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Registration Now Live For National Jersey Meetings

Registration for the Annual Meetings of the American Jersey Cattle Association (AJCA) and National All-Jersey Inc. (NAJ), is now open. The meetings will be held June 19-22, 2024, in Springfield, Mass., at the Sheraton Springfield Monarch Place.

 

The registration website – USJerseyAnnualMeeting.com –opened Friday for Jersey breeders and enthusiasts from across the United States to register. Hotel reservationsare also open. Cost to attend is $200 for adults and $100 for youth through June 5, 2024. Room rates are $139/night.

The AJCA annual membership meeting will be held on Saturday, June 22. The NAJ Annual Meeting is slated for Friday, June 21. The USJersey organization will recognize 2024 award winners for Master Breeder, Distinguished Service, Meritorious Service and six Young Jersey Breeders. The AJCC Research Foundation Benefit Auction will be held on Thursday, June 20.

Jersey Marketing Service will host the virtual National Heifer Sale on Friday, June 21 at the Eastern States Exposition center. The annual sale will feature 40 of the country’s most elite heifers.

Included in the schedule are farm visits to University of Connecticut, Powder Mill Farm, High Lawn Farm, and Mapleline Farm. Additional trips are planned for Yankee Candle and Tree House Brewing to experience a couple of local attractions. Stay a day longer and visit Boston as a post-meeting tour and experience a walk-through American history with the many sites.

Youth events include a pizza and pool party, youth events throughout the week including a judging contest and panel of speakers to talk about the many opportunities available as a Jersey youth, and a trip to Sonny’s Place for go-karts, a zipline, batting cages, and mini golf.

An amendment to the constitution regarding redistricting of the AJCA will also be voted on. Information available on the USJerseyJournal.com website.

This year’s meeting is hosted by New England Jersey Breeders Association and chaired by Moira Poitras and Julie Jacque. For more information on the meetings contact the AJCA office at 614.861.3636 or info@usjersey.com. Updates will be made on the www.USJersey.com website as meeting times draw closer.

For over 150 years, the American Jersey Cattle Association has maintained identification and performance records for dairy herd owners and delivered services that support genetic improvement and greater profitability through increasing the value of and demand for Registered Jersey™ cattle and genetics, and Jersey milk and milk products. For more information, contact the American Jersey Cattle Association by writing 6486 E. Main Street, Reynoldsburg, Ohio 43068-2362, visit USJersey.com, or connect at Facebook.com/USJersey.

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