A new addition to the Airosa Family!

Joseph and Kelsey Airosa are the proud parents of Phillip Austin Airosa who was born June 25th weighing 7 lbs. 8 oz. His grandparents are Joe & Lori Airosa of Airosa Dairy in Tulare, California. Congratulations! Phillip Austin Airosa

It’s Day 2 of the meetings in Bloomington and today is voting day! First order of business are adoption of the Resolutions presented. Resolution #1 – Presented by the Wisconsin Holstein Association Holstein Association needs to re-evaluate the TPI formula and raise the type contribution to a level that more accurately reflects what breeders desire […]

2010 National Convention Sale Highlights!

The 2010 National Convention Sale is took place in Jordan, MN last night and strong prices were evident throughout the evening. Featuring many high genomic testing individuals from popular cow families, the sale averaged $12,126.85 on 108 lots. Topping the sale at $91,000 was Lot #4 – First Choice Man-O-Man from three females born in […]

Running for JAC - Tera Koebel

One of the most honored positions juniors can hold in the Holstein Association is to be a member of JAC – the Junior Advisory Committee. This year, one of the candidates running for an open position is Tera Koebel of Three Oaks, Michigan. With elections being held Tuesday, Tera has her campaigning in full swing, […]

Dennis Areias: Why are we turning our backs on what we’ve been founded on – cow families, a strong classification system? It seems to me that we’re just throwing away what we’ve worked hard to establish. Meyer: It’s not the dismal picture that we’re afraid of. We’re incorporating a valuable tool to our disposal. Let’s […]

Convention Meeting Day 1 continued

With nearly all chairs filled, people stood along the back wall and even sat on the floor to hear discussions on genomics. Holstein Association’s Tom Lawlor continues with his genomic presentation…. 5 of top 25 GTPI cows scored 83 or higher were imputed. Can have more confidence in them – reliabilities have gone up with […]

CEO John Meyer greets a packed meeting room during his State of the Association address, while President Larry Tande also gave his remarks to welcome the crowd. * 1,055 new junior members joined the Association in 2009 * Holstein Complete revenues increased 5% * Identification revenues decreased 1% * Registration revenues decreased 9% * Transfer […]

Day 2 of the National Holstein Convention

It was a busy day of farm tours, river cruising and garden walking as Host Day at the 2010 Convention came to a close. One of the stops on “Tour West” was Raylore Farm, the Olson Family. All three of the Olson girls were part of the Princess Kay of the Milky Way dairy promotions […]

Maxville Spring Show

Maxville Spring Show 6/26/2010 Ring Assistant & Judge: Veronique Guay & Thierry Jaton ( Provataz Holsteins) Junior Calf 1. Montdale Linjet Dreamy -Montdale & Mountain Echo 2. Dalcreek Dolman Dang Nab It- Peter Rylaarsdam 3. Corrcroft Goldwyn Rene- P&K Corrigan & Ryan Corrigan Winter Calf 1. Reitben Duplex Chime – P&K Corrigan & Ryan Corrigan […]

More from Day 1 at the National Holstein Convention

If you’re a Junior Holstein Member, Day 1 of the convention can be grueling. If you’re not involved with the Dairy Jeopardy Contest, which runs from 8am to 6pm, then you might be part of the Prepared Speech Contest or have a Distinguished Junior Member interview. Either way – it’s a long day. But fear […]