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Hereford Juniors Compete in Special Contests

July 20, 2020

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – In addition to exhibitions, Hereford youth competed in numerous special contests during the 2020 VitaFerm® Junior National Hereford Expo in Kansas City. These contests awarded young people both individually and as groups for their dedication to Hereford cattle and to honor their successes throughout the JNHE. Bryden and Aidyn Barber, Channing, […]

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Barber, Allan Top Showmanship Contest at VitaFerm® Junior National Hereford Expo

July 20, 2020

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Rylee Barber, Channing, Texas, was chosen as champion senior showman, July 12, at the VitaFerm® Junior National Hereford Expo (JNHE) in Kansas City, Mo. Reserve champion honors were awarded to Mason Allan, Schulenburg, Texas. Sullivan Supply and Stock Show University, Dunlap, Iowa, sponsored the showmanship contest. After narrowing the field from […]

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Barber, Effling Win VitaFerm® Junior National Hereford Expo Steer Show

July 20, 2020

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Aidyn Barber, Channing, Texas, showed the grand champion steer and Chesney Effling, Highmore, S.D., exhibited the reserve grand champion steer, July 14, at the 2020 VitaFerm® Junior National Hereford Expo (JNHE) in Kansas City, Mo. The steer show was sponsored by Upstream Ranch, Taylor, Neb. Judge Drew Perez, Canyon, Texas, sorted […]

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New NJHA Board Members Elected in the Maroon Jacket

July 20, 2020

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Four National Junior Hereford Association (NJHA) members were elected to the National Junior Hereford Association (NJHA) board of directors at the 2020 VitaFerm® Junior National Hereford Expo (JNHE) July 10-15 in Kansas City, Mo. JW Cox, Flemingsburg, Ky.; Lauren McMillan, Tiskilwa, Ill.; Ralston Ripp, Kearney, Neb.; and Libby Ruston, Waverly, Tenn., […]

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2020 Junior Herdsman of the Year Finalists

July 12, 2020

Each year, four outstanding junior herdsmen are nominated for the prestigious Junior Herdsman of the Year award. The 2020 Junior Herdsman of the year award goes to Parker Cantrell, Oklahoma. Read more about Parker and the rest of the herdsman nominees below. Parker Cantrell, Oklahoma Hailing from Collinsville, Okla., 21-year-old Parker Cantrell is the son […]

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Enriching Experiences, Great New Friends and a Taste of Culture

May 13, 2020

by Tyler Allan, Junior Hereford Member The Young Breeders Competition in New Zealand provided me with enriching experiences, great new friends and a taste of culture previously unknown to me. Upon arriving at the World Hereford Conference, my teammates and I were anxious and nervous about meeting people from different countries. We weren’t the only […]

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Proud to be Essential

May 5, 2020

by Bailey Morrell, NJHA Director What a strange world we currently live in. After the COVID-19 outbreak in the United States, my life changed quite a bit. One day I was studying for midterms at Colorado State University, getting ready for a short spring break because I was assistant chairman for the Green & Gold […]

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World Hereford Conference – What I Learned

April 30, 2020

by Rylee Rae Barber, NJHA Vice Chairman The World Hereford Conference was an experience of a lifetime. From the breathtaking views to the world-renowned speakers, this trip will be unforgettable. The conference was designed to educate Hereford cattle producers as well as provide fellowship for all of the attendees, but I walked away with so […]

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Hereford World Experience

April 16, 2020

by Abigail Spindle, NJHA Fundraising Chair This spring, several members of Team Hereford traveled half way across the world to New Zealand for the World Hereford Conference and Young Breeders Competition. We are all extremely grateful for the opportunity to experience such a unique place and learn about Herefords and agriculture. Throughout all of our […]

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Team USA Takes Third Place in Young Breeders Competition

April 10, 2020

Kansas City, Mo — Team USA traveled to Queenstown, New Zealand, to compete in the Young Breeders Competition during the 2020 World Hereford Conference, Mar. 7–13. Abigail Spindle, Stanley, N.M.; Taylor Belle Matheny, Mays Lick, Ky.; Tyler Allan, Schulenburg, Texas; and Keayla Harr, Jeromesville, Ohio, were the four National Junior Hereford Association (NJHA) members representing […]

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