Annual Meeting

 
2015 Annual Meeting Schedule of Events

Friday, Oct. 30
1 p.m. Hereford Educational Forum, Kansas City Marriott Downtown

·       Genetic Evaluations: Old and New, Dorian Garrick, Iowa State University Lush Chair in animal breeding and genetics and NBCEC executive director
·       New Hereford Traits, Sally Northcutt, Method Genetics LLC
·       Scoring Udders and Teats, Bill Bowman, Method Genetics LLC

4 p.m. National Hereford Women (NHW) board meeting, Kansas City Marriott Downtown
5 p.m. Celebrate the Brand on Wyandotte, AHA office

Saturday, Oct. 31
9 a.m. Annual Meeting, Kansas City Marriott Downtown
1 p.m. NHW Annual Meeting, Kansas City Marriott Downtown
2 p.m. Ladies of the Royal Sale, American Royal Wagstaff Sale Arena
3:30 p.m. 40 Years of Royalty: Celebrating the National Queen Program, American Royal Governor’s Room
5 p.m. Junior Hereford Show, American Royal Hale Arena

Sunday, Nov. 1
8 a.m. National Hereford Show, American Royal Hale Arena
8:30 a.m. Board Q&A, American Royal Governor’s Room

 

Headquarters hotel:

Kansas City Marriott Downtown
200 West 12th Street, Kansas City, MO 64105
816-421-6800
Rate: $114
Cutoff date: Oct. 6
Make a reservation online or call  1-877-303-0104

Overflow hotel:

The Westin Kansas City at Crown Center
1 E Pershing Road
Kansas City, MO 64108
888-627-8538
Rate: $144
Please reference American Hereford Association to get the discounted rate 

>> Press Release

 
Highlights from the 2014 Annual Meeting:

>> Download pdf of PowerPoint from Annual Meeting
>> Watch Annual Meeting "Highlight Video"
>> Download Annual Report

 
Highlights from the 2013 Annual Meeting:

>> Download pdf of PowerPoint from Annual Meeting
>> Watch Annual Meeting "Year-in-Review Video"
>> Download Annual Report

Highlights from the 2012 Annual Meeting:

>> Download pdf of PowerPoint from Annual Meeting
>> Watch Annual Meeting "Year-in-Review Video"
>> Download Annual Report

 

Latest News

Plan to Attend Annual Meeting

Plan to join us in Kansas City Oct. 30 through Nov. 1 for the 2015 Annual Meeting. Hereford enthusiasts from across the U.S. will enjoy three days of events and activities including educational forums, the Annual Meeting and the National Hereford Show during the American Royal. For more information including the schedule of events and hotel reservations, go to AHA Annual Meeting.

DNA Fee Increases

 Effective Sept. 1, 2015, the cost of the basic DNA profile also known as a parentage SNP profile will increase to $38. The cost of GE-EPD (genomic-enhanced expected progeny difference) tests and combination packages of GE-EPD test with the basic DNA profile or horn/poll tests will remain the same as they have been since late 2014.

Auction Raises $38,500 for Hereford Research

Thanks to the supporters of the Hereford Research Foundation, including donors, buyers and bidders, the AHA is able to continue to invest in industry leading research. During the fourth annual auction to benefit the Hereford Research Foundation July 23, 13 lots were sold on BuyHereford.com grossing $38,500. The top selling lot was the opportunity to purchase embryos from Knoll Crest Farm, Red House, Va. Falling River Farm, Concord, Va., paid $8,000 for Lot 4. >> Read More Highlights

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