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  • New November HOLSim Bull List Now Available | 15 November 2019
  • 2019 Candidate Profiles. 2020 ASA Board of Trustees Election is in its Final Stage | 14 November 2019
  • International Genetic Solutions Welcomes Newest Partner | 13 November 2019
  • Performance Advocate Program Enters Tenth Year | 12 November 2019
  • New Performance Advocate Program Revisions | 28 October 2019
  • Cow Herd DNA Roundup Yields Powerful Results | 28 October 2019
  • Women of ASA - Nancy Burnham | 20 October 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.

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

Industry News

New November HOLSim Bull List Now Available

November 15, 2019 Industry News ASA
Download the bull list here. In April 2019, the American Simmental Association (ASA) and Holstein Association USA (HAUSA) announced the formation of the HOLSimTM branded beef program that identifies elite SimAngusTM bulls with specific production attributes…

2019 Candidate Profiles. 2020 ASA Board of Trustees Election is in its Final Stage

November 14, 2019 Industry News ASA
Election ballots will be mailed on or before November 14, 2019, to all active, adult members. One of the many goals of this year's Board is to continue the past two years Boards’ mission: to encourage active, adult members to either run for the ASA Board of…

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

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.…

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…

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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.

Half Time Show

 

"G'Day Crew!  Gather in and gather round.  Today we hear about technology, promotion, and all the same time having a commitment to the past.  Great stuff with great people.  Please welcome in Eric Grant with Grant Company, LLC!"

 


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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