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Schmidt Hired as Customer Service Representative

August 6, 2020

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Julia Schmidt joined the American Hereford Association (AHA) team as a customer service representative Aug. 3, 2020. As a customer service representative, Schmidt will play a vital role in the performance of the Association as a customer liaison for resolving questions, interpreting discrepancies, conveying accurate information and promoting participation in AHA […]


2020 JNHE Champions

July 31, 2020


Neogen, American Hereford Assn. announce educational partnership

July 28, 2020

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Neogen Genomics and the American Hereford Association (AHA) are announcing the launch of an educational partnership to help association members make the best use of the rapidly evolving genomic tools available to them. Through the partnership, AHA members will have expanded access to Neogen’s genomics expertise at in-person AHA-sanctioned conferences and […]


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 […]


National Hereford Women Board of Directors Nominations

July 9, 2020

It’s that time of year to start thinking about filling the shoes of the three retiring board members for the National Hereford Women (NHW). Serving the Hereford breed as a member of the NHW is an opportunity to work with the breed’s inspiring youth and fellow Hereford breeders, and to make lasting contributions. Each year, […]


Genetic Evaluation Maternal Trait Updates

July 9, 2020

American Hereford Association Genetic Evaluation Updates November 30, 2017 The American Hereford Association (AHA) has and will continue to offer the most robust and progressive genetic evaluation that will help identify Hereford genetics that are the most profitable for the commercial Industry. Over the last two years, the AHA Board of Directors and staff have […]


Year-Round Marketing Yields Results

June 30, 2020

Marketing strategies through the year set ranches up for success. KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Cattle producers who work year-round to set their animals up for success — through nutrition management, for example — strive for the best possible outcome. The same is true when it comes to marketing. The American Hereford Association is equipping members […]


2020 AHA Voting Delegate Elections

June 25, 2020

Each year at the American Hereford Association’s (AHA) Annual Meeting, three new members are elected to the Board of Directors to replace outgoing board members. Voting delegates representing each state or state group elect the new board members. In early May, nomination cards for voting delegates were sent to eligible AHA members so they could […]


Herefords On Demand: Helping Solve the Bigger Picture

June 24, 2020

by Grace Vehige The American Hereford Association’s (AHA) marketing program Herefords On Demand is a simple, fresh and user-friendly platform for breeders to access and utilize for multiple assets. Producers are able to market their cattle in a modern, effective way, and Herefords On Demand acts as an easy tool to use. Margaret Platter, her […]


Schedule Early, Schedule Often

June 17, 2020

by Grace Vehige Whether it be cattle in the pasture or hanging on the rail, the Ridder family of Falling Timber Farm has a broad knowledge of the beef business. “The freezer beef business works well with a small registered business,” John Ridder says — and that is exactly how the family operates. Working alongside […]