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  • Strong Simmental and IGS Presence at NCBA | 20 February 2020
  • Genetic Knowledge in Commercial Herds | 10 February 2020
  • What’s next after single-step genomically-enhanced EPDs? | 10 February 2020
  • Shopping for New Genetics? Don’t Forget to Check the DNA | 10 February 2020
  • Putting the Best Foot Forward | 10 February 2020
  • Birth Weight Update for the Approaching Calving Season | 31 January 2020
  • 2020 Annual Meeting, Foundation Gala, and Meet and Greet at the Yards | 28 January 2020

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International Genetic Solutions (IGS) continues to reshape the cattle industry. Beef industry leaders from across the nation share how IGS benefits cattlemen and women, and how it will continue to evolve through the power of collaboration. Visit internationalgeneticsolutions.com to learn more. 

 

IGS Partners with NEOGEN GENOMICS

The world's largest multi-breed beef cattle evaluation partners with the industry's leading genomics company. Here's what it means for ranchers.IGS Feeder Profit CalculatorTM - Marketing Backed by Genetics.
 
"We're extremely proud of the collaboration we have with IGS. It really is the first of its kind in the world," says Stewart Bauck, vice president of Agrigenomics for Neogen Genomics. "We will, along with IGS, be developing and refining a set of tools that we can make available to commercial producers so they can select superior females in a multi-breed or crossbreeding operation."  Read more

Industry News

Genetic Knowledge in Commercial Herds

February 10, 2020 Industry News ASA
Four approaches to genetic awareness | By Chip Kemp, Rachel Endecott, Ph.D. and Jackie Atkins, Ph.D. | Genetic awareness within the commercial beef sector has been a much-discussed topic and an ongoing challenge to make a pervasive reality. Ideally,…

What’s next after single-step genomically-enhanced EPDs?

February 10, 2020 Industry News ASA
On May 5, 2018, ASA published the first full set of new Genomically-Enhanced EPDs (GE-EPDs) generated through the IGS Multi-breed Genetic Evaluation powered by BOLT. Now it has been more than a year since the first release, and ASA publishes GE-EPDs every…

Announcements and Events

Foundation Focus

September 22, 2019 Events ASA
By Dr. Fred Swain, Chairman of the Eastern Junior Funding Auction | The Eastern Simmental Junior funding committee initiated a scholarship actively designated…

ASA Fall Board Meeting Recap

September 08, 2019 Events ASA
Board Meeting Recap The ASA Board of Trustees met right after Fall Focus in Manhattan, Kansas on August 25 and 26th. This provided the opportunity for members…

ASA Spotlight

SimAngus™ Genetics That Work

January 31, 2020 ASA Spotlight ASA
By Emme Troendle CLM Ranch, a 160-head SimAngus™ seedstock operation straddling the Ozark Mountains, 40 miles south of the Missouri River, has the…

ASA Lifetime Promoter Award

January 31, 2020 ASA Spotlight ASA
Carlos and Sister Guerra, Linn, Texas By Dan Rieider Carlos and Sister Guerra, La Muñeca Cattle Company, Linn, Texas, are this year’s American Simmental…

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Down to the Genes Series

Shopping for New Genetics? Don’t Forget to Check the DNA

February 10, 2020 DNA
Buying and selling registered cattle, semen, or embryos require a number of considerations, one of which is DNA requirements. ASA’s DNA department answers questions every day about the DNA status of purchased animals, transfer hold-ups due to DNA testing or lack thereof, what kind of DNA testing is required, and much more. Below are some of the most common questions ASA receives. Keep in mind…

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Back to Basics

December 09, 2019

Spring 2020 THE Enrollment is OPEN

in Back to Basics by ASA
By ASA’s Total Herd Enrollment Department | Any females of calving age that will calve between January 1 and June 30, 2020, will need to be enrolled by December 15, 2019, to take advantage of the lowest enrollment fees. ALL members previously enrolled in 2019, Spring Total Herd Enrollment (THE) MUST submit an inventory even if there aren’t any… read more
Oct 07, 2019

Are you working on submitting your calf data? Here is a quick checklist to make sure you’re getting all your data submitted correctly.

✔ Does every cow you enrolled in your 2019 spring enrollment have a calf reported? If you want more detailed instructions on how to report your calf data online go to simmental.org.✔ Do you have a dam that didn’t have a calf? You’ll need to report the reason she didn’t calve that season/year with a… read more
 

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IGS and the Pursuit of Better Cattle


Simbrah-SimGenetics Summit for 2019

Graham Land & Cattle feedyard Friday, October 18, 2019 in Gonzales, TX

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