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  • The “Why” Behind Whole Herd Reporting | 03 December 2019
  • Check Out What We Have Done So Far | 19 November 2019
  • Women of ASA - Susan Keller, DVM | 19 November 2019
  • Culbertson Joins ASA and IGS Science Team, Hyde Steps into Retirement | 19 November 2019
  • 2019 Candidate Profiles. 2020 ASA Board of Trustees Election is in its Final Stage | 18 November 2019
  • New November HOLSim Bull List Now Available | 15 November 2019
  • International Genetic Solutions Welcomes Newest Partner | 13 November 2019

Trustee Election Ballots Have Been Mailed

Participate in the selection of members who serve on the ASA Board of Trustees by voting online or by paper ballot.  If you are sending in your paper ballot, use the enclosed envelope addressed to The Chairman of the Tellers. Please do not send it to the ASA office. We cannot forward it for you.

Here are the 2020 Trustee candidates. Please take the time to get to know them.

Industry News

The “Why” Behind Whole Herd Reporting

December 03, 2019 Industry News ASA
By Jackie Atkins, Ph.D. | The American Simmental Association (ASA) launched the whole herd reporting system called, Total Herd Enrollment (THE), in April of 1999. Twenty years later, THE remains at the center of thorough data reporting to fuel the genetic…

Check Out What We Have Done So Far

November 19, 2019 Industry News ASA
By Lauren Hyde, Ph.D. | Nearly a year and a half ago, on Saturday, May 5, 2018, the American Simmental Association released the first full suite of multi-breed EPDs powered by the state-of-the-art BOLT software. I have to admit that the ASA staff, with the…

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…

Trustee Election Underway – Is your Annual Service Fee (ASF) Paid?

September 09, 2019 Events ASA
Attention: Your membership must be in an active status in order to vote. Trustee Elections are currently underway, and in December, ballots for amendments to…

ASA Spotlight

Settling on Simmental in South Dakota

November 27, 2019 ASA Spotlight ASA
By Lilly Platts A commitment to continued improvement, quality management practices, and a love for breeding beef cattle makes B&B Simmental a small, but…

Good Information, Progressive Management, and Quality Commercial Cows

November 13, 2019 ASA Spotlight ASA
By Lilly Platts Bill and June Hilbert are highly committed to learning new information and setting up their commercial SimAngus-influenced females for success.…

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Women of ASA

Down to the Genes Series

Focus on Genetic Holds and Defect Testing

October 20, 2019 DNA
by ASA's DNA Department | Genetic defect testing and genetic holds are two of the most common subjects ASA’s DNA department handles. This month’s article will explore the most commonly-asked questions within this subject. When is genetic defect testing required? For all AI sires, herd sires, and donor dams, if risk is present on TraitTrac and not cleared by test or pedigree, the progeny will go…

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Back to Basics

October 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.

in Back to Basics by ASA
✔ 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 productivity code (but if you have calf data and the calf… read more
Annual Meeting is in Denver
 
Once again, the DoubleTree Hotel Denver, 3203 Quebec Street will serve as headquarters for the ASA Annual Meeting, Foundation Auction, and ASA Board Meetings.

American Simmental Association Member Block Special Rate.
A block of rooms has been reserved for January 12, 2020 - January 23, 2020. The special room rate will be available until November 13th or until the group block is sold-out, whichever comes first.

Working Ranch Half Time Show 

Half Time Show - Episode 29 - November 13, 2019

 G'day crew! This one....this one we have to day will make you think, question, get the notepad out and start doing some figuring! Great people with Bradley 3 Ranch! Come along!!!


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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Sire Souce 2019

 

 

 

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