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May 3, 2019

Laura Jensen Awarded inaugural NAAB Doak Graduate Fellowship

April 29, 2019

The National Association of Animal Breeders is pleased to announce Laura Jensen has been selected to receive the inaugural NAAB Doak Graduate Fellowship. 

Eliza Roberts Hired as NAAB Associate Technical Director and Associate Service Director for CSS

April 8, 2019

The National Association of Animal Breeders is pleased to announce that Eliza Roberts has accepted the position of Associate NAAB Technical Director and Associate Service Director for CSS, a subsidiary of NAAB. Eliza will begin her duties on April 15, 2019.

CDCB communicates about seasonal trend in fertility evaluations, April 2019

April 5, 2019

A larger than expected decrease in the average PTA for fertility traits occurred in the April 2019 results. CDCB communicates on the findings and investigation to the causes.

CDCB Extends Genomic Evaluations to Crossbreds

April 5, 2019

Thanks to the collaboration between USDA-AGIL and CDCB, dairy farmers will be able to receive accurate genomic evaluations for crossbred animals in April.

Rory Meyer Assumes Role Of NAAB Technical Director And Service Director For Certified Semen Services

March 28, 2019

The National Association of Animal Breeders is pleased to announce that Dr. Rory Meyer has assumed the role as the NAAB Technical Director and Service Director for CSS, a subsidiary of NAAB as of January this year.  Rory previously served as the Assistant NAAB Technical Director and Assistant Service Director for CSS the previous two years.    

2018 NAAB Regular Member Unit Sales – Record Year

March 6, 2019

The National Association of Animal Breeders (NAAB) members report annual units for the categories of domestic sales, export sales, custom collected, imported units for dairy and beef breeds.  With 95% of the US AI industry represented by NAAB members, these annual statistics give an unprecedented reflection of US cattle semen sales.

Bylaw Amendments on Membership Requirements

January 9, 2019

Bylaw Amendments of Membership Requirements

NAAB Announces Recipient of 2018 Member Director Award

October 11, 2018

The 2018 NAAB Member Director Awardee is Myron Czech. Czech has exhibited leadership ability and commitment to the development of the A.I. industry for the past 27 years. He is a founding member of the Minnesota Select Sires Cooperative (1986), having served 26 years as a board member, as a multiple-term President of Minnesota Select Sires, a 15-year board member for Select Sires Inc. spending 9 years as an executive officer presiding over one of the strongest growth periods in company history, and service to other dairy breeding industry organizations as well.

NAAB Announces 2018 Research Award Recipient

October 11, 2018

The 2018 NAAB Research Award recipient is Dr. Richard Pursley. Dr. Pursley earned a B.S. in Dairy Production and M.S. in Reproductive Physiology from Kansas State University, followed by a Ph.D. in Reproductive Physiology from University of Wisconsin-Madison. During his Ph.D. training, Dr. Pursley co-developed with Dr. Milo Wiltbank what is now the world’s most widely used ovulation synchronization protocol called "Ovsynch".

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