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Election ballots were  mailed on November 12, 2020, to all active, adult members. 
Paper ballots must be received at the Chairman of the Teller's office on or before December 15; electronic voting ends at 11:59 pm December 15.
 
One of the many goals of this year's Board is to continue the past two years Boards’ mission: to encourage active, adult members to either run for the ASA Board of Trustees or to participate in the selection of members who serve on the ASA Board of Trustees.

Here are the 2021 Trustee candidates, please take time to get to know them. You will find links to the trustee applications (giving you background on their involvement in the cattle industry as well as with ASA) and campaign letters.  Give the candidates in your region a call, they would love to hear from you.

Announcements and Events

The NebraskaN Livestock Show Cancelled

November 20, 2020 Events ASA
Earlier this year, the Grand Island Livestock Complex Authority (GILCA) began exploring the potential of hosting a one-time Livestock Show as an alternative to…

Industry News

An Insurance Policy Worth the Premium

November 28, 2020 Industry News ASA
By Chip Kemp | Soon you’ll be on calving watch and you’ll pass some time searching the Amazon app on your phone for the best throw lever out there for the new high-powered scope you got for Christmas. When doing so, will you concern yourself with the tensile…

Are You Investment Worthy?

November 20, 2020 Industry News ASA
By Chip Kemp | Many of us vested in the seedstock business know that our involvement stems from a pivotal decision somewhere along the way by either ourselves, ancestors, or an influential mentor. That decision to generate and sell seedstock was often driven…

ASA Spotlight

Celebrating 30 Years of Perseverance and Publication

November 25, 2020 ASA Spotlight ASA
By Lilly Platts | The in-house production of the Register celebrates a 30-year anniversary and magazine redesign with three original staffers. Cynthia Conner,…

Welcome Our Latest Addition to the ASA Educational Specialist "SimSpecialist" Team, Dr. Jack Whittier of Scottsbluff, NE

November 25, 2020 ASA Spotlight ASA
By Luke Bowman | Many of you may be familiar with Jack from your tenure in the beef industry either as a producer or your previous work in higher education.…

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Women of ASA

Down to the Genes Series

Top Tips for Easy, Efficient DNA Testing

October 31, 2020 DNA
As we head into fall, weaning, and long days working cattle, ASA’s DNA department wants to share some of our top tips for easy, efficient DNA testing. Preparation is key, and we want our membership to have the tools to successfully test animals and take advantage of DNA technology. ➔ The most straightforward, error-free way to order DNA testing is to go to simmental.org, click on DNA Testing,…

SimTalk

SimTalk Magazine

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Featured Preview: Fleckvieh is Deeply Rooted in Holland

Back to Basics

October 12, 2020

Herdbook Updates! Read All About It!

in Back to Basics by ASA
By Sheldon Ross, Lead Developer, and Systems Administrator | Inactive Animals Shaded Red on Animal List Previously, using the animal search tool to take stock of active animals was an issue, because as a historical record of ownership, the animal search wouldn’t separate current from disposed animals. The new red shading option to mark disposed animals… read more
 

Working Ranch Half Time Show 

Half Time Show

 Catch the latest in cattle industry news, stories of the rancher/cowboy, listener response, cowboy poetry and music, rodeo action and much much more.


IGS and the Pursuit of Better Cattle


 

I G S      S T A N D      T O G E T H E R

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
 

 

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