Johnson Joins Select Sires Beef Department

PLAIN CITY, Ohio, December 3, 2014 - Select Sires Inc. is pleased to announce the hiring of Jennie Johnson as graphic designer and administrative coordinator for the beef sire department. Johnson will be responsible for graphic design and advertising for the beef program on both national and member cooperative levels and will be highly involved with designing the annual beef sire directory, fall flyer, calendar and other important publications and communications from the beef program. She will effectively promote Select Sires' beef genetic programs and services as well as design and produce materials to support the Select Sires brand.

Johnson obtained a bachelor's degree in agricultural communication from Oklahoma State University in May 2013. While in college she was vice president of Agriculture Communicators of Tomorrow and active in Block and Bridle and the Oklahoma Collegiate Cattlewomen's Association. Johnson is no stranger to visual marketing, as she recently served as the graphic designer and photographer for the Shorthorn Country magazine.

"Jennie was a shining star among the many applicants we had for this position," explains Dr. Aaron Arnett, vice president of beef genetics. "Her blend of professional skills, friendly personality and beef industry experience make her the perfect fit for our team."

Based in Plain City, Ohio, Select Sires Inc., is North America's largest A.I. organization and is comprised of nine farmer-owned and -controlled cooperatives. As the industry leader, it provides highly fertile semen as well as excellence in service and programs to achieve its basic objective of supplying dairy and beef producers with North America's best genetics at a reasonable price.