Hall Named Beef-Sire Marketing Intern at Select Sires Inc.

PLAIN CITY, Ohio, Feb. 15, 2011 - Anna Hall, of Williamsburg, Ohio, has been selected as the 2010 beef-sire marketing intern for Select Sires Inc. Her job responsibilities at Select Sires will include assisting with promotional projects, preparation of promotional materials and obtaining information for the beef web site.

Hall is a senior at The Ohio State University where she is pursuing a bachelor's degree in agricultural communication with a minor in animal science. Hall has an extensive 4-H and FFA background, including a year serving as the Ohio FFA State Secretary and receiving her American FFA Degree. At Ohio State, Hall is a member of the Agricultural Communicators of Tomorrow, Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society, Food Science Club and the College of Food, Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Recognition Banquet Steering Committee. Additionally, she assisted in operating the milking parlor at Spring Dairy Expo and the Ohio State Fair this past year.

Prior to joining Select Sires, Hall worked as a loss control intern with Nationwide Agribusiness and a farm hand on Van Scoy Farms in Ridgeway, Ohio. Currently, she is also a public policy intern with the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation.

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.