Benefits of Immunity+ Exceed Expectations

Lizzy SchultzAudio, Breeding, Dairy, Dairy Strong, Genetics, Research, Semex, University

One of the featured breakout sessions at the 2016 Dairy Strong Conference gave attendees a look into High Immune Response Technology and Breeding Selection, an exciting, innovative technology that has begun to gain significant momentum in the dairy industry. The presentation was given by Dr. Bonnie Mallard, PhD, a researcher and professor of Pathobiology at the University of Guelph College … Read More

TCA Stallion Season Auction Dates Announced

Lizzy SchultzAg Group, Breeding, Equine, Horse Racing, Keeneland

The Thoroughbred Charities of America (TCA) will hold its 26th annual Stallion Season Auction on Jan. 4-9, 2016. The event features a five-day online auction of high-quality stallion seasons, culminating with a live Select Stallion Season Auction on Jan. 9 at the Keeneland Entertainment Center in Lexington, Kentucky. The annual auction is a major fundraiser for TCA, a charitable 501 … Read More

Dairy Goat Producers Represented at WDE

Lizzy SchultzADGA, Ag Group, Agribusiness, Audio, Breeding, Dairy, Dairy Goats, World Dairy Expo

The Wisconsin branch of the American Dairy Goat Association(ADGA) made a presence among the cattlemen at the 2015 World Dairy Expo. Representatives were busy discussing the industry’s upcoming events, including the ADGA Annual Convention held in Boise, ID later this month, and the annual fall conference for the Wisconsin Dairy Goat Association(WDGA), held this week in Arlington, WI at the … Read More

AQHA Makes Changes to Incentive Fund

Lizzy SchultzBreeding, Equine

The American Quarter Horse Association(AQHA) will be making some changes to their AQHA Incentive Fund Program for 2016. “In response to feedback from breeders, owners, and exhibitors, effective January 1, 2016, competition licenses will no longer be required to participate, and the point cap will change to one plus the average number of points earned during the year,” read a … Read More

American Gelbvieh Association

Kelly MarshallAgribusiness, Breeding, Cattle, Genetics

Smart Select Service data management system is being launched by the The American Gelbvieh Association (AGA).  The system provides genetic tools to aid commercial cattlemen in the selection process. It is non-breed specific and is available to commercial producers who want to increase the genetic value of their herds. Smart Select Service has the goal of being the best value; … Read More

Select-sired Cows Sweep AJCA-NAJ Awards

John DavisAgribusiness, Breeding, Cattle

Cows from Select Sires swept the major production awards at the annual meetings of the American Jersey Cattle Association (AJCA) and National All-Jersey (NAJ) held June 24-27 in East Peoria, Illinois. The President’s Trophy was presented to Highview Valentino Paula (VG-86%), a daughter of 7JE1038 All Lynns Louie VALENTINO-ET. This award was first presented in 1923 and since 1990 recognizes … Read More

SRS Specialists Meet For Advanced Training

Jamie JohansenAgribusiness, Breeding, Cattle, Reproduction, Select Sires

More than 50 professional Select Reproductive Solutions™ (SRS™) specialists from Select Sires’ member organizations and Select Sires GenerVations gathered for the annual SRS Conference held June 15-18 in Madison, Wis. The four-day conference incorporated both classroom and on-farm training allowing attendees to share ideas and learn about the latest in reproductive technology. “Besides the educational aspects, the conference is a … Read More

Henry Zapalac Honored by Select Sires

Kelly MarshallAgribusiness, Breeding, Dairy, Livestock, Select Sires

COBA/Select Sires Inc. has awarded Henry Zapalac the honor of being the Select Mating Service™ (SMS™) genetic consultant of the year.  The award is given to a genetic consultant with a reputation for the qualities that make SMS a premier mating program; superior service, a history of high-quality evaluations and the ability to build successful relationships. Zapalac grew up on a … Read More