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August 4, 2019

On Saturday, August 3th, the Virginia Holstein Summer show was held at the Rockingham County fairgrounds in Harrisonburg.  Judge Matt Hawbaker from Interstate heifer care in Clear Spring, Maryland placed over 60 head exhibited by both junior and adult Holstein members....

April 19, 2019

On Saturday, April 6, just shy of 50 animals paraded across the shavings at the 2019 Virginia Spring Show at the Rockingham County Fairgrounds in Harrisonburg. Judge Tammie Stiles from Woodstock, Virginia met with the juniors before they started showing and fitting cla...

March 21, 2019

Nolandia Farm, one of 13 dairies in Fauquier county. The farm name came from Kraig’s grandfather, George Noland who milked cows from the 1950s to 2006. As a youth, Kraig had always worked around the farm and was involved in showing through 4-H. In 2013, Kraig graduated...

May 1, 2018

As breeders celebrate our favorite cow families this month, it is fitting to feature a dedicated farm family that has been breeding, milking and marketing cows for five generations.

Jennings Gap Dairy, the Swope family is an active dairy farm family located in Churchvil...

April 7, 2018

About fifty head were shown at the 2018 Virginia Spring Show held on Saturday, April 7, at the Rockingham County Fairgrounds in Harrisonburg. Judge Michael Creek, from Hagerstown, Maryland , met with the youth before they started showing and fitting classes that mornin...

August 28, 2017

*For more pictures from the Summer Show click Here*

This year’s Virginia Holstein Summer show was held Saturday, August 5 at the Rockingham County fairgrounds in Harrisonburg. It was a beautiful summer day that ran smoothly.  Judge Tim Abbott, from Enosburg Falls, Vermo...

June 25, 2017

This year’s Virginia Spring Show was held on April 1, at the Rockingham County Fairgrounds. The dairy barn was full as it was the largest in years with 86 head placed by Mary Creek, Palmyra Farm of Hagerstown, MD.  Judge Creek also presented a showing and fitting works...

March 16, 2015

Virginia Holstein Member Spotlight

Steve Zirkle, New Market

 

 

Nestled in the beautiful hills of Shenandoah County is Cedar Bluff Dairy which has been in the Zirkle family since 1929.  Steve’s great grandfather purchased the farm which consists of 200 acres. His grandfath...

May 4, 2014

The Show Committee would like to announce some changes to the upcoming Futurity Shows. The 2015 Futurity (No. 26) will be opened up to anyone who still would like to enter an animal. Both the first and second payment will be required to accompany the nomination. Additi...

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