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This position is a full time position that requires the individual to work out of their home.
Minnesota Holstein Association
The MHA consists of 850 members and is open to all persons interested in Holstein cattle. The mission of the Minnesota Holstein Association is, “To enhance the lives and profitability of all dairy producers and enthusiasts by providing opportunities for education, marketing, recognition and socialization."
Brief Description of Duties
Manage association memberships and renewals
Work closely with the board of directors and attend numerous board and committee meetings
Create advertisement layouts with members and prepare for graphic artist
Manage and promote two annual cattle sales
Plan and organize annual seminars, shows and conventions
Design, update and manage association website
Prepare, update, and monitor association financials
Coordinate and publish the quarterly publication of the association, the Minnesota Holstein News
Requirements & Qualifications (Salary based on qualifications)
Required skills include:
Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Publisher
Ability to work in Quickbooks Financials
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Ability to travel to various events throughout the state and the year
Preferred skills include:
General knowledge of the dairy industry
Ability to work in Indesign, Photoshop & Dreamweaver
To apply for this position please send a cover letter and your resume to the executive committee via email to firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to P.O. Box 365, Sauk Rapids, MN 56379.
Deadline to apply is August 8, 2014.
The 2014 Minnesota State Show was held at the Houston County Fairgrounds in Caledonia, Minn. on Friday, June 20, 2014. Brian Carscadden was the official judge for the show and placed 84 heifers and 42 cows for a total of 126 head.
Junior Champion was awarded to the first place fall yearling, Hez Atwood Heidilin-ET exhibited by Joe & Reid Stransky & Legendholm Holsteins. Reserve junior champion honors were awarded to Ritetben Dude Candle, the first place summer yearling, exhibited by Reid Stransky & T & L Cattle Co. Receiving honorable mention honors for junior champion was the second place summer yearling, Sheeknoll Atwood Empress, exhibited by Sheeknoll Farms.
Judge Carscadden selected first place junior two-year old, Stranshome Rlou Spot On-ET, exhibited by Joseph, Zach, Jerome & Darian Stransky as intermediate champion. Reserve intermediate champion honors were awarded to Terra-MCree S Charisma-ET, the first place senior two-year old, exhibited by Elizabeth Doornink. Honorable mention intermediate champion honors were given to Sheeknoll Destry Brenna, exhibited by Dana Johnson.
Senior champion was awarded to the first place four-year old, Sheeknoll Durham Arrow, exhibited by Robert, Kelly, Krista & Andrew Sheehan. Reserve senior champion was presented to the second place four-year old, Milksource Gldwn Ladybug-ET, exhibited by Reid Stransky & T & L Cattle Co. Shadow-W Astro Bianca, the first place aged cow, exhibited by David & Jeremy Hoese was recognized as the honorable mention senior champion.
For grand champion judge Carscadden selected the senior champion, Sheeknoll Durham Arrow, exhibited by Robert, Kelly, Krista & Andrew Sheehan. She was also awarded best udder and top bred and owned of the show. Reserve grand champion honors were awarded to the reserve senior champion, Milksource Gldwyn Ladybug-ET, exhibited by Reid Stransky & T & L Cattle Co. Reserve bred and owned was awarded to the intermediate champion, Stranshome Rlou Spot On-ET, exhibited by Joseph, Zach, Jerome & Darian Stransky.
The premier breeder and premier exhibitor banners were presented to Demmer Farms of Ellendale, Minn. Congratulations to all exhibitors and thank you to all volunteers who made this event possible. The 2015 State Show will be held in Worthington, Minn.
The 2014 Minnesota State Junior Holstein Show was held on June 19, 2014 in Caledonia, Minn. at the Houston County Fairgrounds. Judge Joel Phoenix placed 68 heifers and 20 cows for a grand total of 88 head in the junior show.
Junior champion of the show was awarded to the first place spring junior yearling, Curr-Vale Goldwyn Edelyn-ET, exhibited by Joseph, Zach, Jerome & Darian Stransky. First place fall senior yearling, Eastside Brady Caramel, exhibited by Anna Culbertson & Victoria Nodolf was honored as reserve junior champion. Honorable mention was awarded to the first place winter senior yearling heifer, Sunkist Dusk Jianna, exhibited by Nathan & Benjamin Donnay.
Intermediate champion honors were awarded to first place senior three-year old,Terra-McCree G Chance-ET, exhibited by Meghan Connelly. Stranshome Rlou Spot on-ET, first place junior two-year old was selected as reserve intermediate champion, exhibited by Joseph, Zach, Jerome & Darian Stransky.
Macland Absolute Pat, first place four-year old, exhibited by Anna Culbertson was selected as senior champion. Reserve senior champion honors were presented to the first place five-year old, Ms Esperanza Alou Ariel, exhibited by Hope Morrison.
Grand champion honors of the junior show were awarded to senior champion, Macland Absolute Pat, exhibited by Anna Culbertson. Reserve champion honors were presented to intermediate champion, Terra-McCree G Chance-ET, exhibited by Meghan Connelly.
The show was concluded by friendly showmanship competitions in the junior (ages 14 and younger) and senior (ages 15-21) divisions. Judge Phoenix awarded Ian VanderWal the junior showmanship champion. Isabelle Lindahl took home reserve junior showmanship honors. Senior showmanship champion was Tanner Morrison and Amy-Jo VanderWal was reserve.
Congratulations to all of the exhibitors and thank you to all who assisted in making the 2014 Minnesota State Junior Holstein Show run smoothly. We look forward to seeing you again at the 2015 show which is scheduled to be held at the Nobles County fairgrounds in Worthington, Minn.
The Minnesota State Red & White show was held on a rainy later afternoon, Wednesday, June 18th. Judge Randy Drinkall placed 30 heifers and 13 cows, numbers were down but the quality was high.
Receiving junior champion was the first place summer yearling Ms Apple Piccata-Red-TW exhibited by Piccata Partners & Elginvue Cattle Marketing and reserve junior champion the first place winter calf Macland ABS Juliet-Red-ET exhibited by Scott Culbertson and James McFarland. Awarded junior champion of the junior show was summer yearling Solid-Gold De Lyric-Red-ET exhibited by Arnold, Ashley & Andrew Gruenes reserve junior champion of the junior show was presented to the winter yearling Our-Destiny BW Roxan-Red-ET exhibited by Nicholas, Catherine & Clara Thompson.
Intermediate champion senior two-year-old Miss Alabama-Red-ET exhibited by Reid Stransky & T & L Cattle Ltd., reserve intermediate champion went to Hi-Point-Gen A Bango Libby-Red a senior three-year old exhibited by Hendel Farms.
Ryan Griffin, exhibitor of Platte-Vu Advent Sara-Red the 125,000 pound milk class was awarded senior champion. Reserve senior champion was awarded to four-year old Scha-TJ Cntndr Shawna-Red exhibited by Todd & Jean Pollema. Senior champion and reserve senior champion of the junior show was exhibited by Jacob Schaefer & Quentin Scott junior two-year old SL Acres Redlou Firefly-Red and senior two-year old Hydeway A Tashli 84-Red-ET.
Grand champion went to Intermediate champion senior two-year-old Miss Alabama-Red-ET exhibited by Reid Stransky & T & L Cattle Ltd and reserve grand champion was awarded to reserve intermediate champion went to Hi-Point-Gen A Bango Libby-Red a senior three-year old exhibited by Hendel Farms. For the junior show grand champion junior two-year old SL Acres Redlou Firefly-Red and reserve grand champion of the junior show was senior two-year old Hydeway A Tashli 84-Red-ET both exhibited by Jacob Schaefer & Quentin Scott.