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PHA invites your membership ... it pays!

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- The Pennsylvania Holstein Association membership campaign for 2014 is in full swing. Each of the 45 local associations is working on membership solicitation and retention.

With the cooperation and support of eight businesses, PHA is again able to offer coupons for discounts to paid members of the Association. Those businesses include:

• Richard Mellinger Semen Sales

• Select Sires Inc.

• Taurus Service Inc.

• NASCO

• Hoobers Inc.

• Paul B Hardware

• Fisher & Thompson Inc.

• Farmer Boy Ag

When your membership is paid you will receive a coupon packet in the mail with coupons to be redeemed with each of these businesses.

There are many reasons Holstein dairymen and agribusiness people should be members, they include:

• Identified cattle are worth more money and have longer staying power in the herd

• Savings on Identification work with Holstein USA including the Tag I.D. program and Start Up Program

• Creditability of records because of good identification and involvement in testing programs.

• Active associations throughout the state that work with members at the local grassroots level.

• Tours, barn meetings, annual meetings, picnics

• Publications reaching PHA membership:
Pennsylvania Holstein Profiles - 4 times per year
Farmshine – weekly

• Support Junior activities – help develop the future of the industry

• Cattle merchandising opportunities:
- Domestic marketing
- Individual animals, small groups or whole herds
- Consignment sales
- State Convention Sale, Eastern Elite Sale, Nittany Lion Fall Classic, and the Delaware Valley Green & Gold Sale
- Sales sponsored by local associations
- Dispersal sales management
- International sales opportunities

• Farm and quarantine facility for domestic and international cattle marketing

• Show program that sponsors two state shows, six regional shows and over 20 local shows
You are invited to become a part of an active association that represents its members through many other organizations.

“It’s as plain as Black & White”

“We invite anyone interested in the Holstein breed to join our active membership and enjoy the benefits of being an Association member,” commented PHA’s Executive Director Ken Raney. Please use the handy membership application printed with this invitation, or contact the Association to request a membership application or get more information. The membership application is also available on line at www.paholsteins.com
Pennsylvania Holstein Association
839 Benner Pike,
State College, PA 16801
Phone 814-234-0364
Fax 814-234-1698
Website: www.paholsteins.com