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2024 All-Breeds Convention

The 2024 Minnesota All-Breeds Convention: “Laughter and More in 2024,” is scheduled for March 8-9, 2024. The convention is hosted by the MN Holstein Association and will be held at the Kelly Inn, St. Cloud, MN at 100 4th Ave S, St Cloud, MN 56301.


Friday, March 8:
8 AM: Registration
8 AM: MN Holstein Online Auction Continues
9 AM – 4 PM: Tradeshow Open
9 AM: PDCA Annual Meeting & Committee Meetings
11:30 AM: Luncheon featuring Midwest Dairy Check-Off Update
12 PM: PDCA Annual Meeting & Committee Meetings Continue
1-1:45 PM: CDCB “The A to Z of Genetic Evaluations” – Katie Schmitt
2 PM: Dairy Bar Opens
2-3 PM: Break Out Sessions
Cover Crops – Centra Sota
A.I. Trends – Select Sires, Shane Boettcher
MPCA Permit Process – MPCA, Lisa Sherier
MN Department of Ag Programs – MN Department of Ag, Richard Gruenes
Calf Raising 101 – Sarah Bierstadt
Calf Ventilation – Crystal Creek, Dr. Ryan Leiterman
3:15-4:15 PM: Break-Out Session Repeated
4 PM: Dairy Bar Closes
5 PM: Social Hours & Appetizers
6-8 PM: Banquet, Awards & Live Auction to Benefit MJHA
8-9 PM: Comedian – Tim the Dairy Farmer

Saturday, March 9:
7-9 AM: Breakfast
7 AM – Noon: Trade show Open
8-10 AM: Break-Out Sessions
“Life In and Out of Commodity Markets” – Lucas Sjostrom
“Who’s the Boss? Planning Your Dairy Farm Future” – MN Dairy Initiative
Renewable Energy Options – Roundtable
10 AM: Dairy Bar Opens
9 AM: Jersey Queen Judging
9 AM: Guernsey Annual Meeting
9-11 AM: MN Jersey Board of Directors Meeting
10 AM: Red & White Annual Meeting
10:30 AM: Brown Swiss Annual Meeting
11 AM: Milking Shorthorn Annual Meeting
11 AM: Jersey Annual Meeting
11:30 AM: Ayrshire Annual Meeting
1-2 PM: Luncheon
1:15 PM: MN Holstein Online Auction Ends
2-3 PM: Holstein Annual Meeting & Committee Updates

Kelly Inn | 100 4th Ave S, St Cloud, MN 56301
(320) 253-0606
Single King or Double Queen Room | $129 + fees
Room Block Name: MN All-Breeds Convention
Rooms released on February 7, 2024

Download the 2024 Convention Registration Form here!
Complete registration online using the online link here!
DUE February 7, 2024 to avoid late fees.