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May 13, 2023

New Holstein USA Regional Representative to Serve Minnesota

Join us in welcoming Dave Lemke as a new Holstein Association USA Regional Sales Representative in Minnesota. Dave recently joined the team at Holstein USA after many years as a dairy farmer himself. Located out of Wadena, Minnesota, Dave is eager to serve dairy farmers in his home state. “I’ll looking forward to meeting the…

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April 27, 2023

Successful 2023 MHA Online Spring Sale

The 2023 Minnesota Holstein Online Spring Sale took place on April 22, 2023. Twenty four individual animals and three different embryo lots were offered during the spring sale.  The Cowbuyer online auction platform was utilized to manage bidding and closing of the sale. Animals were marketed on the MHA Facebook page, MHA website, featured in…

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April 27, 2023

Youth Dairy Judging Contest To Be Held July 15, 2023

Youth Dairy Judging Contest Opportunities for Minnesota Youth Do-N-Joy Genetics in collaboration with the Sibley County Holstein Club invites youth throughout the state to take part in their dairy judging contest. This will be held on Saturday, July 15, 2023 at Do-N-Joy Genetics in Arlington, MN. More information can be found in the photo below!…

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March 30, 2023

MHA to Update Membership Contacts

The MHA Board of Directors would like to update its current membership contacts. Below is a short form to fill out to help us achieve this goal. We are asking all MHA members to complete this to provide the rest of the membership with the most current information. Link to membership form: https://forms.gle/vR7HErwpE1SPJEMP7 If you have…

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March 22, 2023

MN PDCA to Host Judges Conference in May

A LETTER FROM THE MN PDCA –   The MN PDCA will be hosting a Judges Conference on May 20, 2023. Instructors include: Ted Halbach, Tom Foss, and David Hanson. The Conference will begin at 10:00 a.m. with classroom sessions, live class sessions, and showmanship training. Following this there will be a lunch provided. Registration is…

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March 5, 2023

MHA Elects New Leaders to Board of Directors; Honors Award Recipients

The 2023 Minnesota All Breeds Convention took place March 3-4, 2023, and was hosted by the MN PDCA and MN Ayrshire Association at the Treasure Island Casino and Resort in Red Wing, MN. The event welcomed dairy cattle enthusiasts for a weekend itinerary featuring Minnesota Purebred Dairy Cattle Association (PDCA) meetings, respective breed association meetings,…

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February 23, 2023

Kiefer Hired as the 2023 MHA Summer Marketing and Events Intern

Brea Kieffer has been hired to join the Minnesota Holstein Association as this summer’s Marketing and Events Intern. Brea grew up on her family’s 350 cow dairy farm, Kiefland Holsteins, located outside Utica, Minnesota. She was very active in 4-H and FFA all throughout highschool. She is also very involved in showing dairy cattle through…

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February 9, 2023

Holstein Association Announces Ear Tag Price Increase

Brattleboro, Vt., February 7, 2023 — Allflex has announced a price increase on ear tags, “due to the rising cost of doing business in today’s economy.” As a result, Holstein Association USA is updating pricing on ear tags, ear tag accessories and TSU’s. Holstein Association USA has offered Allflex ear tags for more than 25…

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January 19, 2023

2023 Club Scholarships

The Minnesota Holstein Association Breed Activities committee is offering the opportunity for clubs to request funding for local events. Clubs have the opportunity to apply for a $200 event scholarship per event hosted. Below is as link to apply. The suggested deadline is March 1, 2023, in order to be considered at the next meeting. Link to…

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January 16, 2023

2023 Holstein Cow of the Year Contest

Do you have a special registered Holstein that is a favorite in your herd? Maybe she is an up-and-coming genomic all-star, or maybe she has an outstanding production record.  How about a cow that is sure to excel in the show ring? This is your chance to promote her! You could win a free full…

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