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Holstein Association USA Plans Educational Meeting Series for Winter

Brattleboro, Vt. (December 5, 2012)… Holstein Association USA is planning its annual nationwide meeting series for this winter. Meetings are open to all interested dairy producers.

All of the meetings provide Holstein Association updates, and the meetings in Brattleboro, Vt., LaCrosse, Wis., Ruidoso, N.M., and Twin Falls, Idaho will feature presentations from national industry leaders on how to capture additional added value with Holsteins.

Following are dates and locations of the rest of the Holstein Association USA meetings planned for this winter. Those denoted with an asterisk (*) will feature special educational presentations, details of which will be announced soon.  Lunch will be provided at meetings with an RSVP deadline. If you plan to attend one of those meetings, RSVP by the deadline  to Kelli Dunklee at 800.952.5200, ext. 4124, or kdunklee@holstein.com.

*December 11, 2012 – Brattleboro, VT
10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Holstein Association USA headquarters
1 Holstein Place
RSVP by December 7

*January 10, 2013 - LaCrosse, WI
10 a.m to 3 p.m.
Radisson Hotel LaCrosse
100 South 2nd Street
200 Harborview Plaza
Hotel Phone: 608.784.6680
RSVP by December 27

Dr. Nigel Cook will speak about an effective foot health program and will even touch on the role genetics may have. Dr. Nathan Dorshorst will review added value opportunities using IVF with Registered Holsteins. John Meyer will also provide a Holstein USA activities update.

January 18, 2013 - Batavia, NY
2:45 p.m. to 3:45 p.m.
Clarion Hotel
8250 Park Road
Hotel Phone: 585.344.2100

*January 23, 2013 - Ruidoso, NM
10 a.m to 3 p.m.
Hotel Ruidoso
110 Chase Street
Hotel Phone: 575.257.2007
RSVP by January 9

*January 25, 2013 - Visalia, CA
9 a.m. to 12 noon
Visalia Marriott at the Convention Center
300 South Court Street
Hotel Phone: 800.798.6506 (code SJHSJHA)

February 2, 2013 - Perry, GA
10:30 a.m. to 12 noon
Ramada Perry Hotel
200 Valley Drive
Hotel Phone: 478.987.3313
RSVP by January 18

February 22, 2013 - Rothschild, WI
1 p.m. to 2 p.m.
Stoney Creek Inn - Wausau
1100 Imperial Avenue
Hotel Phone: 715.355.6858

*February 26, 2013 - Twin Falls, ID
10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Hilton Garden Inn
1741 Harrison Street North
Hotel Phone: 208.733.8500
RSVP by February 12

March 1, 2013 - Cranberry Township, PA
7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.
Pittsburgh Marriott North
100 Cranberry Woods Drive
Hotel Phone: 724.772.3700

March 2, 2013 - Welch, MN
8 a.m. to 9 a.m.
Treasure Island Resort
5734 Sturgeon Lake Road
Hotel Phone: 651.388.6300

March 8, 2013 - Westminster, MD
2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Carroll County Ag Center
Burns Hall, 706 Agriculture Center Drive

March 8, 2013 - Sidney, Ohio
5 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Sidney Inn & Conference Center
400 Folkerth Avenue
Hotel Phone: 937.492.1131

With questions or for more information, visit www.holsteinusa.com, and click on Meetings & Convention in the main menu, then Regional Meetings, or contact Jodi Hoynoski at 800.952.5200, ext. 4261 or jhoynoski@holstein.com.