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Challenging Times. 
As with many businesses, ASA is not currently fully-staffed, and are experiencing staff who are out because of COVID.  We have dedicated employees who will assist you in as expedient manner as possible; however, response and turn-around for completion of work may be longer than you normally experience.  At times you may experience delays in reaching us by phone.  If possible, please email your requests to: for registration and data collection, and for DNA. Please be patient and courteous when contacting and working with staff.  


2022 ASA Board of Trustees’ Candidates

Don’t hesitate to get to know your region candidates and vote for the candidate that you feel will best represent you and work in the best interest of the American Simmental Association. Click here to read campaign letters.

Trustee Election Ballots are scheduled to mail around November 7 with electronic voting (access through Herdbook Service) will open on November 8.
Reminder: your adult membership must be in an active status when ballots are printed in order to vote. If you did not pay your annual service fee (ASF) before October 15, your membership is in an inactive status.

Open Show
Official program for the American Royal Major PTP Open Show followed by the Simmental PTP Bull Show. Starts Sunday at 8 am Central. Watch live on Show Barn Flix.
Simmental Junior Heifer Show

Announcements and Events

October 18, 2021
Events ASA

2022 ASA Board of Trustees’ Candidates

Don’t hesitate to get to know your region candidates and vote for the candidate that you feel will best represent you and work in the best interest of the…
September 24, 2021
Events ASA

Steer Profitability Competition Registration is Open

"I love this program and appreciate that it is flexible for other activities. I like it more when Cowan can be on the live webinar but that's life. The data is…
May 29, 2021
Events ASA

Simmental Provides Open-Breed Registration Promotion

Knowledge is a powerful tool for success. The American Simmental Association (ASA) recognizes that informed, data-driven decisions improve the bottom line for…

ASA Spotlight

Two Breeders Recieve ASA's Lifetime Promoter Award

by Lilly Platts | Larry Martin from Clinton, Illinois, and…

2021 Golden Book Winners Recognized

ASA taps three individuals with a long-time affinity for…

Cow Camp Ranch: BIF Seedstock Producer of the Year

by Emme Demmendaal | Located on the rolling farm and…

Women of ASA

Women of ASA - ShayLe Stewart

by Emme Demmendaal | Born and raised on a commercial cow-calf operation in Joliet, Montana, ShayLe (Hildebrand) Stewart grew up like many ranch kids,…

Back to Basics

The Goals of Using a Calf Removal Code at Weaning Time

■ Tells ASA that the calf has been removed from the herd ■ Cleans up your Herdbook animal list ■…

Down to the Genes Series

DNA Requirements for Foundation-Registered AI Sires and Donor Dams

SimGenetics animals are frequently cross-bred, which means members are required to navigate the DNA…

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