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Shorthorn Country february 2020 issue 2 • volume 47

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ASA Fiscal Annual Report 2019...................................................... 14 ASA Board Meeting Minutes........................................................... 16 ASA Point Show System Schedule................................................... 38

advertising rates 1x 11x Full page $ 565 $ 505 2/3 page 420 385 1/2 page-island 335 310 1/2 page 315 290 1/3 page 240 225 1/4 page 195 175 1/6 page 135 120 Business card (1 1/2”) 41 32

* Additional cost for e-mailed pictures, color corrections and photograph scans

color rates

= Sale Reports

4 color $200 1 color $195 * Color only available on ads half of page or larger.

Canadian Western Agribition Shorthorn Sale............................... 28

Contract Rates And Discounts:

Contract rates require advertising in all 11 issues per year with a business card ad. Business card price is pre-paid at the beginning of the calendar year or pro-rated if started after the first issue of the year. Contract (11x) rates do not apply for any sale advertising. Contract advertisers must run the business card ad in every issue. Contracts will run by calendar year. No agency commissions are allowed.

Online Sale Packages & Sale Catalogs

Contact us about your upcoming Online Sale or Sale Catalogs for marketing options and pricing.

=Departments

Update..................................................................................6 Association Outlook..........................................................8 Beef Business.....................................................................10 Tartan Plaid.......................................................................20 Junior Corner....................................................................26 News & Notes....................................................................30 Sales Calendar...................................................................41 Ad Index............................................................................42

Shorthorn Country

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The February cover was taken by Hannah Olsen, Wisconsin.

The Voice of the Shorthorn Breed.

=Advisory Council Montie Soules, ASA representative Don Cagwin, Durham Management Co. =Subscriptions US: 1 year- $24 • 2 years - $38 • 3 years - $52 1 year First Class - $54/year Canada: 1 year- $60 • 2 years - $110 • 3 years - $130 Other Foreign: 1 year- $120 • 2 years - $220 • 3 years - $300 SHORTHORN COUNTRY (ISSN 0149-9319) Published monthly by the American Shorthorn Association, 7607 NW Prairie View Rd., Platte Woods, MO 64151. Subscription rates are $24.00 for 1 year, $38.00 for 2 years, and $52.00 for 3 years in the U.S.; $60.00 for 1 year, $110.00 for 2 years, and $130.00 for 3 years to Canada and $120.00 for 1 year, $220.00 for 2 years, and $300.00 for 3 years to other foreign countries. Periodicals postage paid at Kansas City, MO and additional mailing offices. POSTMASTER: send address changes to SHORTHORN COUNTRY, 7607 NW Prairie View Rd., Platte Woods, MO 64151.


= Shorthorn Update

7607 NW Prairie View Rd. • Kansas City, MO 64151-1544 816-599-7777 • FAX: 816-599-7782 Montie D. Soules, asa executive secretary/CEO montie@shorthorn.org Matt Woolfolk, director of performance programs, performance data & commercial acceptance • matt@shorthorn.org Heather Lange, director of customer service, registrations & DNA • heather@shorthorn.org Shelby Diehm, director of youth activities, marketing & communications • shelby@shorthorn.org Emily Velisek, director of events, show & membership activities • emilyv@shorthorn.org Accounting • accountmgr@shorthorn.org

ASA Board of Directors Nancy Grathwohl-Heter, president 785-587-7947 Hugh Mooney, vice president 916-319-0488 Dave Greenhorn, executive director 937-470-6552 Joe Bales, 615-330-2342 John Sonderman, 402-641-0936 Toby Jordan, 219-819-4603 Jerrell Crow, 580-585-2522 Lee Miller, 330-231-6834 John Russell, 832-588-8604 Shorthorn Foundation Bill Rasor, president American Junior Shorthorn Association Kane Aegerter, president National Shorthorn Lassies Sommer Smith, president

ASA Dates of Note February Feb. 2 Fort Worth Stock Show National Shorthorn Show -9 am Feb. 3 NEW - American Rancher Shorthorn Show - 8 pm CT Feb. 5-7 NCBA Convention & Trade Show- San Antonio, Texas Feb. 18 Funding the Future Online Junior Fundraiser - amsonlinesales.com Feb. 29 Membership becomes delinquent at 11:59pm CT if not paid. TOC breeder status ends if membership is not paid. March March 1 Late fees incur for WHR Assessment starting March 1 ($25)

April April 10 AJSA Junior Board Candidate Application Deadline April 10 ASA Office Closed - Good Friday May May 1 AJSA Scholarship Deadline May 1 Junior National Cattle Ownership & Entry Deadline May 15 Junior National Late Entry Deadline May 25 ASA Office Closed - Memorial Day June June 1 All NJSS photography & graphic design entries due to contests@shorthorn.org June 22-27 National Junior Shorthorn Show & Youth Conference, Abilene, Texas

Attention Juniors! Junior members who turned 22 in 2019, your Junior membership is good through Dec. 31, 2020. To receive the adult membership for 2020 at a transitional rate, you must complete the application on the back of the expiring junior member letter mailed out in November 2019 and return it along with payment to the ASA office by March 1, 2020. All memberships converted from junior to adult will become WHR breeders.

2020 Annual Membership is Due

Don’t let your membership lapse! Make sure you pay your annual membership fee by February 29th. If you are a TOC Member and your membership is not paid by February 29, 2020, you will become a WHR Member when you renew your membership.

NEW-American Rancher Shorthorn Show February 3 at 8:00 p.m. CT • RFD TV February 4 at 12:00 a.m. CT • RFD TV February 9 at 11:00 a.m. CT • RFD TV 6

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WHR Breeders WHR Assessments for 2020 were sent in November. If you have not received yours, please contact the ASA office as soon as possible. 1. WHR inventory assessments must be completed and paid in full prior to registering calves born in the current assessment period, (i.e. 2019 assessment on a dam must be completed and paid in order to register her calf born in 2019.) 2. Included with each assessment is the registration of a calf born to the dam in the year she was assessed (if calf is registered prior to one year of age) and a free transfer of said calf (if recorded within 60 days from the date of the sale.) (i.e. cost to register a calf born in 2019 to an assessed 2019 dam will be $0, if calf is registered within 12 months) 2020 ASSESSMENT FEE SCHEDULE: January 10 - February 29, 2020 $20 March 1 - December 31, 2020 $25 *Calves born in previous year(s) to unassessed dams will incur additional fees as described below

WHR Non-Assessed Cow Ruling - Effective Jan. 1, 2019 WHR Breeders: as of January 1, 2019, penalties will be added to WHR breeder registrations for calves born to dams not assessed in the year the calf was born. Registration fees of calves born to unassessed dams: • under 12 months of age - $75 • 12-24 months - $95 • over 24 months - $135 *This applies only to animals registered to a dam which was not assessed in the year the calf was born. To avoid penalties, assessment of all dams in the herd must be completed by December 31 of each calendar year.

