Monthly Dairy Video Sale Market Report for Friday, November 3, 2017

Monthly Dairy Video Sale Market Report for Friday, November 3, 2017                  Market Report Friday, November 3, 2017 SPECIAL MONTHLY DAIRY VIDEO SALE & SPECIAL DAIRY HEIFER SALE Receipts of 1516 Hd. Dairy Replacements better due to quality and volume  for this special sale.  Weigh Cows and Bull market steady Compared to earlier in the week. Many thanks to all our Customers for your quality consignments throughout the year and a big thanks to all the  buyers for your continued support. Quality Dairy Females from Reputable Producers with records and data

Californian makes history in election as president of National FFA

Californian makes history in election as president of National FFA INDIANAPOLIS – Students from Arizona, California, Georgia, Iowa, Kentucky and Oklahoma have been elected by delegates throughout the United States to serve on the 2017-18 National FFA Officer team. Breanna Holbert of Lodi, an agricultural education major at California State University of Chico, was elected national president. Holbert is the first female African American elected to the office of president. She previously served as secretary of California’s FFA Erica Baier, an agricultural education major at Iowa State University, was elected national

Agricultural and Rural Lands Fire Recovery and Resource Town Hall

  Agricultural and Rural Lands Fire Recovery and Resource Town Hall Resource Agencies Will Provide Information to Rural Landowners on October 30th 2017at 5:30 p.m   Santa Rosa, CA – In response to the recent wildfires in Northern California that have devastated the agriculture community in addition to multiple urban neighborhoods, Sonoma County Farm Bureau is convening state and county leadership to address concerns and provide information to rural property owners. The Agricultural and Rural Lands Fire Recovery and Resource Town Hall will convene on Monday, October 30th, 2017 at

USDA Offers Support to People and Communities Affected by California Wildfires

USDA Offers Support to People and Communities Affected by California Wildfires   WASHINGTON, October 25, 2017 – Assistant to the Secretary for Rural Development Anne Hazlett announced today that USDA is making resources available to help rural people and communities recover from the effects of California wildfires. “While the full extent of damage from the current wildfires is not yet known, USDA Rural Development is committed to supporting the recovery of impacted rural communities,” Hazlett said. “We have a variety of assistance rural communities can use during the rebuilding process.”

State ag secretary Karen Ross to keynote agribusiness management conference

State ag secretary Karen Ross to keynote agribusiness management conference   (October 24, 2017) — California Department of Food and Agriculture Secretary Karen Ross is among 10 expert presenters that will speak at the 36th annual Agribusiness Management Conference from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 9, at the DoubleTree Hotel and Conference Center in Fresno (2233 Ventura St.). The conference will bring together members from the state’s agricultural business, economic, political and research sectors, as well as Fresno State faculty, staff and students. This year’s theme is “California

CMAB EXPANDS TO SUPPORT FAMILIES AFFECTED BY CALIFORNIA FIRES

CMAB EXPANDS TO SUPPORT FAMILIES AFFECTED BY CALIFORNIA FIRES #SEALSFORGOOD MILK DRIVE EXPANDS TO SUPPORT FAMILIES AFFECTED BY CALIFORNIA FIRES California dairy families expand social media challenge to support neighbors in need Tracy, Calif. – October 23, 2017 – Milk is one of the most-requested staples at food banks, but among the least donated. On average, people served by food banks receive the equivalent of less than 1 gallon per person per year. To help fill this gap and support families in need in areas affected by recent catastrophic natural

2017 Red Wave Sale Results

2017 Red Wave Sale Results October 13, 2017 Fresno State University Livestock Arena, Fresno, CA Sale Managed By Fresno State University Dairy Department & Dairy Club   Lot 4 $5,100 Hoek-Way Doorman Megan 1077 Born: November 15, 2013 Breed: Holstein Sire: Val-Bisson Doorman-ET Dam: Genie-J Shamrock Mollie-ET Consignor: Brian Waymire & Theresa Machado-Waymire, Visalia, CA   Lot 31 $4,650 Avonlea CF Getaway Sharpay-ET Born: March 3, 2017 Breed: Jersey Sire: Rapid Bay Getaway-ET Dam: Shantals CGar Shiloh-ET Consignor: Natalie Sanders, Hilmar, CA Lot 63 $2,600 TopDiMark Cadence Fable Born: July 1, 2017 Breed: Brown Swiss Sire: Shiloh

