Level 1 Judges are capable of judging 4-H Club Shows and Breeder’s Cups, as well as providing official placings for Judging Classes included in twilight & barn meetings.
Ashley KnaptonEastern District
Ashley was born and raised on her family’s dairy farm in the heart of the Ottawa Valley. After realizing her passion for agriculture at a young age, she proceeded to attend the University of Guelph where she got her Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture from the Ontario Agricultural College in 2013. Upon graduation, she’s held a variety of roles in the industry ranging from a dairy nutritionist to working in communications and government relations. Ashley is currently the Livestock Specialist for Pioneer Hi-Bred, covering the province of Ontario.
Ashley was the 2014 winner of the Canadian Young Speakers for Agriculture competition. She recently completed the Gay Lea Foods Co-operative Leadership 2.0 program. Ashley currently sits on the board for the Lanark Holstein Club as well as the Lanark Federation of Agriculture.