HD Notebook

Booth, Evert, and Remington win Youth Showmanship

Date: 
Fri, 10/07/2011

The top winners in this year's Youth Showmanship contest won't have too far to carry their hardware home - all three hail from Wisconsin.

Merle Howard Winners at World Dairy Expo

Date: 
Fri, 10/07/2011

World Dairy Expo recognizes the top junior exhibitor with the Merle Howard Award. Last year’s winner was Stephanie Aves of Illinois. Watch the video of Stephanie as she talks about the surprise announcement of her win last year.

Stay tuned for the 2011 winner to be named! Read more

Harvestore brings you the Hoard's @ Expo blog

Date: 
Fri, 10/07/2011


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Harvestore and CST Storage bring us the Hoard's @ Expo blog. Dick Nelles, a Harvestore Product Manager, took time to explain the FeedScan dg Precision Feeding System.


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Hoard's Dairyman Commercial Exhibitor Party 2011

Date: 
Wed, 10/05/2011

In year 17, the Hoard's Dairyman and World Dairy Expo commercial exhibitor party was a great success.

Ayrshire champion hails from Iowa

Date: 
Tue, 10/04/2011

As the first day of World Dairy Expo wraps up, the Ayrshire champions for 2011 have been named. Read more

International Junior Holstein Show: Dundee Domination

Date: 
Tue, 10/04/2011

Austin SchwartzbeckAustin Schwartzbeck gets a congratulatory hug from his mom, Lisa Schwartzbeck, after winning Junior Champion of the International Jr Holstein Show.

Jr Champion – Peace&Plenty Asteroid Fishy (Kingsmill Gdwyn Asteroid) Read more

Collegiate dairy judging contest a close finish

Date: 
Tue, 10/04/2011

Cornell takes home collegiate judging honors after the tie with Virginia Tech is broken. Carissa Levash from UW-Madison top individual.

The 91st annual Collegiate Judging contest in Madison, Wisconsin was a battle until the end. The two teams, Cornell and Virginia Tech, after results were calculated, were tied with a score of 2,485 points. The tie was broken by the teams reasons scores, with Cornell pulling out ahead. The team, Matthew Sharpe, Tyler Reynolds, Kelly Lee, and Richard Hall, was coached by David Galton. All four team members also received All-American honors.


Above: Caitlin Durow, University of Minnesota, High Reasons
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Post-Secondary Awards Lean West

Date: 
Tue, 10/04/2011

Modesto Junior College (MJC) took home the team overall title for the Post-Secondary Dairy Judging Contest. Rocco Cunningham of MJC was first place individual.

The top awards in the Post-Secondary Dairy Judging Contest at World Dairy Expo both went to Modesto Junior College, the individual award going to Rocco Cunningham. Read more

4-H Dairy judging honors return to New York

Date: 
Tue, 10/04/2011

After a 13 year hiatus (last contest win in 1998), the New York 4-H Dairy Judging team claimed top honors in the Dairy Cattle Judging Contest. The team, coached by Doug Waterman, placed first out of the 30 teams that competed in the competition. Team members included Andrew Reynolds, Cassandra Sapp, Emma Andrew, and Meghan Vaill.

Rounding out the top five were Michigan (5), Maryland (4), Wisconsin (3), and Pennsylvania (2).


The contests top five individuals were Michael Rush (PA), Nicholas Schuster (WI), Andrew Reynolds (NY), Austen Schmidt (WI), and Andrew Kern of Minnesota with a winning score of 679.

New York also took top honors in oral reasons, with Wisconsin close behind. Read more

Three-times-a-day calf feeding gaining popularity

Date: 
Fri, 09/30/2011

Study finds 1 in 7 calf raisers feeds 3x some of the year

Feeding dairy calves three times per day (3x) rather than two is quickly rising in popularity, according to results of a recent nationwide survey. It’s a practice that benefits both calves and their owners.

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