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ASA BREEDERS CONFERENCES TO BE HELD IN NORTH DAKOTA & SOUTH DAKOTA

Bozeman, MT. -- The American Simmental Association will host a breeder conference in North Dakota on Tuesday, April 24, at the Ramada Suites and Convention Center, Fargo, North Dakota and in Brookings, South Dakota on Wednesday, April 25 at the Swiftel Center. Both conferences are afternoon sessions between 2 p.m. and 6 p.m.

ASA Executive Vice-President, Dr. Jerry Lipsey, Director of Field Services, Marty Ropp, and Director of Performance Programs, Dr.Wade Shafer, plan to present topics to Animal Science Faculty and graduate students as well as Simmental breeders. Greg Lardy, NDSU Beef Extension Specialist will speak at the North Dakota conference and Cody Wright, SDSU Extension Beef Specialist will speak at the South Dakota conference. Topics covered at both conferences include: “Current and Future State of the U.S. Beef Business”, “Comparing SimGenetics with other Seedstock Choices”, and “Tools to Make Better Cattle and Better Beef”. For more information please contact ASA at 406-587-4531.

The ASA is headquartered in Bozeman, Montana and maintains the breed registries for the Simmental and Simbrah breeds of cattle. ASA has an active adult and junior membership of nearly 8,000.

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