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May 29, 2021
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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…
April 16, 2021
Events ASA

National Classic Preview

By Lilly Platts with Classic Coordinator Diane Duren | National Classic June 26 - July 2, 2021 The 2021 AJSA National Classic will mark the 41st year of…
March 27, 2021
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Fall Focus – 2021 and 2022 Updates

Pandemic – it is not a four-letter word, but the response is probably the same. You wonder what is coming after that word is said. There are still challenges…

ASA Spotlight

May 21, 2021

Meeting with Moody

by Lilly Platts | ASA Board Chairman Randy Moody remarks on programs and key issues facing the ASA Board of Trustees. Platts: Tell us about your background,…
May 16, 2021

The Tale of Three Buildings

Hospital Builds on Former ASA Property | by Dan Reider In 1974, the five-year-old American Simmental Association capitalized on rapidly expanding demand for…
May 07, 2021

Built on Balance

by Lilly Platts | Bichler Simmentals raises high-quality seedstock in North Dakota, with a focus on balanced traits and consistent improvement. Doug and Maria…

Kenner Simmentals Focused on Developing Better Beef

Apr 16, 2021 ASA Spotlight
By Emme DemmendaalEditor’s Note: This article was originally published by Tri-State Livestock News, reprinted with permission. As Simmental and SimAngus TM breeders, Erika and…

Continuation of a Classic

Mar 27, 2021 ASA Spotlight
By Lilly Platts | Jason and Nikki Gress raise Fleckvieh cattle for the modern producer at Little Creek Cattle, Inc. Editor’s note: The Gress family was featured in ASA’s Stand…

Producing Top SimAngus Beef

Mar 12, 2021 ASA Spotlight
By Emme Demmendaal | When our first quarter-blood Simmentals hit the ground, they were just exceptional,” shares Arlen Katterman of Kattle Bell Farm, Hale, Michigan, describing…

A Successful Cattlemen's Congress

SimMagic On Ice, Volume 12, was held Sunday, January 10 at Cattlemen's Congress. The sale kicked off with donations lots for the American Simmental-Simbrah Foundation (ASF). The highlight of these was the Foundation Female, RRF Lola 1206H, donated by Red River Farms. As the gavel fell, this March female sold to a consortium of breeders at a hammer price of $65,000. The group included: Freking Cattle Co/Hartman Cattle Co/Effling Cattle, Udell Cattle, Shoal Creek Land & Cattle, Hart Simmentals, White Wing Simmentals, Eberspacher Enterprises, Rocking P Livestock, Helm Farms, Wallace Cattle Co, Circle M Farms, Buck Creek Ranch, Heidt Simmentals, Diamond J Simmentals, Adcock Land & Livestock, Shick/Haefner Cattle Co, Trennepohl Farms, JS Simmental, Gerdes Show Cattle, Harker Simmentals, La Muñeca Cattle Co, C-Mor Beef, Innovation Ag Marketing, Shipwreck Cattle, B&K Farms/Ivie & Sons, Eichacker Simmentals, Trinity Farms, Smith Genetics, Yardley Cattle, Allenberg Cotton Co, Circle E Farms, Circle Ranch, Wager Cattle, From the Ground Up Production Sale, MacGregor Livestock, Wayward Hill Farm, Tim Schaeffer Show Cattle, Foster Brothers Farms, H2Os Cattle, Lindsey Farms, RDO Equipment, Pape` Machinery, Werning Cattle Co, Hook Farms, Hilbrands Cattle Co, Jones Show Cattle, Turkey Creek Cattle, Mad-Luke Cattle Co, Trauernicht Simmentals, and Diamond M Cattle Co. The female was then raffled off to these buyers, where C-Mor Beef won ownership rights. Additional items sold to benefit ASF totaled $13,650, including a Trans Ova donation purchased by Moore Land & Cattle (IL) and a fully stocked semen tank from Circle M purchased by Dolieslager Show Cattle (IA).  Click here to read more.

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