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  • The Rapidly Evolving Beef-On-Dairy Segment | 15 July 2019
  • IGS Implements a New Multi-breed Imputation Pipeline | 08 July 2019
  • Welfare Crisis: Prepare and Respond | 07 July 2019
  • Movement of Certain Genetically Engineered Organisms | 03 July 2019
  • Are You A Strong Supporter of Your Association? | 02 July 2019
  • Simbrah-SimGenetics Summit for 2019 | 01 July 2019
  • Leading-Edge Topics at American Simmental Association's Fall Focus | 30 June 2019

Industry News

The Rapidly Evolving Beef-On-Dairy Segment

July 15, 2019 Industry News ASA
Jerad Wareham | Our industry, like all others, is rarely stifled and free from the constant forces of change. Most are hardly felt and tend to pass unnoticed. Occasionally, conditions exist for conceivable game-changing evolutions to be championed. The rapidly evolving beef-on-dairy segment has an opportunity to be the next major example of our industry…

Announcements and Events

Are You A Strong Supporter of Your Association?

July 02, 2019 Events ASA
Become More Involved –Submit your application to seek the ASA Board of Trustees’ nomination! The American Simmental Association is committed to being a strong…

ASA Spotlight

ASA Represented at 2019 Young Cattlemen’s Conference

July 15, 2019 ASA Spotlight ASA
After ten days of intensive leadership training and a three-city tour which showcased every facet of the beef industry, 60 beef leaders have successfully completed NCBA’s 2019 Young Cattlemen’s Conference (YCC). The event, which is sponsored by Corteva…

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Down to the Genes Series

Photo credit: Southern Cattle Company

DNA Samples With No Paperwork Are Guaranteed to Delay Genomically-enhanced EPDs

June 06, 2019 DNA
By Rachel Endecott Imagine this scenario: you plan to send DNA samples in on a group of animals for a genomic panel because you wish to get genomically-enhanced EPDs (GE-EPDs) on those animals. You contact ASA’s DNA Department and receive your paperwork to send with the samples. But then you remember those two additional samples in your office you’ve collected but haven’t gotten tested yet…surely…

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DNA samples with no paperwork are guaranteed to delay genomically-enhanced EPDs. Click to learn more. Photo by Hannah Wine.

Photo by Jared Whareham

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Simbrah-SimGenetics Summit for 2019

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

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Sire Souce 2019

"We hear about advancements in genetics from Trans Ova Genetics.  The 27th Annual Video Royale Sale hosted by Superior Livestock is coming up.  We bring you an update.  The boys share stories about the sunning slopes long ago and so much more.  Join us for the next episode of The Working Ranch Radio Show!"



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