Part 1 2014 WI Summer Holstein Show Heifers
East Syracuse, N.Y. – July 14, 2014 – Julie Drendel Ashton has accepted a new leadership role as Editor of HolsteinWorld, the breed’s leading U.S. publication since 1904.
Ashton succeeds Kayla Jentz as Editor of HolsteinWorld. In Ashton’s new position, she will develop and manage editorial content for HolsteinWorld and its website, www.holsteinworld.com. She will continue to work from a home office in central Illinois. Julie may be reached at JAshton@dairybusiness.com or by phone at 815.766.0045.
Ashton grew up on Lindale Holsteins in Illinois. After graduating with a degree in Animal Sciences from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, she has been involved in the communications field specializing in agriculture for the past seven years. She has worked on the Livestock Sales and Editorial Content teams for HolsteinWorld since August 2013 and served most recently as DairyBusiness Weekly Editor.
“We are very excited about the passion and enthusiasm that Julie will bring to the Editor position of HolsteinWorld,” commented Randy Blodgett, Publisher. “Her background and dedication to the dairy industry will help propel the magazine into a bright future.”
Part 2 of 2014 Central New York Holstein Show
Part 1 Heifer Show at Central NY Show at Norwich