MORRISVILLE, NY—The Morrisville State College Dairy Club is set to host its annual Autumn Review Sale on Saturday, Sept. 16.
The sale, entering its 35th year, begins at 11 a.m. at the Cornell Cooperative Extension Madison County Building on Eaton Street in Morrisville. One hundred live lots consisting mainly of Holstein cattle will be up for consignment, in addition to five embryo lots, two Jerseys, two Brown Swiss, one Ayrshire, one Guernsey and one Milking Shorthorn.
The sale also will feature a silent auction including a wide variety of items, including dairy/livestock supplies and collectibles, animal care products, feed and forage, and autumn-themed baskets and home goods.
Proceeds from the sale, which is run by faculty and students in the School of Agriculture and Natural Resources in addition to the Dairy Club, support club trips, the dairy judging team, daily challenge team, academic programs, and various activities and events.
Many local companies have provided sponsorship leading up to the event. Clinton Tractor & Implement Co. has donated the use of a skid steer, Ju-Vindale Holsteins have loaned a fitting chute to groom cattle for the sale ring, and On The Side, Embroidery has created customized polo shirts for the Dairy Club while donating sweatshirts for the silent auction. Local feed companies such as Lutz Feed Co. Inc., Richardson Farms, S & S Feeds, Brown’s Feed Inc. and Shur-Gain have also donated feed for the animals.
The full Autumn Review Sale catalog can be viewed at https://cattlexchange.com/sales-schedule/. Information will also be posted on the Dairy Club’s Annual Autumn Review Sale Facebook page here:
The Dairy Club enhances MSC students’ knowledge of the dairy industry through participation in activities like the annual Autumn Review Sale and field trips.
Morrisville State College’s curricula are enriched with applied learning and pave the way for opportunity at both the Morrisville and Norwich campuses. An action-oriented, interactive learning lab, the college is a national leader in technology and has been lauded for its exemplary, innovative and effective community service programs.
The college was ranked among the Best Regional Colleges in the North by U.S. News and World Report Best Colleges 2017 issue and was also recognized in the Top Public Schools, Regional Colleges North in the 2017 Best Colleges rankings. For more information about Morrisville State College, visit www.morrisville.edu.
Photo by Ken Chapman, MSC New Media Strategist
Caption—Morrisville State College student Serena Gabel during 2016 Autumn Review Sale.