Archive for the ‘On the Road’ Category

Tulare College Center in spotlight during CA Convention

California Holstein Breeders are gearing up for their state convention that will be held later this week, Thursday Jan. 24-Saturday Jan. 26 in Visalia. The convention sale (see http://holsteinworld.com/catalogs13/ca-convention/ for complete online catalog) is being held at the brand new College of the Sequoias “Tulare College Center,” showcasing the 100,000+ square foot animal science complex. […]

Cowbell's trek to Louisville

Allen VanGorder left yesterday morning for Louisville with the tack trailer, hoping to get far enough west before Hurricane Sandy hit New York. We’ll be following along with him as he makes his journey south! “As I was cleaning calf pens last night, I watched out the window as the leaves swirled in a fury […]

Even more road crews headed to Madison - Part IV

Who said World Dairy Expo only starts on Tuesday? We know the official dates are October 2-6th, but cows, crews and supplies have already begun the journey to Dane County and HolsteinWorld is along for the ride! Bonnie Bargstedt is reporting in from Copake, New York today as the Elite Dairy group was loading and […]

FINALLY - Day Two of Maine!

Lesson learned – never promise a second day of blogging when a 100+ page issue of HolsteinWorld needs to get to the printer! For those of you following my late July visit to Maine for their New England “Christmas in July Sale” (see http://www.allbreedsblog.com/2012/07/30/touring-in-maine-part-1-of-2/), this is Day 2 of my travels throughout Maine. Sorry for […]

Touring in Maine - Part 1 of 2

As part of the New England Convention meeting & sale festivities July 27-28th, I got the chance to tour just five of the many outstanding herds in the Pinetree State. While the weather ranged from cool and rainy to hot and dry, the underlying constant in the whole trip was great cows and even greater […]

Spicing things up at Penn-Gate Farm

You would think things are hot enough these days in Littlestown, PA, with Penn-Gate Skychief Finesse having her 21st daughter score Excellent this spring! But there’s a little more heat in the ground at Steve, Chrissy & Corbin Wood’s than meets the eye! Garlic. Over 3,000 garlic plants to be exact. And the new horticultural […]

A visit to Elmvue

Elmvue’s website will soon have a new look and some new innovations. A recent visit to gather plans offered a chance to grab a few photos. Elmvue is all decked out for Christmas and wishing you the best of the Holidays. From left Brett; his daughter, Whitney; Debbie and Randy. Views of the office and […]

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 […]

More to love from World Dairy Expo

World staffers Megan Herberg and Amy Savage where out and about yesterday capturing some more barn scenes from John Nolen drive! Today, coverage can be found on HolsteinWorld of the Red & White heifer show, starting at 1:30pm central time. Be sure to join us!

A scenic view of Prince Edward Island

During HolsteinWorld’s trip to the Maritimes last week to cover three major Holstein events, Randy, Frank and I had the chance to drive around and see one of the prettiest provinces in Canada. Facts about Prince Edward Island: – Home to 2 cities and 7 towns – Total Island population 138,000 – The soil is […]