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 AJ Quist Memorial Young Breeder of the Year Award


This award is presented annually at the State Holstein Convention to a young CA breeder to recognize not only their accomplishments, but also their potential for a successful career in the Registered Holstein business.

Applications accepted throughout the year from members age 21-40.

AJ Quist Memorial Award APPLICATION

Holstein USA rep

Katharine Correia


2024 State Holstein Convention
Registration due January 15
Brochure HERE

Thanks to the generosity of some elite CA Holstein breeders, we are holding an exciting fundraiser this winter! Sure will be fun to win!! PDF here

2024 Klussendorf Award recipient
Joey Airoso of Tulare

Western Spring National Show
Congratulations to all of the CA exhibitors
on their show ring success!

Reserve Senior & Reserve Grand Red & White
Airosa RBull Ruby 23931, Airosa Dairy
Intermediate & Honorable Mention Grand Red & White
Ruann War Apple 1010, Ruann Genetics

Intermediate & Honorable Mention Grand
MS GW Atwood Desire, Tony Garcia & Ross Lee

Reserve Intermediate 
Ruann Doorman Jean D ETN, Ruann Genetics

Junior Champion R&W and Open
Milksource Trip-Red, Exels Holsteins

Junior Champion Junior Show, Reserve JC R&W, HM Open
Silver-Elite Wr Ruby-Red, Logan & Lauren Silveira

Results and pictures online at

CA State Holstein Show

Congratulations to all of the exhibitors on a fantastic show!

Results and pictures from Cowsmopolitan here

Thank you to our generous Sponsors!

Congratulations to members who were honored at this year's annual State Convention!

2023 Doug Maddox Memorial Senior Breeder of the Year

Frank & Diane Borba, MBLuckyLady Farms

2023 A.J. Quist Memorial Young Breeder of the Year

Johnny Machado


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