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  • Public Debate on Production Agriculture — What are the trade-offs on the decisions we make? | 15 August 2019
  • Ordering DNA Kits - New and Improved! | 14 August 2019
  • Foundation Focus | 07 August 2019
  • Thank you, Steve McGuire, For Your Years of Dedication to the ASA | 07 August 2019
  • Congratulations to the 2019-2020 AJSA Board of Trustees! | 02 August 2019
  • Possible Change (PC) Coming to Herdbook in August | 28 July 2019
  • Simmentals in the Whole Genome Sequencing Spotlight: Update at Fall Focus | 28 July 2019

Industry News

Public Debate on Production Agriculture — What are the trade-offs on the decisions we make?

August 15, 2019 Industry News ASA
By Jackie Atkins, Ph.D., Director of Science and Education As I write this article, I am in the middle of a flurry of summer conferences where the animal science and beef cattle communities gather to share new findings, new innovations, and a highlight of…

EPD Movement:Change is Inevitable

August 06, 2019 EPDs ASA
Editors’ note: During the April board meeting, the Board of Trustees passed a directive to add possible change to the main animal page in Herdbook. Wade Shafer, Ph.D. This tenet certainly holds true when it comes to genetic evaluation. By now, all of us are…

Announcements and Events

Foundation Focus

August 07, 2019 Events ASA
By Lori Eberspacher, American Simmental-Simbrah Foundation Board Chairwoman Greetings! It is an exciting time for the American Simmental-Simbrah Foundation…

Congratulations to the 2019-2020 AJSA Board of Trustees!

August 02, 2019 Events ASA
President: Clay Sundberg, Arlington, IL; North Central Region Vice President of Membership Communications: Kara Cloud, Carthage, MO; South Central Region Vice…

ASA Spotlight

Hearing from Hodges

August 06, 2019 ASA Spotlight ASA
Board Chairman Gordon Hodges has been an active member of the Simmental community for decades. He was elected to the ASA Board of Trustees for the first time…

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…

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Women of ASA

Down to the Genes Series

Ordering DNA Kits - New and Improved!

August 14, 2019 DNA
ASA’s DNA team recently updated the order form for DNA kits and paperwork. This new change has improved the process in the office and will streamline the process for members as well. Please follow the directions below. • The new form can be found by going to ✓ At the top of the page, choose “DNA Testing”. ✓ Choose “Order DNA Test” ✓ Read through the opening text and click the box…

Back to Basics

Half Time Show

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.

IGS and the Pursuit of Better Cattle


Sponsor Fall Focus

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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