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VitaFerm Junior National Hereford Expo Expected to be the Largest to Date

June 7, 2018

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The VitaFerm Junior National Hereford Expo (JNHE) will take place in Grand Island, Neb., July 1-7 at Fonner Park. The event is expected to be the largest JNHE to date and is hosted by the National Junior Hereford Association (NJHA), Hereford Youth Foundation of America and South Dakota Hereford junior and […]

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All Aboard the Hereford Express

May 29, 2018

By Steven Green Spring is in full swing. Pastures are green, calves are growing and everyone is enjoying some warmer weather. With the joys of fresh growth, comes anticipation of the greatest week of the summer. The Junior National Hereford Expo (JNHE), is full steam ahead. This year Hereford youth will follow the tracks to […]

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AHA Board Nomination Card Information

May 29, 2018

Be on the look out for the American Hereford Association (AHA) Board Nomination Card in your mailbox. Each year, three AHA Directors retire from the Board. This fall, three new directors will be elected to replace them. The election procedure is a multi-step process:   Nomination of board candidates – The AHA Board of Directors […]

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NRSP TEST HERDS ARE IN THE PROCESS OF BREEDING

May 24, 2018

Two National Reference Sire Program (NRSP) herds have made their selections for the 2018 NRSP. The American Hereford Association (AHA) NRSP is a program that allows Hereford breeders to test young sires in real-world commercial settings. The Sandrock Ranch runs a herd of 300 commercial Hereford cows and 130 registered Hereford females at their operation […]

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Hall of Fame, Merit Nominations Due June 1

May 23, 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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Meyer joins HPI as Hereford World editor

May 22, 2018

Diane Meyer joins the Hereford Publications Inc. team as the new Hereford World editor. She replaces Julie Mais, who has been with the Association for more than three years. Diane brings a combination of industry knowledge and producer communications experience to the role. Diane grew up on a small ranch in St. Helena, Calif., where […]

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Are You Ready to Serve the NJHA?

May 22, 2018

Are You Ready to Serve the NJHA? by Taylor Belle Matheny When I reflect on my experience running for the National Junior Hereford Association (NJHA) board of directors one quote comes to mind by H. Jackson Brown Jr., “The best preparation for tomorrow is doing your best today.” For many of us, speech contests, competition […]

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NHW Outstanding Hereford Woman Award

May 11, 2018

The National Hereford Women Organization (NHW) feels that many women across our country do an outstanding job of promoting the Hereford breed and that they should be recognized. One outstanding woman will be recognized at our annual meeting during the American Royal Stock Show in Kansas City. Her name will be added to a new […]

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BIF Celebrates 50 Years

May 10, 2018

BIF Celebrates 50 Years By Lisa Bard, BluePrint Media | BIF Sponsor The Beef Improvement Federation (BIF) is celebrating 50 years in 2018. Themed “Elevating the Industry,” the Annual Meeting and Research Symposium is poised not only to celebrate the last 50 years but launch into the next 50. BIF was officially founded in 1968, […]

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What has the Hereford Association done for you?

May 9, 2018

by Brandt Downing At the conclusion of most shows, you’re bound to hear a judge talk about the opportunities that were given to them as juniors and how it changed their lives in so many positive ways and praise young people for the industry they are a part of. The cattle industry provides many opportunities […]

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