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Holstein Foundation Releases New Volume of Dairy Judging Workbook

Brattleboro, Vermont (September 29, 2016)...The Holstein Foundation is pleased to introduce its newest volume, Dairy Judging, Volume 3 to its library of free workbooks available online. To download, visit www.holsteinfoundation.org/education/workbooks.html, or place an order to purchase printed copies.

With the newest volume, readers will find updated pictures throughout the book as well as three new practice classes. Dairy Judging takes readers through the basics of judging dairy cattle. It covers the PDCA Scorecard and major breakdowns with pictures, preparing and presenting oral reasons, assigning cuts and scoring placings, and the basics of linear evaluation.

This volume was dedicated to Richard “Dick” Keene. Keene spent a lifetime dedicating himself as a Holstein breeder and enthusiast, accredited and highly respected dairy cattle judge, friend and ambassador to the dairy and agriculture industries. Dick’s wife Shirley states “His passion for youth inspired him to help young people reach their goals and potential. Dick served as dairy judging coach, guiding many 4-H members to place well at State and National 4-H dairy judging contests.”

In addition to the free download available online, the Dairy Judging workbook may be purchased for $5 each, including shipping. If ordering 50 or more copies, the workbooks are $3 each. There is a minimum order of 5 workbooks, and orders must be placed at least two weeks before delivery is needed. For rush orders, buyer will be responsible for the full rush shipping cost. Each has a color cover with black and white contents.

With questions or to place an order, contact Kelli Dunklee at 800.952.5200, ext. 4124, or visit www.holsteinfoundation.org/education/workbook_orders.html to order online. Payment is accepted by credit card, and workbooks will be shipped after payment is received.