Accelerated Genetics forms marketing agreement with UK company

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Wisconsin-based Accelerated Genetics announces a joint marketing agreement with United Kingdom (UK)-based Cogent Breeding Ltd.

Under this new agreement Accelerated Genetics is the exclusive distributor in the United States and Canada for Cogent's elite range of dairy and beef sires. The agreement also extends to sexed semen from selected sires. Cogent is the pioneering business behind sexed semen technology and supply, and is the UK market leader in this field.

Accelerated Genetics President and Chief Executive Officer Joel Groskreutz states, "The formation of this marketing agreement with Cogent reinforces Accelerated Genetics' long term commitment to assist today's producers in achieving their ultimate herd goals by providing superior quality sires."

Through this marketing agreement Accelerated Genetics can offer producers in the US and Canada exclusive access to Cogent's elite range of dairy genetics, which includes 224HO02881 Cogent Supershot. Currently Supershot is the industry-leading genomically-tested sire for GTPI (+2625) and Net Merit (+$1047).

Cogent International Sales Manager, John Cochrane comments on this agreement, "Accelerated Genetics has built an excellent reputation for innovation and customer service in North America. Cogent is delighted that producers in the US and Canada will have access to our elite product line up.



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