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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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Reed Tops JNHE 5K Race

July 29, 2019

More than 80 runners laced up Monday, July 8, to participate in the third annual Junior National Hereford Expo (JNHE) 5K Race at the 2019 VitaFerm® JNHE in Denver, July 6-13. The 3.2-mile race at the National Western Stock Show Complex was open to Hereford enthusiasts of all ages and local runners. First in the […]

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Breeding, May Top Showmanship Contest at VitaFerm® Junior National Hereford Expo

July 25, 2019

Austin Breeding, Miami, Texas, was chosen as champion senior showman, July 11, at the 2019 VitaFerm® Junior National Hereford Expo (JNHE) in Denver. Reserve champion honors were awarded to Lauren May, Mineral Point, Wis. Sullivan Supply and Stock Show University, Dunlap, Iowa, sponsored the showmanship contest. After narrowing the field from more than 150 entries, […]

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Neil Named Hereford Junior Herdsman of the Year

July 25, 2019

Jackson Neil, Northfield, Minn., was honored as the 2019 Hereford Junior Herdsman of the Year July 11 during the 2019 VitaFerm® Junior National Hereford Expo (JNHE) in Denver. Neil is the 21-year-old son of Steve and Keely Neil. He is a senior at South Dakota State University and is pursuing a degree in agriculture business. […]

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Hereford Juniors Awarded Scholarships

July 25, 2019

Hereford youth were awarded numerous scholarships during the 2019 VitaFerm® Junior National Hereford Expo (JNHE) in Denver. More than $25,000 was awarded to deserving junior members to aid in their academic endeavors. This year’s recipients are listed below. Prospect, Junior Golden Bull and Golden Bull Achievement Awards The Prospect and Golden Bull awards recognize individuals […]

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Hilltop Cook-off

July 18, 2019

With an increased focus on education, National Junior Hereford Association members sharpened their Certified Hereford Beef® knowledge and got cooking at the Certified Hereford Beef Cook-off contest hosted at the 2019 Junior National Hereford Expo July 8 in Denver. Formerly known as the Great American CHB Grill-off, the Certified Hereford Beef Cook-off contest saw 10 […]

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New NJHA Board Appointments

July 18, 2019

Four National Junior Hereford Association (NJHA) members were elected to the NJHA board of directors at the 2019 VitaFerm® Junior National Hereford Expo (JNHE) July 6-13 in Denver. Noah Benedict, Dewey, Ill.; Bailey Morrell, Willows, Calif.; Wyatt Lawrence, Princeton, Minn.; and Luke Daniels, Dalhart, Texas, were welcomed in their maroon jackets as the new NJHA […]

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