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About the Minnesota Junior Holstein Association (MJHA)

The Minnesota Junior Holstein Association is an organization for juniors under the age of 21 and of all breeds who are passionate about the dairy community and the dairy cow. Some of the activities the juniors participate in throughout the year include fitting workshops, attending State and National Junior Holstein Conventions, showing at the Minnesota State Junior Holstein Show, District Shows, and International Junior Holstein Show, attending sales, and networking with business professionals involved in the dairy community.

Questions about MJHA?

Alexis Hoefs, MJHA President: 507-594-8162 | ahoefs05@gmail.com

Jacob Pehrson, MJHA Advisor: 507-340-6538 | jr.pehrson@gmail.com

Kari Swanson, MJHA Advisor: 320-583-3978 | 3sistersdairy@gmail.com

MHA Office: 320-259-0637 | minnesotaholstein@gmail.com

2024-2025 MJHA Board

President: Alexis Hoefs
Vice President: Tyler Ratka
Secretary: Allison Foss
Treasurer: Blake Siewart
Reporter: Shelby Swanson
Historian: Tyler Peters
All Breeds Liasion: Dan Frericks

Directors: Evie Scheffler, Jayden Schmitt, Lanna Walter

2024 MJHA Sponsors

Champion Donors:
Farm-Rite Equipment, Inc.
Midwest Dairy Association
Midwest Embryo Transfer Service

Ridgewater College
D&H Field Services
Farm-Rite Equipment, Inc.
American Foods Group
Reserve Champion Donors:
Ag Partners
Gopher Dairy Club
Select Sires Member Cooperative

Bird, Stevens, & Borgen, P.C.
Nelson Dairy Consultants
Honorable Mention Donors:
Andy & Sue Steinhagen
Crystal Creek
Farm Bureau Foundation
Foresight Bank
Kandiyohi Holstein Club
Midwest Machinery Co.
Minnesota Milking Shorthorn Association
Munson Lakes Nutrition
Northern Valley Livestock Services
Schwieters Chevrolet of Cold Spring
Twin Spruce Farm
West Central Holstein Club

Lakes Community Coop
Security Bank & Trust
Lambda Delta Phi
I-35 Holstein Club
Sunrise Ag Cooperative
Read Brown Swiss
Minnesota Ayrshire Association
Minnesota Jersey Association
First District Association

Famo Feeds
Midwest Livestock Services
Nelson Milk Hauling
Udder Tech