2020 FWSS Judge Open Show: Doug Satree

Help Support the Juniors! Feb. 18 • Funding the Future Online Sale, amsonlinesales.com

Regular Office Hours

Monday - Thursday 8:00 am to 4:30 pm Friday 8:00 am to 2:00 pm Central Time Zone

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= Association Outlook My Crystal Ball

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am going to continue to address some of the same thoughts from last month’s Association Outlook. 2020 marks the beginning of a new decade. There have been many predictions about how the world around us will be changed by 2030, 2050 and beyond. Think of the tremendous advancements we have made in the past 20 years and the effect on how we live, and how much our daily activities are influenced by technology. I remember people predicting that all cattle would be red, white or black cattle and that breed associations/breed identity would be gone by 2000. Well, that didn’t happen, but the trend toward using heterosis and the acceptance of solid red cattle has improved over that same time period. As I address the over predictions of our society, it doesn’t mean I am contradicting the comments made in January about getting “Ready for the Ride” Breed Associations are still here and serve a purpose. I would like to address this topic as we look at the future with me and the Shorthorn membership. Will it end up exactly as we describe? That’s doubtful, but I do feel there will be changes and breed associations needs will change too. What will the future Breed Association look like? I have some ideas, but the timelines will be dictated by the industry and there will always be varying opinions and modifications to anything I or anyone else projects. This crystal ball is not going to be crystal clear. The need for purebred registered cattle that have the most up to date and sophisticated performance data will always be in demand. The questions are many. How many registered cattle of a breed will

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be needed? What kind of performance data will be needed? How will the Breed Association fund and acquire the proven data needed for their breed? We are already seeing private enterprise take on some research responsibility through data and genomics, so they have the information they need to make the profitable decisions as a private company. How will breed associations gather the information they need for their breed? It may be done through collaboration; by having Shorthorn genetics tested to see how they match up with private enterprise, universities or industry scientists. Some will predict no cattle shows in the future. I heard this twenty and thirty years ago. I believe there will always be shows and a need for them in the cattle industry. Will they change in look some? Yes, but they will still be needed. When we look back to the early days of cattle breeding in the UK as our 150th Association Celebration book is being written, it is stated that there was not any real breed improvement until they started having cattle shows in the early days of breed identity. I think we still have that today as our show cattle must have acceptable performance records and be high quality at the same time. If you are asking what these visions of the future will include, let me gaze into a cloudy crystal ball. First, I do not think we can put a timeline on the changes. Some will be ahead of the curve, some behind. I believe the data will tell us where and how our breed will fit! That same data will be part of the showring. The important part of this statement is “Will Fit”. I am not sure I have the knowledge to predict this to a single point. But, I am confident that as

time passes, and technology advances, the value of heterosis will be a main driver. The measured value of Shorthorn heterosis will determine the breed’s future to the point of what percentage of Shorthorn in different breed makeups does heterosis have the most value. The ability to pinpoint the exact percentage needed when crossed with a two or three or four breed crosses will determine how a breed is accepted. Genomics will be the driving force. Regardless if you are raising show cattle or commercial bulls you will need to have a full genomic picture of the entire herd. This means generational to get the accuracy to pinpoint the value. The breed association will be collaborating with other breeds to frame their part of the picture. Some breed associations may merge in some areas for economic advantages. But the breed lineage will need to be purebred for the heterosis to have the value, totally driven by performance data and genomic information and phenotype. Breeds will always have their identity and should, but they will need to hold hands with others to have sustainability. Is this going to happen next year? No! But just think about it as the next few years go by and evaluate the direction of our industry. Is this prediction going to be put in place by 2030 or 2040? Not sure but I have strong gut feelings and the observation of the past to strongly believe we have to set ourselves up for something similar going forward. That does not mean tomorrow just a thought of how it might all play out. That’s my “Crystal Ball” version of what the future may hold. You can sure disagree, but the conversation will help us be prepared as we begin this new decade! =

American Shorthorn Association Mission Statement The mission of the American Shorthorn Association is to serve all members and enhance the value of the Shorthorn breed by managing data, maintaining the integrity of the herdbook, educating members and communicating the value of Shorthorn cattle resulting in the expanded use of Shorthorn genetics in the U.S. beef industry.

American Shorthorn Association Vision Statement

Be recognized in the industry as a viable British breed that creates profitability in beef cattle production, with a family friendly environment.

Core Strategies Educate, equip and empower our members 8

Increase commercial interest in Shorthorn genetics

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Continue to develop and support the Junior program

Invest in research and development to enable breed improvement


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= Beef Business

Matt director of Woolfolk performance programs

Call to the Bullpen February on the calendar is a sign that it is officially bull sale season across the beef cattle industry. I know calving season brings a lot of excitement to nearly every operation, but there’s something about bull sale season that gets me going. Seeing all the hours of labor and sacrifice rewarded with a successful payday are part of what makes the seedstock side of this business so much fun. I probably study bull sale catalogs harder than I studied for most of my college courses (Sorry, Mom…). Regardless of the color of the bull on the cover, I think there is something to learn from nearly every catalog I pick up. The annual bull sale catalog is a window into an operation, what their objectives are, and how they are trying to move and market their herd. Regardless of the size of your cow herd, at some point you will most likely need a herd bull to make sure your cows get bred. We’ve all heard the importance of having a good herd bull, as they have a heavy influence on the calf crop and can move your herd forward (or backwards) with your selection. Even with the revolution in reproductive technology through AI and ET work, the herd bull still matters. Over the last three years of ASA registrations, 64% of calves are born via natural service. Bulls walking the pastures still have a huge impact on the Shorthorn breed. The old saying that a good commercial bull is worth the price of three to five feeder calves is certainly a popular one that many of us have heard over the years. Another rule of thumb sometimes

mentioned is that a bull is worth double the price of a fat steer. While the information is a little dated (2016), Iowa State Extension examined bull sale prices and compared them to these indicator figures and they lined up fairly well with each other. It’s early in the sale season, but it will be interesting to see if we can say the same about 2020 bull prices later in the spring once we have more sale results. A seedstock producer I worked with at my previous job had his own unique take on the value of a herd bull. This gentleman was a member of a large marketing cooperative that was very successful in developing their brand as a source for commercially acceptable bulls. His reasoning was that if you were trying to sell commercial bulls, you could afford to spend the average cost of three to five bulls that you sell from your operation. The more I thought about what he said, the more it made sense to me. If the commercial cattleman is supposed to think about bull prices based off his product (feeder cattle), then why would a seedstock producer not do the same? I believe it’s difficult to raise $5,000 bulls to sell when you’re buying $2,500 herd sires. Of course, a bull can out-produce himself or be found for a bargain price, but I think more often than not you get what you pay for when shopping for a herd sire. It takes a good bull to sire good bulls. Even if your marketing plan isn’t to sell bulls or feeder calves, I believe there is some merit to looking at your bull buying budget in a similar manner

to what has been outlined above. You certainly don’t want to move the quality of your calf crop backwards if you are selling show heifers, bred replacements, or club calf steers. Looking at your sales prices on those animals from the previous year and using that as a baseline for your sire shopping could give you a better idea what that herd sire is worth to you. Obviously, I can’t tell anyone if what they are paying for a herd bull is acceptable or not. There are factors and circumstances within each operation that can limit your bull budget below what some of the aforementioned benchmarks indicate. Whatever your marketing goals are, I encourage you not to use your next herd bull purchase as a solution for cutting expenses in your budget. Sires are going to provide half of the genetics to your calf crop every year, and have an even farther reaching influence if you retain sons and daughters in your herd. Any of us that have cattle are looking for ways to cut inputs and expenses, but I don’t believe that the herd bull is the place to cut that corner. Whether you are selling bulls this season or looking for your next herd sire, I hope you find success. Both sides of the transaction can be stressful, as well as a little bit enjoyable. Finding “the one” as a buyer, or making many satisfied customers through your sales both can have an impact on moving the operation forward. =

