Durham County Breeders Cup, 2017
Northumberland County Breeders Cup, 2017
Barrie Fair, 2017
Port Perry 4-H Achievement Day, 2016
Blackstock Fair, 2016
Matt Yates resides in Beaverton, Ontario where he lives with his family on a 600 acre farm in Beaverton, Ontario. They currently milk approximately 80 Holsteins and Jerseys under the prefix Aleah Farms. Matt is extremely involved with marketing and showing their animals at local, regional and national shows. He often breeds, owns or raises animals that are nominated for All Ontario, All Canadian and All American awards. Some highlights for Matt in the show ring include being a part owner of Robrook Goldwyn Cameron when she was a 2 year old and having the ability to watch her go onto being Grand Champion at the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair in 2013. Additionally, he is a part owner Delcreek Naughty By Night who was Reserve All American and Honourable Mention All Canadian and went onto breed several All Canadian daughters. In 2015, Matt was honoured to be recognized with the Mike McGriskin Memorial Award for being an individual who excels both at home and on the show circuit. Matt has had the opportunity to officiate at 4-H shows and Breeders Cups in Ontario and he is excited to further his judging career.