Greg Collins Named SRS Specialist of the Year

PLAIN CITY, Ohio, June 17, 2019 – Greg Collins of Escalon, Calif., was named Select Reproductive Solutions®(SRS®) Specialist of the Year at Select Sires’ 2019 SRS Conference. The conference was held in Roanoke, Va., in early June.

“Greg has been a leader and mentor within the SRS program for many years,” says Dr. Ray Nebel, vice president of technical services.

For ten years, Collins has provided reproductive consultation services as an SRS specialist and district sales manager with All West/Select Sires. In total, he has 38 years of experience in the A.I. industry and has become a trusted advisor to many dairies and customer-owners in northern California. Collins’ drive to train and empower employees has been a great asset to All West/Select Sires and the entire Select Sires federation in developing highly skilled and successful service professionals.

“Greg has made outstanding contributions to recruitment, training and reproductive consulting at All West/Select Sires. His ability to develop and implement new strategies makes Greg a phenomenal team member,” says Jim Wells, general manager of All West/Select Sires. “Most recently, Greg developed the Optimal Genetic Pathways calculator, a tool being utilized around the world. This calculator has changed the way dairies direct semen usage and manage herd inventory numbers.”

The Optimal Genetic Pathways calculator is an important tool in Select Sires’ ProfitMAX program—an all-encompassing genetic and reproductive consultation service. Collins’ research and development of the calculator has provided an incomparable tool for Select Sires service professionals and has aided dairies in critical inventory management decisions.

Based in Plain City, Ohio, Select Sires Inc., is North America's largest A.I. organization and is comprised of seven 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.

Caption: All West/Select Sires, Greg Collins, was named Select Reproductive Solutions(SRS) Specialist of the Year at Select Sires’ 2019 SRS Conference.

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