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July 6, 2016

Entries Open for 50th World Dairy Expo® Cattle Show

MADISON, WIS. – Dairy Cattle Show entries are now open for those wishing to exhibit at the 50th World Dairy Expo. Entry forms are available online through the Dairy Cattle Entry system or for print on the Expo website. Entries are due Aug. 31, 2016. Late online entries will be accepted until Sept. 11 and…

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July 6, 2016

Outstanding Breeders and Leaders Recognized with Top Awards at 2016 National Holstein Convention

Brattleboro, Vt. (July 5, 2016)…Holstein Association USA was pleased to honor several Registered Holstein®breeders and stand-out leaders in the industry with their coveted Distinguished Young Holstein Breeder, Elite Breeder and Distinguished Leadership Awards. They unveiled these recipients at their annual National Holstein Convention Awards Banquet on July 1 in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. Distinguished Young Holstein…

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July 6, 2016

Holstein Youth Compete at 2016 National Junior Holstein Convention

Brattleboro, Vt. (July 6, 2016)…The 2016 National Holstein Convention was held June 27 through July 1 in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. Over 400 Holstein Junior members competed in contests and participated in various other activities. Contests are designed to showcase talents and develop skills that will be useful for these young Holstein breeders’ future endeavors. Prepared…

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Beranek Brothers Field Day

July 5, 2016

Beranek Brothers Field Day

the Minnesota Holstein Association Field Day Saturday, July 23. The Beraneks invite everyone to view the brand new set-up they moved their dairy herd to just seven months ago. The entire operation will be open to walk through and family members and contractors will be on hand to answer questions. The Nicollet County Pork Producers…

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Minnesota State Holstein Show 2016

June 24, 2016

Minnesota State Holstein Show 2016

The 2016 Minnesota State Show was held at the Olmstead County Fairgrounds in Rochester, Minn. on Friday, June 24, 2016. Michael Heath was the official judge for the show and placed 94 heifers and 84 cows for a total of 178 head. Junior Champion was awarded to the first place spring yearling, Strans-Jen D Twist…

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Minnesota Junior Holstein Show 2016

June 23, 2016

Minnesota Junior Holstein Show 2016

The 2016 Minnesota State Junior Holstein Show was held on June 23, 2016 in Rochester, Minnesota at the Olmstead County Fairgrounds. Judge Lynn Harbaugh placed 72 heifers and 34 cows for a grand total of 106 head in the junior show. Junior Champion of the show was awarded to the first place Summer Yearling, Butlerview…

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Minnesota State R&W Show 2016

June 23, 2016

Minnesota State R&W Show 2016

The 2016 Minnesota Red & White State Show was held on June 22th, 2016 at
11 am in Rochester, Minnesota. The official judge was Lynn Harbaugh who placed 22 heifers and 18 cows for a total of 40 animals.  In the Open show, Junior Champion went to the first place spring yearling Strans-Jen D Twist-Red-ET and…

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Jer-Lindy Farms and Redhead Creamery Recognized with U.S. Dairy Sustainability Award

May 27, 2016

Jer-Lindy Farms and Redhead Creamery Recognized with U.S. Dairy Sustainability Award

BROOTEN, Minn. – Jer-Lindy Farms and Redhead Creamery, a partnership between two generations of the Jennissen family, have been recognized with a 2016 U.S. Dairy Sustainability Award for Outstanding Dairy Farm Sustainability. The 200-cow Brooten, Minn., farm was acknowledged for its multi-generational commitment to a number of innovative sustainable practices. Highlights include reducing the farm’s…

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Princess Kay Finalists Named in St. Cloud

May 27, 2016

Princess Kay Finalists Named in St. Cloud

ST. CLOUD, Minn. – Twelve county dairy princesses have been named finalists for Minnesota’s 63rd Princess Kay of the Milky Way, an icon for the state’s dairy community best known for the Minnesota State Fair butter sculptures associated with it. The 12 women, who come from dairy farm families or work on dairy farms, were…

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April 19, 2016

2016 Holstein Association USA Distinguished Junior Member Semifinalists Announced

Brattleboro, Vt. (April 18, 2016)…Holstein Association USA has named six semifinalists for the 2016 Distinguished Junior Member (DJM) awards. The Distinguished Junior Member recognition is the highest honor given to members of the National Junior Association ages 17 to 21 who demonstrate a lifetime of commitment to the Holstein breed and involvement in a variety…

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