NEW American Rancher Shorthorn Show Feb. 3 at 8:00 p.m. CT • RFD TV Feb. 4 at 12:00 a.m. CT • RFD TV Feb. 9 at 11:00 a.m. CT • RFD TV 10

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American Shorthorn Association Fiscal Annual Report 5921 NW Barry Road, Suite 100 Kansas City, MO 64154

American Shorthorn Association Statement of Activities and Changes in Net Assets For the Years Ended August 31,

p 816.382.3050 f 816.382.3052

American Shorthorn Association 7607 NW Prairie View Road Kansas City, MO 64151

November 19, 2019

Revenue - Memberships, dues and fees earned

2018 $ 1,358,961

17,828 12,000

2,712 14,030 12,000

Other Income: Income from sale of inventory Interest earned Rent and service fees Unrealized gain (loss) on marketable securities Miscellaneous

To Whom It May Concern, We, the firm of Miller Management Systems, LLC (MMS, LLC), a public accounting and professional services company located in Kansas City, Missouri, have prepared the accompanying financial statement compilation for the American Shorthorn Association for the fiscal year ended August 31, 2019.

(1,112) 1,311

Other Income

30,027

27,833 1,386,794

968,632 256,184 125,412 13,126

966,727 254,819 108,101 12,832

Total expenses

1,363,354

1,342,479

Change in Net Assets

9,473

44,315

1,221,847

1,177,532

$ 1,231,320

$ 1,221,847

Expenses: Member services and administrative expenses Junior program expenses Breed promotion expenses Depreciation

Financial data supplied by client Policies and procedures purported to be used by client Client’s claim of no known fraudulent activity On-site interviews and inspections performed by MMS staff Random testing completed by MMS staff MMS industry specific knowledge and experience

Net Assets, Beginning of Year

As with our administrative audit process, our scope of work does not imply or guarantee the absence of fraud or misuse of funds within the Association.

Net Assets, End of Year

This compilation is intended for the internal use of the management and leadership of the American Shorthorn Association.

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1,372,827

Total revenue and other income

The presentation of financial statements includes the Statement of Financial Position, the Statement of Activities, and the Summary of Cash Flows. This presentation is limited to preparation of financial statement information that is the representation of management. We have not audited the accompanying financial statements, and accordingly, do not express an opinion or any other form of assurance on them. The basis of the compilation includes:      

2019 $ 1,342,800

Note: The financial statements for the year ended August 31, 2018 were audited by another firm whose report dated November 15, 2018 expressed an unqualified opinion on those statements.

Sincerely,

Dr. Glenn A. Miller, CEO Miller Management Systems, LLC

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MILLER MANAGEMENT

American Shorthorn Association Statement of Cash Flows For the Years Ended August 31,

American Shorthorn Association Statement of Financial Position As of August 31, 2019

Assets

2018

2019 Cash Flows from Operating Activities Change in net assets

Current Assets Cash: Checking* Savings

$

Total Cash

205,506 -

$

205,506

Accounts Receivable, less allowance for doubtful accounts of $4,000 in 2019 and 2018 Prepaid expenses Total current assets Property Furniture and office equipment Vehicle Less accumulated depreciation Property - net Other Assets Security Deposit Marketable securities Total other assets Total Assets

$

323,822 323,822

83,218 21,288

56,860 20,400

310,012

401,082

121,571 24,680 146,251 (86,029)

114,686 24,680 139,366 (72,903)

60,222

66,463

5,000 989,446

5,025 872,729

994,446

877,754

1,364,680

$

$

Total current liabilities Long-term debt Net assets without Donor Restrictions $

7,420 27,500 33,200 8,766 43,160

$

120,046

102,114

13,314

21,338

1,231,320

1,221,847

1,364,680

$

Net cash flows provided (used) by investing activities Cash Flows from Financing Activities Issuance of long-term debt Payment of long-term debt

1,345,299

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15,334 (4,915)

4,425 200 8,766 3,606

21,054 2,500 (6,000) 3,658

3,989

45,392

89,7 07

(146,000) 46,000 (17,804) (6,885)

(159,457)

(124,689)

(160,855)

(7,089)

(7,291)

(1,398)

(7,089)

(7,291)

Net Increase (Decrease) in Cash

(118,316)

(78,439)

$

323,822 205,506

$

402,261 323,822

Note: The financial statements for the year ended August 31, 2018 were audited by another firm whose report dated November 15, 2018 expressed an unqualified opinion on those statements.

* Year over year reduction in cash is due primarily due to transferring $100,000 from cash to marketable securities.

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929

(26,358) (888)

Net cash flows provided by financing activities

Cash at Beginning of Year Cash at End of Year *

Note: The financial statements for the year ended August 31, 2018 were audited by another firm whose report dated November 15, 2018 expressed an unqualified opinion on those statements.

44,315

12,832

13,462

Cash Flows from Investing Activities Purchase of marketable securities Sale of marketable securities Realized (gain) loss on marketable securities Capital expenditures

6,485 23,075 33,000 39,554

$

1,112

Net cash flows provided (used) by operating activities

1,345,299

9,473

13,126

Total adjustments

Liabilities and Net Assets Current Liabilities: Current portion of long-term debt Accounts payable - services and supplies Deferred revenue Other accrued liabilities Advance payments for services

$

Adjustments to reconcile change in net assets to net cash flows from operating activities: Depreciation Unrealized (gain) loss on marketable securities Change in assets and liabilities: Receivables, less allowance Prepaid expenses Accounts payable - services and supplies Deferred revenue Other accrued liabilities Advance payments for services

2018

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ASA Board Meeting Minutes American Shorthorn Association Board Meeting Minutes Feb. 25 & 26, 2019 Kansas City, Mo. Feb. 25, 2019, The Hilton Hotel, Kansas City, MO President, Rick Leone called the meeting to order at 8:00am. Present: President Rick Leone, Vice-President Nancy Grathwohl Heter, Robert Alden, Tom Turner, Hugh Mooney, Joe Bales, David Greenhorn, Toby Jordon, John Sonderman and Executive Secretary Montie Soules. Keven Ochsner was also present as the facilitator for sessions on Board Governance and Association Strategic Planning for the future. The ASA Staff joined the Strategic Planning session later that morning The Board Members introduced themselves to Kevin Ochsner. Kevin Ochsner presented information for the Board including Board Member responsibilities, Board Member roles, Board Member roles with staff, Board Member decision-making roles, Board self-evaluations, building an organizational reputation, building the breed image and oversight of organizational finances and the Executive/CEO of the organization. The ASA Staff joined the Board at 10:00am to contribute ideas for the direction of a 3-5 year organizational strategic plan. Many ideas were shared, including the changing roles for breed associations, what will the ASA need to look like in 3-5 years, customer needs, competitor offerings and strategies for being unique and not like other breed associations. The discussion/idea session was vigorous; everyone contributed. Lunch. Priority areas emerged from the combined activity. The Board narrowed down focus areas. The Staff left the meeting at 3:00pm and the Board zeroed in on a Mission Statement and Vision Statement. The Board unanimously approved adoption of the following mission statement: The mission of the American Shorthorn Association is to serve all members and enhance the value of the Shorthorn breed by managing data, maintaining the integrity of the herdbook, educating members and communicating the value of Shorthorn cattle resulting in the expanded use of Shorthorn genetics in the U.S. beef industry. Under Ochsner’s leadership the Board continued work on a Vision Statement and Objectives, Core Strategies and Initiatives. A tentative Vision statement was agreed upon and will be reviewed later. With time running short, Ochsner and the Board discussed annual executive evaluations including setting reachable and measurable goals. The Board unanimously approved a new annual executive evaluation, as submitted by the executive committee.

