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American Hereford Association to Release “Maternal Advantage” Program Benefitting Commercial Cattlemen

April 23, 2018

Kansas City, Mo. – The American Hereford Association (AHA) is proud to introduce the Maternal Advantage program — a genetically verified program that will be used to identify premium replacement females. This new female-focused program is designed to take advantage of hybrid vigor by capitalizing on Hereford genetics. It has been documented that Hereford genetics […]

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Introducing the Hereford Pen-to-Pen Program

April 23, 2018

by Mason Blinson When I attended my first Junior National Hereford Expo (JNHE), I wanted to get really involved. I participated in speech contests, Hereford Idol, photo contests, poster contests and many more. However, my favorite thing I was involved in was definitely the mentor-protégé program. This program was what made me love the JNHE. […]

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Meet the AHA Summer Interns

April 19, 2018

  Welcome to the AHA, Anna Grace and Brooke!     The AHA welcomes Anna Grace Parnell as the junior activities intern this summer. Anna Grace Parnell will serve as the American Hereford Association (AHA) junior activities intern this summer. Parnell is a junior at Oklahoma State University (OSU), studying animal science with a minor […]

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Hall of Fame, Merit Nominations Due June 1

April 17, 2018

Nominations for the Hereford Heritage Hall of Fame and the Hereford Hall of Merit are due June 1. The Hall of Fame honor recognizes Hereford breeders who have dynamically influenced the direction and advancement of the Hereford breed. Hall of Merit recipients aren’t necessarily Hereford breeders but have greatly influenced the Hereford breed and the cattle […]

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Spring Board Action – Changes to Group Classes at JNHE

April 16, 2018

by Austin Matheny The countdown is on because there are less than 100 days until the Junior National Hereford Expo (JNHE) in Grand Island, Neb. There are many things running through a juniors mind as they start to prepare for one of the most anticipated weeks of the year. As it warms up, the list […]

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Hereford Prep Collection Joins HYFA Foundation 1 Club

April 13, 2018

The Hereford Youth Foundation of America (HYFA) is proud to announce their newest member of the Foundation 1 Club, the Hereford Prep Collection, Refugio, Texas. Hereford Prep is a stylish clothing line for livestock enthusiasts. Hereford Prep was created to provide unique opportunities for young people to learn more about operating a business. Their young […]

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Feed the Future Program Continues in Year Two

April 13, 2018

by Bailey Jones For the second year in a row, BioZyme® Inc. has graciously offered to donate $1 to the Hereford Youth Foundation of America (HYFA) for every bag/tub of eligible BioZyme supplement that any American Hereford Association (AHA) member buys through 2018. Receipts for products purchased turned in from Nov. 1, 2017, through Oct. […]

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Thanks for Getting on Board and Bidding

April 13, 2018

Thanks for Getting on Board and Bidding by Amy Cowan, director of youth activities and foundation Who doesn’t like the thrill of a good auction? I love the online auction, especially when it comes to raising funds for a good cause and the future of our breed. On behalf of the Hereford Youth Foundation of […]

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2018 National Hereford Queen Service Project

April 12, 2018

by Abbygail Pitstick, 2017-18 National Hereford Queen, South Solon, Ohio As the National Hereford Queen, I am required to have a service project that will be conducted during the Junior National Hereford Expo. This year the JNHE will be held in Grand Island, Nebraska during the 1st through the 7th of July. With the JNHE […]

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Third Fed Steer Shootout Webinar Will Cover Cattle Health with Dr. Dan Thompson of RFD-TV

April 12, 2018

The National Junior Hereford Association (NJHA) Fed Steer Shootout webinar will take place May 1, 2018, at 7 p.m. CT and will focus on animal health. This is the third webinar of this year’s contest. This webinar will focus on feeder cattle health and well-being with guest speaker, Dr. Dan Thompson of RFD-TV’s “DocTalk.” Dr. […]

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