2014 Junior Infographic Web Contest

Jamie Johansen

Holstein Association USA announces a web based contest for its Junior members to create an educational infographic. An infographic is a visual presentation of information; utilizing charts, diagrams or maps to engage the audience. Holstein Association USA Junior members are encouraged to design one infographic for submission. This design should be in color and able to fit on an 8 …

Ag Group, Competition, Holstein Association, Youth

Prock Named 2014 YDLI Distinguished Alumni Leader

Talia Goes

Ray Prock, Jr., a dairyman from Denair, Calif., has been named the Holstein Foundation’s 2014 Young Dairy Leaders Institute (YDLI) Distinguished Alumni Leader Award recipient. The Holstein Foundation recognizes one YDLI alum annually who has made notable contributions and utilized skills gained during their YDLI experience for the betterment of the dairy industry. Prock was a graduate of YDLI Class …

Agribusiness, Holstein Association

Award Applications Available

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Holstein Association USA applications for the Distinguished Young Holstein Breeder, Elite Breeder, Distinguished Leadership Award and the Rumler Scholarship are now available. The Distinguished Young Holstein Breeder Award recognizes significant accomplishments of young Registered Holstein Breeders, ages 21 to 40. Applicants can nominate themselves or be nominated, and may apply as individuals, a couple, or business partners. The winning applicant …

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Holstein Releases Pedigree List

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Holstein Association USA has released the annual Pedigree Analysis of National Holstein Show Winners, following the completion of the 2013 National Shows. These lists are provided for Holstein show enthusiasts and aspiring breeders, providing an insider look at the genetics behind the cattle receiving showring honors at the highest levels of competition. Holstein females included in the analysis are those …

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Holstein to Host Meeting

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Holstein Association USA will host a member update meeting on Tuesday, January 21, 2014, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Holstein Association USA headquarters, 1 Holstein Place, Brattleboro, Vt. Lunch will be provided and office tours will be given for all interested guests. This is a new style of member meeting for Holstein Association USA, and will take …

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Holstein Judges Available

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Holstein Association USA’s 2014 National and Qualified Judges Lists have been made available online. The two lists are comprised of individuals from across North America with a significant amount of judging experience, who have also attended a Holstein Association USA Judges Conference in the past three years and applied to be on the list. To view the 2014 lists on …

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Holstein Association Board Report

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The Holstein Association USA, Inc. (HAUSA) board of directors held their fall meeting in Chicago, Ill. on November 21-22. The board approved the 2014 Management-by-Objective Business Plan and associated budget. The Business Plan forecasts growth in sales of Holstein Association USA’s core products and services. Members who participate in the popular Holstein COMPLETE® program and have 1,001 or more Registered …

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Holstein Board Meeting Highlights

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The Holstein Association USA board of directors met July 7-8, 2013 in Indianapolis, Ind. The board honored retiring President Chuck Worden of New York and Director Leroy Eggink of Iowa and recognized their contributions and service to the Association during a dinner on July 8th. During the meeting, staff presented updates on the 2013 Management-by-Objective Business Plan and year-to-date financials. …

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Holstein Convention Wrap-Up

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Holstein Association USA members met for their 128th Annual Business Meeting on July 10 and 11, as a part of the 2013 National Holstein Convention in Indianapolis, Ind. The 2014 Convention will be held June 25-28, 2014, in Dubuque, Iowa. In his State of the Association address, Chief Executive Officer John M. Meyer highlighted some key areas of Association performance …

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Holstein DJMs Honored

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Congratulations to the six new Distinguished Junior Members, the highest honor earned by Junior Holstein Association members! This year’s finalists are: Rocco Cunningham, Calif.; Carissa Doody, Md.; Isaac Haagen, Pa.; Charles Hamilton, Wis.; Hayley Potts, Va.; and Michael Schmitt, Minn. Twelve semifinalists were selected to interview during the National Holstein Convention. The finalists will receive annual renewed memberships to Holstein …

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