2) Increase market share and acceptance as measured by bulls transferred to new members. 3) Increase records by 10% within the WHR system. 4) Maintain participation at or above existing levels at our National Shows. 5) Increase the number of impressions in national media. 6) Increase participation in educational programs by 50% (annual meetings, webinars, etc.) 7) Increase member participation in research programs by 10%

The Board agreed to accept and unanimously approved four Core Strategies: 1. 2. 3. 4.

Educate, equip and empower our members. Increase commercial interest in Shorthorn genetics. Continue to develop and support the Junior program. Invest in research and development to enable breed improvement.

The Board unanimously approved these Initiatives and Priorities: 1. Educate, equip and empower our members a) Educational videos (docility, contemporary group etc.) very assessable on Website. b) Link videos from NCBA to our website (ebeef ) c) Link webinars from NCBA on our website (genetics) d) Evaluate programming and location of Annual Meeting e) Formal proposal for Markets plan f ) Explore possible funding mechanism and resources 2. Increase commercial interest in Shorthorn genetics. a) 2 press releases per month to agreed ag media b) Develop an outside list for eblasts from markets source for sale barn. c) Information from sire test / Shorthorn data targeted to commercial industry / stock yards personal. d) Identify 1 to 5 operations commercial/feeders/to use Shorthorn genetics and/ or return data 3. Continue to develop and support the Junior program. a) Explore enhancing regional junior activities. 4. Invest in research and development to enable breed improvement. a) Increase dialog with MARC. b) Explore another centrally steer feed out program c) Continue to support IL Sire Test d) Continue to support GEHP e) Support heifer feed efficiency test at ISU f ) Education provided on myostatin

The Board approved the following motion: It is not a priority of the ASA Board for staff or the executive to attend production sales. Motion passed; 7 in favor, 1 against and 1 abstained. Tom Turner gave an activity update for the 150th Anniversary Celebration schedule for 2021-2022. 1. Bid for Book to be published from Bob Hough 2. Fundraising plans

The Board unanimously accepted the committee report. Shelby Rogers gave additional & updated information regarding the Junior National and Junior activities as well as the Marketing and Communications areas. Matt Woolfolk provided updated information on performance activities.

Kevin Ochsner left; he will compile a summary and send it to the president and executive for review the next day.

The Board unanimously approved to move forward with the Heifer Feed Conversion at Iowa State University.

The meeting was adjourned at 5:15pm, the Board and staff had dinner together that evening.

Emily Velisek reviewed the provided information on Shows, Membership Communications and Events.

The Board reconvened Tues., Feb. 26th at the ASA Office Board Room

Montie reported on issues with the registry.

President, Rick Leone, call the meeting to order at 8:00 am

The Board unanimously approved Digital Beef to recalculate the percentages listed in the registry and to correct the use of the asterisk.

The Board unanimously approved the previously provided KPI’s and financial reports; there was no further discussion on these topics. The Board unanimously approved the Nov. 29, 2018 Board Meeting Minutes as well as the Dec. Conference Call Minutes. The Board continued the strategic planning session from Monday. Kevin Ochsner’s summary was provided to the Board as a guideline to finalize the exercises he outlined the previous day. The Board unanimously approved a new ASA Vision Statement: Be recognized in the industry as a viable British breed that creates profitability in beef cattle production, with a family friendly environment. The Board agreed to accept and unanimously approved the following objectives: 1) Increase annual revenue of the association by 5%.

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The Board unanimously approved the following Show Honorees for the 20192020 show year: National Shorthorn Show, American Royal, Kansas City, MO – Larry and Janice Kohlstaedt Jack C Ragsdale National Shorthorn Show NAILE, Louisville, KY – Ron Rutan National Shorthorn Pen Show in the Yards, Denver, CO – Derek Jungels National Shorthorn Show, Fort Worth, TX – Mary Bass

The Board unanimously approved to accept the budget amendment and to accept the revised budget for the last 7 months of the fiscal year. The Board went into Executive Session. Meeting adjourned at 5:15 pm.

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ASA Board Meeting Minutes Continued American Shorthorn Association Board Conference Call Minutes

Lauer as the 2019 ASA Heritage award winner.

May 22, 2019 Present on the call: Rick Leone, President, Nancy Grathwohl Heter, Vice President, Hugh Mooney, Tom Turner, Robert Alden, Joe Bales, David Greenhorn, Toby Jordan, John Sonderman, and Executive, Montie Soules. President, Rick Leone called the Conference Call meeting to order at 8:00 A. M.

After motion & second, the Board unanimously approved to use Miller Management Company to do the ASA audit for fiscal year Sept. 1, 2018 – Aug. 31, 2019. The Board discussed having an Executive Session after the Junior Activities report at the September Board Meeting. Conference Call Meeting adjourned at 9:12 am.

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The Minutes from the February 25-26, 2019 Board meeting were approved unanimously. The Finances submitted were approved unanimously.

American Shorthorn Association Board Meeting Minutes

Reports of for the 150th Anniversary Celebration, Junior National, Performance activities, Update on the Asterisk and percentages in the registry, GeneSeek and Fescue testing, show report, promotion update on Grant Company and update on outside source of income, were given and or submitted.

September 23 and 24, 2019

The Board unanimously approved to enter into a new lease agreement for the current office location with Miller Management.

Present: President Rick Leone, Vice-President Nancy Grathwohl Heter, Hugh Mooney, Robert Alden, Tom Turner, Joe Bales, David Greenhorn, Toby Jordan, John Sonderman and Executive Secretary Montie Soules.

The board reviewed accounting proposals listed in executive review 1. Goal 3 was addressed in May instead of November and moved future time line to September Board Meeting. 2. Look at Budget items in September Board meeting Conference Call Meeting adjourned at 9:08 A.M.

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American Shorthorn Association Office, Kansas City, Mo. President Rick Leone called the meeting to order Sept. 23, 2019 at 8:05 am.

Glenn Miller of Miller Management was there to explain the upcoming audit for 2018-2019 fiscal year. He left after making his presentation. Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) were reviewed and discussed. The August 19, 2019 Board Conference Call Minutes were unanimously approved. Glenn Miller presented the terms of the new auditing process by Miller Management.

American Shorthorn Association Board Conference Call Minutes July 12, 2019 Present on the call: Rick Leone, President, Nancy Grathwohl Heter, Vice President, Hugh Mooney, Tom Turner, Robert Alden, Joe Bales, David Greenhorn, Toby Jordan, John Sonderman, and Executive, Montie Soules. President, Rick Leone called the Conference Call meeting to order at 8:00 A. M. The Board shared comments regarding - How EPDs were used at Junior National by the Judge. Questions concerning what the judge sheets list at the show. A copy of the Judges sheet was asked to be sent to the Board members so they could answer any questions that may come up. Conference Call Meeting adjourned at 9:08 A.M.

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American Shorthorn Association Board Conference Call Minutes August 19, 2019 President, Rick Leone called the called conference call meeting to order at 8:00 A.M. Present on the call: President Rick Leone, Vice-President Nancy Grathwohl Heter, Robert Alden, Hugh Mooney, Joe Bales, David Greenhorn, Toby Jordon and Executive Secretary Montie Soules. Tom Turner and John Sonderman were unavailable but sent opinions and suggestions for action items to the board before the conference call.

