District 8 Holstein Show set for Saturday, Aug. 4

The 2012 District 8 Holstein Show will be held Saturday, Aug. 4, at 11 a.m. at the Benton County Fairgrounds in Sauk Rapids. Conrad Kvamme, Holstein breeder and dairy promoter, from Arlington, Minn., is the judge. The show will be held with the Benton County Fair Open Class Dairy Show. Exhibitors will be from Benton, Kandiyohi, Sherburne, Morrison, Stearns and Crow Wing counties.

All animals exhibited must have a Holstein Association USA identification paper and be accompanied by certificates. The show will follow state health requirements.

Area Holstein breeders, as well as Junior, 4-H, and FFA members are encouraged to participate. Contact Lane Johnson of Kerkhoven or Mary Swart of New London for more information on exhibiting. Entry deadline is July 30.

A youth showmanship contest will be at the conclusion of the show. The dairy royalty will present the awards. Various business firms in the district are donating trophies and door prizes.

Both exhibitors and spectators are invited.