From little hands to big leaders; Grow with AJSA

Feeder Calf Health:  December 5, 2017 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM MST

The second monthly webinar will be presented by Brandi Karisch, Assistant Extension/Research Professor at Mississippi State University, Department of Animal and Dairy Sciences. You will have the opportunity to ask questions when you attend the LIVE webiniar.  The ASA will record this webinar for access at your convenience.

Get information here.

AJSA Youth Development Scholarship

The American Simmental-Simbrah Foundation (ASF) is collecting donations to fund six scholarships for young beef enthusiasts that participate in the Steer Profitability Competition (SPC). A goal of $12,000 has been set to create scholarships, and help pay the expense of capturing feed intake and carcass data. The SPC challenges participants, ranging in age from eight to 21, to measure and compare the profitability of their own animals, through monthly meetings, lectures, essays, and reports. Last year, 31 beef industry youths enrolled 66 cattle from nine different states. During their involvement, they were introduced to peers, mentors, industry advocates, and experiences that are exceedingly difficult to acquire for any beef producer.  Go to www.simmental.org/foundation to donate.

The event is being held in conjunction with the ASA’s 50th Annual Meeting. 
 
Date and Times are:  
Thursday January 11
7:00 - 10:00 pm 
ASA Board Meeting - Open to the public.
Friday, January 12 
8:00 am 
ASA Board Strategic Session - closed session. 
Saturday, January 13 
 8:00 am 
ASA Board Strategic Session - closed session. 
Noon-4 pm 
Meet and Greet on the Grounds  
4:00-5:30 pm 
Annual Meeting on the Grounds (Centennial room) 
6:30 pm SimMagic on Ice
Sunday, January 14 
8:00 am 
Bull Pen Show 
6:30 pm 
Chairman's Reception - followed immediately by the Foundation Auction 
Monday, January 15 
8:00 am Female Pen PTP Show 
2:00 pm 
The One Sale XXII (Includes Foundation lot and Power Simmental Selection) 
Tuesday, January 16 
8:00 am Junior PTP Show Open PTP Bull Show 
5:00 pm Wild, Wild West Sale - Brighton 
Wednesday, January 17 
8:00 am Open Class Female Show - Stadium Arena Entry fee information and class breakdowns are posted on www.coloradosimmental.com (Note: NWSS will collect all fees.)
 


The AJSA is dedicated to providing its members with every opportunity to succeed. In doing so we would like to make all members aware of the various industry awards offered to agriculturally minded youth all around the country.

Merit Awards, Peter Courtney Memorial & Industry Awards

January 15 . . . Steers born Jan 15-Apr 15 eligible for Steer Profitability Competition

April 1 . . . . . . . Classic entry forms available at www.juniorsimmental.org

April 15 . . . . . . Steers born Jan 15-Apr 15 eligible for Steer Profitability Competition 2018-2019

May 7 . . . . . . . Regional Classic First entry/ownership deadline 4:30 pm Mountain

May 14. . . . . . . Regional Classic Final entry/ownership (registration fees double) deadline 4:30 pm Mountain

May 14. . . . . . . National Classic First entry/ownership deadline 4:30 pm Mountain

May 21. . . . . . . National Classic Final entry/ownership (registration fees double) deadline 4:30 pm Mountain

June 1 . . . . . . . Photography Contest, Interview Contest, Trustee Application, Silver and Gold Merit Award application deadline

June 12-16 . . . North Central Regional Classic, Bloomington IL

June 13-16 . . . South Central Regional Classic, Fayetteville AR

June 20-23 . . . . Western Regional Classic, Yreka CA June 20-23 . . . . Eastern Regional Classic, West Springfield MA

July 2-7 . . . . . . National Classic, ST Paul MN August TBA . . . Summit Leadership Conference September 15 . . Steer Profitability Competition Entry Deadline, forms available at www.juniorsimmental.org