Registration is now open for the 2019 National Holstein Convention, held June 24-27, 2019 at the Red Lion Paper Valley Hotel, Appleton, Wis. Hosted in the heart of America’s Dairyland, the convention offers tours showcasing some of the state’s finest Holstein herds, along with options to explore northeast Wisconsin’s agricultural heritage and other attractions, including famous NFL stadium Lambeau Field, home of the Green Bay Packers. As an exciting addition to the lineup, the convention will include a National Genetics Conference for both adult and junior members. Online registration is open at www.2019holsteinconventionwi.com/register. For those wishing to mail, a downloadable registration form can also be found on the registration page of the website. Ticket sales are non-refundable and will close June 1. Space for some events may be limited, so be sure to sign up early to reserve a spot. For more information and for a full description of each tour and event offered at the National Holstein Convention, visit www.2019holsteinconventionwi.com or call the Wisconsin Holstein Association office at 1-800-223-4269.
Getting up at 2 in the morning might shock some of her listeners, but for Pam Jahnke, it’s part of the business. Born in Northeastern Wisconsin, Pam Jahnke grew up in agriculture. Raised on her family’s 200-acre dairy farm, she learned the “farm work ethic” first hand.