Existing strong genetics, scientific breeding programs for genetic advancement, a DNA tracked registry program and superior breeding facilities have already given the North American alpacas a reputation of being the best amongst international judges.
Jupiter, FL (PRWEB) May 01, 2017
American Farmer is proud to announce that Alpaca Owners Association, Inc. (AOA) will be featured in an upcoming episode of the highly acclaimed TV series, airing third quarter 2017. American Farmer airs Tuesdays at 8:30aET on RFD-TV. Check your local listings for more info.
Located in Lincoln, Nebraska, AOA has been registering alpacas in the United States and internationally since 1988. With more than 10,000 members and more than 250,000 alpacas in its registry database, AOA is the world’s largest alpaca association. The not-for-profit corporation provides an internationally recognized pedigree registry, national marketing program for alpacas and alpaca fleece products, national show system, judge training program, magazine and the industry’s largest Expected Progeny Difference (EPD) program.
In this segment, viewers will learn about the association, its programs and the continuing education it offers to current and prospective alpaca owners throughout the world. Moreover, the show will educate audiences on the important role alpacas play in American agriculture today.
“The alpaca industry has been steadily growing in North America for more than 30 years. In the United States and Canada, alpaca business owners are striving to build the highest quality herd in the world,” said Bud Synhorst, Executive Director of AOA. “Existing strong genetics, scientific breeding programs for genetic advancement, a DNA tracked registry program and superior breeding facilities have already given the North American alpacas a reputation of being the best amongst international judges.”
“With the vision of creating a recognized and sustainable alpaca industry for alpaca owners in North American, the Alpaca Owners Association works hard to help members facilitate their success within the industry,” said Jennifer Tierney, Senior Producer for the American Farmer series.
About Alpaca Owners Association:
With headquarters in Lincoln, Alpaca Owners Association, Inc. (AOA) provides the world’s largest, internationally recognized alpaca pedigree registry, alpaca show system, judge training program, magazine and an alpaca Expected Progeny Difference (EPD) program. AOA facilitates alpaca education and marketing support to current and prospective alpaca owners throughout the world. AOA’s primary purpose is to maintain an official DNA validated genealogical registry system, administer an alpaca show system, provide education about the operation of sustainable alpaca businesses, promote alpaca ownership and alpaca related products and encourage scientific research to the benefit of the alpaca industry. AOA is governed by its nine-member Board of Directors, with three positions annually elected by AOA’s voting membership.
For more information, visit: http://www.alpacainfo.com.
About American Farmer:
American Farmer is a breakthrough program on a mission to showcase the latest advancements in agriculture and farming. From seed to harvest, livestock and more, our producers have traveled the country covering the people, places and issues impacting all areas of farm country.
American Farmer airs Tuesdays at 8:30am ET on RFD-TV. Check your local listing for show times.
For more information visit http://www.AmericanFarmerTV.com or contact Jennifer Tierney at (866) 496-4065 or via email at: info(at)americanfarmertv.com.