August 19-23

Teaming Technology with Tradition

Bozeman, MT

Hosted by:

The American Simmental Association 

August 20, 2016 Educational Session Speaker Line-up

Patrick Hatfield, Chair of the Department of Animal and Range Sciences, Montana State University Wade Shafer, EVP, The American Simmental Association

Dorian Garrick, Jay Lush endowed Chair in Animal Breeding & Genetics, Iowa State University

Mahdi Saatchi, Lead Genomicist, International Genetic Solutions

Bruce Golden, CEO and President, Theta Solutions, LLC Lauren Hyde, Lead Geneticist, International Genetic Solutions

Jared Decker, Assistant Professor, University of Missouri

Jackie Atkins, Director of Science and Education, American Simmental Association

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Education Session

August 20, 2016

Our Goal

To arm seedstock breeders and commercial cattlemen with information to confidently make genetic selection decisions, market their product, promote the beef industry, and plan for security of future generations.

Lunch and Evening Dinner at the Courtyard of the Holiday Inn provided.

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Session I :  Drs. Lauren Hyde, Jackie Atkins, and Wade Shafer  American Simmental Association

Session II:  Dr. Mahdi Saatchi, IGS

Session III: Dr. Bruce Golden, Theta Solutions LLC and Dr. Dorian Garrick, Iowa State University 

Session IV: Dr. Jared Decker, University of Missouri 

ASA Board Meeting

August 21-23 

Interactive Committee Meetings

Join the ASA Trustees to discuss critical issues in each of the five Standing Committees.

Schedule and agenda will be.

Lunch is provided

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Grand Opening ASA Headquarters

Friday, August 19

Tour the New ASA Headquarters

Evening BBQ at the new ASA Headquarters located at:

One Genetics Way, Bpzeman, MT 59718   Map

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Bozeman, MT offers a variety of attractions including world class fly fishing, fine dining and shopping, hiking trails, golf, trips to Yellowstone National Park, and the list goes on and on.

Visitors Information

Watch the Videos:

ASA Grand Opening

Ribbon Cutting

Thank You to Our Sponsors

Thank you AgriClear Thank you Tom Brothers Ranch
   Accellerated Genetics  
 Mark Barnell  Wade & Kathy Shafer  



American Simmental Association Headquarters:    One Genetics Way, Bozeman, MT 59718