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May 18, 2020

State Show Update

The Minnesota Holstein Association Board of Directors has made the decision to postpone the 2020 Minnesota State Holstein Show. This decision was made in accordance with regulations and recommendations surrounding COVID-19. The well-being and safety of the show organizers, exhibitors, and spectators is of the utmost importance to the MHA Board. A definitive decision to…

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April 6, 2020

Breeders Seminar Recap

Alicia Lamb of Oakfield, New York, spoke at six Breeders Seminars throughout Minnesota February 17-20, 2020.  Alicia and her husband, Jonathan, are part owners of Lamb Farms. Alicia works with marketing the show and genomic Registered Holsteins for Oakfield Corners Dairy, a division of Lamb Farms. Alicia also coordinates and compiles all tests and reporting…

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April 6, 2020

2020 Minnesota All-Breeds Convention

The Rochester Area Holstein club hosted the 2020 Minnesota All-Breeds Convention March 6-7, 2020 at the Empire Event Center in Rochester, Minnesota. On Thursday evening before the official kick off of convention the Minnesota Holstein Association (MHA) held its board of directors meeting to discuss upcoming events and discuss current items in the association. The…

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March 11, 2020

Golden Gopher Futurity XLV Entry Deadline Extended!

The Golden Gopher Futurity XLV entry deadline has been extended! Entires are now due on March 15, 2020. To enter, please mail or email the form below to Amanda Bedtke at minnesotaholstein@gmail.com or PO Box 475, Plainview, MN 55964. Any questions may be directed to Amanda via email or (320) 259-0637. Futurity XLV App

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January 21, 2020

Holstein USA Adult Junior Advisory Committee Openings

In June of 2020, there will be openings for the Adult Junior Advisory Committee through the National Holstein Association. If you are interested in applying, please see the Nominee Form below. Applications are due on April 1, 2020. Any questions may be directed to Kelli Dunklee with Holstein USA (kdunklee@holstein.com). JAC Adult Nominee Form Holstein…

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January 3, 2020

Coyne hired as new Marketing Manager

We would like to welcome Rachel Coyne to the MHA staff as our new Marketing Manager! As our Marketing Manager, Rachel will publish the Minnesota Holstein News, design sale catalogs, and write press releases for Minnesota Holstein events as well as articles for the magazine. She will also maintain our website and social media accounts.…

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December 20, 2019

Congratulations to the High-Scoring Two-Year Olds in Fall of 2019

Congratulations to the High-Scoring Two-Year Olds from Minnesota and South Dakota that were scored from September to November 2019. This list is Courtesy of Holstein USA. Click Here for Printable PDF Version SCHROEDER ABS PRINCESS-RED-85 Alex, Aiden & April Schroeder, Courtland, MINNIGAN-HILLS MS PARIS-RED-85 John D. Diersen, Caledonia, MN MS AVANT-GARDE D CHELSEA-ET-85 Gale Hoese &…

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December 16, 2019

Congratulations to the First-Time Excellents in Fall of 2019

Congratulations to the First-Time Excellents from Minnesota that were scored from September to November 2019. This list is Courtesy of Holstein USA. Printable Version RALMA BEEMER CELEBRITY- 90 Alfred & Mark Schmitt, Rice, MN WIRTLAND ESCALADE RAYNA- 90 Maple Leaf Farm/Russell Wirt, Lewiston, MN WINDYSPIRIT JVS SUN-FLOWER- 90 Ron & Renee Hornberg, Winona, MN JER-LINDY MUSCADET…

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December 9, 2019

Sign-up for the Golden Gopher Futurity

The Golden Gopher Futurity Program is an exciting program in Minnesota Holstein that many of you may not know about. Minnesota Futurity Facts: The more entries the higher the payouts, down 25 places. There are two classes; Production & Type. You can choose one or both when entering. The production formula used is on 305…

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December 9, 2019

Submit Your Nomination for the Minnesota Holstein Association Person of the Year Award

Do you know of someone who has demonstrated exemplary actions for the Minnesota Holstein Association? Does someone come to mind that shares their passion and encourages others to be involved in the Minnesota Holstein Association? If so, please fill out a Person of the Year Nomination form by January 25th and email to minnesotaholstein@gmail.com to…

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