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“Bridging the Gap” Allows Hereford Youth to Interact with Industry Professionals

June 20, 2019

In the quest to help youth discover their passion and plans for the future, the National Junior Hereford Association (NJHA) board is excited to announce the inaugural Bridging the Gap College and Career Fair, debuting at the 2019 Junior National Hereford Expo (JNHE). This event will connect NJHA members with collegiate and industry professionals. Brand […]

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Education is Top Priority for NJHA Fed Steer Shootout

May 2, 2019

Powered by BioZyme Inc.’s Feed the Future program, the National Junior Hereford Association’s (NJHA’s) Fed Steer Shootout is an industry-leading opportunity for NJHA members to gain invaluable education and real-world cattle feeding experience. Contestants collect feed yard performance and carcass data during the contest and are given the opportunity to gain a broad knowledge of […]

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Pérez Cattle Company, Barber Ranch and Rocking R Books Team Up to Support Hereford Youth

April 30, 2019

Fueled by their passion for Hereford cattle and desire to help the next generation of breeders, Pérez Cattle Company, Rocking R Books, Nara Visa, N.M., and Barber Ranch, Channing, Texas, have teamed up to donate some unique items to be auctioned off as a part of Pérez Cattle Company’s Championship Form and Ranch Function Female […]

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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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Faces of Leadership Conference Draws 76 NJHA Members to San Francisco

August 10, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Kendra Davis kdavis@hereford.org KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The National Junior Hereford Association (NJHA) Faces of Leadership Conference, sponsored by the Hereford Youth Foundation of America (HYFA) and the Coley-Malir Leadership Endowment, drew 76 NJHA members from multiple states to San Francisco for three days of leadership and educational activities. “Faces of Leadership […]

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San Francisco: A Gateway to Opportunity

August 9, 2018

76 members of the National Junior Hereford Association (NJHA) travelled to the Golden State Aug. 1-4, for the ninth-annual Faces of Leadership Conference, sponsored by the Hereford Youth Foundation of America (HYFA). Participants ages 14 to 21 arrived in San Francisco to gain leadership and communication skills, what they left with was much more. From […]

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HYFA Fall Scholarships Available

July 30, 2018

The Hereford Youth Foundation of America scholarship program is designed to provide recognition for outstanding members of the National Junior Hereford Association. Its purpose is to encourage individual and cooperative effort, enthusiasm, excellence, leadership, academic success and achievement among youth and to develop successful individuals as good leaders for both the Hereford breed and the […]

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Junior Members to Attend Faces of Leadership Conference

July 25, 2018

More than 80 members of the National Junior Hereford Association are gearing up for a trip to California for the Faces of Leadership Conference August 1-4, 2018. The Faces of Leadership Conference focuses on leadership development for Junior members from all parts of the country. During the three-day event, participants listen to nationally known speakers […]

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Hereford Juniors Awarded Scholarships

July 19, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Kendra Davis kdavis@hereford.org KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Hereford youth were awarded numerous scholarships during the 2018 VitaFerm Junior National Hereford Expo (JNHE) in Grand Island, Neb. More than $30,000 was awarded to deserving junior members to aid in their academic endeavors. Prospect, Junior Golden Bull and Golden Bull Achievement Awards The Prospect […]

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Felhman Named Hereford Junior Herdsman of the Year

July 18, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Kendra Davis kdavis@hereford.org KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Kati Felhman, Junction City, Kan., was honored as the 2018 Hereford Junior Herdsman of the Year, July 7, during the 2018 VitaFerm® Junior National Hereford Expo (JNHE) in Grand Island, Neb. Felhman is the 20-year-old daughter of Howard and Debra Fehlman and has been around […]

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