Select Sires Federation Staff Honored by NAAB

PLAIN CITY, Ohio, Nov. 23, 2010 - Fourteen members of the Select Sires sales and service staff from throughout North America have been honored by the National Association of Animal Breeders (NAAB). This prestigious award recognizes A.I. representatives for their sales of a half a million, one million, two million and 2.5 million unit sales during 2009 or 2010. These sales representatives have shown determined energy, product knowledge and most importantly, a devotion to helping customers succeed.

The Select Sires recipients, listed by units sold, are: half a million units, Donald Lawson and Arlis Unrau, COBA/Select Sires Inc.; Tom Turner, East Central/Select Sires; Steven Dockendorf, Minnesota/Select Sires Co-op Inc.; Brent Beeker and Richey Peterson, NorthStar Cooperative; Gary Brummer, Prairie State/Select Sires; and Peter Bohacek and Richard Krall, Select Sire Power Inc.; one million units, Marvin Correia, All West/Select Sires; two million units, Denis Curtin, All West/Select Sires; and Roger Olsen, Cache Valley Select Sires Inc.; and 2.5 million units, Allan Cossentine, All West/Select Sires.

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.