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Lambert Elected American Hereford Association President

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Steve Lambert, Oroville, Calif. was announced as the new president of the American Hereford Association (AHA) during the Annual Membership Meeting in Kansas City, Mo., Nov. 2.
 
Steve is a second-generation Hereford breeder, who was active showing cattle as a youth on the state and national levels.
 

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Hereford Annual Meeting Weekend Planned


KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Members of the American Hereford Association (AHA) will gather in Kansas City Nov. 1-3 for the 2013 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.   

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Hereford Demand Continues to Increase

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Despite drought and escalating costs in the beef industry, Hereford breed demand continues to increase as production sale averages increased $500 during fiscal year 2013. Hereford breeders continue to experience a dramatic increase in production sale prices and reports of private-treaty sales continue to out-pace the previous year reports.

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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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