Jim Quist, Fresno

Vice President
Brett Barlass, Hilmar

Cathy Sanders, Hilmar

Kate Garcia, Turlock

Grant Ahlem, Hilmar
Gary de Graaf, Pixley
Jonathan Merriam, Hilmar
Jim Quist, Fresno
C.A. Russell, Hilmar
Mike Wickstrom, Hilmar
Scott Wickstrom, Hilmar


Annual Meeting Reports
2011 . 2012 . 2013 . 2014
2015 . 2016 . 2017

Show Results
California Spring Show
2009 . 2010 . 2011 . 2012
2013 . 2014 . 2015 . 2017

California State Fair
2009 . 2010 . 2011 . 2012
2013 . 2014 . 2015 . 2017

Western National
2011 . 2012 . 2014 . 2015 . 2017



Members of the California Jersey Cattle Association gather for their annual meeting every year in February. The event is opportunity for breeders to catch up with friends and honor accomplishments. This year, the meeting will be held on February 10 at the Hilmar Cheese Company in Hilmar. CLICK HERE to view a report on last year's meeting, published in the Jersey Journal.

Jim Quist receives the California Senior Jersey Breeder award from
2017 California Jersey Queen Charley Baptista.

Ryan Junio earned the California Young Breeder award.

Dr. Stan Henderson was honored with the Distinguished Service Award.

Several special awards are given at a banquet held in conjunction with the annual meeting. The California Senior Breeder and California Junior Breeder awards recognize accomplishments in developing outstanding herds of Registered Jersey cattle. The Distinguished Service and Sweetheart awards honor service to the dairy industry and the state Jersey organization. CLICK HERE for a list of Jersey breeders who have earned awards from the California Jersey Cattle Association.

At the annual meeting, officers and directors are elected to govern the state Jersey organization. Officers are elected for one year terms. Directors are elected to serve terms that are three years in length.

California Spring Show champions 2017
Hazelcrest Governor Molly
Grand Champion
Owned by Nicole Sanders, Hilmar
Jars of Clay Citation Elsa VI
Intermediate Champion
Owned by Rancho Teresita Dairy, Tulare
Heaven Scent Gunman Sass
Reserve Intermediate Champion
Owned by Natalie Sanders, Hilmar
Rich Valley Gentry Mitzi 315
Reserve Junior Champion
Owned by Randy J. Edwards, Hilmar

California State Fair Champions 2017
Exels Applejack Dasher
Grand Champion
Owned by Hank Van Exel, Lodi
Miss Natias Y Not Me
Reserve Grand Champion
Owned by Aspen Silva, Modesto
Ourway Response Paradise
Reserve Junior Champion
Owned by John Alamo, Keyes

Jersey breeders also enjoy a little friendly competition in show rings across the state every year. Two popular and competitive Jersey shows are the California Spring Jersey Show and the All-California Jersey Show. CLICK HERE for results from the 2017 California Spring Jersey Show. CLICK HERE for results from the 2017 California State Fair Jersey Show.

For more information on becoming a member of the California Jersey Cattle Association, contact Secretary Cathy Sanders by emailing

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