin Ouwinga placed 12th in Ayrshires, 12 in Brown Swiss, 15th Overall, 15th in Oral Reasons, and 16th in Guernseys. Kara Smith placed 8th in Jerseys, 12th in Oral Reasons, 12th in Guernseys, 13th in Brown Swiss, 13th in Holsteins, and 16th Overall. Kelvin Webster placed 3rd in Brown Swiss, 8th Overall, 8th in Ayrshires, 9th in Guernseys, 16th in Holsteins, and 19th in Oral Reasons.

 

2014

14+AT

Members of the 2014 MSU Ag Tech dairy cattle judging team included (pictured left to right): Allison Pung, of Portland; Jenna Martin, of Westphalia; Allie Elzinga, of Hopkins; Rebecca Swartzendruber, of Bay Port; Coach Sarah Black; and Coach Joe Domecq. (Photo provided by Agri-Graphics, Ltd.)

Results

  • World Dairy Expo in Madison, Wisconsin
    • Team: 1st in Milking Shorthorns, 3rd in Jerseys, 4th in Ayrshires, 4th in Oral Reasons, and 5th Overall.
    • Individuals: Allie Elzinga placed 2nd in Milking Shorthorns, 8th in Brown Swiss, 10th Overall, 10th in Placings, and 19th in Oral Reasons. Allison Pung placed 4th in Jerseys and 5th in Oral Reasons. Jenna Martin placed 20th in Oral Reasons while Rebecca Swartzendruber placed 25th in Oral Reasons. 

  • North American International Livestock Exposition (NAILE) in Louisville, Kentucky
    • Team: 2nd in Ayrshires, 4th in Holsteins, 4th in Oral Reasons, 4th Overall, 5th in Guernseys, 5th in Jerseys, and 6th in Brown Swiss.
    • Individuals: Allie Elzinga placed 2nd in Ayrshires, 10th in Jerseys, 11th Overall, 13th in Holsteins, 15th in Oral Reasons, 18th in Brown Swiss, and 18th in Guernseys. Allison Pung placed 5th in Ayrshires, 5th in Holsteins, 8th Overall, 8th in Oral Reasons, 11th in Brown Swiss, 14th in Jerseys, and 17th in Guernseys. Rebecca Swartzendruber placed 7th in Brown Swiss, 8th in Ayrshires, 14th in Holsteins, and 22nd Overall.

 

2015

15 ag+tech

Members of the 2015 MSU Ag Tech dairy cattle judging team included (pictured left to right): Amber Iden, of Bad Axe; Kayla Holsten, of Saline; Nicole Chase, of Conklin; Dane Anter, of Marlette; Coach Carmen Zwemmer; Coach Sarah Black; and Coach Joe Domecq. (Photo provided by Agri-Graphics, Ltd.)

Results

  • World Dairy Expo in Madison, Wisconsin
    • Team: 4th Overall.
    • Individuals: Dane Anter placed 4th in Milking Shorthorns, 5th in Holsteins, and 22nd Overall. Nicole Chase placed 1st in Holsteins, 5th Overall, 6th in Ayrshires, 6th in Jerseys, and 12th Overall. Kayla Holsten placed 4th in Ayrshires, 4th in Placings, 5th in Jerseys, 11th in Oral Reasons, and 12th Overall. Amber Iden placed 16th in Oral Reasons. 

  • North American International Livestock Exposition (NAILE) in Louisville, Kentucky
    • Team: 1st in Guernseys, 2nd in Jerseys, 2nd in Oral Reasons, 3rd in Brown Swiss, 3rd Overall, 4th in Ayrshires, and 4th in Holsteins.
    • Individuals: Dane Anter placed 4th in Brown Swiss, 4th in Guernseys, 11th in Holsteins, 11th in Oral Reasons, 12th Overall, 13th in Jerseys, and 16th in Ayrshires. Nicole Chase placed 6th in Guernseys, 10th in Holsteins, 11th in Brown Swiss, 13th in Oral Reasons, 14th in Jerseys, 14th Overall, and 15th in Ayrshires. Kayla Holsten placed 2nd in Oral Reasons, 2nd in Brown Swiss, 2nd in Jerseys, 3rd in Guernseys, 3rd Overall, 4th in Ayrshires, and 7th in Holsteins. Amber Iden placed 5th in Guernseys, 7th in Jerseys, 10th in Oral Reasons, 11th Overall, 12th in Ayrshires, 12th in Holsteins, and 16th Overall.

 

2016 

2016 Ag Tech

Members of the 2016 MSU Ag Tech dairy cattle judging team included (pictured left to right): Coach Joe Domecq; Rachel Ekkel, of Fremont; Erin Fritz, of West Branch; Shelby Berens of Holland; Evelyn Okkema of Blanchard; and Coach Sarah Black. Not Pictured: Craig Southerton, of Caledonia. (Photo provided by Agri-Graphics, Ltd.)