Jason Rowland and Montie Soules presented financial reports through Aug. 31, 2019, the fiscal year end. The Board unanimously approved the financial report. The Board unanimously approved the budget for ASA, AJSA and Junior National for the fiscal year Sept. 1, 2019 – Aug. 31, 2020 as presented by Jason Rowland and Montie Soules. The motion included having a revised budget presented to the Board after activities had been recorded for the first 6 months of the fiscal year. Tom Turner Reported on the progress of the 150th Anniversary Celebration. Matt Woolfolk gave a report to the Board on Performance activities. Shelby Rogers gave a report on the Junior activities and AJSA board member Gabri Leone was present to serve as the liaison between the ASA and AJSA. Junior National Discussions included adding a Division, so all shows are the same, the possible use of family or multiple siblings recorded as owners on a pedigree, and the Jr. Board requested to have ribbons brought back to the show. Shelby Rogers followed up with a report on Marketing and Communications. The new apparel line is now being offered online for Shorthorn clothing. The Board went to Executive Session. Emily Velisek gave a Show activity report The Board unanimously approved to make it an ASA policy to provide EPDs at all ASA National Shows. The Board unanimously approved to have a statement given to the judge with instructions that it is at the Judges discretion on how they would use the EPDs.

The Board unanimously approved the minutes from the May 22, 2019 and July 12, 2019 conference calls.

The Board unanimously approved to have the executive to provide a scripted statement pertaining to the Judge using the EPDs at their discretion and ask the Show Committee to endorse it.

The Board reviewed previous recipients awarded Builder of the Breed to make sure winners would not be repeated.

Meeting adjourned for that day at 5:30 pm.

After motion & second, the Board unanimously approved to select Mark Gordon as a Builder of the Breed for 2019.

Junior National Accounting was reviewed.

After motion & second, the Board unanimously approved to select Phillip and Linda Bowman as a Builder of the Breed for 2019. After motion & second, the Board unanimously approved to stop selecting Builders of the Breed for 2019. After motion & second, the Board unanimously approved to select Bruce Brooks as the 2019 ASA Merit Award winner. After motion & second, the Board unanimously approved to select Keith

The Board meeting reconvened on Tuesday, September 23, at 8:10 am. The Show activity report was continued. The board reviewed the submitted list of Judges for 2020-2021 and discussed two changes. The Board unanimously approved the revised list for judges for National, Super Regional and Regional Shows. The Board unanimously approved the revised list for judges at the Junior National.

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ASA Board Meeting Minutes Continued At this time, the board took a break from reports to welcome two association members who asked to visit with the board and came to the meeting in person, while two other members were on the phone. After the association members left, Emily Velisek gave a report on the activities for the Annual meeting in November 2019. The Board voted on having the 2020 Annual Meeting in Columbus, OH. The motion failed 1 for and 7 against. The Board approved unanimously to have the Annual Meeting in 2020 during the North American International Livestock Exhibition in Louisville, KY. Asked that the 150th Celebration give a report of suggestions for the 2021 and 2022 Annual Meeting. Heather Lange gave a report on registrations and DNA. Meeting Adjourned at 3:30 pm.

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Montie Soules. Jeff Bedwell, Show Committee Chair was invited to be on the call for the approval of Judges. Jeff Bedwell explained to the Board the process of the list of Judges presented to them. Jeff explained the need to re- look at a new list after the Show Committee had narrowed down the list with their ranking selections. The board discussed names of judges on the list. The Board unanimously approved revised names submitted to them from the rankings of the Show Committee. The Board unanimously approved to accept the list after modifications were made. The Board unanimously approved the revised Junior National judges list presented after modifications. After the actions taken by the Board on Judges approval Jeff Bedwell left the Conference Call.

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The Board unanimously approved to ask the Shorthorn Foundation to consider helping underwrite the costs of Grant Company for promotion of the Shorthorn Breed.

October 18, 2019

A revised Junior National Budget was presented to the board.

President, Rick Leone called the called conference call meeting to order at 7:00 am central time. Present on the call: President Rick Leone, Vice-President Nancy Grathwohl Heter, Hugh Mooney, Tom Turner, Robert Alden, Joe Bales, David Greenhorn, Toby Jordon, John Sonderman and Executive Secretary, Montie Soules.

The Board unanimously approved to accept the revised 2020 junior National Budget broke out in three categories and more detail to provide to the Junior Board. The board reviewed questions submitted from two association members and asked the executive to draft the responses discussed during the call. The Conference Call was adjourned at 8:30 am.

Discussion of Show Committee and committee integrity is preserved.

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No motions or actions were taken to prevent or promote a Show Committee meeting in Louisville. Financials shared with members at September Board meeting are unaudited and a memo of such should be made. Conference Call Meeting adjourned at 8:25 am.

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American Shorthorn Association Board Conference Call Minutes November 5, 2019 President, Rick Leone called the conference call meeting to order at 7:00 am central time. Present on the call: President Rick Leone, Vice-President Nancy Grathwohl Heter, Hugh Mooney, Tom Turner, Robert Alden, Joe Bales, David Greenhorn, Toby Jordon, John Sonderman and Executive Secretary,

American Shorthorn Association Board Conference Call Minutes November 7, 2019 President, Rick Leone called the called conference call meeting to order at 7:00 am central time. Present on the call: President Rick Leone, Vice-President Nancy Grathwohl Heter, Hugh Mooney, Tom Turner, Robert Alden, Joe Bales, David Greenhorn, Toby Jordon, John Sonderman and Executive Secretary, Montie Soules. Discussion on appointing a Resource Development Fund Committee. The board approved sending the drafted responses to the association members who had submitted questions to the board. Conference call meeting adjourned at 8:50 am.

2020 Junior National Hotel Information MCM Elegante Suites (Headquarters) 4250 Ridgemont Drive, Abilene, TX 79606 Phone: (325) 698-1234 • Rate: $104 single/double; $109 triple/quad For reservations, call hotel and ask for the American Shorthorn Association block. Cut-Off Date: May 20th Holiday Inn 3525 West Lake Road, Abilene, TX 79601 Phone: (325) 673-1400 • Rate: $109 Queen/Queen For reservations, call hotel and ask for the American Shorthorn Association block.

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Funding the Future Online Sale

February 18, 2020

Check the AJSA Facebook page for upcoming information about the lots available for purchase!

Special Thanks to AMS for hosting our fundraiser!

All proceeds benefit the AJSA and NJSS!

