Press Releases

2017 Junior National Hereford Expo Expected to be Largest to Date

June 16, 2017

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The largest Junior National Hereford Expo (JNHE) to-date is set to take place July 15-21 in Louisville, Ky., at the Kentucky Exposition Center. More than 920 junior exhibitors and their families will bring 1,835 head of Hereford cattle from 35 states to compete at the 2017 JNHE, totaling 2,200 entries. “We […]


Register for the Win, Place, Show 5k Run

June 12, 2017

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The 2017 Junior National Hereford Expo (JNHE) in Louisville, Ky., will kick off at 7 a.m. on Sunday, July 16, with the Win, Place, Show 5K Race at the Kentucky Exposition Center. The 5k course will begin at the Broadbent arena, continue past Kentucky Kingdom and follow the Circle of Champions […]


Email Release Concerning Misconception of DNA Testing

April 13, 2017

On the weekend of April 8-9, a series of posts were put on social media and various blogs discussing the alleged breed make up of a US Hereford sire. This result was supposedly reported by an Australian Hereford Breeder and confirmed by the Australian Hereford Society CEO, Dr. Alex Ball. I had correspondence with Alex […]


Make Plans to Attend the 2017 BIF Convention

March 28, 2017

The 2017 Beef Improvement Federation convention will be held May 31-June 3 in Athens, Ga. Founded in 1968, the BIF is an organization dedicated to advancing and coordinating all segments of the beef industry. The 2017 BIF schedule is as follows: Wednesday, May 31 8 a.m. – Noon BIF Board Meeting Noon – 7 p.m. […]


NJHA Scholarship Deadline April 1

March 16, 2017

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – This summer, more than $25,000 of scholarship money is available for active National Junior Hereford Association (NJHA) members who are seniors in high school or currently enrolled in a college program. In addition to scholarships, the NJHA also honors deserving members with junior and senior prospect awards as well as the […]


Norsten Joins CHB as Regional Brand Manager

March 9, 2017

KANSAS CITY, Mo. –Tim Norsten, St. Paul, Minn., joined the Certified Hereford Beef staff March 6 as the Midwest regional brand manager. Norsten will work with clients in the Midwest region to expand the availability of CHB products and promote the CHB brand. Norsten joins the team with extensive retail and foodservice experience. He has […]


JNHE Ambassador Applications Due March 15

March 9, 2017

Kansas City, Mo. –The American Hereford Association and National Junior Hereford Association are offering five “mini” internships for college students interested in gaining experience in national show coordination at the 2017 Junior National Hereford Expo, July 15-21 in and Louisville, Ky. Ambassadors will gain experience in social media, communications, office and customer service, event planning, […]


The Hereford Derby: An Elite Frozen Genetics Sale

March 6, 2017

Don’t miss your opportunity to bid on some of the best genetics in the industry! The Hereford Derby online sale benefitting the 2017 Junior National Hereford Expo is March 7 at 7 p.m. CST on Lots include semen and embryo packages. A special thanks goes to The Hereford Derby consignors including: Churchill Cattle Co., […]


74 Head Entered in NJHA Fed Steer Shootout

February 21, 2017

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Seventy-four head of cattle from National Junior Hereford Association members in nine states are on feed for the NJHA Fed Steer Shootout competition at Gregory Feedlots Inc., in Tabor, Iowa. The program is an opportunity for NJHA members to gain invaluable cattle-feeding industry education and experience. Participants will have the ability […]


Bedwell Teaches Course at NCBA Cattlemen’s Convention

February 9, 2017

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Shane Bedwell, AHA director of breed improvement and chief operating officer, taught the course “Reducing lameness and improving cattle structure through genetics and management” Feb. 1 at the 24th edition of the Cattlemen’s College during the 2017 National Cattlemen’s Beef Association Cattle Industry Convention in Nashville. Bedwell’s course was one of […]

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