Wisconsin Jerseys Among Nation’s Top Producers for 2019

Congratulations are in order for Wisconsin Jersey breeder, William H. Jenks of Marathon. Two members of his Registered Jersey dairy herd produced records ranked among the country’s top 305-day records of 2019. Jenks Critic J2788, Very Good-83%, produced 28,380 lbs. milk, 2,332 lbs. fat and 1,170 lbs. protein. On a cheese yield basis, production for […]

Wisconsin Jersey Breeders Annual Meeting is March 7

The Wisconsin Jersey Breeders Association will hold their annual meeting on March 7, 2020, at the St. Croix Casino, located at 777 US-8, Turtle Lake, WI 54889. The meeting will begin at 10:00 am. The host hotel is the Country Lodge of Turtle Lake (http://www.tlcountrylodge.com/). Discounted rates of $88 (plus tax) per night are available […]

Jersey Named 2019 Wisconsin Cow of the Year

Milk-N-More Tequila Naomi has been named the 2019 Wisconsin Cow of the Year by the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection. The Excellent-93% seven-year-old bred and owned by Kaila and Colin Wussow will be recognized at a ceremony held during the International Jersey Show in Madison, Wis., on October 2. The sister-brother duo […]

Wisconsin Juniors Participate in Jersey Youth Academy

  Two Jersey juniors from Wisconsin were among the 36 young people from 17 states chosen to attend the most recent Jersey Youth Academy in Columbus, OH. Grace Vos of Maribel (Manitowoc Lutheran High School) and Colin Wussow of Cecil (University of Wisconsin-River Falls) were selected for Class VI based on merit of their applications. […]

Wisconsin Breeders to Receive National Recognition

Several Wisconsin Jersey breeders will be honored at the annual meetings of the American Jersey Cattle Association (AJCA) and National All-Jersey Inc. in Saratoga Springs, NY, in June. Wilfred, Walter and Roger Owens of Owens Farm Inc. will be honored with the AJCA’s highest award – Master Breeder. Owens Farm Inc. is a Registered Jersey […]

April 15 Deadline for Wisconsin Spring Show Entries

Wisconsin Jersey Spring Spectacular Date: May 3-4, 2019 Location: Viroqua, WI The entry deadline is April 15 to be eligible for the $7 fee. Entries must be mailed with proper payment (no electronic entries will be accepted). Wisconsin Jersey Spring Spectacular Entry Form 2019 Wisconsin Jersey Spring Spectacular Rules 2019 For further information, contact: Karla […]

WJBA Annual Meetings

The annual meetings of the Wisconsin Jersey Breeders Association (WJBA) and Wisconsin Junior Jersey Breeders Association (WJJBA) will be held Saturday, March 2, 2019, at Grand Occasions in Osseo. A block of rooms has been reserved at the Super 8 in Osseo for $68 per night. Call the hotel at 715/597-5000 and mention Wisconsin Jersey […]

Wisconsin Jerseys Compete at World Dairy Expo

  Wisconsin Jersey breeders earned high laurels at the International Jersey Show held in conjunction with World Dairy Expo in Madison in October. In the junior show, Alleah Anderson of Cumberland exhibited the Reserve Senior and Reserve Grand Champion, Meadowridge Jackknife Summer (top photo). Summer topped the aged cow class to compete for the overall […]

Wisconsin Juniors Earn National Laurels

  Congratulations are extended to Wisconsin junior, Kaila Wussow (pictured above) of Cecil for winning the 2017 National Jersey Youth Achievement Contest. Several other Wisconsin juniors also fared well in the contest. Allison Foster of Portage placed sixth, Emma Olstad of Stoughton took eighth and Samantha Schuessler of Antigo placed ninth. Wisconsin youth also earned […]

Wisconsin Breeders Recognized

  Two Wisconsin Jersey leaders were recognized for their service to the Jersey breed at the Annual Meeting of the American Jersey Cattle Association in Canton, OH, in June. Chris Sorenson (top) of Pine River and David Endres (bottom) of Lodi were each honored with the 2018 AJCA Distinguished Service Award. CLICK HERE to read more about […]