World Dairy Expo

Gouda from the Netherlands to your backyard

Date: 
Fri, 10/04/2013

The Penterman family of Holland’s Family Cheese is embracing the Wisconsin cheese-making tradition and adding a Dutch flare.

Rolf Penternan

by Taylor Pires, Hoard’s Dairyman Editorial Intern

Marieke and Rolf Penterman have a passion for dairying that was larger than their home country, the Netherlands, could accommodate. In May of 2002, Rolf and his brother moved to Thorp, Wis., so they could more easily farm and expand their operation with fewer barriers. In looking for farming options, Rolf did apprenticeships around the world and liked the space available to farm in America and Canada. “You need room for farming. It is expensive to double your farm size in the Netherlands. With less money we could start a farm in Wisconsin,” Rolf said. Although it wasn’t easy to leave their family behind, the Penterman’s made the move to America. Read more

International Brown Swiss Show Winners are North America’s best

Date: 
Fri, 10/04/2013

Winners from Coast to Coast

by Patti Hurtgen, Hoard’s Dairyman Online Media Manager

Brown Swiss breeder Richard Hill of New York served as the official judge of the International Brown Swiss Show with the assistance of Joe Sparrow of Kentucky serving as his associate. They placed 361 head of North America’s top Brown Swiss.

The winning Fall Yearling, Forfront BNZ Tip Top, owned by Topp View and Jeff Woods of Ohio, was named Junior Champion. She was followed by Rose Lane Jetway Damsel, the winning Spring Yearling, for Lindsey Rucks of Florida.

Intermediate Champion was presented to Top Acres Supreme Wizard-ET. She is owned by Wayne Sliker of Ohio. Dublin Hills Sorina followed Wizard in the senior 3-year-old class and was named Reserve Intermediate Champion for Ken Main and Peter Vail of New York. Read more

The Chew On This Tour drives onto Expo grounds

Date: 
Fri, 10/04/2013

Former NFL player and champion wrestler Bill Goldberg, Nutra Blend and Elanco work to fight world hunger

by Taylor Pires, Hoard’s Dairyman Editorial Intern

There are many causes the dairy industry can come together on. We are always working to prevent misconceptions about how our cows are raised, the nutritive values of our milk and our antibiotic use. Another cause that affects producers and that needs the attention of the entire agriculture industry is the fight against hunger. It is the mission of The Chew on This Tour to be the loudest voice in the room, speaking on the behalf of the agriculture industry and sharing how important it is to efficiently produce enough food to feed the world.

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Views from World Dairy Expo - Wednesday

Date: 
Fri, 10/04/2013

Views from Wednesday at World Dairy Expo.

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Age is just a number

Date: 
Thu, 10/03/2013

Ten-year-old cow named Grand Champion of International Milking Shorthorn Show

by Taylor Pires, Hoard’s Dairyman Editorial Intern

International Milking Shorthorn Show Champions 2013

Two hundred and two cattle were exhibited at the 2013 International Milking Shorthorn show. Judge Lynn Harbaugh of Marion, Wis., and Associate Judge Katie Bue of Alma Center, Wis., were hard at work Tuesday and Wednesday evaluating the world-class Milking Shorthorns. The ultimate champion was 10-year-old Lands-Brook Christina-EXP-ET, owned by Jordan Landsgard of Lands-Brook Farms in Iowa. Christina, who is no stranger to the show ring, was honored with Senior and Grand Champion. Reserve Senior and Grand Champion honors went to 5-year-old Halpins Mona II, owned by Mackinson, G and M Halpin of Halpin Farms in Illinois. Read more

What's new and what's new again ... with Bayer

Date: 
Thu, 10/03/2013

Bayer Animal Health talks about its new products for fly control and its reintroduction of its reproductive management tools at this year's World Dairy Expo.

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International Jersey Show recognizes quality in all ages

Date: 
Thu, 10/03/2013

Three-year-old and six-year-old Excitation daughters steal the show

by Taylor Pires, Hoard’s Dairyman Editorial Intern

Jersey Champions at 2013 WDE

There were an impressive 357 entries at the International Jersey Show, beginning with the heifer show on Tuesday and ending with the cow show yesterday afternoon. Judge Callum McKinven of Canton de Hatley, Quebec, and Associate Judge Stephan Borland of Ormstown, Quebec, had the incredible task of placing the world’s finest Jerseys. Read more

Views of Expo — Tuesday

Date: 
Wed, 10/02/2013

Views from Tuesday at World Dairy Expo.

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International Junior Holstein Show deep with quality

Date: 
Wed, 10/02/2013

Atwood and Goldwyn claim two champions each.

by Patti Hurtgen, Hoard’s Dairyman Online Media Manager


International Junior Holstein Show Champions

Pat Conroy, Angola, Ind., had 240 Holsteins parade before him along with associate judge, Esteban Posada of Mexico in the International Junior Holstein Show. The judge was looking for square-rumped, deep, open ribbed cattle and was “very impressed with the show.”

In the heifer classes, two sisters by Maple-Downs-I G W Atwood took Junior Champion and reserve honors. Gebarten Atwood Maria owned by Taylor Morrill and St-Jacob Atwood Adria owned by Andrew and Mackenzie Reynolds were the top heifers for these New York exhibitors. Read more

Unique freebies offered at Expo

Date: 
Wed, 10/02/2013

Along with valuable information and products, the trade show offers a wide variety of freebies to Expo attendees.

by Taylor Pires, Hoard’s Dairyman Editorial Intern

The World Dairy Expo trade show attracts members of the dairy community from all across the globe and offers exhibitors a chance to show off their latest and greatest products. Among the cutting edge technologies and useful information, there is also some free swag for Expo attendees. I have ventured through numerous trade show booths to share my top freebie picks with you.

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A few of the freebies at World Dairy Expo.
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