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Wisconsin and Illinois Juniors Claim Top Honors at NAILE

November 13, 2018

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – A Wisconsin member of the National Junior Hereford Association (NJHA) claimed top honors at the North American International Livestock Exposition (NAILE) Junior Hereford show on Nov. 10. Scott Bayer, Ringle, Wis. judged the 175 head show in Broadbent Arena at the North American International Livestock Exposition. The grand champion female, LAND […]

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It’s Shipping Time: Keep Calves Healthy During the Transition

November 12, 2018

This article was originally published on Oct. 17, 2017 by VitaFerm, premier partner of the NJHA Fed Steer Shootout. Shipping cattle causes shrink, appetite loss and often sickness. Taking precautionary steps both prior to shipping and on arrival, can help keep shrink at a minimum while keeping calves healthier and gaining. Generally, cattle will shrink […]

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Tips to Reduce Shipping Stress

November 12, 2018

This article was originally published on Sept. 24, 2018 by VitaFerm, premier partner of the NJHA Fed Steer Shootout.   Change is never easy. That is true if you’re a young person moving away to attend college, someone changing jobs or a freshly weaned calf with a long truck ride in its future. However, in […]

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Continued Momentum for the American Hereford Association in FY 2018

November 8, 2018

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The American Hereford Association (AHA) logged another strong year of growth in fiscal year (FY) 2018. Registrations amounted to 81,174, transfers totaled 46,669 and cow inventories reached 121,407. Membership numbers also increased to a total of 7,748 members, with 4,270 adult members and 3,478 junior members. Certified Hereford Beef sold 58.8 […]

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Certified Hereford Beef Recognizes Brand Partners

November 8, 2018

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Certified Hereford Beef® honored National Beef Packing, Yoke’s Fresh Market, Sysco Nashville, Sysco Virginia and Chef Jonathan Scinto for their dedication to the Certified Hereford Beef brand at the American Hereford Association (AHA) Honorees Reception on Oct. 26, during the AHA Annual Meeting and Conference in Kansas City, Mo. “Once again, […]

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Crays Named Outstanding Hereford Woman of the Year

November 7, 2018

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Sheila Crays, Tobias, Neb., was honored as Hereford Woman of the Year Oct. 26 during the National Hereford Women (NHW) annual meeting in Kansas City, Mo. The award is presented each year to a noteworthy member of the NHW to commemorate her achievements, leadership, promotion and dedication to the Hereford breed. […]

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Atkins Selected AHA President

November 1, 2018

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Pete Atkins, Tea, S.D., was announced as the new president of the American Hereford Association (AHA) during the Annual Meeting and Conference Oct. 27 in Kansas City, Mo.   Atkins and his wife, Laura, and three sons, Scott, Craig and Paul, own and operate Atkins Herefords, Tea, S.D.   Pete was raised […]

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BioZyme Inc. Contributes $30,000 to Hereford Youth and Education as premier partner

November 1, 2018

Feed the Future program will power the 2019 NJHA Fed Steer Shootout.   BioZyme Inc., longtime supporter of Hereford youth, has once again stepped up to support ongoing educational programs within the National Junior Hereford Association (NJHA) and the Hereford Youth Foundation of America (HYFA). For more than ten years, VitaFerm® has been a title […]

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Hereford Youth Awarded in NJHA Fed Steer Shootout Contest

November 1, 2018

In its second year, the National Junior Hereford Association (NJHA) Fed Steer Shootout presented 19 awards to 15 Hereford youth. “We are excited to award these Hereford youth who participated in the 2018 NJHA Fed Steer Shootout,” says Trey Befort, AHA director of commercial programs. “The program doubled in size in its second year, and […]

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Bayers Hereford Ranch Honored for a Century of Success

October 31, 2018

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — In celebration of 100 years in the Hereford business, the Bayers family of Bayers Hereford Ranch, Twin Bridges, Mont., was recognized for their commitment to the breed as a Century Breeder on Oct. 26 during the American Hereford Association (AHA) Hereford Honorees Reception in Kansas City, Mo.   “Being recognized as […]

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