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  • IGS Feeder Profit Calculator ™ Highlights Profit, Reduces Risk | 18 June 2019
  • ASA 2019 April Board Meeting Recap | 17 June 2019
  • Fall 2019 – Late Enrollment | 14 June 2019
  • Range Beef Cow Symposium Registration Now Open | 13 June 2019
  • 2019 Recipients of the Walton-Berry Graduate Student Support Grant Announced | 13 June 2019
  • Utilizing Your Data | 13 June 2019
  • Management Perspectives: Use of Beef Semen Growing in Dairy Operation | 12 June 2019

Industry News

IGS Feeder Profit Calculator ™ Highlights Profit, Reduces Risk

June 18, 2019 Industry News ASA
International Genetic Solutions offers free, third-party validation on feeder calves. Bozeman, MT - When profit-focused genetics combine with superior calf management, the producer has done the hard work. Still, that leaves little guarantee on sale day. The IGS FeederProfit Calculator TM seeks to minimize such risk. Using the IGS Feeder Profit Calculator,…

Announcements and Events

ASA 2019 April Board Meeting Recap

June 17, 2019 Events ASA
Progress Through Performance (PTP) Shows – The Activities & Events (A&E) Committee formed a smaller committee in January to review all the policies and…

ASA Spotlight

Nebraska Simmental Producers Recovering From Storms

May 26, 2019 ASA Spotlight ASA
By Lilly Platts Photo courtesy of Nebraska rancher Terryn Drieling, & @faithfamilyandbeef. Nebraska’s strong Simmental community is continuing to deal with the aftermath of the floods and blizzards that wreaked havoc on the state in…

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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.

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