Holstein Dairymen Honored

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Holstein Association USA honored several dairymen. Congratulations to Jonathan and Alicia Lamb, Distinguished Young Holstein Breeders; the Regan family of Regancrest Farm, the 2012 Elite Breeder award recipient and Dr. Robert E. Walton, the 2012 Distinguished Leadership Award honoree.

Jonathan and Alicia Lamb of Oakfield, N.Y., were recognized as Holstein Association USA’s 2012 Distinguished Young Holstein Breeders. This award is given annually to a Holstein Association USA member or partnership of members between the ages of 21 and 40, recognizing the significant accomplishments of young Registered Holstein breeders, and their commitment to preserving the dairy industry and achieving excellence in their daily lives. Winners receive paid travel and lodging expenses to the National Holstein Convention and a $2,000 cash award.

The Regan family of Regancrest Farm in Waukon, Iowa, was honored as the 2012 Elite Breeder award recipients. The Elite Breeder award annually recognizes a Holstein Association USA member or partnership who has bred quality Registered Holstein cattle, improving the overall quality of the breed.

Dr. Robert E. Walton of De Forest, Wis., was announced as the 2012 Distinguished Leadership Award honoree. This award is given annually to an individual who has provided outstanding and unselfish leadership to the Holstein Association, or dairy industry as a whole.

Source: Holstein Association USA, Inc.

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