Scenes from New England Holstein Convention

The 90th Annual New England Holstein Convention was held last week, Oct. 21 and 22, at the beautiful Stoweflake Mountain Resort & Spa. Besides the standard business meeting and awards ceremonies, convention guests got to do some “fun” stuff and tour area herds in northern Vermont. Thanks to Marion & Martha Seifert for their convention coverage!

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Lylehaven farm manager Sue Brown, and host of the first stop on the farm tour, and Marci Guillette of Cowtown Holsteins enjoy the B-B-Q.

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Richard Hall, Fairmont Farms, greets guests & explains their operation during the 2011 New England Convention.

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It was a full house for the chicken B-B-Q at Fairmont Farm during the Farm Tours on Friday of the New England Holstein Assoc. Annual Convention.

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Panelists Doug Erb, Landoff Cheese; Seth Leach, Woodlawn Farm; Moderator, Dan LaCoss, Vermont Holstein President; Bob Jacquier, Laurelbrook Farm & Rachel Brong, Wrights Farm Market discussed “Opportunities beyond the Milk Check.”

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Look at those sharp-dressed men! Doug Nelson, Cowtown Holsteins and Tim Abbott, St. Jacobs Animal Breeding Corp. at the awards banquet.

More information can be found on the New England Holsteins website at

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