Red Wave Sale catalog

Red Wave Sale catalog  Red Wave Sale ~ October 14 ~ Fresno, CA This ad is just a sampling of the consignments being offered: Large Size ad HERE Complete Online Catalog HERE The Red Wave Sale will be part of a fun-filled, Holstein-filled day!   9:00 am- Annual Planning Conference Please join us as we discuss and make decisions about the coming year’s association events- to include the 2018 State Convention, State Show, Annual Magazine, Junior Show Contest and any other business. 9:00 am- Youth Judging Contest 11:00 am- Junior

California Dairy Community Sends 70,000 Pounds of Food Aid to Areas Affected by Harvey and Irma

California Dairy Community Sends 70,000 Pounds of Food Aid to Areas Affected by Harvey and Irma   Tuesday headed for Houston, completing a commitment from the California dairy community to support families in need who were affected by recent hurricanes in Texas and Florida. The donation of 42,000 pounds of cheese delivered today to the Houston Food Bank is part of a commitment of more than 70,000 pounds of protein-rich dairy foods like cheese, yogurt, crema and protein drinks coordinated by the state’s dairy farm families through the California Milk

CALIFORNIA DAIRY FAMILIES TELL THE REAL PEOPLE STORY OF CALIFORNIA MILK

CALIFORNIA DAIRY FAMILIES TELL THE REAL PEOPLE STORY OF CALIFORNIA MILK “California Dairy Stories” videos further connect consumers with family farmers behind the Real California Milk seal   TRACY, Calif. (August 17, 2017) – Family, hard work and responsibility are all key themes that come through in “California Dairy Stories”, a new social media series launched today by the California Milk Advisory Board (CMAB). The series, which captures short day-in-the-life moments from real California dairy families, was created to continue to connect consumers with the real people behind the Real

CA MILK ADVISORY BOARD ANNOUNCES 2017-2018 DAIRY PRINCESS REPRESENTATIVES

CA MILK ADVISORY BOARD ANNOUNCES 2017-2018 DAIRY PRINCESS REPRESENTATIVES Young Dairy Leaders to Serve as Advocates on Behalf of Dairy Industry   Tracy, Calif., August 14, 2017 – The California Milk Advisory Board (CMAB) recently welcomed the 2017-2018 class of Dairy Princess representatives for a three-day session to launch their year of service as California dairy industry advocates. Fifteen Dairy Princesses and Alternates from Districts 1 to 9 attended the Dairy Princess Training in July where they learned presentation and public speaking skills, etiquette and social media tips and an

Real California Cheeses Bring Home 22 Awards at American Cheese Competition

Real California Cheeses Bring Home 22 Awards at American Cheese Competition   TRACY, Calif. – August 1, 2017 – Cow’s milk processors displaying the Real California Cheese and/or Milk seals brought home 22 awards from the 2017 annual cheese competition held by the American Cheese Society (ACS), July 26-29, 2017 in Denver, Colorado. The American Cheese Society recognizes the finest cheeses and dairy products made in the Americas. A record number of 2,024 cheese and cultured dairy products were entered the competition. Cheeses made with 100% California milk had another

California Heat Wave Hits Dairy Cows Hard

California Heat Wave Hits Dairy Cows Hard Three of his cows have died this week. Others are showing a loss of appetite, and milk production has dropped 16 percent. LODI (CBS13) – The heat wave is impacting California dairy cows in a big way. “This has been brutal,” said Hank Van Exel, second generation farmer. He has 6,000 head of cattle on his Lodi Dairy farm and has been running misters and fans around the clock trying to keep them cool. “They’re still hurting; you see them all bunched up