Board of Directors

2015 AHA Board
Pictured is the 2014 American Hereford Association (AHA) Board of Directors. Seated (l to r) are: Eric Walker, Morrison, Tenn., president; Sam Shaw, Caldwell, Idaho, vice president; Fred Larson, Spring Valley, Wis.; David Trowbridge, Tabor, Iowa; and Craig Huffhines, Kansas City, Mo., executive vice president. Directors standing (l to r) are: Bob Thompson, Rolla, Mo.; Joe Van Newkirk, Oshkosh, Neb.; Jim Mickelson, Santa Rosa, Calif.; David Bielema, Grand Rapids, Mich.; Kevin Schultz, Haviland, Kan.; Curtis Curry, McAlester, Okla.; Johnny Harris, Screven, Ga.; and Terri Barber, Channing, Texas.



2015 AHA Board of Directors

Eric Walker, president
P.O. Box 146
Morrison, TN 37357
Sam Shaw, vice president
22453 Howe Rd.
Caldwell, ID 83607-9017

Terri Barber
10175 F.M. 3138
Channing, TX  79018

Jim Mickelson
5174 Sonoma Mountain Road
Santa Rosa, CA  95404

David Bielema
P.O. Box 550
Ada, MI  49301

Kevin Schultz
2048 280th Ave.
Haviland, KS  67059

Curtis Curry
2501 Hereford Dr.
McAlester, OK 74501-8270

Bob Thompson
12905 County Road 4010
Rolla, MO  65401

Jonny Harris
334 K-Ville Rd.
Screven, GA 31560

David Trowbridge
Box 60
Tabor, IA 51653

Fred Larson
N8494 110th St.
Spring Valley, WI 54767-8001

Joe Van Newkirk
18302 Highway 26
Oshkosh, NE  69154-5042



Latest News

Join Us in Kansas City for 2015 Annual Meeting

 Hereford enthusiasts will enjoy three days of events and activities including an educational forum, the Annual Meeting and the National Hereford Show during the American Royal. For more information including the schedule of events and hotel reservations, go to AHA Annual Meeting.

A highlight of the weekend will be "Celebrate the Brand 1501 Wyandotte." Join us Friday evening as we will celebrate 20 years of the CHB Program and recognize our Hall of Fame and scholarship winners. You can now purchase tickets online. Order tickets prior to Oct. 20 for $50 per ticket after Oct. 20 the cost will be $75.

Hereford Demand Continues: Year-end data proves Herefords are meeting the needs of commercial cattlemen

Fiscal year 2015 was a year of continued progress and growth for the Hereford breed as commercial producers continue to find value and predictability in utilizing Hereford genetics. A total of 195 Hereford production sales were reported by AHA field representatives during the fiscal year. Bull sales averaged $6,882, up nearly $1,800 per head; and females average $5,358, up more than $700 per head. Hereford reported 75,988 registrations (a 6% increase) and 44,424 transfers (a 10% increase) with 104,216 cows on inventory. The Association has 3,885 active adult members (a 7% increase) and 2,902 active junior members (a 9% increase). >>Read more fiscal year highlights

DNA Fee Increases

 Effective Sept. 1, 2015, the cost of the basic DNA profile also known as a parentage SNP profile will increase to $38. The cost of GE-EPD (genomic-enhanced expected progeny difference) tests and combination packages of GE-EPD test with the basic DNA profile or horn/poll tests will remain the same as they have been since late 2014.

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