2017 Class III Price
By Lee Mielke
Lee Mielke is a veteran dairy journalist and broadcaster,
currently carried in a dozen Ag newspapers nationally. This
column is prepared especially for the readers of DairyBusiness.
Based in Lynden, Wash., he can be reached by email
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The Agriculture Department raised its 2016 milk production forecast from a month ago due to a slightly…
By HAYLEIGH BERI (Blodgett Communications intern)
The Holiday Harvest Sale was held Thursday, December 22, in East Lansing, Michigan. The sun was shining as a crowd gathered inside the Michigan State Livestock Pavilion, while others watched online from the comfort of their homes.
LOT 1: VIEW-HOME MRDIAN IOWA (VG-86)
GTPI +2576 (DAUGHTERS UP TO +2886 GTPI)
The All-American judges enjoy the Brazilian restaurant Fogo de Chao in Indianapolis after the start of the 95th annual All-American Contest. Look for results in the January 2017 Issue of HolsteinWorld.
Nine active dairy cattle judges who placed animals in shows across the country gathered to select the All-American nominations for Holsteins and Jerseys at meetings held Nov. 30 in Indianapolis, Ind.
For open Holsteins in the 92nd contest the committee was composed of Jamie Black of New York; Justin Burdette, Pennsylvania; and Eric Topp, Ohio. In the Jersey division, the 11th annual contest, it was Michael Heath, Maryland; Chad Ryan, Wisconsin; and Phillip Topp, Ohio comprising the committee. These two groups carefully selected the six top animals in each of the 19 classes which will be presented in the initial issue of HolsteinWorld Exclusive arriving in mailboxes in mid-January.
These nominations will then be presented to larger groups of Holstein and Jersey judges who will make the final selections of the All-American, Reserve and Honorable Mention winners. Their work will be featured in the issue arriving in mailboxes in…