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MD-Hillbrook gets top herdsmanship prize

The World Dairy Exposition has awarded its annual herdsmanship awards, with first prize going to overall winner, MD-Hillbrook of Thumont, Md. Award are sponsored by Select Sires. Pictured from left to right are Jennifer Hill, Chad Umbel, Caleb Rossing, Buck Cessna and Chris Hill. Other top finishers in the competition were: Pauli-View Dairy & Vo-Grin Swiss, Wisconsin; Bradner Farms & Dan Maur, Washington; Jim Ripp, South Dakota; Mapleton Valley Farm, Wisconsin; Elite Dairy, New York; Allyndale Holsteins, Connecticut; and Palmyra Farm, Maryland.