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.
Gary MarkusWestern District
Gary Markus along with his wife, Hilary and their children Peyton and Nolan, operate Markhill Holsteins on 200 acres in Ingersoll, Ontario. The Markhill herd is made up of 65 head of milking cows and housed in a free-stall operation. Gary’s daily responsibilities also include being the District Sales Manager for Alta Genetics. Outside of work, Gary is also very involved in his community as a 4-H leader in Ingersoll and also a director on the Oxford County Holstein Club. In 2007, Gary won the Spirit of 4-H award and in 2015, he received the Ontario Dairy Youth Award where he won a trip to World Dairy Expo in Madison, Wisconsin. Throughout his judging career, Gary has had the opportunity to judge 4-H shows throughout Ontario.