Buechner Named Communications Intern at Select Sires Inc.

PLAIN CITY, Ohio, September 6, 2011 -Megan Buechner of Orient, Ohio, has been selected as the 2011-2012 school-year corporate communications intern for Select Sires Inc. Her job responsibilities at Select Sires will include writing press releases and customer testimonials, helping coordinate logistics for trade show booth materials and assisting with the production of sales and marketing projects.

Buechner is a senior at The Ohio State University where she is pursuing a bachelorís degree in agricultural communications with a minor in agribusiness. She grew up showing dairy cattle with Dave Shannon and family of The Shannonís Grain and Dairy located in Mt. Sterling, Ohio. In 2009, Buechner served as the Ohio Holstein Queen.

At Ohio State, Buechner is a member of the Buckeye Dairy Club, Alpha Sigma Upsilon Agricultural Sorority/CERES International as well as the Scarlet and Gray Ag Day Planning Committee. She is also the Ohio outreach coordinator for Farm Safety 4 Just Kids based in Urbandale, Iowa.

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.