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Premier Select Sires Welcomes the Voice of Cooperative Members
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Premier Select Sires Welcomes the Voice of Cooperative Members

TUNKHANNOCK, Pa.—Premier Select Sires has formed a brand-new discovery group, which will be known as the Premier Owner’s Voice (POV), to gain insight and input from cooperative members. POV will involve all types and sizes of cooperative members to represent the more than 14,000 unique member purchasers across 23 states. “There is no question that...

David Patrick Retires After 65 Years of Service
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David Patrick Retires After 65 Years of Service

David Patrick, Reproductive Service Specialist for Premier Select Sires, retires on July 31, 2020 after 65 years of dedicated service to the agriculture and A.I. industries. David began his career as an A.I. technician on October 31, 1955 with the Maryland Artificial Breeding Cooperative, Inc. He worked full time breeding cows until April of 1992,...

The Premier Pioneer – Summer 2020 Edition
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The Premier Pioneer – Summer 2020 Edition

The Summer 2020 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 we...

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...