Hereford Youth Grow Professionally through Bridging the Gap

July 27, 2021

Bridging the Gap program serves as a catalyst for building professional skills for junior exhibitors from communication to critical thinking. By: Faye Smith, 2021 JNHE Ambassador With the growing demand of jobs in the agricultural field, the requirement of highly qualified individuals applying for jobs has risen. This led the National Junior Hereford Association (NJHA) […]


New NJHA Board Members Elected to Wear the Maroon Jacket

July 13, 2021

Front Row (left to right): Lauren McMillan, Tiskilwa, Illi., Hannah Pearson, Oconto, Neb., Bailey Morrell, Willows,Calif., Ralston Ripp, Kearney, Neb., Lauren Jones, Darlington, Wisc., Libby Rushton, Waverly, Tenn. Back Row (left to right): Wyatt Lawrence, Princeton, Minn., JW Cox, Flemingsburg, Ken., Noah Benedict, Dewey, Illi., Tar Tut, Faribault, Minn., Luke Daniels, Dalhart, Texas, Wesley Denton, […]


East Side Farm hosts FoodPRO Distributor Sales Team for Farm Tour

July 7, 2021

A farm tour and sales meeting were held May 14 at East Side Farm in Frederick, Md., for Certified Hereford Beef’s foodservice distributor partner FoodPRO. Ty Ragsdale, CHB brand manager, Matt Cole, FoodPRO director of sales, and Jay and Shelly Stull, owners of East Side Farm worked to host the event to educate the FoodPRO […]


Lessons from BIF

July 1, 2021

“There are no shortcuts in the genetics business,” explained Jim Pullen of Pullen Family Farms during the recent Beef Improvement Federation Research Symposium. “Creating competitive genetic progress is not a high-tech, difficult to understand formula. It is created by disciplined data collection on a large scale, accurate ranking of animals, selecting and retaining the best […]


2021 Junior National Hereford Expo Ambassador Team Announced

June 29, 2021

From left to right: Faye Smith, Walton Kan., Audra Graves, Cleveland, Ala., Murray Perkins, Buchanan,Tenn., Alexa Montagne, Elk Point, S.D., and Shelby Kirton, Okeechobee, Fla. The National Junior Hereford Association (NJHA) is excited to announce the 2021 VitaFerm Junior National Hereford Expo (JNHE) Ambassador Team who will be serving as interns and helping with preparation […]


Reflection and Opportunity

June 7, 2021

by Wyatt Lawrence, NJHA Membership Chair Farmers and Ranchers across the United States are gearing up for another beautiful summer. Crops are in the ground; cattle are on pasture, and many can check the box that they survived another winter. The change of the season is the closing of one book and the start of […]


May 27th JNHE Insider

May 27, 2021

Cross your t’s and dot your i’s June 21st Deadlines Contests to be submitted via Final Entry & Ownership Deadline for all exhibitors Showmanship Contest Judging Contest Pen-to-Pen Registration 5K Race Registration Queen’s Tea Contests to be submitted via Submittable Photography Contest Individual Sales Contest Future Professionals Contest Illustrated & Peewee Speech Contest Extemporaneous […]


Early Bird Deadline Quickly Approaching

May 24, 2021

Completion and return of Fall 2021 herd inventories before July 15 will receive a discount of 25 cents off per head on every female maintained on the inventory. Inventories updated after September 1 will incur a $2.00 per head surcharge on every female maintained on the inventory. Remember, MyHerd users can log in anytime to […]


A Celebration of the Industry

May 21, 2021

by Bailey Morrell, NJHA Communications Chair Happy Beef Month NJHA! To each and every one of our members we appreciate you for being a part of our industry. Your dedication to raising cattle for the show ring, the feedlot and all other sectors of the industry is truly commendable. As we celebrate our industry during […]


American Hereford Association Announces National Show Dates and Judges for Upcoming 2021 Year

May 6, 2021

The following is the list of nationally recognized shows for the 2021-2022 year, along with judges and entry deadlines. For more information concerning each show, including entry dates, deadlines and more show specific details, please visit the EVENTS page   Keystone International Livestock Exposition, October 1-10, 2021 Entry Deadline – August 31, 2021 Open Show […]