Results

  • All-American Dairy Invitational in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
    • ‚ÄčTeam: 2nd in Guernseys, 3rd in Brown Swiss, 4th in Oral Reasons, 5th in Ayrshires, 5th Overall, and 6th in Holsteins.
    • Individuals: Rachel Ekkel placed 1st Overall, 1st in Guernsey, 2nd in Oral Reasons, 4th in Brown Swiss, 5th in Ayrshires, 17th in Holsteins, and 19th in Jerseys. Evelyn Okkema placed 1st in Jerseys, 4th in Ayrshires, 8th in Guernseys, 8th in Oral Reasons, 10th Overall, 18th in Holsteins, and 19th in Brown Swiss. Craig Southerton placed 18th in Brown Swiss, 20th in Holstein, and 20th in Oral Reasons.

  • World Dairy Expo in Madison, Wisconsin 
    • Team: 3rd Overall and 3rd in Oral Reasons.
    • Individuals: Rachel Ekkel placed 1st in Oral Reasons, 1st Overall, and 1st in Individual Placings. Shelby Berens placed 6th in Individual Placings, 7th Overall, and 19th in Oral Reasons. Evelyn Okkema placed 9th in Oral Reasons while Erin Fritz placed 16th in Oral Reasons.

  • North American International Livestock Exposition (NAILE) in Louisville, Kentucky
    • Team: 2nd Ayrshires, 2nd in Brown Swiss, 2nd in Jerseys, 2nd Oral Reasons, 3rd Overall, 5th in Guernseys, and 7th in Holsteins.
    • Individuals: Rachel Ekkel placed 1st in Jerseys, 3rd in Oral Reasons, 4th Overall, 7th in Brown Swiss, 8th in Ayrshires, and 17th in Guernseys. Shelby Berens placed 7th in Oral Reasons, 8th in Guernseys, 8th in Jerseys, 9th in Ayrshires, and 9th Overall. Evelyn Okkema placed 4th in Ayrshires, 5th in Brown Swiss, 11th in Oral Reasons, 13th Overall, and 15th in Holsteins. Erin Fritz placed 13th in Jerseys, 18th in Guernseys, and 19th in Holsteins. 

 

2017 

 2017 Ag Tech

Members of the 2017 MSU Ag Tech dairy judging team included (pictured from left to right): Coach Sarah Black; Cameron Cook, of Pewamo; Morgan Luoma, of East LeRoy; Julee Tellkamp, of Grant; Hope McAlvey, of Sumner; and Coach Joe Domecq. 

Results

  • All-American Dairy Invitational in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
    • Team: 1st in Ayrshires, 1st in Holsteins, 1st in Oral Reasons, 1st Overall, 2nd in Guernseys, 2nd in Jerseys, and 3rd in Brown Swiss 
    • Individuals: Morgan Luoma placed 2nd in Brown Swiss, 3rd in Holsteins, 3rd in Oral Reasons, 5th in Guernseys, 9th in Ayrshires, and 12th in Jerseys. Cameron Cook placed 1st Overall, 1st in Ayrshires, 1st in Holsteins, 2nd in Jerseys, 2nd in Oral Reasons, 4th in Guernseys, and 14th in Brown Swiss. Julee Tellkamp placed 5th in Holsteins, 12th Overall, 12th in Oral Reasons, 14th in Guernseys, 16th in Brown Swiss, 17th in Ayrshires, and 19th in Jerseys. Hope McAlvey placed 4th in Holsteins, 5th Overall, 6th in Ayrshires, 7th in Oral Reasons, 8th in Guernseys, 10th in Brown Swiss, and 11th in Jerseys.

  • World Dairy Expo in Madison, Wisconsin
    • Team: 1st in Jerseys, 2nd in Guernseys, 2nd in Oral Reasons, 2nd in Red and Whites, 2nd in Milking Shorthorns, 3rd Overall, 4th in Brown Swiss, 4th in Placings, and 9th in Holsteins. 
    • Individuals: Morgan Luoma placed 1st in Ayrshires, 8th in Brown Swiss, 12th in Oral Reasons, and 14th in Jerseys. Cameron Cook placed 1st in Oral Reasons, 1st in Jerseys, 5th Overall, 6th in Brown Swiss, 8th in Red and Whites, 12th in Placings, 13th in Milking Shorthorns, and 19th in Guernseys. Julee Tellkamp placed 2nd in Guernseys, 9th in Holsteins, 9th in Milking Shorthorns, 15th Overall, 19th in Oral Reasons, 20th in Red and Whites. Hope McAlvey places 2nd in Jerseys, 2nd in Milking Shorthorns, 3rd in Oral Reasons, 11th in Brown Swiss, 11th Overall, 13th in Red and Whites, and 19th in Placings.

