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Churchill Donates Three Sale Lots to Hereford Research Foundation

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — For the third year in a row, Churchill Cattle Co. is graciously donating proceeds to the Hereford Research Foundation (HRF) from its fall sale.

This year, the “World Class Female Sale” will take place Friday, Sept. 20, at the ranch near Manhattan, Mont. Dale and Nancy Venhuizen have generously donated proceeds from not just one, but three lots. Two will be semen lots, the other is a dining experience during the American Hereford Association Annual Meeting in Kansas City.    

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GKB Cattle Donates Heifer to Benefit Hereford Youth

 KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Gary and Kathy Buchholz of GKB Cattle, Waxahachie, Texas, have generously donated GKB 8144 Notice Me Too B19 ET to sell as Lot 1, the foundation female, Jan. 17 during the Mile High Night Sale during the National Western Stock Show in Denver. All proceeds will benefit the Hereford Youth Foundation of America (HYFA) and the “Growing a Lasting Legacy” campaign supporting leadership and education for the next generation of Hereford youth.   

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Grandview CMR Donate Lot X to Benefit Hereford Youth

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — William and Jackie Adair along with Walt and Jil McKellar of Grandview CMR, Como, Miss., have made a gracious donation of a lot in their sale with all proceeds to benefit the Hereford Youth Foundation of America (HYFA)    

During Grandview CMR’s “The Big One” Dispersal Sale on Friday Nov. 8, Lot X, a heifer pregnancy sired by RST Time’s A Wastin’ 0124 and out of DJB 46B Beth 1L, will sell to benefit the HYFA.    

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Befort Hired as CHB LLC Supply Chain Manager

KANSAS CITY, Mo. ­­­— Trey Befort, Overland Park, Kan., is the new Certified Hereford Beef (CHB) LLC supply chain manager. CHB LLC is a subsidiary of the American Hereford Association.
           

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Bradshaw Hired as Education and Information Services Coordinator

KANSAS CITY, Mo. ­­­— Christine (Christy) Bradshaw was hired as the new education and information services coordinator for the American Hereford Association (AHA).

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AHA Announces Fall 2013 Gold TPR Breeders, EPDs

KANSAS CITY —— Twenty-four dedicated Hereford breeders achieved Gold TPRTM (Total Performance Records) status for fall 2013, according to the American Hereford Association (AHA).

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BuyHereford.com Auction Raises $43,948 for Hereford Research Foundation

KANSAS CITY, Mo. ­­­— More than $43,000 was raised for Hereford research during the BuyHereford.com auction July 25. The 40 donated lots generated plenty of excitement from charitable bidders for the benefit of the Hereford Research Foundation (HRF).
 

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Hereford Youth Exhibit 1,213 Entries at Junior National Hereford Expo

Hereford youth gathered in Kansas City, Mo., July 14-21 for the 2013 VitaFerm Junior National Hereford Expo (JNHE). During the event, 1,213 entries were evaluated plus Hereford youth were presented scholarships totaling nearly $25,000 and participated in more than 20 contests outside the showring.

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Hereford Youth will be in Kansas City for “Show Me the Herefords”

KANSAS CITY, Mo. ­­­— Hereford youth, their families and supporters, will travel to Kansas City, Mo., for the 14th annual Junior National Hereford Expo (JNHE) sponsored by VitaFerm®, a product line of BioZyme® Inc. The event will run from Sunday, July 14 till Sunday, July 21.

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BuyHereford.com Auction To Raise Funds for Hereford Research

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A variety of unique items and opportunities will be up for bid July 25 on BuyHereford.com with all proceeds benefiting the Hereford Research Foundation. For the last three years BuyHereford.com has been hosting annual auctions filled with unique lots to benefit the foundation, and each has garnered more than $20,000 to help fund research.

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Woods Hired as Creative Services Coordinator

KANSAS CITY, Mo. ­­­— Nicole Woods, Kansas City, Kan., has been selected as the new Hereford Publications Inc. (HPI) creative services coordinator. Nicole graduated in May 2013 with a degree in agricultural communications and journalism from Kansas State University.
           

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Natural Service Sires Born After Jan. 1 2011 Need a DNA Profile

In November 2010 the American Hereford Association (AHA) Board implemented a policy requiring DNA on all future walking herd sires. Therefore, any sire born after Jan. 1, 2011, must have DNA on file at the official AHA lab — GeneSeek Inc. — prior to registering calves out of that bull.

In order to get the profile completed, you will need to order the DNA kit from the AHA. To order the kit you need the registration number of the sire and the kit can be mailed, emailed or faxed to you.

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