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Sankey Joins Genex Beef Team

Cody-Sankey-Genex-Beef-Sire-Procurement-Manager.jpgSHAWANO, Wisconsin — Genex Cooperative, Inc. announces Cody Sankey of Economy, Indiana, as the cooperative’s new Beef Sire Procurement Manager.

“We are pleased to welcome Cody to the Genex beef team,” states Brad Johnson, Genex Director of Beef Genetics. “We believe his past experiences will serve him well in this role, as he’s gained a great combination of cow sense and science-based knowledge.”

Sankey is a graduate of Oklahoma State University where he earned a bachelor’s degree in animal science and a master’s in ruminant nutrition. During his time at Oklahoma State, he also competed on a national champion livestock judging team.

After college, Sankey managed the Michigan State University Beef Cattle Center for eight years and coached the university’s livestock judging team. Most recently, he worked for a livestock nutrition and animal microbiology company based in Indiana. He also serves on the Indiana Beef Cattle Association board of directors and is the second vice president of the Indiana Angus Association.

Sankey is a fifth generation cattleman. He hails from Sankey’s 6N Ranch in Council Grove, Kansas, the second longest running registered Angus herd in the U.S. Today, he and his wife raise Angus and Hereford cattle and remain active in both their families’ cattle operations.

For more information on Genex, visit http://genex.crinet.com, follow Genex Beef on Facebook or call 888-333-1783.

About Genex
Genex Cooperative, Inc., headquartered in Shawano, Wisconsin, is the trusted provider of world-class animal genetics, progressive reproductive solutions, value-added products and innovative services to members and customers across the U.S. This is accomplished through 950 dedicated employees working in three product and service segments: cattle genetics and reproduction, livestock marketing, and milking and farmstead equipment. Genex is a subsidiary of Cooperative Resources International. Learn more at http://genex.crinet.com.