Holstein Association to hold convention in Carroll next...

Agriculture Notes

February 17, 2002

Holstein Association to hold convention in Carroll next month

The 2002 Maryland Holstein Convention will be held March 8-9 at Wilhelm Ltd. Caterers and at the Carroll County Agriculture Center in Westminster.

The annual meeting, scheduled from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. March 8 at Wilhelm, will include programs for dairy farmers, ladies and junior farmers. The keynote address will be delivered at 1:45 p.m. by John Meyer, chief executive officer for Holstein Association USA.

Friday's events will include breed awards, exhibits, a business meeting, and visits to see sale cattle and area farms. The ladies program features a tour and lunch at the Farm Museum.

Juniors will tour Mason Dixon Farm, then have lunch and a meeting at the Agriculture Center, followed by a presentation on creating a Holstein advertisement.

A banquet will be held at 6 p.m. at Wilhelm Catering.

Eighty Holsteins will be offered for sale at 11 a.m. March 9 at the Agriculture Center.

Information and tickets to Friday events: Anita Haines, 410-346- 7357.

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