Press releases

Deana Jak Farms Matches Donation to Support Hereford Youth and Future Junior National Hereford Expos

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Doug and Jenny Howe of Deana Jak Farms presented $85,000 to the Hereford Youth Foundation of America (HYFA) “Growing a Lasting Legacy” campaign during the Hereford Honorees Reception Oct. 31 in Kansas City. The campaign is designed to ensure the sustainability of future Junior National Hereford Expos (JNHEs) and leadership events for generations to come. 

Hereford Champions Selected in Reno

Len & Pat McIrvin of Diamond M Ranch honored  with the 2014 Lifetime Cattlemen Award

Montana Hereford Feeder Calf Sale Success Continues

KANSAS CITY, Mo. ­­­— Buyers paid up for Hereford-influenced feeder calves at the 6th Annual Montana Hereford Influenced Feeder Calf Sale Nov. 19 at the Headwaters Livestock Auction Yard in There Forks, Mont. More than 1,000 head sold in the sale for a total revenue of $1.54 million, making the average price per head $1,536.

Hereford Activities in Denver Planned

Hereford activities during the 2014 National Western Stock Show (NWSS) in Denver will be Jan. 14-17.

2014 Annual Meeting and American Royal Press Releases

Below are links to press releases related to highlights from the 2014 American Hereford Association Annual Meeting. Photos will be available Nov. 10 at If you need photos sooner or have questions, please e-mail


Walker Elected American Hereford Association President

Certified Hereford Beef Volume Surpasses 50 million lb. Sold

 KANSAS CITY, Mo.Certified Hereford Beef (CHB) LLC experienced a record year of growth during fiscal year 2014 with 50.2 million lb. of product sold — a 2% increase compared to the previous year’s total. Since 2008, CHB LLC has increased beef sales by 43%.

Churchill, Stuber, Iron Lake Donate Heifer to Benefit Hereford Youth

 KANSAS CITY, Mo. —Churchill Cattle Co., Stuber Ranch and Iron Lake Ranch have joined together to graciously donate CCC SR ILR Foundation Lady 437B ET to sell as Lot 1, the foundation female, Jan. 16, 2015, during the Mile High Night Sale at 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.

White Hired as Hereford World Editor

KANSAS CITY, Mo. ­­­—Julie White is the new Hereford World editor. She replaces Angie Stump Denton who will continue to be the American Hereford Association (AHA) Director of Communications and Public Relations. Julie brings a combination of cattle knowledge and journalism experience to the role.   

Cutting Edge Sale Raises $81,600 for Hereford Research

KANSAS CITY, Mo. ­­­— A total of $86,700 was raised during the Cutting Edge Sale Sept. 5 aboard the Showboat Branson Belle. The 15 donated lots generated an abundance of excitement from charitable bidders for the benefit of the Hereford Research Foundation (HRF) and the Hereford Youth Foundation of America (HYFA).

Hereford Champions Selected at Keystone; ROF Time is Money Named Supreme Champion Over All Breeds

 KANSAS CITY, Mo. – ­­ROF Time is Money 311A ET and LCC TG Merry Feeling 3158ET topped the Keystone International Livestock Exposition (KILE) National Hereford Show in Harrisburg, Pa., Oct. 3. Time is Money went on to be named supreme champion over all breeds.

Hereford Genetic Summit: Get on Board, Navigate Your Future

 KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Hereford breeders were challenged to embrace technology, focus on the customer, and concentrate on feed efficiency and end-product merit during the Hereford Genetic Summit Sept. 4-5.

Growing Hereford Demand Leads to Increases in Registrations, Transfers, Cows on Inventory, Membership

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Fiscal year 2014 was a year of expansion and growth for the Hereford breed as commercial producers continue to find value and predictability in utilizing Hereford genetics.


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