Archive for the ‘On the Road’ Category

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 […]

Last stop in the wild, wild west with Ann Marie!

The last stop of my trip to the Oregon State Show was in Corvalis, OR at the Oregon State University Dairy Center. Our tour guide for the day was Melissa Cook. Coincidentally, Melissa was highlighted in a youth feature article in The World a couple years ago entitled “From the Cul-De-Sac to the Straw Pack”. […]

Continuing western travels with Ann Marie

Just home from a fantastic day at the All-Oregon Holstein Show, Jodi and Cathy Coppini took time to show us around the farm, and highlight the other half of the herd… the Brown Swiss. Coppinis are transplants to Tillamook via California. They have made themselves at home on their 400+ cow dairy, tucked up against […]