Empire Farm Days Wrap Up

Thank you to our sponsors of Dairy Profit Seminars Video messages from our sponsors The 2015 edition of Empire Farm Days and Dairy Profit Seminars had a great week. First Seminar: Milk Quality: How and Why Dr. Jessica Scillieri Smith, Quality Milk Production Services The Economic Impact of Milk Quality – How does milk quality […]

Westcoast Holsteins Open House and World Dairy Expo Pre-View

Westcoast Holsteins held an open house on August 19th. They served dinner & drinks to their guests with the beautiful Fraser Valley as a stage while featuring some of their elite Black & White and  Red & White Holsteins. The leadsmen paraded each cow around the blacktop in front of the show barn in a World Dairy […]

Supreme Champions at the Illinois State Fair

The selection of the Supreme Champions of the Illinois State just concluded! Judges of the Supreme contest: Tammy Voegeli, Jim Meyer & Lynn Zehr The ceremony began with the selection of the Junior Show Supreme, Junior Show Land of Lincoln (animals born in Illinois) and Bred & Owned Junior Champion. Below are the breed winners: Grand […]

Pineland Farms Visit

Enjoy our recent visit to Pineland Farms in Maine. We had a walking tour with the Aaron Creighton through the dairy barn, Calf barn, Heifer barn, and a drive through some of the grounds that make up the over 5,000 acres of Pineland Farms. Located in the rolling hills of New Gloucester, Maine, PINELAND FARMS […]

2015 Southeast Pennsylvania Championship Show

2015 Southeast Pennsylvania Championship Show Results The 2015 Southeast Pennsylvania Championship Show was held at the Reading Fairgrounds (Reading, PA) on August 18th. Despite the heat, all the exhibitors didn’t lack on bringing their top quality animals to showcase for judge, Dennis Patrick. Results from the competitive (120 head) day in the show ring are […]

Progressive Visions Sale has started

The Progressive Visions Sale averaged $6,057 on 94 head. High seller was a choice of Lots 31A and B for $30,000. Buyer: Tom DeGroot of T & L Cattle Ltd, Rosedale, BC. Choice of two Powerball females – one at +2634GTPI and +2607GTPI from VG-85 Snowbiz N Uno Lena X VG-86 Freurehaven FGS Lucy X […]

Progressive Visions Sale Preview and Open House

Sale starts at 11am Atlantic Time with Real-Time Bidding Updates for the Sale, Sale Order, and Catalog. Real Time Bidding Page                  

2015 Northern Tier Red & White Show

2015 Northern Tier Red & White Show was held August 6, 2015, at the Wyoming County Fairgrounds in Meshoppen, PA. Judge Justin Burdette judged 23 head. Junior Champions – Youth and Open Shows Junior Champion – MS Addiction Sophie-Red (Spring Calf) Sire: Mr Ansley Addiction-P-Red-Et Owner: Sara Kennedy, Columbia Cross Roads Reserve Junior Champion – Penn-Gate Florist-Red (Fall Calf) […]

2015 Northern Tier Championship Show

2015 Northern Tier Championship Show was held August 6, 2015, at the Wyoming County Fairgrounds, Meshoppen, PA. Justin Burdette judged 88 head. Junior Champions – Youth Show Junior Champion – Heart & Soul Armani Lolly-Et (Winter Yearling) Sire:  Mr Apples Armani-Et Owner:  Matthew Boop, Millmont Reserve Junior Champion – MS Addiction Sophie-Red (Spring Calf) Sire:  Mr Ansley Addiction-P-Red-Et […]

Wanted: Students for Dairy Careers

Yesterday I had the pleasure of visiting South Dakota State University’s Dairy Science Department. This campus is right in my backyard in Brookings, SD, but I had no idea that it offered such fantastic opportunities for students to prepare for careers in the dairy industry. These stats speak for themselves: There are three different areas […]