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National Dairy Board Scholarship Applications Being Accepted

Applications are being accepted for college scholarships that are awarded by America’s dairy farmers and importers through the National Dairy Promotion and Research Board (NDB). Eleven scholarships worth $2,500 each will be awarded, in addition to a $3,500 James H. Loper Jr. Memorial Scholarship to one outstanding recipient. NDB funds, in part, Dairy Management Inc. (DMI), which manages the national …

Dairy Cattle Reproduction Council Calls for Award Nominations

The Dairy Cattle Reproduction Council (DCRC) seeks nominations for its Excellence in Dairy Reproduction Awards program. Dairy industry professionals, including veterinarians, extension agents, artificial insemination and pharmaceutical company representatives, dairy processor and co-op field staff, and consultants, may nominate dairy herds with reproduction excellence. This awards program recognizes outstanding dairy operations for reproductive efficiency and well-implemented procedures. Nominations are due …

California Dairyman Steve Maddox Receives National Honor

The National Dairy Promotion and Research Board (NDB) honored Steve Maddox and Connie Seefeldt as the 2023 co-recipients of the Richard E. Lyng Award for their contributions and distinguished service to dairy promotion. Maddox is a California dairy farmer, former NDB board member and current Dairy Council of California board member. Seefeldt is a Wisconsin dairy farmer, former NDB board member and …

NMC Event Features ‘Boots on the Ground – Making Milk Quality Happen’

Join milk quality experts from around the world for the 63rd National Mastitis Council (NMC) Annual Meeting, Jan. 29-Feb. 1, at the Dallas/Addison Marriott Quorum by the Galleria, Dallas. This event will help the global dairy industry capitalize on available strategies to prevent, treat and control mastitis, enhance udder health and foster animal health. The 2024 NMC Annual Meeting theme …

Vierra Dairy Farms’ Stoney Point Joel Bailey Announced 2023 World Dairy Expo Reserve Supreme Champion

Erbacres Snapple Shakira-ET, rose to the top of World Dairy Expo’s Dairy Cattle Show and claimed the title of 2023 Supreme Champion on Friday, October 6. Shakira is owned by Jacobs, Antelimarck, Ty-D Holsteins, K Theraulaz, and Attaboy Holsteins of Cap-Sante, Quebec. Reserve Supreme Champion was Stoney Point Joel Bailey, the Grand Champion of the International Jersey Show. Bailey is …

California’s Kamryn Kasbergen, Kate Kasbergen, Kiara Konyn & Jon Chapman Honored at World Dairy Expo Youth Showmanship Contest

World Dairy Expo® welcomed 345 competitors to the colored shavings for the Youth Showmanship Contest onSaturday, September 30, and youth from Wisconsin rose to the top in the Junior, Intermediate and Senior Divisions. Jennifer Charlton of Brantford, Ontario, Terri Packard of Boonsboro, Maryland and Mandy Brazil-Schmidt of Petaluma, California, served as the official judges of the Junior, Intermediate and Senior …

Isabella Pires’ Desire of Modesto Scores Intermediate Champion at International Junior Holstein Show

The winning Five-Year-Old Cow, Lin-Max Beemer Sweet Pea, took home Senior and Grand Champion titles at the 2023 International Junior Holstein Show at World Dairy Expo®. For this honor, Sweet Pea and owner Sophie Leach of Linwood, Kan., received the $500 Udder Comfort Grand Champion Cash Award and the Lillian & Keith King and Jim King Grand Champion of the …

Blissful Day for Vierra Dairy Farm’s Bailey at the International Jersey Show

The first and second place Six-Year-Old and Older Cows, owned by Vierra Dairy Farms of Hilmar, Calif., went on to win Senior and Reserve Senior Champion and Grand and Reserve Grand Champion. Stoney Point Joel Bailey claimed Grand Champion of the International Jersey Show. She is the recipient of the Allen Hetts Grand Champion Trophy and the $1000 Udder Comfort …

New Awards for World Dairy Expo’s Youth Showmanship Contest, in Memory of Annette Ostrom

To honor the life and legacy of the late Annette Ostrom, a prominent World Dairy Expo exhibitor as a member of Milk Source Genetics and La Femme Fatale, a philanthropist, youth enthusiast and leader in the dairy industry, the Ostrom family will dedicate more than $120,000 to World Dairy Expo’s Youth Showmanship Contest over the next decade. The first and …

World Dairy Expo to Host a Dairy Symposium this October

World Dairy Expo will host a Dairy Symposium featuring the Dairy Business Innovation (DBI) Initiatives from across the country on Tuesday, October 3, 2023 from 8:00 – 11:30 a.m. Registration is now open for this historic event. The DBI Initiatives were established in the 2018 Farm Bill. The four regional DBI Initiatives provide direct technical assistance and sub-awards to dairy …

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