PA Jersey Annual Meeting to Take Place Early in March

PA Jersey Annual Meeting to Take Place Early in March

Clarion, PA, January 13, 2016 – The 2016 annual meeting of the Pennsylvania Jersey Cattle Association (PJCA) is set to take place March 4-5 in Clarion, PA at the Park Inn by Radisson hotel. Pennsylvania Jersey enthusiasts will gather for their annual meeting to celebrate the achievements of PA Jersey youth, PA Jersey breeders, and the Jersey breed.

The Association will honor a few deserving breeders with its Distinguished Service Award and PA Young Jersey Breeder awards. Breeders will also be awarded for top individual cow production records and overall top herd production honors for 2015. PA Jersey Youth are also encouraged to attend to compete in multiple youth contests. Youth can apply to compete in the Speech contest, Dairy Jeopardy, Scrapbook, Achievement awards, First Year Project Award, Scholarship, PA Jersey Queen, and the Youth Production contests. This year’s deadlines for the PA Jersey Youth contests is February 15th.

This year’s meeting will begin Friday afternoon with the youth contests which will continue into honoring the Jersey youth of PA at the Youth Banquet Friday night. Saturday morning, the association will hold its annual meeting while awarding some deserving breeders with the Young Jersey Breeder Award and PA Distinguished Service Award. We are also proud to welcome the Executive Secretary of the AJCA & NAJ, Neal Smith to speak at the meeting. In preparation for the 2017AJCA Meeting: The Jersey Address, committees will be meeting to continue planning and organizing the momentous event.

For more information on this year’s meeting, including a more complete schedule and prices, please contact Jessica Peters at [email protected] or via phone at 814/282-5206. For more information or to request applications regarding the Youth contests please contact Renée Norman-Kenny at [email protected] or 570/419-5188.

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