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Premier Select Sires Announces Staff Changes
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Premier Select Sires Announces Staff Changes

TUNKHANNOCK, Pa.—Several changes to the Premier Select Sires management team will take place in the coming weeks and months. Premier announces that Brad Barham will join the team as the Southern Regional Sales Manager, David Whitlock will retire his position as the current Southern Regional Marketing Manager, and Kirk Sattazahn will become Vice President of...

Premier Select Sires Cooperative to Pass Nearly $1 Million in Added Benefits to Member-Customers During May, June, July
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Premier Select Sires Cooperative to Pass Nearly $1 Million in Added Benefits to Member-Customers During May, June, July

TUNKHANNOCK, Pa.—As producers face uncertainties and challenges caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, Premier Select Sires will offer a 7 percent credit on member-customer semen purchases through the months of May, June, and July 2020. Premier will also strategically retire equity to strengthen the cooperative and further benefit members. “The Premier board of directors recently held...

Premier Select Sires Offers Genetic Testing Through Zoetis
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Premier Select Sires Offers Genetic Testing Through Zoetis

TUNKHANNOCK, Pa.— Premier Select Sires proudly announces that they have partnered with Zoetis™, the largest global animal health company, to bring Premier members CLARIFIDE® and CLARIFIDE® Plus genetic testing. Premier representatives will educate and assist member-customers with proper sample collection, submission, and interpretation to help producers maximize the benefits of Zoetis genetic testing. “Premier is...

COVID-19 Update: Premier Select Sires
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COVID-19 Update: Premier Select Sires

TUNKHANNOCK, Pa.—Despite the uncertainty Americans face due to COVID-19, Premier Select Sires will continue serving as a trusted partner and advisor to the beef and dairy producers in our 23-state territory. Premier leadership continues to monitor the situation and is prepared to take necessary actions to ensure that essential services remain operable. We will use...

Fifteen Students Receive a Total of $18,500 in 2020 Premier Select Sires Scholarships
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Fifteen Students Receive a Total of $18,500 in 2020 Premier Select Sires Scholarships

TUNKHANNOCK, Pa.—Premier Select Sires awarded a total of $18,500 to 15 college students through the 2020 Premier Future Ag Leaders Scholarship competition. Two students received $2,500 scholarships through the Johnny Daniel Memorial Scholarship and the Wayne Dudley Scholarship. Thirteen other students received scholarships of $1,000-$1,500 in value. Todd Allen of Glen-Toctin Farm, a 120-cow registered...

Fall/Winter 2019 Edition of the Premier Pioneer
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Fall/Winter 2019 Edition of the Premier Pioneer

The Fall/Winter 2019 edition of the Premier Pioneer is available online! Click here to view it. The Premier Pioneer is an external newsletter designed to connect with our member-owners, celebrate the success stories of the producers in our territory, highlight the resources our employees can offer, provide valuable industry insights and more. Join us as...

Bodenhausen Accepts New Position as Regional Marketing Manager
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Bodenhausen Accepts New Position as Regional Marketing Manager

TUNKHANNOCK, Pa.—With great pleasure and excitement, Premier Select Sires announces that Ryan Bodenhausen will assume the role of Southwestern Regional Marketing Manager. This role change will take place following current manager Joe Fowler’s retirement at the end of October 2019. Bodenhausen presently serves as a Premier Select Sires Area Sales Manager in Kansas. For the...

Premier Select Sires Holds First Premier 101 Course for Employees
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Premier Select Sires Holds First Premier 101 Course for Employees

GETTYSBURG, Pennsylvania, July 16, 2019— Since joining the Premier team in April, Manager of Employee Development, Training & Engagement Karen Wheatley has been establishing training opportunities for Premier employees. We are excited to announce that the first-ever Premier 101 Class is in the books, and graduates Stephen Smith, James Comstock & Joshua Nyce, all Reproductive...

Thomas Joins Marketing Department at Select Sires
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Thomas Joins Marketing Department at Select Sires

PLAIN CITY, Ohio, July 1, 2019 – Select Sires is excited to announce the hiring of Jennifer Thomas, North Lewisburg, Ohio, as the cooperative’s new dairy product specialist. In this role, Thomas will collaborate with multiple departments to provide Holstein promotional content and pedigree support, distribute dairy sire product updates to the federation and introduce dairy...

Select Sires Announces Restructuring to Marketing Department
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Select Sires Announces Restructuring to Marketing Department

The information below has been supplied by dairy marketers and other industry organizations. It has not been edited, verified or endorsed by Hoard’s Dairyman. To reflect increasing demand and facilitate future growth, Select Sires’ marketing department will experience restructuring and operate under new leadership beginning July 1. (L to R): Chris Sayers, Darryl Snyder, and...