Jersey Breed Shines at 2016 World Dairy Expo

Lizzy Schultz

Seven breeds of dairy cattle are celebrated each year at the World Dairy Expo, but the 2016 expo was a big year for the Jersey breed. Musgie Iatola Martha-ET, a Jersey cow owned by MilkSource Genetics of Kaukauna, Wisconsin, was named the Supreme Champion of this year’s event, and the American Jersey Cattle Association was on hand during the 2016 …

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Seminar Program For Jersey Annual Meetings

Jamie Johansen

Two internationally recognized dairy scientists will to present seminars that will kick off the 2015 Annual Meetings of the American Jersey Cattle Association and National All-Jersey Inc., June 24-27 in East Peoria, Ill. Dr. Michael F. Hutjens, University of Illinois, will focus on why milk protein is the future and how to increase protein yield, efficiently. Dr. Kent A. Weigel, …

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Peeler To Receive National Jersey Award

Jamie Johansen

Davis Peeler, Starr, S.C., will receive one of seven Young Jersey Breeder Awards given by the American Jersey Cattle Association in ceremonies on June 27, 2014, during the association’s Annual Meetings in Alexandria, Virginia. The Young Jersey Breeder Award is presented to individuals or couples who are at least 28 years old and under the age of 40 on January …

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Junior All American Jersey Winners

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Twenty-two Jersey youth between the ages of 9 and 20 from 10 states have been recognized by the American Jersey Cattle Association as the owners of the Junior All American winners for 2013. Milking Yearling SW Splendor Luna, Steven T. Wetmore, Mt. Ulla, N.C., Junior All American winner Harmony Corners Socrates 11086-ET, Trent Kilgus, Fairbury, Ill., Reserve Junior All American …

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New Changes at Jersey Association

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Several staff changes have been made at the American Jersey Cattle Association. Responsibilities have been expanded for Jason Robinson, manager of Jersey Marketing Service (JMS); Erica Davis, JMS Internet Marketing Coordinator; and AJCA-NAJ Area Representative Chris Lundgren. Robinson will remain at the head of Jersey Marketing Service and add responsibilities for delivering on-farm service as Area Representative for the southeastern …

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Congrats to Jersey Scholarship Winners

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Seven Jersey youth pursuing degrees in animal, dairy and food science or ag business received scholarships totaling $13,000 presented by American Jersey Cattle Association (AJCA). The Russell–Malnati Scholarship for Advanced Studies of $5,000 was awarded to Morgan Randall, Soldiers Grove, Wis. The daughter of Robert and Marla Randall is a junior at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls majoring in animal …

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Jersey Seeks Candidates for Job Openings

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The American Jersey Cattle Association is seeking highly qualified, motivated individuals to provide direct on-farm service to Jersey herd owners plus accurate cow-side evaluation for the AJCA linear type traits appraisal program. Two Area Representative & Type Appraiser positions are available, one in the Central Plains, the other in the Western U.S., as well as a part-time Type Appraiser position. …

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Jersey Youth Awards

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Jersey youth receiving national-level achievement, production and scholarship awards were honored by the American Jersey Cattle Association. Winners in the National Jersey Youth Achievement Contest were Cassandra Chittenden, Schodack Landing, N.Y., first; Cassandra Krull, Lake Mills, Wis., second; Natalie R. Sanders, Hilmar, Calif., third; Kelli Carstensen, Petaluma, Calif., fourth; Kara Maxwell, Donahue, Iowa, fifth; Dylan Ellenburg, Morristown, Tenn.; Hanna Bachman, …

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Judges Selected for Jersey Show

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The judges have been selected for The 61st All American Jersey Shows held November 9, 10 and 11, 2013 in conjunction with the North American International Livestock Exposition in Louisville, Ky. Chris Lahmers, Marysville, Ohio, will officiate in The All American Jersey Show on Monday, November 11. This will be his debut as the open show judge, having judged The …

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