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November 1, 2016

Scholarships to Support Agriculture’s Future From Accelerated Genetics

Baraboo, Wis. (November 1, 2016) – Accelerated Genetics is helping to ensure a bright future for agriculture with the offering of various scholarships. Youth are the foundation and next generation of agriculture and Accelerated Genetics is proud to provide the following scholarships to its customer’s families! Youth Scholarship: Accelerated Genetics awards four – $500 scholarships…

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September 29, 2016

Holstein Foundation Releases New Volume of Dairy Judging Workbook

Brattleboro, Vt. (September 29, 2016)…The Holstein Foundation is pleased to introduce its newest volume, Dairy Judging, Volume 3 to its library of free workbooks available online. To download, visit www.holsteinfoundation.org/education/workbooks.html, or place an order to purchase printed copies. With the newest volume, readers will find updated pictures throughout the book as well as three new…

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September 14, 2016

World Dairy Expo® Introduces New Category to Youth Fitting Contest

MADISON, WIS. – World Dairy Expo is pleased to announce changes to its 2016 Youth Fitting Contest. The changes include the addition of an Intermediate Division for participants ages 13 to 16 years old on the day of the contest. Both the Intermediate Division and the current Senior Division, ages 17 to 21 on the…

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August 2, 2016

Holstein Association USA Distinguished Junior Member Contest Now Open to All Youth

Brattleboro, Vt. (August 1, 2016)…Holstein Association USA has updated the eligibility rules for the Distinguished Junior Member (DJM) award, removing the cap on the number of youth who may apply from any state. These changes will take effect for the 2017 competition.  The 2017 DJM application & forms are now available on the Holstein Association…

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July 6, 2016

Distinguished Junior Member Finalists Recognized at 2016 National Holstein Convention

Brattleboro, Vt. (July 5, 2016)…Holstein Association USA announced six finalists in the 2016 Distinguished Junior Member (DJM) competition, held June 27 through July 1 in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., during the National Holstein Convention. The Distinguished Junior Member recognition is the highest honor a Holstein Association USA Junior member can receive. The finalists receive annual renewed…

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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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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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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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April 19, 2016

Holstein Association USA Recognizes 2016 Young Distinguished Junior Member Finalists

Brattleboro, Vt. (April 18, 2016) …Holstein Association USA has announced the finalists in the 2016 Young Distinguished Junior Member (YDJM) competition. The YDJM award is the highest honor a Holstein Association Junior member between the ages of 9 and 16 can achieve. The eight finalists in the 2016 YDJM competition are: Todd Allen, Jefferson, Md.;…

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