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Hereford Champions Selected on the Green Chips

November 23, 2021

BAR C D87 Breeze 024 ET and SSF KKH Ribeye 15U 017 ET won grand champion titles Nov. 16 at the 2021 North American International Livestock Exposition (NAILE) in Louisville, Ky. Judge Andrew Foster, Niles, Mich., sorted the 195-head open show. In the open female show, grand champion honors went to BAR C D87 Breeze […]

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Give Thanks, Get Joy

November 9, 2021

by Lauren Jones, NJHA Director Fall is upon us and with that comes one of my favorite holidays… Thanksgiving. There is nothing better than sitting down at the family dinner table filled with all your favorites. And now that I am eleven hours away from family, not only am I longing for a home-cooked meal […]

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50 and 100 Years Strong in the Hereford Breed

October 29, 2021

In celebration of 50 years in the Hereford business, 10 Hereford breeders were honored as Golden Breeders for their commitment during the American Hereford Association (AHA) Annual Membership Meeting and breakfast in Kansas City, Mo., Oct. 23. Two Hereford operations were recognized as Century breeders during the event for their commitment to the breed for […]

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Metch-Holan Named Outstanding Hereford Woman of the Year

October 29, 2021

Barbra Metch-Holan, Metch Polled Herefords, Canton, Texas, was recognized as the 2021 Hereford Woman of the Year during the National Hereford Women (NHW) annual meeting  Oct. 23 in Kansas City, Mo. Each year the NHW recognizes and honors one woman for her achievements, leadership and dedication to and promotion of the Hereford breed.  Metch-Holan is […]

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Courtney, Duncan, Harrell and Micheli inducted into Hereford Hall of Fame

October 28, 2021

Jim Courtney, Alzada, Mont.; Lawrence Duncan, Wingate, Ind.; Bob Harrell, Baker City, Ore.; and Dale Micheli, Fort Bridger, Wyo., were inducted into the Hereford Hall of Fame Oct. 23 in Kansas City, Mo., during the American Hereford Association (AHA) Annual Meeting and Conference.  The Hall of Fame honor annually recognizes breeders who have dynamically influenced […]

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Gatz Crowned as 2022 National Hereford Queen

October 28, 2021

Prior to the National Hereford Bull Show at the 2021 American Royal hosted in Kansas City, Mo., Lauren Gatz, Fairview, Kan., was selected to represent the breed as the 2022 National Hereford Queen. Seven state queens from across the country represented their respective state with the goal of being selected as the National Hereford Queen. […]

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Birdwell and Meents Inducted into Hereford Hall of Merit

October 28, 2021

Jim Birdwell, Fletcher, Okla., and John Meents, Jenera, Ohio, were inducted to the Hereford Hall of Merit Oct. 23 at the American Hereford Association (AHA) Annual Meeting and Conference in Kansas City, Mo. Hall of Merit inductees have greatly influenced the Hereford breed and cattle industry. “Jim and John have been tremendous marketers of the […]

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Everhart Elected American Hereford Association President

October 28, 2021

Front row (l to r): Bruce Everhart president, Waldron, Ind.; Bill Goehring, vice president, Libertyville, Iowa; Craig Beran, Claflin, Kan.; Andrew Matheny, Mayslick, Ky.; Becky King-Spindle, Moriarty, N.M., Whitey Hunt, Madison,Ga.; and Jack Ward, AHA executive vice president. Back row (l to r): Wyatt Agar, Thermopolis, Wyo.; Jerome Ollerich, Clearfield, S.D.; Chad Breeding, Miami, Texas; […]

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Gatz Crowned as 2022 National Hereford Queen and Open Show Champions Selected Sunday at American Royal

October 24, 2021

Prior to the National Hereford Bull Show at the 2021 American Royal hosted in Kansas City, Mo., Lauren Gatz, Fairview, Kan., was selected to represent the breed as the 2022 National Hereford Queen. Seven state queens from across the country represented their respective state with the goal of being selected as the National Hereford Queen. […]

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Outstanding Individuals Recognized at the American Hereford Association Annual Membership Meeting

October 23, 2021

The American Hereford Association (AHA) Annual Membership Meeting continued Oct. 23, 2021, at the Loews Hotel in Kansas City, Mo. During the Annual Meeting the AHA inducted John Meents, Jenera, Ohio and Jim Birdwell, Fletcher, Okla., into the AHA Hall of Merit for their influence in marketing the Hereford breed. Four leaders in the Hereford […]

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