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Dairy Club Sale Set

FEB. 17, 2006--The University of Wisconsin-River Falls Dairy Club is holding its 2006 sale on March 11 at the Mann Valley Lab Farm, one-half mile northwest of River Falls on County Road MM. A Wisconsin-style complimentary brat lunch and social will begin at 11 a.m. The sale will begin at noon.

The sale features 50 live lots of Holstein and Jersey heifers, seven lots of embryos or first choice animals, 15 lots of semen and two artist prints by Bonnie Mohr and Jeanne Tuman.

New to this year's sale will be a "worker auction" where eight UW-RF Dairy Judging team members will be "auctioned" off for to donate labor for one eight-hour workday to a winning bidder. Proceeds from the auction will go towards the Dairy Judging team to cover expenses for various competitions.

For questions or a sale catalog, contact Cory Salzl at 320-980-2737 or Jenna Wegner at 715-821-4514.

The heifers for the Dairy Club sale were consigned from Wisconsin, Minnesota, South Dakota and Illinois. Money earned from the sale goes to fund Dairy Club trips, educational seminars, scholarships, a spring banquet and to help with any new opportunities that may arise to benefit the club members.

The University of Wisconsin-River Falls is home to the one of the largest dairy clubs in the nation. With about 120 members, the club promotes the dairy industry, provides contacts with other schools and industry professionals, and serves as a social organization for members.


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