April 25 2012
D C B A is my placing in this well-balanced class of Ayrshire cows. D starts this class because she has the best udder and more overall dairy strength being wider from end to end. D also has more bloom...
April 25 2012
I found a logical placing of B D A C in this outstanding class of Guernsey cows. B places over D for her advantage in dairy character. She is cleaner and longer through the head and neck, sharper over...
April 25 2012
I place this fine class of Holstein cows D B A C. D easily wins this class with her combination of modern dairy strength and the fact she has the best udder in this class. When you view the cows from the...
April 25 2012
C A B D is my placing for this class of Brown Swiss cows. The class sorted itself into two pairs. The stylish C places over the dark A for her advantage in style, balance, frame, and capacity. C is more...
April 25 2012
Five classes of dairy cows are featured on the covers of our January through March 10 issues, representing five of the dairy breeds. Click the cover image to see the official placing for the class, the...
April 10 2012
The key in showmanship is showing your animal to its best advantage with natural ease and without extreme effort.
March 25 2012
The Purebred Dairy Cattle Association’s (PDCA) decision to revise the PDCA Showmanship Evaluation Card, used when judging junior dairy fitting and showmanship contests, is an attempt to better
Nov. 8 2011
Enjoy the slide show. It includes all the teams, competition photos, and candids from their evening mixer. 2011 National 4-H Dairy Quiz Bowl Contest Results 1st: Wisconsin 2nd: New York 3rd: Minnesota...
Nov. 3 2011
BERRY COLLEGE Mount Berry, Georgia Key Dairy Activities: 1. Dairy Challenge 2. Jersey Milk Enterprise 3. Jersey Beef Enterprise Student Statistics: Dairy Science major: No Dairy Option: No # Dairy Science...
June 27 2011
PsyCOWlogy Karlin Peters of Missouri earned 1st in the Beginning Division of the Speech contest at the National Holstein Convention in 2011. She talks about understanding animal behavior using cow psychology,...
May 13 2011
How a windrower is made We visited John Deere's Ottumwa, Iowa, plant to learn how a windrower is made. "How a windrower is made" was the Young Dairyman article in the May 25, 2011 issue on page
April 25 2011
Five classes of dairy cows are featured on the covers of our January through March 10 issues, representing five of the dairy breeds. Click the cover image to see the official placing for the class, the...
April 25 2011
I place this great class of Jersey cows that show tremendous dairyness and breed character, C D A B. I find C excels D in length of neck and width of her chest. She is a much longer and more balanced cow...
April 25 2011
I place this class of Milking Shorthorn cows C D B A. C puts it all together. She is deeper in the heart and more open in her fore and rear rib than D. In addition, C has that nice snug fore udder and...
April 25 2011
I place this class of Holstein cows C B A D. C sorts to the top of the class with her overall advantage in dairy character, straightness of lines and correctness of mammary system. C uses her advantage...
April 25 2011
I placed this outstanding group of Guernsey cows C D B A. C moves to the top of this class with her winning combination of angularity, strength, and soundness of udder attachments. In my top pair, C places...
April 25 2011
I place this class of Brown Swiss cows B A C D. I found a handy winner in B as she exhibits so much style and balance. B places over A for her tremendous advantage in her mammary system, being higher and...
Oct. 15 2010
MORRISVILLE STATE COLLEGE Morrisville, New York Key Dairy Activities: 1. Morrisville Dairy Club (88 active members in 2010/11) a. Morrisville College Autumn Review Sale b....
Aug. 18 2010
WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY Bowling Green, Kentucky Key Dairy Activities: 1. Dairy Challenge 2. Hoard's Judging Contest 3. Mexico trip Student Statistics: Dairy Science major: Yes Dairy Option: Yes # Dairy...
Aug. 18 2010
WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY Morgantown, West Virginia Key Dairy Activities: 1.Little Eastern Livestock show 2. WVU Dairy Farm tours 3. Trips to farms in other states Student Statistics: Dairy Science major:...