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Oct. 4 2011
Austin 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...
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Oct. 4 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...
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Oct. 3 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...
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Oct. 3 2011
A tradition that keeps going, the National 4-H Dairy Conference (NDC) attendees visited four sites in Fort Atkinson, Wis., today. Groups were able to visit our offices here (see pictures, below), the Hoard's...
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Oct. 2 2011
It's fall and that means World Dairy Expo! Exhibitors are on the grounds preparing for the show – setting-up displays, shaking straw, and hanging signs. Cattle, too, are settling into their new homes...
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Oct. 5 2010
World Dairy Expo 2010 has come to a close. In a matter of a just a week, shows, sales, and contests were all held in Madison, Wis. Total attendance was up, with 65,136 attending. International visitors...
Oct. 4 2010
Wish you could've watched the naming of Supreme Champion? Watch this video!
Oct. 2 2010
Stephanie Aves' passion for showing dairy cattle demonstrated through her junior project work, has earned her the 2010 Merle Howard Award. The daughter of Kevin and Julie Aves of Popular Grove, Ill., Aves...
Oct. 2 2010
Forty-four lots in the World Classic 2010 averaged $19,666. High seller was Lot 7 at $87,000, followed by Lot 6 at $60,000. Both were purchased by De-Su Holsteins in Iowa. Lot 7 was a June calf sired by...
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Sept. 30 2010
With any great event comes tradition and there are certain things that have become tradition during World Dairy Expo. Many regular visitors have their favorite eating establishments, of which the Prime...
Sept. 30 2010
Today, September 30, 2010, the Brown Swiss breed named their champions. The International Brown Swiss show was judged by Callum McKiven of Canton De Hatley, Quebec, Canada. For many exhibitors this is...
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Sept. 30 2010
The cover of the Wisconsin State Journal prominently displayed Hoard's Dairyman's "Foster Mothers of the Human Race" painting created by artist Bonnie Mohr. Today's paper talks about the artist and how...
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Sept. 29 2010
After 188 heifers and 189 milking Jerseys, a total of 377 animals, walked across the colored shavings the champion of the Central National Jersey Show was named by judge, Kelly Barbee. Barbee, of Concord,...
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Sept. 29 2010
The International Milking Shorthorn Show was held today, Wednesday, September 29. The show began with the milking classes, the champions, and then followed by the heifer classes. Two well-known cows of...
Sept. 29 2010
There are the cows, the trade show, and dairy enthusiasts…but, don't forget that about the food. After spending the morning walking around, we have come up with the best food finds on the Expo grounds....
Sept. 29 2010
After sorting through the plethora of product handouts, notepads, and writing utensils from the trade show, the cream of the crop freebies make themselves known. At the Cottonseed booth (EH 4107) you can...
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Sept. 29 2010
The International Junior Holstein Show was held on Tuesday, September 28 with Adam Liddle of Argyle, NY, serving as judge of the 212 entries. For many of the young Holstein exhibitors, this show is the...
Sept. 27 2010
For the second year in a row, the team from Maryland took home the prestigious First Place trophy for the National 4-H Dairy Judging Contest. Team members included Kaitlyn Corbett, Hannah Hood, Jessica...
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Sept. 27 2010
Fifteen teams from post secondary programs from coast to coast competed at this year's contest, including an international team from Honduras. This was the 22nd International Post Secondary Dairy Cattle...