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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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Sparks, Grandview CMR Support Hereford Youth

 KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Lot X in the Grandview CMR “The Big One” Dispersal Sale Nov. 8 brought $15,000 to benefit the Hereford Youth Foundation of America (HYFA). Grady Sparks, Birmingham, Ala., placed the winning bid.

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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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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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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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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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AHA Announces 2013 Dams, Sires of Distinction

KANSAS CITY, Mo. ­­­– For 2013, 2,386 Hereford cows from 679 Hereford performance herds in 43 states earned the honor of being named a Dam of Distinction by the American Hereford Association (AHA).

For 33 years Rausch Herefords, Hoven, S.D., has led Hereford breeders with the most cows qualifying as Dams of Distinction. With 381 cows recognized, South Dakota is the top state again this year.

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Hereford Youth to Collect School Supplies for Grand Island Community

 Hereford youth participating in the Junior National Hereford Expo (JNHE) will celebrate a fourth year of “Helping Hooves” community service by collecting school supplies for a Grand Island school. The event will be June 27 through July 3 at the Nebraska State Fairgrounds in Grand Island.

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Ward Named Interim Executive Vice President

KANSAS CITY, Mo. ­­­– Jack Ward has been named interim Executive Vice President of the American Hereford Association (AHA). Eric Walker, AHA president, announced the appointment following the resignation of Craig Huffhines. 

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Hereford Board Announces EVP Search Committee

KANSAS CITY, Mo. ­­­– The American Hereford Association (AHA) Board of Directors has announced the formation of a search committee to assist with the selection of a new Executive Vice President and Association Secretary.

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