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= Tartan Plaid National Shorthorn Lassie Annual Dues Happy 2020! It is that time of year when associations get together for their annual meetings and state sales. It is also the time to send in each state’s National Shorthorn Lassie dues. Dues are $10 per member and payable to the National Shorthorn Lassies. Please send them to: Pam Dressen N4787 515th St. Ellsworth, WI 54011

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Your dues help fund and sponsor the National and Alternate Shorthorn Lassie Queens. It also gives financial support so that the National Lassies can offer additional youth programs at Junior Nationals such as the Lassie Tea and Lassie 101. Even if you are not a member of a state Lassie Association and would like to give financial support to help continue to provide opportunities for young women

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Pam National Shorthorn Dressen Lassie Treasurer

to promote and educate the public about the Shorthorn breed, we would be grateful for your donation. The Lassie Queen in her tartan plaid is a special symbol of the Shorthorn breed. Your financial support is vital. We thank you for your continued support. =


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= Junior Corner Reach for the Stars Lexi ajsa Wetzel secretary

For those that attended the National Western Stock Show in Denver, I’m sure you had a fun and exciting time. Now that we have returned home, I am sure many will start to plan and prepare for the upcoming National Junior Shorthorn Show and Youth Conference in Abilene, Texas. Setting goals is a great way to prepare yourself and to accomplish things you never thought were possible. After all, “when you shoot for the moon, even if you miss, you’ll land amongst the stars.” We are already a month into the new decade – how crazy – I am sure many of us have set goals and accomplishments that we want to see happen this year and into the new decade. Some people think that having goals is downright silly and truthfully, they can be if you aren’t intentional about where you want to go and how goals will help you do that. Goals are like having a road map for life. So how do you not only set goals, but how can you stick to them and make them happen. SMART, that’s how.

SMART goals stand for goals that are Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Relevant, Time Bound. So, what does that mean? Let’s look at an example of a SMART goal. You will participate in one new event at Junior Nationals in 2020. This goal is very specific, you know exactly what you’re going to do. It’s also measurable in that you’ll know if you did or didn’t participate. It is attainable because you didn’t go from not participating in any contests to saying you’re going to participate in all of them in a year. That may be a longterm goal but it’s not something you could accomplish in one year. Next, it’s relevant if you want to learn more, be more active and get involved in junior nationals. After all, you only have so many years to participate in Junior Nationals. Lastly, it’s timely since you know you have until June 22, 2020 to accomplish it. Well, you’re all set. Re-look at those goals you made, add a couple more, add some details to make them SMART and

we’ll see all the things we can accomplish in 2020. Whether you believe you can or can’t accomplish something, you’re right. I’m saying, “I can accomplish whatever I set my mind to in 2020.” See you at Shorthorn Junior Nationals, June 22-27, Abilene, Texas. =

Upcoming Junior Nationals 2020 • Abilene, TX June 22-27, 2020

2021 • Louisville, KY 2022 • Kansas City, KS 2023 • Des Moines, IA * Tentative Locations. Subject to Change *

Funding the Future Online Sale

February 18, 2020

For more information or to donate, call or email Shelby Diehm 816-599-7777 shelby@shorthorn.org

Special Thanks to AMS for hosting our fundraiser!

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The Junior Board Application is due April 10, 2020. Visit juniorshorthorn.com for the application. There are 3 available spots for new junior board members. *All available spots will serve a three year term*

If you have any questions about being a leader for the AJSA, contact shelby@shorthorn.org or one of the board members!

AJSA SCHOLARSHIPS DEADLINE :: May 1, 2020 •

AJSA Members can apply for up to 3 scholarships. • Applications MUST be emailed to shelby@shorthorn.org by 11:59 p.m. on May 1st. • The application can be found on juniorshorthorn.com

Badger Kick-Off Classic 2019

Saturday, December 7-8, 2019, Madison, Wisconsin Breeding Show Judge: Mark Hoge,Ill. • Market Show Judge: Ryan Rash, Texas.

Champion Shorthorn Heifer - Jorden Peterson

Reserve Champion Shorthorn Heifer Jorden Peterson

Champion ShorthornPlus Heifer Makenna McDonald

Champion Shorthorn Steer - Jack Stillwell

Reserve Champion Shorthorn Steer Molly Chapman

Champion ShorthornPlus Steer Houston Hindman

Reserve Champion ShorthornPlus Steer - Tori Crisp

Block and Bridle Club

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= Sale Reports Canadian Western Agribition Shorthorn Sale Sale Summary

1 Bull Calf ........................$ 3,750......................$ 3,750 3 Bred Heifers...................$ 17,250...................$ 5,750 9 Heifer Calves ................$ 35,500....................$ 3,944 42 Breeding Lots............$ 56,500..................$ 4,481 2 Semen Lots....................$ 1,800......................$ 900 3 Embryo Lots..................$ 6,400......................$ 2,133 Sale Gross $64,700

Thursday, November 28, 2019 Regina, Saskatchewan Sale Manager: R&R Sales Management by: Richard Moellenbeck

The John Deere Sales Arena once again was the site for the 2019 CWA Shorthorn sale. Shorthorn enthusiasts viewed an extremely solid group of breeding stock with purchasers from coast to coast.

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$6,500 – Lot 1 - ACC Madi 6F – Anwender Cattle Co. Radville, SK., Gary, Kim and Sadie Anwender consigned a daughter of JTPH Beat The Heat, a bull that has been breeding very well for them. She carried an early service to JSF Gauge 139W bull. This is a female that will be a top end producer for years to come. TML Livestock, Lampman,Sk. saw the value in this female and selected her for their elite herd. $6,000 – Lot 13 - Bell M Marion Delight 27G Bell M Farms, Englefeld, SK. The Moellenbeck family took right off the top of their heifer pen by consigning this white daughter of Bell M Skechers 87D and Bell M Marion Delight 48D. Fresh off a Grand

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Champion Female win a few weeks earlier in Brandon there was lots of action on this female. The successful bidders were Lesley and Brooklyn Hedley, Hedley Livestock, Rapid City, MB. You’ll see more of this female as she will be used for a junior project. $5,500 – Lot 3 - Muridale Jeany 75FMuridale Shorthorns, the Muri family entered one of their top bred females of 2019. This Muridale Robert 35U is as deep, easy keeping and has that capacity that every one is looking for. An interesting female for her pedigree she will be calving in April for her new owners Saskvalley Stock Farm, the Lehmann Family, Rosthern, Sk. =


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= News & Notes Farewell Thomas Dean Torgerson, age 70 of Austin, Minnesota, died Wednesday, December 18, 2019 at Fairview Southdale Hospital in Edina, Minnesota. Tom was born November 16, 1949 in Rochester, Minnesota, to Donald and Doris (Scott) Torgerson. He was confirmed at the First Congregational Church in Austin and went on to graduate from Austin High School. Tom had a passion for his beloved Shorthorn cattle and a great love for his family. He grew up on the family farm and lived there for the majority of his life. There wasn’t an animal that Tom didn’t love and care for. He found great

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joy in attending cattle shows and sales which gave him a chance to visit with old friends. His happiest times were whenever his family was gathered together. Holidays surrounded by his great nephews and great nieces were his favorite. Tom loved visiting with them and playing whatever games or toys they chose. Survivors include his brothers, Steven (Kay) Torgerson of Austin, MN, Jeffrey Torgerson of Minnieska, MN, and Tim Torgerson of Nye, MT; six nieces, Stephanie (Chad) Steele of Plymouth, MN, Abby (John) Wagner of Vermillion, MN, Kanon (Eric) Nordland of Billings, MT, Merilla Torgerson of Rochester, MN, Kelsey Torgerson of Perham, MN, Corey (Russ) Hochstaetler of Duluth, MN; eight great nephews and great nieces. He was preceded in death by his parents, Donald and Doris Torgerson. =

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Home of Studer’s Crunch Time 22C

Cagwin Farms Visitors Welcome . . . Stop by any time!

-Top 5% in the breed for WW, YW, TM, CW, and $F

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Quality cattle for sale at all times. Located just a few miles south of Route 36/I-72.

Sunnyland Farms Wayne Hinderliter Family 629 Co. Rd. 350 North Albion, IL 62806 home: 618-375-7047 Wayne: 618-384-8250 Doug: 618-384-1932

Visitors always welcome! Cattle usually for sale. 4. Four miles north of I-64. Exit 130 on Illinois 130.

