Select Sires Gathers Employees for Training
PLAIN CITY, Ohio, May 10, 2010 â€” Fifteen professional technicians, Select Mating Service™ (SMS™) evaluators, Select Reproductive Solutions™ (SRS™) specialists, and sales and marketing staff participated in Select Sires' employee orientation held on March 30 and 31 and April 1. Employees from five member cooperatives, Select Sires Inc., and World Wide Sires Ltd. were present for the three-day event where they received advanced education in serving Select Sires' customer-owners.
"Our employee orientation is a great means to provide both new and current employees more knowledge and give them the opportunity to share ideas with their colleagues," said Lyle Kruse, vice president of U.S. market development for Select Sires. "The occasion to receive this information from Select Sires' key staff members allow our new employees to better serve our customer-owners."
Attendees included: Travis Mecham, Kuna, Idaho; and Nathan Walker, Gooding, Idaho, Cache Valley Select Sires Inc.; Scott Winchell, Wooster, Ohio; Trey Buras, Portales, N.M.; Casey Payne, Melrose, N.M.; and Heather West-Robinson, Stephenville, Texas, COBA/Select Sires; Wyatt Miller, Columbus, Wis.; and Shannon Sauer, Waterloo, Wis., East Central/Select Sires; Lynn Harbaugh, Marion, Wis.; Bridgette Voisnet, Laingsburg, Mich.; Elyse Wilcox, Marshall, Mich.; and David Wing, Charlotte, Mich., NorthStar Cooperative; Elizabeth Smith, Lebanon, Pa., Select Sire Power; Friedrich GĂ¶deker, Germany, World Wide Sires; and RenĂ©e Norman, Columbus, Ohio, Select Sires Inc.
Based in Plain City, Ohio, Select Sires Inc., is North America's largest A.I. organization and is comprised of 10 farmer-owned and -controlled cooperatives. As the industry leader, it provides highly fertile semen as well as excellence in service and programs to achieve its basic objective of supplying dairy and beef producers with North America's best genetics at a reasonable price.
™Select Mating Service, SMS, Select Reproductive Solutions, SRS, Program for Genetic Advancement, PGA Program for Fertility Advancement, PFA and gender SELECTed are trademarks of Select Sires Inc.