Deming retires after more than 40 years with East Central/Select Sires

Deming retires after more than 40 years with East Central/Select Sires   WAUPUN, July 31, 2017 – Alan Deming, Waupun, long-time general manager for East Central/Select Sires, based in Waupun and serving southern Wisconsin, is celebrating his retirement after more than 40 years with the cooperative. “In 40 years, I’ve seen a great deal of change in genetic information, and genetic progress has been dramatic. When I first started, three traits were measured: milk, fat, and type. Today, we measure more than 30 traits.” Deming held the title of general

Good and Lahmers Promoted to New Positions at Select Sires

Good and Lahmers Promoted to New Positions at Select Sires   PLAIN CITY, Ohio, July 19, 2017 — Dr. Tony Good, former chief veterinarian, has been promoted to vice president of production operations effective July 1, and Dr. Elizabeth Lahmers assumed the role of chief veterinary officer after serving as associate veterinarian. Good began his employment at Select Sires by working summers while attending the College of Veterinary Medicine at The Ohio State University in the early 1990s. After his graduation in 1995, he became an associate veterinarian at Select

Accelerated Genetics Delegates Vote to join forces with Select Sires, Inc.

Accelerated Genetics Delegates Vote to join forces with Select Sires, Inc. Baraboo, Wis. and Westby, Wis. (June 22, 2017) – Accelerated Genetics and Select Sires, Inc. today announced they will be joining forces as a unified cooperative effective July 1, 2017. At a special delegate meeting held June 22, 2017, Accelerated Genetics officials voted in favor of uniting Select Sires Inc. and Accelerated Genetics, formally finalizing the agreement recommended by both cooperative’s boards of directors. “Accelerated Genetics has been searching for a partner who could enhance the business and move

Accelerated Genetics Delegates Vote to Join Forces with Select Sires Inc.

Accelerated Genetics Delegates Vote to Join Forces with Select Sires Inc.   Plain City, Ohio and Baraboo and Westby, Wis., June 22, 2017: Accelerated Genetics and Select Sires Inc. today announced they will be joining forces as a unified cooperative effective July 1, 2017. At a special delegate meeting held June 22, 2017, Accelerated Genetics delegates voted in favor of uniting Select Sires Inc. and Accelerated Genetics, formally finalizing the agreement recommended by both cooperative’s boards of directors. “Accelerated Genetics has been searching for a partner who could enhance the

Select Sires is Home to Nearly 50% of Sires on Holstein’s Top 100 TPI List

Select Sires’ Communications Team Recognized for Excellence

Select Sires’ Communications Team Recognized for Excellence   PLAIN CITY, Ohio, June 20, 2017 – Recently, the Select Sires communications team was honored during the annual Cooperative Communicators Association (CCA) Institute conference held in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Each year, members of CCA can enter the communications contest in the divisions of writing, publications, photography and programs and projects. Seasoned professionals serve as judges who offer instructional critiques and top-rated entries earn recognition at the annual CCA Institute Conference. This year, the Select Sires team earned several accolades including Best of

Select Sires is Home to Nearly 50% of Sires on Holstein’s Top 100 TPI List

Select Sires Inc., and Accelerated Genetics to Join Forces

Select Sires Inc., and Accelerated Genetics to Join Forces   Plain City, OH & Baraboo, WI, June 13, 2017 — The board of directors for Select Sires Inc., and Accelerated Genetics have reached a unanimous decision to unify the two cooperatives. Under the planned agreement, Select Sires will acquire the assets of Accelerated Genetics, joining forces of employees and independent sales representatives in each of their geographical member organizations. This decision coincides with an already collaborative business relationship that began in 2001, where each shares ownership of World Wide Sires,

Duane Moff Select Sires 2017 SMS Genetic Consultant of the Year

Duane Moff Select Sires 2017 SMS Genetic Consultant of the Year

Duane Moff Select Sires 2017 SMS Genetic Consultant of the Year PLAIN CITY, Ohio, May 24, 2017 — Duane Moff of COBA/Select Sires Inc. was honored as the SelectMating Service® (SMS®) genetic consultant of the year in front of an audience of his peers at Select Sires’ SMS Genetic Consultant Conference held May 7 through 10 in New York. This national award is presented annually to a genetic consultant who exemplifies the qualities that make SMS known throughout the world as the premier mating program in the industry. The recipient