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  • ASA and Dr. Bob Hough team up for "Simmental's American Journey"
  • Save the Date: Fall Focus 2018 in Bozeman, MT. Celebrating our 50th Anniversary
  • 2018 AJSA IGS Summit - Dates and Information Available
  • The World Simmental Fleckvieh Federation Congress will be held in Ft Worth Texas at the Historic Stockyards

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  • Meet Your American Simmental-Simbrah Foundation Board
    Meet Your American Simmental-Simbrah Foundation Board
    Meet Cathy Eichacker | Salem, South Dakota Cathy Eichacker, the newest member to the Foundation, grew up in Salem, SD. Eichacker married her high school sweetheart, Steve, and they moved to the family farm and continued growing the Simmental herd that Steve’s dad, Raphael, started in 1971. Raising registered Simmental cattle was a bit different for Eichacker since her family raised hogs and had a small herd of commercial cattle. Eichacker & Steve have three children, Amanda (Dana) Buttemeier, Nick (Jordan) Eichacker, and Adam Eichacker, and three grandchildren, Hunter, Taylor & Ellie. Eichacker worked as an Assistant Finance Manager for…
  • IMI Global and International Genetic Solutions (IGS) Partner to Offer New Service to Beef Producers
    IMI Global and International Genetic Solutions (IGS) Partner to Offer New Service to Beef Producers
    IGS Feeder Profit Calculator Non-breed specific, independent Free to all IMI Global customers CASTLE ROCK, Colo., July 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Where Food Comes From, Inc. (WFCF) (OTCQB:WFCF), the most trusted resource for independent, third-party verification of food production practices in North America, today announced that its IMI Global division has established an exclusive partnership with International Genetic Solutions (IGS) to offer the IGS Feeder Profit Calculator within its suite of verification services for beef producers. The IGS Feeder Profit Calculator utilizes the largest and most comprehensive set of management and genetic data available in the beef industry to…
  • ASA and Dr. Bob Hough team up for
    ASA and Dr. Bob Hough team up for "Simmental's American Journey" Order your book today!
    Visit www.simmental.org/book to order your book today! | Excerpt from the Foreword written by Dr. John Pollak. "The reader of this book will gain knowledge of the history of the Simmental breed, the Association and the people behind the breed. Embracing the story of Simmental in the United States beef industry may help create a sense of accomplishment and relevance that current membership can take pride in as they carry the banner of the breed forward. But there is also value in studying history. Generations of cattle and of the ranchers and farmers who produced those cattle have come and…
  • Fall Focus 2018 and ASA's 50 Year Celebration
    Fall Focus 2018 and ASA's 50 Year Celebration
     GranTree Inn Rooms are SOLD OUT on August 24 and 25 . There are rooms available at the Holiday Inn on Baxter Lane. (406) 587-4561 New this year! Golf Anyone? Join us for a fun-filled Fall Focus Par 3 Golf Tournament, August 25. ASA will host a par 3 golf challenge on Saturday, August 25. Cost is $80/team or $20 for an individual. Pre-registration is required. Funds raised will go towards American Simmental-Simbrah Foundation - Fall Focus.Register here. Hands-on Herdbook Tutorial Saturday afternoon, August 25th, ASA's customer service team will hold a Herdbook tutorial session to help members feel more…
  • Management Perspectives: No hype: EPDs work
    Management Perspectives: No hype: EPDs work
    By Dr. Bob Hough, WLJ correspondent | Due to objective genetic predictions such as EPDs (expected progeny differences) and indexes, the cattle industry has made tremendous progress in production and efficiency. However, as the models that produce the predictions become more sophisticated and producers understand less of the mathematics behind them, some people are turning off from the technology. This is a problem because, although calculation of modern genetic predictions has become complicated, the precision and reliability of the EPDs have likewise improved. An EPD is defined as the difference in expected performance of future progeny of an individual, compared…
  • Educational Promotion of ASA's Services and Programs
    Educational Promotion of ASA's Services and Programs
    ASA has expanded the opportunities for you to request a knowledgeable person to an event. This may be in a formal presentation, one of the speakers at an event, or a few minutes in front of the crowd with an invite to consult one-on-one about ASA's programs and services. We are seeking members who would like an event to be considered; here are the parameters to determine possible ASA attendance for education and program awareness. 1. Audience Qualifier. Must have a minimum of 25 individuals in attendance; highlighting ASA program(s); event must align with ASA goals and programs; ASA personnel…

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