Holstein Association USA will be hosting an educational webinar for interested Holstein breeders regarding the recently discovered haplotypes impacting fertility. The webinar will be held Wednesday, August 24, from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Eastern time. Leading the presentation will be Dr. Roger Shanks, Holstein Association USA Dairy Genetics Consultant, who will discuss general information about the haplotypes, as well as ways to use this information in your breeding program. Webinar registrants will have the opportunity to submit questions in advance (at the time of registration), or ask them during the webinar. To register for the webinar, visit www.holsteinusa.com/pedigree_info/genetic_codes_traits.html and click the button to "Register for Webinar." Educational resources about the haplotypes impacting fertility are currently available on the Holstein Association USA website at www.holsteinusa.com/pedigree_info/genetic_codes_traits.html. A complete listing all genomic tested bulls and females with their carrier status can be found there as well. For more information or assistance registering for the webinar, contact Lindsey Worden at Lworden@holstein.com or 800.952.5200, ext. 4096. 08.19.2011