Farm located five miles east of Virginia on Route 125, 2. then one mile south of the elevator at Philadelphia, Illinois.

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Stop by any time - four miles east of I-74 on Route 34.

contact: L.E. Mathers III

Trey & Hailey Wright Steve & Marsha Wright Route 2, Box 55 Beecher City, IL 62414 home: 618-487-5559 Trey: 618-367-0764 Steve: 618-267-3229

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cell: 309-678-4230 • cattle@leveldale.com or Scott Wall, Herdsman: cell: 309-212-5450 swall_otg@yahoo.com Farm: 10442 N Co Rd 2980 E • Mason City, IL 62664 Check our website for our current list of herd sires. SULL Roan Goose

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31056 Old Fidelity Road • Jerseyville, IL 62052 Hugh: 618-729-4448 • Tom: 618-498-5848 Ron: 618-729-3258 Bulls, Females, Club Calves For Sale at all times. Full Irish calves available. 40 miles north of St. Louis.

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Cattle always For Sale at the Farm.

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2519 Cty Rd 200E • Mahomet, IL 61853 217-202-2484 mainstreetfenching@yahoo.com

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Quality seedstock for sale at the farm Dale & Ryan Wernicke 12611 Fisher Rd • Lena, IL 61048-9754 Dale: 815-369-2857 Ryan: 815-739-7754 ryanwernicke@yahoo.com Watch For Our Annual October Online Sale

Chesnut Shorthorns Visitors Welcome

Bulls, heifers and steers for sale at all times.

Gary Chesnut Family 16145 N 100 East Road • Fithian, IL 61844 217-260-6144 11.

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Dennis and Terri Jordan

545 E. 900 N. Road • Sibley, IL 61773 217-784-4854 • cell: 217-202-2865  email: jordan@prairieinet.net

Amanda, Layne, Ty and Ely Harden, 217-417-8335 Jason, Tasha and Isabella Bunting, 815-252-5520 Ashleigh, David, Dakota and Dalton Hall, 217-979-7531 13.

www.leveldale.com

Hugh W. Moore, Jr. & Sons

Steck’s Shorthorns Darrel: 309-375-6568 Dave: 309-342-0813 cell: 309-299-0335 2413 US Hwy 34 Wataga, IL 61488

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1963 Kelley Road • Caledonia, IL 61011 815-885-3679 cell: 815-494-5588 Come visit us any time. Heifers, bulls and steers for sale.

Wright Cattle Co. Leveldale Farms

Scott Horton, Owner

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Dale Muck

VI P.O. Box 77 • Virginia, Illinois 62691 RG IS INIA, ILLINO office: 217-452-3051 cell: 217-341-7552 Kerry Johnston cell: 217-370-6033 Cindy Cagwin-Johnston cell: 217-370-6034 cagwincattle@casscomm.com • cagwincattle.com

Horton farms Shorthorns Horton cell: 630-965-1710 Wernicke cell: 815-739-7754 4N010 Town Hall Rd. • St. Charles, IL 60175 Office: 630-365-1444

SHORTHORNS, INC.

Don Cagwin

- Semen: $30/unit

Jason Smithers & Girls - 217-491-2140 jasonsmithers74@gmail.com Greg & Pam Smithers - 217-285-6280 36739 205th Avenue • Pittsfield, IL 62363

CAGWIN FARMS

Bred females for sale at all times. Albert Larry Hill

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Rolling Hills Farm

Investing in top genetics for over 30 years. Visitors Welcome! The Birch Family Harold, Regina, Richard and Hope 22698 E. Co. Rd. 920 N • Ashmore, IL 61912 217-349-8366 email: hbirch@agrisolutions.com

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Ten Mile Farm Shorthorns Doug & Rhonda North 5544 Stone Road Clinton, IL 61727 217-622-4466

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2020 International Year Code: H


ASA Point Show System for 2019-2020 Show Season: April 1, 2019 through March 31, 2020

Region 1: Northeast

Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New Jersey, New York, Delaware, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, West Virginia, Virginia Region 1: Northeast Regional Shows

Super Regional .......State Fair of WV Regional ………….Indiana State Fair Regional …………….Ohio State Fair

Region 4: South Central

Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas, Arkansas, Louisiana Region 4: South Central Regional Shows

Super Regional ...………..Tulsa State Fair Regional ……………….Kansas State Fair Regional ………………….…Tri-State Fair

Region 5: West Region 2: Southeast

Kentucky, Tennessee, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Alabama, Mississippi Region 2: Southeast Regional Shows

Super Regional…Kentucky State Fair Regional …………...Appalachian Fair Regional ………………Dixie National

Region 3: North Central

North Dakota, South Dakota, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Illinois, Iowa, Missouri, Nebraska Region 3: North Central Regional Shows

Super Regional ...…Illinois State Fair Regional …………….Iowa State Fair Regional ……...Minnesota State Fair

Montana, Wyoming, Colorado, New Mexico, Idaho, Utah, Arizona, Washington, Oregon, Nevada, California Region 5: West Regional Shows

Super Regional ……..California State Fair Regional ………….Washington State Fair Regional …..………....Western Idaho Fair

5 - National Shows North American International Livestock Exposition, Louisville, KY National Western Stock Show, Denver, CO Keystone International Livestock Exposition, Harrisburg, PA American Royal Livestock Show, Kansas City, MO Fort Worth Stock Show, Fort Worth, TX

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Point Distributions: Regional Shows st

1 : 5 points nd 2 : 4 points rd 3 : 3 points th 4 : 2 points th 5 : 1 point Division Champion: Reserve Division Champion: Grand Champion: Reserve Grand Champion:

4 points 2 points 7 points 5 points

Super Regional Shows st

1 : 6 points nd 2 : 5 points rd 3 : 4 points th 4 : 3 points th 5 : 2 points Division Champion: Reserve Division Champion: Grand Champion: Reserve Grand Champion:

5 points 3 points 9 points 7 points

5 National Shows st

1 : 8 points nd 2 : 7 points rd 3 : 6 points th 4 : 5 points th 5 : 4 points Division Champion: Reserve Division Champion: Grand Champion: Reserve Grand Champion:

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= Sales Calendar Feb. 4 - Jungels Shorthorn Farm “Durhams in the Dakotas” Bull Sale, Kathryn, N.D. Feb. 6 - Black Hills Stock Show, Shorthorn Show and Sale, Rapid City, S.D. Feb. 10 - Aegerter Cattle Company and Berg’s Shorthorns “Online Herd Bull Mania and Show Heifer Sale”, Seward, Neb., amsonlinesales.com. Feb. 11 - Iowa Royal Shorthorn Sale, Iowa Beef Expo, Des Moines, Iowa. Feb. 13 - SD Shorthorn Association Sale, Watertown Winter Farm Show, Watertown, S.D. Feb. 18 - AJSA “Funding The Future” Online Sale, amsonlinesales.com. Feb. 22/23 - Studer Shorthorns/Gilman Shorthorns “Don’t You Think It’s Time” Online Bull Sale, Creston, Iowa., amsonlinesales.com. Feb. 29 & Mar. 1 - Leveldale Farms “Headquarters for Herd Bulls” Open House, Mason City, Ill.

