Washington State Holstein Association

Upcoming Events

Feb 22, 2018                  BC Holsteins Genetic Marketing Workshop, Abbotsford BC
​March 17, 2018              Springtime Youth Calf Sale, Monroe WA
March 21-22, 2018       BC Spring Holstein Show, Abbotsford BC
April 14, 2018                Lewis County Sale, Chehalis WA
May 17-18 2018             Western Spring National Holstein Show (Richmond BW Show), Richmond UT
June 23, 2018                State Dairy Ambassador Coronation 
​June 29 - July 3, 2017   National Holstein Convention, Traverse City, Michigan
July 11 - 13, 2018           Pacific Northwest Dairy Youth Camp, Grandview WA
​Aug 6, 2018                   WA State BW Show, Clark County Fair 
Sept 1, 2018                   Western National Holstein Show, Salem OR



News
Feb 5, 2018
WA State Holstein Association Convention a success! 
Thank you to Lewis County for hosting another successful Convention!  Click HEREfor photos! 

Feb 1, 2018
BC Holsteins Genetic Marketing Workshop
The BC Holsteins Genetic Marketing Workshop will take place on the 22nd of February - View our News Page for more details.

Jan 18, 2018
Pride of WA Sale Catalog now available! 
The 2018 Pride of Washington Sale Catalog is now ready for your viewing.  Click HERE.

Jan 16, 2018
Deadline of Feb. 15, for the 2018 NORTHWEST HOLSTEIN ANNUAL ISSUE
The deadline of Feb. 15, for the 2018 NORTHWEST HOLSTEIN ANNUAL ISSUE. We hope you will consider to be included in this issue. We are the only breed publication that is sent to registered Holstein breeders and other breeders as well, in the West. And for free! And all in full color! 

Jan 8, 2018 
WA State Holstein Association now on Facebook!  
Now you can Find, Like and Follow us on Facebook! Check out our page atwww.facebook.com/waholstein

Jan 2, 2018

Somatic Cell Counts Continue to Decline in Four Federal Orders
Somatic cell counts (SCCs) continued to decline in the four Federal Milk Marketing Orders which monitor SCCs and report results, according to a report in the Upper Midwest Dairy News (UMDN).  Read more HERE

Jan 1, 2018
Loss of rBST Forces Dairy Farmers to Look at Herd Nutrition and Reproduction
There's been a gradual move away from Recombinant Bovine Somatotropin (rBST) in recent years, as milk processors have responded to consumer requests to stop accepting milk from dairies using the production-boosting hormone. As of today, January 1, 2018, it will be nearly impossible to find a processor who will accept milk from cows injected with rBST. Read more HERE

Dec 20, 2017
2018 Washington State Holstein Convention coming up in February 2018! 

The 2018 Washington State Holstein Convention (97th Annual Washington State Holsten Annual Meeting) will be hosted by Lewis County Holstein Club February 2-3, 2018!  This year's convention will be taking place at Great Wolf Lodge Grand Mound in Centralia.  The Pride of Washington Sale and Banquet will take place on Friday February 2nd and the Annual Meeting will follow on Saturday February 3rd.  For more information please contact Lisa Barkley 206.228.1735, Margaret Young 360.748.6220 or Diane Magnochi 425.333.4899.

Dec 5, 2017
Springtime Youth Calf Sale date Announced

The 2018 Springtime Youth Calf Sale is scheduled for Saturday March 17, 2018 at the Evergreen Fairgrounds in Monroe.  Visit the Facebook Pagefor updates in the new year.  



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Questions? Comments? Suggestions?

Any questions or comments about the content found on this site, or requests for content you wish to have published regarding the Washington State Holstein Association may be directed to Diane Magnochi at Magnochi@centurylink.net. Any content regarding the Washington State Junior Holstein Association may be directed to Cathy Boisseranc at boisser@comcast.net.