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 The ASA and ASA Publication offices will be closed on November 25-26, 2021 for the Thanksgiving holiday.

Challenging Times. 
As with many businesses, ASA is not currently fully-staffed.  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.  
 Electronic voting (access through Herdbook Service) is Open.
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.  Watch 


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.

NAILE 2021

Watch Live Stream at:

Junior Show - November 13 & 14  Results available here
Junior Fullblood Simmental Shows - November 15    Fullblood results.
Open Simmental & Percentage Simmental Shows - November 17 Get the results here.


Announcements and Events

November 10, 2021
Events ASA

Mia Bayer, Ringle, Wisconsin, Youth Programs and Foundation Coordinator

The American Simmental Association is Excited to Announce the Hire of Mia Bayer, Ringle, Wisconsin, to Fill the Role of Youth Programs and Foundation…
November 08, 2021
Events ASA

IGS Bull Session - November 18 at 5:00 PM Mountain

Making Sound Decisions | Join in to hear from Lane Giess, Lindsay Upperman, and Ryan Boldt about feet and legs traits, tips and guidelines for scoring,…
November 08, 2021
Events ASA

2021 Trustee Elections Underway

Get to know the candidate here. Electronic Voting Open Now. Paper ballots were mailed Wednesday (November 3rd) – don’t wait for your paper ballot, vote…

ASA Spotlight

History Shows the Way Forward

Dr. Bob Hough is a beef industry professional and historian…

Let the Numbers Do the Talking

As commercial producers, Two Bar Ranch of Deer Lodge,…

Two Breeders Recieve ASA's Lifetime Promoter Award

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

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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