Identifying, Managing, and Marketing of the Feedlot Calf

Dustin Puhrmann, Beef Production Specialist, with Cooperative Farmers Elevator in Iowa.

February 2019 Webinar: "Selection Index Review and Feedlot Nutrition Overview"

Speaker: Dr. Rachel Endecott

 Click here to watch the March webinar

 Get program information here.


June 11-15 - North Central - West Fargo, ND
June 19-22 -  South Central - Stillwater, OK
June 19-22 - Eastern - Lewisburg, WV - June 19-22
June 26-29 -  Western - Logan, UT

July 21-28 -  National Classic, - Louisville, KY in conjunction

with the  Simmental Breeders Sweepstakes

Hotel Scholarship

Download the application here.

Eileen DuJardin Memorial National Classic Travel Scholarship
Avid Simmental breeder Eileen DuJardin from Bremond, TX, passed away March 14, 2018. To commemorate DuJardin’s passion for the cattle industry and youth, the Eileen DuJardin Memorial AJSA National Classic Scholarship has been established through the American Simmental-Simbrah Foundation. Funds from this scholarship will help sponsor an AJSA member to attend the National Classic each year. Applications are due May 10 via email to .     Read more here. 
The Eastern Junior Simmental Fund has elected to initiate a yearly $3,000.00 higher education scholarship for an Eastern Junior Simmental member.
This scholarship support will be in addition to the current Regional Classic financial support.
Download information:      Application        Rules 
Additional information may be obtained by contacting: Dr. Fred Swain |  502 599-4560   |


AJSA 2019 National Classic

July 21-28

 Louisville, KY

Kentucky Exposition Center

in conjunction with the  Simmental Breeders Sweepstakes

National Classic Schedule is available here



Crowne Plaza Louisville Airport Hotel
Group Name:  AJSA 2019 National Classic
PH: 1-888-233-9527  /  $122/rate
830 Phillips Ln. Louisville, KY 40209
Make Reservation

La Quinta Inn & Suites Louisville Airport & Expo
PH: 1-502-368-0007  /  $116/rate
4125 Preston Hwy. Louisville, KY 40213
Make Reservation



Please make your camping reservations by calling the
Kentucky Exposition Center RV Department / PH: 502-367-5380 
Reservations can be made up to a year in advance. 

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The AJSA is dedicated to providing its members with every opportunity to succeed. In doing so we would like to make all members aware of the various industry awards offered to agriculturally minded youth all around the country.

Merit Awards, Peter Courtney Memorial & Industry Awards