Visit Iowa in 2021 for the AJCA-NAJ Annual Meetings

The 2021 Annual Meetings of the American Jersey Cattle Association and National All-Jersey Inc. are scheduled June 23-26, 2021, to be held in Bettendorf, Iowa. With the theme of ‘Fields of Jersey Dreams,’ Jersey enthusiasts of all ages will be entertained and wow’ed by the events and activities organizers have planned.

Chairs for the event are Jennifer Zumbach, Coggon; John Maxwell, Donahue; and Blake Schulte, Watkins. National Heifer Sale co-chairs are Blake Schulte, Eric Lyon, Toledo, and Kevin Knapp, Larchwood. Questions about the event should be directed towards the chairing individuals.

Below is an approximate schedule of events for the week. Schedule is subject to change, more details will be added closer to the event.

Wednesday, June 23
12:00 p.m. Registration Opens
3:00 p.m. Jersey Seminar
4:00 p.m. Youth games, mixers and pizza party
5:30 p.m. Welcome Social
7:00 p.m. Young Jersey Breeders Banquet
Thursday, June 24
7:30 a.m. Tours: Option A: Field of Dreams or Option B: National Toy Museum and Antique Outlet Mall
11:00 a.m. Kunde Jersey Farm for farm tour and lunch
1:00 p.m. Buses leave for opposite tour of the morning
5:30 p.m. Social and display of AJCA Research Auction items
7:00 p.m. AJCA Research Meal and Auction
Friday, June 25 
8:00 a.m. AJCA Annual Meeting
10:00 a.m. Tours: Option A: Cinnamon Ridge Dairy, lunch at John Deere Pavilion, JD Harvester Tour;
Option B: Golf Outing; or Option C: Day in LeClaire, lunch on own
Youth activity at Cinnamon Ridge or to Mississippi River Museum, Dubuque
4:00 p.m. Load buses to Cinnamon Ridge Dairy for National Heifer Sale
6:00 p.m. National Heifer Sale meal
7:00 p.m. National Heifer Sale with fireworks at conclusion
Saturday, June 26
8:00 a.m. NAJ Annual Meeting
11:30 a.m. Board River Boat Cruise of Mississippi
Leisurely 3 hour cruise includes meal, music and guide commentary
4:30 p.m. Social
6:00 p.m. Breeder’s Banquet