Annual Meeting

2021 Annual Meeting

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Hilton Kansas City Airport
8801 NW 112th St
Kansas City, MO 64153

$112/Night
Cutoff date: Noon Wednesday, September 29, 2021
Book by contacting the hotel directly at 1-800-HILTONS


2021 Annual Meeting Forum & Awards Banquet – Shorthorn Sesquicentennial Kick Off

All times are tentative and subject to change

Friday, October 22, 2021

9:00 a.m.  National Shorthorn Show at the American Royal Complex

5:00-8:00 p.m. Breeders’ Happy Hour/Social at the ASA office – Drinks & hors d’oeuvres

Saturday, October 23, 2021
Forum: 150 Years of ASA
At the Hilton Kansas City Airport – Kansas City, Mo.

7:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast (in conference room)

8:00-9:15 a.m. Shorthorn Trivia: Test your knowledge on breed history and facts.

9:15 a.m.-10:00 a.m. How Shorthorn Fits in the History of the Industry: Dr. Tom Field, University of Nebraska

10:00 a.m.-10:20 am. Break

10:20 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Shorthorn Legends: Panel, Breeders sharing their Shorthorn stories of the past.
Don Cagwin, Ill.
Don Cardey, Calif.
Brian Cates, Ind.
Barry Jordan, Ind.
Ed Kruse, Neb.
Les Mathers, Ill.
David Ragsdale, Ky.
Dale Studer, Iowa
Bill Rasor, Texas

12:00-1:30 p.m. Lunch

2:00-4:00 p.m. ASA Annual Meeting

4:00-5:30 p.m. Pre-Banquet Social

5:30-8:30 p.m. Awards Banquet

2020 Annual Meeting

The 2020 Annual Meeting was held virtually on February 6th, 2021. 

2019 Annual Meeting

The 2019 Annual Meeting was held on November 22 and 23 in Kansas City, Missouri, at Hilton Kansas City Airport. If you missed the annual meeting you can view speaker powerpoint presentations below.

Breed Performance Update presented by Matt Woolfolk, ASA Staff

AI Sire Procurement presented by ABS

Shorthorn Heifer Project presented by Patrick Wall, Iowa State University

Selection Indexes presented by Matt Woolfolk, ASA Staff

2018 Annual Meeting

The 2018 Annual Meeting was held on November 30 and Dec 1 in Kansas City, Missouri, at Harrah’s Hotel & Casino. If you missed the annual meeting you can view speaker powerpoint presentations below.

Grass Fed Beef Programs presented by Dr. Jason Rowntree, Michigan State University

Certification of Niche Markets presented by Seth Diehm, EarthClaims, LLC

Using Performance Technologies presented by Matt Woolfolk, ASA Staff

New Market Transformations presented by Bryce Schumann, Cooperative Solutions Manager

Opportunities with Consumer Sustainability presented by Dr. Dan Thomson, Kansas State University

2017 Annual Meeting

The 2017 Annual Meeting was held on December 1 and 2 in Kansas City, Missouri, at Harrah’s Hotel & Casino. If you missed the annual meeting you can view speaker powerpoint presentations below.

2017 Annual Meeting ‘State of the Association’ presented by Montie D. Soules, Executive Secretary/CEO

Recipe for Combining Performance & Phenotype presented by Dr. Mark Johnson, Oklahoma State University

Heterosis Importance to the Industry presented by Dr. Bob Weaber, Kansas State University

Selection Indexes presented by Matt Woolfolk, ASA Staff

Update on $Fescue presented by Patrick Wall, Iowa State University Extension Beef Specialist

Olsen Ranches presented by Dave Olsen, Olsen Ranches

Shorthorn GPE Project presented by Larry Keuhn, U.S. Meat Animal Research Center

Making Shorthorns Great Again presented by Bryce Schumann

Building Blocks for a Better Genetic Evaluation presented by Matt Woolfolk, ASA Staff