Michael Lupton along with his parents and brother operate Up-ridge Farms in Embro, Ontario where they milk 100 deep pedigreed cows. Michael has a strong interest in showing their cows at the local, regional and national levels which has earned the Up-Ridge herd nominations for All Ontario and All Canadian awards. Michael has participated in judging competitions throughout 4-H and placed second at Ontario’s Inter County Judging Competition in 2012. This result created him to be selected on Ontario’s judging team that travelled and competed at World Dairy Expo in Madison, Wisconsin. Michael is passionate about judging and is looking forward to where it takes him.