Washington County Holstein Association holds annual banquet

April 19, 2012|By JOANNA CALIMER | Special to The Herald-Mail
  • Receiving Senior Production awards were, from left, Ryan Shank, Palmyra Farm; Scott DeBaugh, DeBaugh Farms; Tessa Wiles, Heavensent Holsteins and Brian Forsythe, Linden-Hall Farm.
Photo courtesy of Joanna Calimer

The Washington County Holstein Association held its annual banquet and awards meeting March 13.

Ryan Shank, president of the Washington County Holstein Club, announced that the county Holstein field day will be July 7, at 10 a.m., at the Washington County Agricultural Education Center. 

He also announced that the Herbst family of Misty Meadow Farm would host the county Holstein picnic Aug. 12.

David Lease, president of the Maryland Holstein Association, encouraged everyone to attend the annual state meeting and banquet in Oakland, Md.  Lease announced the Maryland State Holstein picnic and sale would be July 13 and 14 in Garrett County, Md.

Lease and Donna Reese, secretary/treasurer of Maryland Holstein, presented All-Maryland awards to Kaitlyn Corbett for Junior All-Maryland Summer Yearling and Reserve All-Maryland Summer Yearling, Howard-View Jasper Abby-ET and to Erin Corbett for Reserve Junior All-Maryland Summer Yearling, Greenlea Des Mae-Red.

Reese congratulated Washington County Holstein junior members who were to be honored for their Holstein project record books on the state level. 

They are Ryan Snyder, first-year boy; Ashley Davis and Sydney Davis, honorable mention, junior girls; Noah Iager, third, junior boy; Cory DeBaugh, first, intermediate boy; Carol DeBaugh, first, intermediate girl, also YDJM winner, Scott DeBaugh, senior winner and Tessa Wiles, honorable mention, senior.   

All eight Washington County Junior Holstein members were also honored by Washington County Holstein Association.  Each received an award sponsored by Mid-Maryland Dairy Veterinarians.

Junior awards for 2011 milk production records (305 days) were presented to:

High 2-year-old (sponsored by Misty Meadow Farm), Gene Wiles, Md-Heavensent Emily-Red-TW, 25,010 pounds of milk

High 3-year-old and High Cow Overall (sponsored by Heavensent Holsteins), Erin Corbett, Two-Top Roy Alta, 27,364 pounds of milk

High 4-year-old (sponsored by DeBaugh Farms), Tessa Wiles, Md-Heavensent Charisma-Red, 26,910 pounds of milk

High Aged Cow (sponsored by Crown Stone Farm), Macayla Wiles, Md-Heavensent Redmark Jill, 25,590 pounds of milk

High Lifetime (sponsored by Palmyra Farm), Tessa Wiles, HSH Rubens Lady McBeth, 170,780 pounds of milk

Senior Awards for 2011 milk production records (305 days) were presented to:

High 2-year-old, Brian Forsythe, Linden-Hall Farm, Linden-Hall Granger Atlas, 28,750 pounds of milk

High 3-year-old, Palmyra Farm, Palmyra Man Gem, 31,910 pounds of milk

High 4-year-old, Tessa Wiles, Heavensent Holsteins, Md-Heavensent Charisma-Red, 26,910 pounds of milk

High Aged Cow and High Cow Overall, Palmyra Farm, Palmyra Milwaukee Olivia, 34,106 pounds of milk

High Lifetime, DeBaugh Farms, DeBaugh Gunner Cit-Cat, 219,057 pounds of milk

High Herd for Milk, Palmyra Farm, 23,571 pounds of milk

High BAA more than 50 Cows, Palmyra Farm, 106.2

High BAA under 50 Cows, Jared G. Martin, 106.4

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