• Matt Waters Returns to ABS as District Sales Manager

    ABS Global welcomes the return of Matt Waters to the sales management team. “I am delighted to welcome Matt back to the ABS fold and I sincerely believe he will be a great asset to both the local team and ABS as a whole,” stated Ian Hildon, Area Sales Manager. “His wealth of knowledge and experience in the North American market will greatly benefit ABS Global.” An Australia native, Waters has held various roles within the dairy industry.

  • Top 100 TPI List Includes Strength and Power of ABS Lineup

    The release of December 2011 USDA Genetic Evaluations marked the seventh sire summary in a row that ABS has led the industry in the number of Holstein USA’s list of Top 100 TPI list sires. December’s run included 34 ABS sires – more than any in the industry. “The ABS lineup is more solid than ever,” stated Scott Bentley, global dairy product manager.

  • ABS Global Welcomes Evan Schnadt as Dairy Programs Support Specialist

    Evan Schnadt has joined ABS Global, Inc. as dairy programs support specialist and member of the dairy performance programs team. “We are pleased to welcome Evan as part of the team to help create added customer value through the use of reproductive performance reporting tools, dairy record analysis and customer support,” stated Emily Novinskie, genetic management system coordinator.

  • ABS Global Welcomes Michael Cardoso as Udder Health Specialist

    Michael Cardoso has joined ABS Global, Inc. as an udder health specialist and member of the dairy performance product team. “We are excited to have Michael on board as part of the ABS commitment to producers and sales outlets to continue the growth and development of the udder care business,” stated Steve Fried, director of dairy performance programs.

  • New Graduates Rise to the Top at ABS Global

    New dairy graduates from ABS Global offer superior genetics with the release of December 2011 USDA Genetic Evaluations. “The new graduate lineup is highlighted by diverse sires with the ability to produce high type, profitable daughters that can put milk in the tank,” stated Scott Bentley, global dairy product mderanager. “We strive to offer elite genetics that will fulfill and exceed breeders’ goals, and this list of graduates provides producers desirable options within the focus of their sire ...

  • Ben Lohmann Joins ABS as Beef Sire Acquisition Manager

    ABS Global, Inc. welcomes Ben Lohmann to the ABS beef team, assuming the position of beef sire acquisition manager. Lohmann will work with the beef product management and sales team to direct and further ABS’ beef sire acquisition and development strategy.

  • ABS Global Congratulates Semen & Tank Winner Jim Engel

    ABS Global, Inc. congratulates Jim Engel as the winner of the 2011 World Dairy Expo promotion, which included a semen tank from MVE and $2500 worth of ABS sired products. Engel is the herd manager at Wakker Dairy of Kewaunee, Wis.

  • ABS Global Welcomes Dan Bauer as GMS Development Manager

    ABS is excited to announce the appointment of Daniel Bauer to the position of GMS Development Manager. “ABS is fortunate to have Dan join our team. His experience in linear evaluations, training and promotions will prove to be real assets in fulfilling the expectations of the development manager role.

  • ABS Global Welcomes Graham Buchanan as Asia Distribution Manager

    Graham Buchanan has joined Genus as a part of the Asia Pacific bovine team. Graham will be managing the ABS Asia Distributor business, as well as taking on the role of Country Manager for ABS South Africa. “Graham brings 25 years of direct involvement with the genetics industry and his knowledge and business experience make him a valuable asset in this position,” stated Jay Weiker, International Bovine Manager for Genus plc.

  • ABS Global Announces New U.S. Graduates

    With the release of the August 2011 USDA Genetic Evaluations, ABS Global expands the dairy lineup with 17 new graduates. “The new graduate lineup is highlighted by sires that will transmit ideal dairy conformation, health and fitness, and have the ability to put milk in the tank,” stated Scott Bentley, Global Dairy Product Manager. “We strive to offer elite genetics that will fulfill and exceed breeders’ goals, and this all-encompassing list of graduates will give producers desirable options wit...

  • Worden Joins ABS Global as California Cornerstone Specialist

    Hannah Worden joins the ABS Global team as California Cornerstone Specialist. “Worden’s extensive and diverse knowledge of the dairy industry and her experience in record keeping will make her an asset to the Cornerstone team,” stated Matt Sneller, Western US Cornerstone Supervisor. “We look forward to having Hannah work with ABS customers in California.” A 2009 graduate of Cornell University, Worden has taken on various roles in the industry.

  • St. Jacobs Animal Breeding Cooperative Under New Ownership

    Tim and Sharyn Abbott of Fairfield, Vermont, have recently purchased the business of St. Jacobs ABC from the members of St. Jacobs Animal Breeding Cooperative.

  • Herd Management Tour Showcases ABS Progeny & Programs

    ABS Global held its 2011 Spring Tour June 6-9 in scenic Idaho. The tour drew over 60 participants world-wide, including individuals from the United Kingdom, Ireland, Mexico, and the United States. On the tour, participants were able to view progeny as well as outstanding results of ABS programs including Reproductive Management System® (RMS), Genetic Management System® (GMS), and the ABS Cornerstone® progeny test program.

  • ABS Global Celebrates 70th Anniversary

    ABS Global, Inc. is celebrating 70 years in business this year. Throughout the years, ABS has shared a strong legacy within the dairy and beef industries.

  • Johnson Joins ABS Global as Midwest Cornerstone Specialist

    Leah Johnson joins the ABS Global team as Midwest Cornerstone Specialist. “Leah’s exceptional ability to work with dairy breeders, as well as provide accurate evaluations and effective service will make her an asset to the Cornerstone team,” stated Josey Morris, U.S. Progeny Promotions Supervisor.

  • Johnson Joins ABS Global as Midwest Cornerstone Specialist

    Leah Johnson joins the ABS Global team as Midwest Cornerstone Specialist. “Leah’s exceptional ability to work with dairy breeders, as well as provide accurate evaluations and effective service will make her an asset to the Cornerstone team,” stated Josey Morris, U.S. Progeny Promotions Supervisor.

  • ABS Global Welcomes Steve Fried as Dairy Programs and Services Director

    Steve Fried joins the ABS Global team in a newly created role of Dairy Programs and Services Director. “Steve brings a wealth of knowledge and almost twenty years of experience with ABS to this position, and we are excited to have him as a part of the North American Management Team,” stated Jack Hippen, North America General Manager. “Steve’s outstanding leadership will make him an asset to the continued development of our business.” Fried has spent the majority of his professional career with A...

  • DUNDEE Named Premier Sire at Midwest National Spring Show

    It was a grand day for 94HO10276 Regancrest DUNDEE at the Midwest National Holstein Spring Show in Jefferson, Wisconsin where he hailed as Premier Sire. Official judge Michael Heath of Westminster, Maryland placed 196 head on Saturday, April 16. Influencing the Premier Sire recognition included three DUNDEE sired milking daughters being class‐winners, two runner‐ups and three standing third in their respective cow classes.

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