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The Wisconsin Holstein News is the official publication of the Wisconsin Holstein Association. Published 7 times per year, the News focuses on promoting Registered Holstein breeders, sharing association news, recognizing members' accomplishments and providing content that is of interest to members. The News reaches 1800 people and members around the state and beyond. 

Three times a year, the Wisconsin Holstein News partners with other Midwest states to publish Midwest Holsteins. These issues reach up to 5300 readers. Full page breeder ads in Midwest Holsteins are $450 and half page ads are $250. 

If you're interested in advertising or becoming a subscriber, contact Mara Budde at 800-223-4269 ext 2 or at

Upcoming issues


Featured Districts 1 & 2, Distinguished Junior Members

Save your ad space by: January 3

Planned mail date: January 18


Featured District: 3, Midwest Holsteins, Junior Convention Results, Treasure Quest calves, Wisconsin Dairy Showcase Rules and Entry form

Save your ad space by: February 1

Ad content needed by: February 6

Planned mail date: February 29


Featured District: 4, Production Issue, District Show Information, Entry Form and Rules, Adult Convention Results

Save your ad space by: March 15

Ad content needed by: March 20

Planned mail date: April 4


Featured District: 10, Midwest Holsteins, Wisconsin Dairy Showcase Results

Save your ad space by: May 1

Ad content needed by: May 7

Planned mail date: May 31


Featured District: 7, District Show Results, District Show Premier Breeder & Exhibitor features

Save your ad space by: July 15

Ad content needed by: July 22

Planned mail date: August 8


Featured Districts: 5 & 8, Midwest Holsteins, State Fair Results, WHA All-Breeds Futurity results, Wisconsin Summer Championship Show results

Save your ad space by: August 30

Planned mail date: September 30


Featured District: 6, Youth Issue, Red & White Highlights, YDJM and 12 & Under recognition, WDE Results and Champion features

Save your ad space by: TBD

Ad content needed by: TBD

Planned mail date: TBD

Advertising Costs

Ad design is included FREE with each breeder ad placed in the Wisconsin Holstein News. No designer, no problem, we are happy to create an ad for you. 

Breeder Rates:

Full page, color: $450

Half page, color: $260

Photos: $5 each

Commercial Rates: 

Full page, full color: $600

Half page, color: $350

We offer contract advertising discounts starting at just 4 ads per year, any size. If you are interested in learning more about contract advertising, contact the WHA staff. 


View our past issues of the Wisconsin Holstein News.


Find press releases and other news on our media page. Please contact Mara with questions about releases. 

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