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  • Women of ASA - Nancy Burnham | 20 October 2019
  • The Impact of Trich Extends Beyond Lost Pregnancies | 20 October 2019
  • Focus on Genetic Holds and Defect Testing | 20 October 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. | 07 October 2019
  • Learning, Leading and Cattle Feeding | 06 October 2019
  • Women of ASA - Lynda Stewart | 23 September 2019
  • Just Look Up | 23 September 2019

Stand Strong. Simmental.

American Simmental Association proudly introduces a new video series, titled “Stand Strong. Simmental.” We’ll share a video feature every Sunday, exploring how Simmental and SimGenetics help families raise profitable herds that stand the test of time.  Watch, enjoy and share with friends!

With almost 30 years in the registered Simmental business, Mike Bartush of Muenster, Texas, has seen a few changes, but Simmental keeps his operation strong. "I think the half-blood cow is the best cow walking," he says.

Industry News

The Impact of Trich Extends Beyond Lost Pregnancies

October 20, 2019 Industry News ASA
From: Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health USA, Inc., Duluth, GA. | Trichomoniasis, more commonly known as “trich,” is a highly contagious venereal disease that can wreck a herd’s reproductive efficiency. A sound preventive program will help avoid abortions and…

Learning, Leading and Cattle Feeding

October 06, 2019 Industry News ASA
ASA’s Steer Profitability Competition bridges the gap from making herd genetic selection decisions to sending calves to slaughter. By Emme Troendle and Lilly Platts SPC Late-breaking news: The deadline for entry has been extended to October 11 (informational…

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

Fleckvieh is Deeply Rooted in Holland

October 11, 2019 ASA Spotlight ASA
by Emme Troendle | Editor’s note: While in the Netherlands visiting friends, ASA’s Emme Troendle met two Dutch Fleckvieh dairy farmers who are on the board for…

Simmental Down Under

September 23, 2019 ASA Spotlight ASA
By Lilly Platts | Hicks Beef has long been committed to improving their program through science and data. Shortly after the formation of IGS, the program…

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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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Featured Preview: Fleckvieh is Deeply Rooted in Holland

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✔ 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.

Half Time Show


Does collecting data on the commercial cowherd really pay off?  One rancher has been doing it for over 30 years!!!  Come on along crew!!


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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