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Wrapping it Up

December 4, 2019

by Rylee Barber, NJHA Vice Chairman The most wonderful time of the year is here! Many people are preparing to see family, planning their perfect holiday feast, and wrapping up gifts to give their loved ones. Well this year I am wrapping up something a little different. I will graduate from Texas A&M University on […]

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The Ever Changing Seasons of Life and Agriculture

November 25, 2019

by Wyatt Lawrence, NJHA Director I feel like the most fitting way to begin this blog is by sharing a little about myself. I am Wyatt Lawrence and I am one of the newly elected National Junior Hereford Association (NJHA) directors. I am currently attending the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities campus studying agricultural business […]

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Take Care of it Now

October 30, 2019

by Luke Daniels, NJHA Director What a tremendous week the National Junior Hereford Association (NJHA) had in Kansas City for the 2019 American Royal. As we journey through fall and the end of the year, you could’ve expected some cooler temperatures over the course of the week, numerous red- and white-faced cattle throughout the barn […]

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Just be You

September 14, 2019

by Bailey Morrell, NJHA Director I was driving up the California Coast to visit my grandparents toward the end of summer break. My mom and I were discussing what I should talk about in this very blog post. She told me, “Don’t overthink it. Just be you.” Simple words that I have been told many […]

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Filled with Gratitude

August 28, 2019

by Noah Benedict The maroon jacket was something I had always dreamed of being able to wear. And the people wearing those jackets were people who had always been my role models. At this year’s Junior National Hereford Expo those feelings hit me a little differently — I had decided to run for the National […]

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Creating Leaders, Collaborating, and Cultivating Opportunities for Team Hereford

August 28, 2019

The 2019 Faces of Leadership Conference took on a new face this year with a revamped mission of creating leaders, collaborating, and cultivating opportunities to grow the young minds of the Hereford cattle industry. The recently renovated Nebraska Innovation Campus at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) was home to 70 National Junior Hereford Association (NJHA) […]

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Tips and Tricks to Apply for Scholarships

August 23, 2019

As the Hereford Youth Foundation of America (HYFA) fall scholarship deadline is fast-approaching, we encourage each National Junior Hereford Association (NJHA) member to apply for the scholarship offerings available. While filling out those scholarship applications, here are a few tips and tricks to keep in mind: Your application Understand the requirements of the scholarship and […]

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Edenburns Named Hereford Advisors of the Year

August 8, 2019

Buddy and Lisa Edenburn were honored as the 2019 Advisors of the Year, July 11, during the 2019 VitaFerm® Junior National Hereford Expo (JNHE) in Denver. They have advised the Illinois Junior Hereford Association (IJHA) for more than a decade and have been involved in the IJHA for a number of years, having raised their […]

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Hereford Juniors Compete in National Contests

July 31, 2019

More than 1,179 youth and their families from 38 states gathered at the 20th Annual VitaFerm® Junior National Hereford Expo in Denver, July 6-13, to compete in educational and leadership events in and out of the showring. Juniors competed in more than 20 skill-based contests including extemporaneous speaking, team sales, fitting, livestock judging, photography, a […]

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Apply now for fall scholarships

July 30, 2019

Hereford juniors — seize the opportunity to expand your educational horizons and apply now for fall scholarships. In 2018, the Hereford Youth Foundation of America (HYFA), National Junior Hereford Association (NJHA) and National Hereford Women (NHW) awarded $173,000 to deserving NJHA members. Applications for fall scholarships are due Sept. 1. Recipients will be awarded at […]

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