Teaming Technology with Tradition

Teaming Technology with Tradition Interview with Jackie Atkins, Coordinator of Fall Focus 2016 by Emme Troendle Tell me a little bit about Fall Focus 2016, Educational Symposium and Board Meeting. “This year there are a lot of exciting, new things at the Fall Focus. We are having the ASA headquarters Grand Opening, which is exciting…

La Muñeca Cattle Company–Not Just a Family Business

La Muñeca Cattle Company–Not Just a Family Business By Hannah Wine This is an interview with South Texas Simbrah breeder Carlos X. Guerra about his family heritage and his successful La Muñeca Cattle Company. It’s a story of hard work, tragedy and death, drought, gin trash, dreams, and scholarships galore. In 1873, Carlos Guerra’s great…

The Rancher’s Way with Daniel Ulmanis

The Rancher’s Way with Daniel Ulmanis The next generation of ranching and ASA Field Representation By Courtney Wesner Every cattleman knows the tranquility that comes over as you check cows in the pasture. Whether you hop on a horse, jump in the truck, straddle the four-wheeler, or slide across the bench of an ATV to…

“It Takes a Breeder to Know a Breeder”

“It Takes a Breeder to Know a Breeder” A closer look at evaluation with 2014 National Western judge Tom Hook By Courtney Wesner Becoming a reputable seedstock breeder could be and has been described by many as an uphill battle. It’s something like becoming a respected politician. Honesty, integrity, trustworthiness, and a clean record are…

The Cattleman’s Science Dictionary

The Cattleman’s Dictionary The Science Behind Genetic Selection By Dr. Jackie Atkins Recently, the ASA has gathered terms for an online glossary in order to help our members understand the science behind genetic selection a little better.  While this does not make for exciting reading, we hope these definitions will help our members have a…