Minnesota Holstein Association was organized in 1910 for the purpose of improving and promoting the Holstein breed of dairy cattle. The MHA consists of 950 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."



Front left to right: Tim Stender, Paul Swenson, Megan Herberg, Andy Steinhagen, John VanderWal, Dale Rupprecht; Back left to right: Chad Buehring, Kenn Mueller, Michael Sheehan, Elwin Brands, Lane Johnson, Keith Mahoney, Devoine Kruse, Adam Johnson, Russ Thyen

Lane Johnson, President
1775 60th St. SE
Kerkhoven, MN 56252
Phone: 320-264-0813
Email: dellkafarms@yahoo.com

Chad Buehring
3838 Rush Lake Road
Rush City, MN 55069

Adam Johnson
23314 430th Street
Pelican Rapids, MN 56572
Phone: 218-329-9244
Email: johnson992002@msn.com

Devoine Kruse
2222 Portland Prairie Rd
Caledonia, MN 55921
Phone: 507-495-3136
Email: devlin@acegroup.cc

Kenn Mueller
41771 State Hwy 19
Arlington, MN 55307
Phone: 507-964-2040
Email: elginvue@yahoo.com

Michael Sheehan
4729 Co Rd 16 SE
Rochester, MN 55904
Phone: 507-289-1482
Email: sheehan.michael@co.olmsted.mn.us

Tim Stender
15420 110th St
Young America, MN 55397
Phone: 952-467-2115

John VanderWal
1125 71st Street
Pipestone, MN 56064
Phone: 507-215-0339

Russ Thyen, Vice President
18928 MN Hwy 4
Grove City, MN 56243
Phone: 320-583-8049

Elwin Brands
2167 200th Ave
Edgerton, MN 56128
Phone: 507-283-7333
Email: brandshaven@gmail.com

Megan Herberg
38836 State Hwy 22.
St. Peter, MN 56082
Phone: 507-380-1832

Keith Mahoney
10292 335th Street
Cannon Falls, MN 55009
Phone: 651-258-4625
Email: kmah86@hotmail.com

Dale Rupprecht
18141 220th St NE
Thief River Falls, MN 56701
Phone: 218-681-6419
Email: dsrupp3@msn.com

Andy Steinhagen
13015 Co Rd 50
NYA, MN 55368
Phone: 612.581.7523
Email: mnsteiny@yahoo.com

Paul Swenson
45672 380th Street
Nicollet, MN 56074
Phone: 507-246-5169
Email: swenfarm@wildblue.net

National Holstein Directors

Mark Kerndt
Phone: 563-568-1727
Email: mkerndt@gmail.com

Minnesota Holstein Association Office Staff     

Heidi Anderson, Executive Secretary
Phone: 320-259-0637
Email: minnesotaholstein@gmail.com

Jill Butterfass, Administrative Assistant

Gil Silvers, Graphic Artist

Holstein USA Regional Representative

Steve Peterson
62039 Co Hwy 50
Wadena, MN 56482
Phone: 218-849-2238
Email: speterson@holstein.com