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BIF Annual Meeting and Research Symposium Highlights

June 28, 2019

Cattlemen and researchers from around the world headed to Brookings, S.D., for four days of collaboration and networking during the Beef Improvement Federation’s (BIF) Annual Meeting and Research Symposium June 18-21. The 51st annual convention kicked off Tuesday with a young producer symposium followed by the National Association of Animal Breeders Symposium that evening. Wednesday’s […]

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Mershon Cattle named BIF Commercial Producer of the Year

June 20, 2019

The Beef Improvement Federation (BIF) presented Bruce and Tracey Mershon of Mershon Cattle LLC the BIF Commercial Producer of the Year Award June 18 during the group’s annual meeting and symposium in Brookings, S.D. This national award is presented annually to a producer to recognize their dedication to improving the beef industry at the commercial […]

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Van Newkirk Herefords Named BIF Seedstock Producer of Year

June 26, 2018

VanNewkirk BIF Seedstock Producer of the Year from American Hereford Association on Vimeo. Van Newkirk Herefords Names BIF Seedstock Producer of Year LOVELAND, Colorado – The Beef Improvement Federation (BIF) presented Van Newkirk Herefords, Oshkosh, Nebraska, the BIF Seedstock Producer of the Year Award June 22 during the group’s annual meeting and symposium in Loveland, […]

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Huffhines Presented BIF Pioneer Award

June 25, 2018

LOVELAND, Colorado – The Beef Improvement Federation (BIF) presented Craig Huffhines, Amarillo, Texas, the BIF Pioneer Award June 21 during the group’s annual meeting and symposium in Loveland, Colorado. The award recognizes individuals who have made lasting contributions to the improvement of beef cattle, honoring those who have had a major role in acceptance of […]

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Future of the Beef Industry Discussed at BIF Convention

June 21, 2018

For 50 years the Beef Improvement Federation has hosted the annual research symposium and convention. The convention serves to facilitate discussion and provide education on current issues facing the beef industry. This week staff members from the American Hereford Association are in attendance at the annual convention. Keep watching our Facebook page and Twitter account […]

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BIF Celebrates 50 Years

May 10, 2018

BIF Celebrates 50 Years By Lisa Bard, BluePrint Media | BIF Sponsor The Beef Improvement Federation (BIF) is celebrating 50 years in 2018. Themed “Elevating the Industry,” the Annual Meeting and Research Symposium is poised not only to celebrate the last 50 years but launch into the next 50. BIF was officially founded in 1968, […]

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BIF Tour Includes Hereford Producer: Innisfail Farm

June 8, 2017

The Beef Improvement Federation (BIF) Annual Convention and Research Symposium wrapped up the three-day event with an agricultural tour throughout middle Georgia. They concluded the tour with a visit to Innisfail Farm in Madison, Ga. Check out some of the photos from the final leg of the tour below:

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6 Key Messages from the BIF Convention

June 7, 2017

Cattlemen from across the U.S. gathered May 31-June 3, in Athens, Ga., at the Beef Improvement Federation Annual Convention and Research Symposium. This annual gathering of the leading seedstock and commercial beef producers, academics and allied industry partners sets the stage for genetic improvement in the beef cattle industry. Here are six key takeaways from […]

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Dr. Bob Weaber: ‘Mind the Gap’ with genetic improvements

June 5, 2017

Dr. Bob Weaber, Kansas State University faculty member and Beef Improvement Federation (BIF) Annual Convention presenter, took a few moments to discuss the importance of the BIF Annual Convention with the American Hereford Association (AHA) team. Weaber presented a summary of the morning general session, titled “What You Heard.” The general session presenters covered the progress and […]

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Dr. Matt Spangler Discusses BIF Convention

June 5, 2017

The American Hereford Association (AHA) team had a great time at the Beef Improvement Federation (BIF) Annual Convention and Research Symposium. The first day of proceedings mainly focused on the area of genomics and how producers can utilize genetic improvements in the beef cattle industry. Matt Spangler, University of Nebraska – Lincoln faculty member, along […]

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