  • North American International Livestock Exposition (NAILE) in Louisville, Kentucky
    • Team: 1st in Ayrshires, 2nd in Holsteins, 2nd Overall, 2nd in Oral Reasons, 4th in Brown Swiss, and 4th in Guernseys. 
    • Individuals: Morgan Luoma placed 6th in Holsteins, 7th in Oral Reasons, 9th in Ayrshires, 12th Overall, 14th in Guernseys, and 17th in Brown Swiss. Cameron Cook placed 1st Overall, 1st in Ayrshires, 2nd in Brown Swiss, 2nd in Oral Reasons, 3rd in Holsteins, 5th in Jerseys, and 8th in Guernseys. Julee Tellkamp placed 3rd in Jerseys, 8th in Ayrshires, 9th Overall, 11th in Oral Reasons, 12th in Guernseys, and 18th in Brown Swiss. Hope McAlvey placed 2nd in Ayrshires, 4th in Oral Reasons, 8th Overall, 9th in Holsteins, 11th in Guernseys, 11th in Holsteins, and 12th in Brown Swiss. 

 

2018 

 2018 Ag Tech

Members of the 2018 MSU Ag Tech dairy judging team included (pictured from left to right): Coach Sarah Black, Rebeka McDonald, of Conklin; Gerrit Baker, of Byron Center; Kristen Burkhardt, of Fowlerville; Miriah Dershem on St. Johns; and Coach Joe Domecq. 

Results 

  • All-American Dairy Invitational in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
    • Team: 1st in Jerseys, 2nd in Brown Swiss, 5th in Oral Reasons, and 6th Overall. 
    • Individuals: Miriah Dershem placed 1st in Jerseys. Gerrit Baker placed 2nd in Brown Swiss. Kristen Burkhardt placed 2nd in Jerseys and 9th in Oral Reasons. 

  • World Dairy Expo in Madison, Wisconsin
    • Team: 1st in Jerseys, 1st in Milking Shorthorns, 2nd Overall, 2nd in Ayrshires, 2nd in Brown Swiss, 3rd in Oral Reasons, 3rd in Holsteins, 6th in Red and Whites, and 8th in Guernseys. 
    • Individuals: Miriah Dershem placed 1st in Holsteins, 1st in Milking Shorthorns, 5th in Guernseys, 7th Overall, 7th in Ayrshires, and 8th in Jerseys. Gerrit Baker placed 4th in Jerseys and 19th in Holsteins. Kristen Burkhardt placed 2nd in Brown Swiss, 3rd in Oral Reasons, 6th Overall, 6th in Milking Shorthorns, and 8th in Ayrshires. Rebeka McDonald placed 4th in Milking Shorthorns 

  • North American International Livestock Exposition (NAILE) in Louisville, Kentucky
    • Team: 1st in Guernseys, 2nd in Oral Reasons, 2nd in Brown Swiss, 3rd Overall, 3rd in Holsteins, 4th in Ayrshires, and 4th in Jerseys. 
    • Individuals: Miriah Dershem placed 3rd in Guernseys, 7th in Holsteins, 8th in Oral Reasons, and 8th in Brown Swiss. Gerrit Baker placed 1st in Brown Swiss, 1st in Holsteins, 6th Overall, 9th in Guernseys, and 10th in Oral Reasons. Kristen Burkhardt placed 4th in Oral Reasons, 4th in Guernseys, 7th Overall, 7th in Ayrshires, and 9th in Holsteins. Rebeka McDonald placed 9th in Oral Reasons, 9th Overall, and 10th in Guernseys. 

 

2019

WDX19-0996 MI AG TECH

Members of the 2019 MSU Ag Tech dairy judging team included (pictured from left to right): Coach Sarah Black; Catie Theisen, of Mt. Pleasant; Grace Platte, of Portland; Jessica Nash, of Elsie; Coach Sarah Michalek; and Coach Joe Domecq.

Results

  • All-American Dairy Invitational in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
    • Team: 4th in Reasons, 4th in Guernseys, 4th in Jerseys, 5th Overall, 5th in Brown Swiss, and 5th in Holsteins.
    • Individuals: Catie Theisen placed 2nd in Brown Swiss, 3rd in Jerseys, and 5th Overall. 

  • World Dairy Expo in Madison, Wisconsin
    • Team: 3rd in Holsteins, 5th in Red and Whites, 7th in Reasons, and 9th Overall. 
    • Individuals: Jessica Nash placed 5th in Guernseys while Grace Platte placed 2nd in Holsteins. 

  • North American International Livestock Exposition (NAILE) in Louisville, Kentucky
    • Team: 2nd in Jerseys, 3rd in Ayrshires, 4th in Reasons, 4th Overall, 5th in Guernseys, and 5th in Holsteins. 
    • Individuals: Jessica Nash placed 2nd in Jerseys, 4th in Guernseys, 7th in Reasons, and 7th Overall. Catie Theisen placed 3rd in Holsteins, 3rd in Jerseys, 4th in Reasons, and 9th Overall.