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Youth development is critical to the future of the dairy industry, and that’s why BioZyme Inc., a long-time leader in livestock nutrition and microbiology, stepped up this year to sponsor the Junior Registered Holstein® Shows taking place across the nation in 2019.

“We’ve enjoyed supporting junior activities for a long time,” says BioZyme Inc.’s CEO Bob Norton. “We’re excited about our partnership with Holstein Association USA, and looking forward to meeting the next generation of Registered Holstein breeders.”

Located in Saint Joseph, Mo., BioZyme Inc. has been in the livestock nutrition business for more than 50 years. It offers a complete line of pre-biotic, vitamin, trace mineral and protein supplements for animals and has customers around the world. Two of its product lines – Amaferm and Vita Charge – will be featured as part of the sponsorship.

“We’re proud to have BioZyme Inc. working with us to build the next generation of Registered Holstein breeders,” remarks Holstein Association USA’s CEO John Meyer. “We’re looking forward to working with them throughout the year – and to continuing to build our partnership with this leading ag company.”

Junior show participants will receive official shirts with the Amaferm-Vita Charge logo. Junior bred and owned champions class winners will also receive neck medallions embossed with the Amaferm-Vita Charge logo.

In addition to the show sponsorship, BioZyme also supports the Young Dairy Leaders Institute (YDLI), which attracts young dairy leaders from across the country to develop leadership skills and communication skills.

Information about BioZyme Inc.’s products and services can be found at

Holstein Association USA, Inc.,, provides products and services to dairy producers to enhance genetics and improve profitability–ranging from registry processing to identification programs to consulting services.

The Association, headquartered in Brattleboro, Vt., maintains the records for Registered Holsteins® and represents approximately 30,000 members throughout the United States.