March 11/12 - Cates Farms, “Modoc Madness” Online Sale, Modoc, Ind., amsonlinesales.com. March 12/13 - “Treasures of the Tank”, Seward, Neb., amsonlinesales.com. March 14 - Tennessee Agribition Show and Sale, Lebanon, Tenn. March 18 - Sullivan Farms “No Bull” Fall Show Heifer Online Sale, Dunlap, Iowa.

Sale Management • Online Sales • Private Treaty Sales

Feb. 4 - Jungels Shorthorn Farm “Durhams in the Dakotas” Bull Sale, Kathryn, ND Feb. 10 - Aegerter Cattle Company and Berg’s Shorthorns, “Online Herd Bull Mania and Show Heifer Sale”, Seward, NE, amsonlinesales.com Feb. 18 - AJSA “Funding The Future” Online Sale, amsonlinesales.com

March 19 - Sullivan Farms “No Bull” Bull, Spring Show Heifer and Bred Female Online Sale, Dunlap, Iowa.

Feb. 22-23 - Studer Shorthorns/Gilman Shorthorns “Don’t You Think It’s Time” Online Bull Sale, Creston, Iowa, amsonlinesales.com

March 20 - Sullivan Farms “Designer Genes” Online Semen and Embryo Sale, Dunlap, Iowa.

Mar. 5 - Bratcher Farms “Genetic Sale” Elizabeth, KY, amsonlinesales.com

March 21 - Ohio Beef Expo Shorthorn Show and Sale, Columbus, Ohio. March 21 - Waukaru Farms, “The Gathering” Bull Sale, Rensselaer, Ind.

Mar. 7-8 - Stangl Shorthorns Open House Bull & Heifer Sale, Java, SD

March 28 - Missouri Classic Shorthorn Sale, Lebanon, Mo.

Mar. 11-12 - Cates Farms, “Modoc Madness” Online Sale, Modoc, IN, amsonlinesales.com

March 1 - Minnesota Shorthorn Sale, Simon Arena, Cannon Falls, Minn.

March 29 - WHR Shorthorns, “Lone Star Edition XXVI”, Van Alstyne, Texas.

Mar. 12-13 - “Treasures of the Tank”, Seward, NE, amsonlinesales.com

March 2 - Leveldale Farms Private Treaty Bull Sale, Mason City, Ill.

April 4 - Paint Valley and Byland Shorthorns “A New Brand” Bull Sale, Millersburg, Ohio.

Mar. 18 - Sullivan Farms “No Bull” Fall Show Heifer Online Sale, Dunlap, IA

March 5 - Bratcher Farms “Genetic Sale” Elizabeth, Ky., amsonlinesales.com. March 7 - Loving Farms “Predictable Genetics Proven Performance Sale” Pawnee Rock, Kan. March 7 - Kentucky National Beef Expo Sale, Louisville, Ky. March 7/8 - Stangl Shorthorns Open House Bull & Heifer Sale, Java, S.D. March 10 - Sun Country Shorthorn Sale, Johnstone Auction Mart, Moose Jaw, SK.

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April 4 - Oklahoma Sooner Shorthorn Sale, Duncan, Okla.

Mar. 19 - Sullivan Farms “No Bull” Bull, Spring Show Heifer and Bred Female Sale, Dunlap, IA

April 5 - The Revival Sale, Belle Point Ranch, Fort Smith, Ark.

Mar. 20 - Sullivan Farms “Designer Genes” Online Semen and Embryo Sale, Dunlap, IA

April 6/7 - Sugarbird Shorthorns at Respite Farms, “Roan for the Roses” Online Sale, Paris, Ky., dponlinesales.com.

Mar. 29 - WHR Shorthorns, “Lone Star Edition XXVI”, Van Alstyne, TX

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April 4 - Paint Valley and Byland Shorthorns “A New Brand” Bull Sale, Millersburg, OH April 18 - Lazy Bar F and Double G Shorthorns, “Red Dirt Treasures” Shorthorn Production Sale, Seminole, OK

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= Ad Index AAA Shorthorns............................. 34 Aegerter Marketing Services, Inc.... 41 AJ Cattle Co.................................. 34 American Shorthorn Association.... 11 Bennett Land & Cattle................... 34 Berg Shorthorns....................... 34, 39 Bigelow Farms................................ 34 Bowman Superior Genetics............ 34 Brooks, Bruce................................. 34 Bye Well Shorthorns....................... 34 Byland Polled Shorthorns............... 34 Cagwin Cattle Services, LLC.......... 37 Cagwin Farms........................... 12,13 Cairns Shorthorns.......................... 34 Cates Farms.................................... 34 Cattle Visions........................... 34, 40 Cornerstone Farms..................... 9, 34 Crawfdown Farms.......................... 34 Dedmon Shorthorns...................... 34 DJS Shorthorns.............................. 34 Double C Shorthorns..................... 34 Dreamy 280 Cattle Company........ 34 DTR Cattle Co.............................. 34 Duis Farms..................................... 34 Ed Decker & Family...................... 31 Fickbohm Farms............................ 35 Fieser Family Shorthorns................ 35 Fischer Cattle Company................. 35 Fugate Shorthorns.......................... 35 Gallagher USA............................... 30

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Greenhorn Cattle Company, LLC.. 35 Haumont Shorthorns..................... 35 Hill Haven Shorthorns..................... 3 Homeplace Farms........................... 35 Hub Ranch Shorthorns.................. 35 Humble Stock Farm....................... 35 Illinois Breeders Unitd For Impact....32,33 Inness Shorthorns........................... 35 Iroquoian Shorthorns..................... 35 James F. Bessler, Inc........................ 37 Jester Farms.................................... 31 Jester Farms.................................... 35 Kentucky National Shorthorn Sale.29 Kevin Wendt.................................. 37 Key Ridge Shorthorn Farm............ 35 Keystone Shorthorns...................... 35 KSS Keystone Shorthorns............... 35 KW Cattle Co................................ 35 Laban’s Roanoke Farm.................... 35 Leveldale Farms................... 21-24, 35 Little Cedar Cattle Co.................... 36 Loving Farms................................... 7 McKee Family Shorthorns.............. 36 Meyer Family Shorthorns............... 36 Meyer Farms.................................. 36 Minnesota Shorthorn Assoc........... 30 Missouri Classic Shorthorn Sale..... 19 Nile Valley Farm/Hendrickson Trust.36 Norman Farms............................... 36 Oler Farm................................ 31, 36

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Paint Valley Farms......................... BC Phildon Farms................................ 36 Respite Farm.................................. 28 Revival Sale.................................... 42 Richardson Farms Shorthorns........ 36 Robjoy Shorthorns......................... 36 Rockin’ G Land & Cattle........... 5, 36 Rocky Branch Shorthorns.............. 36 Schrag 605..................................... 36 Sears Marketing Services, LLC....... 37 SharBen Shorthorns....................... 36 Singing H Shorthorns.................... 36 Smith Family Farms....................... 36 Smoky Mountain Farm.................. 36 Stangl Shorthorns..................... 20, 36 Stone Springs Shorthorns............... 37 Sullivan Farms................................ 37 Sullivan Supply.............................. 37 Sun Country Sale........................... 15 Sutherland Shorthorns................... 37 Tennessee Agribition Sale............... 25 Top Notch Stock Farm................... 37 Turner Family Shorthorns.............. 37 Tynywtra’s...................................... 37 Warner Ranch................................ 37 Waukaru Shorthorns..............37, IBC WHR Shorthorns......................... IFC Wilson Livestock Agency................ 37


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