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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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

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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

Pre-conference tour at Prickly Pear Ranch

Thank You to Our Sponsors

Thank you AgriClear Thank you Tom Brothers Ranch

 Wade & Kathy Shafer


Join the Pre-Conference Tour at Prickly Pear Ranch: Montana Simmental

Association (MSA) and Prickly Pear Simmental Ranch (PPSR) invite you to join them for a pre-conference tour experience on August 18, in Helena, Montana, state capital and the Queen City of the West ~ where Gold was King.

Call Don and Nancy's cell phone at 406 439-2507 or for registration costs and/or further information. The costs related to the event are estimated about $66 for the package ~ which includes bus, tours and meals. Register before August 1, as space is limited on the tours options and a minimum of 50 people is required to guarantee the pitchfork fondue. Transportation to Helena is provided and buses will leave from the Holiday Inn in Bozeman at 8:00 AM and will return to Bozeman that evening.

Attention Simmental breeders from Montana, Idaho and Washington ~ if you would like to display cattle ~ please contact Don Burnham directly.

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Thank you to the Montana Simmental Association for sponsoring the Pitch Fork Fondue and Lanting Enterprises for providing the beverages.