Changes that have occurred in the U.S. Jersey population because of breeders’ mating choices and their impact in an updated Jersey Performance Index will be discussed at a seminar, March 13 in Columbus, Ohio.

The program will be presented by Ronald E. Pearson, emeritus professor at Virginia Tech and developer of the Jersey Performance Index as well as the Functional Trait Index and Jersey Udder Index.

The seminar, also to be broadcast as a live webinar, will begin at 4 p.m. on Saturday, March 13 at the Concourse Hotel and Conference Center in Columbus, Ohio. The program is being held in conjunction with the winter meetings of the directors of the American Jersey Cattle Association and National All-Jersey Inc., and the 2010 planning meetings for The All American Jersey Show & Sale.

For Webinar log-in instructions, email: info@usjersey.com before March 10.

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Source: American Jersey Cattle Association