JNHE Draws Over 900 Members

Lizzy SchultzAg Group, Agribusiness, Audio, Beef, Cattle, Events, Exhibitor, Hereford

900 members of the National Junior Hereford Association (NJHA) were in Madison, Wisconsin, last week to participate in the annual Junior National Hereford Exposition (JNHE). The expo’s cattle show brought in over 1600 entires vying for over $50,000 in prize money, and the many leadership opportunities available for participants, with events in the areas of team sales and marketing, photography, … Read More

JNHE Showmanship Champions Named

Lizzy SchultzAg Group, Agribusiness, award, Beef, Events, Exhibitor, Hereford

Melissa Grimmel of Jarrettsville, Md., was named the champion senior showman on July 9 at the Junior National Hereford Expo (JNHE), held this year in Madison, Wis. The showmanship contest is sponsored by Sullivan Supply and Stock Show University. The top 10 seniors were narrowed from a field of more than 100 entries. The finalists had to prove themselves both … Read More

Entries Open for 50th World Dairy Expo

Lizzy SchultzAg Group, Cattle, Company Announcement, Competition, Dairy, Events, Exhibitor, World Dairy Expo

Dairy Cattle Show entries are now open for exhibitors at the 50th World Dairy Expo. Entry forms are available online through the Dairy Cattle Entry system, and the Expo website has them available for print. Entries are due Aug. 31, 2016. Late online entries will be accepted until Sept. 11. Paper entries will be accepted until the day of the … Read More

Hereford Junior Expo Heads to Wisconsin

Lizzy Schultzaward, Beef, Events, Exhibitor, Hereford, Youth

Hereford youth, along with their families, will travel from across the country next month to compete at the Vitaferm Junior National Hereford Expo (JNHE) will take place July 9 -15 at the Alliant Energy Center in Madison, Wis. The 2016 event numbers total more than 2,100 entries, with 1,800 head of cattle and close to 900 exhibitors. “We are excited … Read More

IPPE Exceeds 1,040 Exhibitors

Kelly MarshallAg Group, Events, Exhibitor, Feed, Meat, Poultry

The International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) won’t take place until January, but already the event has surpassed 1,040 exhibitors. The world’s largest feed, meat, and poultry trade show is a collaboration of three show– the International Poultry Expo, International Feed Expo, and International Meat Expo. “We are seeing an increase in the number of exhibitors, as compared to last year … Read More

State Fairs – A Family Affair

Jamie JohansenBeef, Cattle, Competition, Exhibitor, Fairs, Farming

I literally grew up at the Missouri State Fair. I was just a little one when I first attended the fair with my dad and I haven’t missed a year since. My dad worked for the Missouri FFA and ran the FFA Building during the two-week event. I remember hanging out with the State FFA Officers while running through displays … Read More

Cow-Milking Contest Highlights Farmpark's Dairy Days

Amanda NolzEducation, Exhibitor, Farm Show

In an age where the media and animal rights activists continually get the agriculture story wrong, it’s increasingly important for producers to connect to their consumers. Dairy Days is a program that just does that, and producers kept busy educating consumers about dairy production at a recent event. Leigh Anderson and Kimi Bassett are dairy interpreters at the Lake Metroparks … Read More

Billboard About Milk Study Gets Attention

Amanda NolzDairy Business, Exhibitor, Industry News

Take a look at this billboard, and it’s no shock that it’s catching the attention of passing drivers. A flashy sign, a law suit and a questionable study…This is certainly an interesting story that should spark some dialogue on this blog. Let me know what you think. Bill Gehm, a partner in LR Gehm, LLC, a manufacturer of milking equipment … Read More

Blue Ribbon Show Comes to Pa.

News EditorDairy Business, Education, Exhibitor, General, Industry News

Dairy producers can learn how to create value-added products on the farm during a unique niche marketing trade show. The ‘Blue Ribbon Cows Making Blue Ribbon Cheese, Ice Cream and More’ event will be held on Sept. 17 from 1- 8 p.m. at the All-American Dairy Show at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex & Expo Center in Harrisburg. Find more … Read More