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Pull Up a Seat at the Illinois Riverdock

October 16, 2019

Nestled on the bank of the Illinois River in Hardin, Ill., is the Illinois Riverdock, a down-home family restaurant featuring smoked meats, sandwiches and classic home-cooking. Each year, river-goers from across the United States make their way to the Illinois Riverdock, park their boats and enjoy a meal made special by Certified Hereford Beef. Established […]

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Meet Richie Oakes, AHA Board of Directors Candidate, Southwest Region

October 10, 2019

Richie Oakes, Taloga, Oklahoma, was raised on a 600-head registered and commercial cattle operation that included wheat and hay production. The fourth generation of Oakes to work his family’s operation, Richie is the co-owner and manager of OK Angus Ranch, which has been nationally recognized for consistently raising and feeding high-grading cattle as proven through […]

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Certified Hereford Beef Exhibits at US Foods® Food Fanatics Live

October 7, 2019

The Certified Hereford Beef team took Dallas by storm at the 2019 US Foods Food Fanatics Live event, showcasing the premium quality and differentiation Certified Hereford Beef brings to food industry professionals and their establishments. Hosted this year in downtown Fort Worth, the Food Fanatics Live event shares the love of food and inspiring business […]

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Loschke Named AHA Records Supervisor

October 3, 2019

The American Hereford Association (AHA) is excited to name Laura Loschke as the records supervisor. In addition to her responsibilities as education and information services coordinator, Loschke will oversee the workflow and call logs of the records department as well as support the Customer Service staff. “Laura is a natural and strong fit for the […]

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Meet Steve Merry, AHA Board of Directors Candidate, Northeast Region

October 3, 2019

Steve and his wife, Jann, started Merry’s Green Meadows (MGM) in 1982. The operation calves about 40 cows — 99% of which are bred via artificial insemination (AI) or embryo transfer (ET). The Merrys market bulls in the Iowa Beef Expo, the Wisconsin Hereford Association Sale and the Midlands Bull Test. They hold a semiannual […]

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Fall 2019 Gold TPR™ Breeder Recognition

October 3, 2019

Fifty-one Hereford breeders achieved the Gold TPR™ (Total Performance Records) status for fall 2019. Established in 2005, the program recognizes breeders who participate in the American Hereford Association’s (AHA) Whole Herd Total Performance Records (TPR™) Program and go the extra mile. Gold TPR™ Breeders collect data at all levels of production and report data in […]

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Certified Hereford Beef Team Hosts US Foods for Tour and Training

October 2, 2019

Certified Hereford Beef hosted several key influencers from US Foods for an in-depth look into the history of the Hereford breed, the role the American Hereford Association plays in the industry and why the Certified Hereford Beef brand adds value and a point of differentiation in the market. The group toured a Hereford ranch to […]

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Thank You, Tena!

September 30, 2019

Please join the American Hereford Association (AHA) in celebrating Tena Martin’s time at the Association this Tuesday, Oct. 1. Tena began her career with the AHA in the records department and was promoted to records supervisor in 2015 and has been in that position since. As the Records Supervisor, Tena has been responsible for overseeing […]

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MEET Becky King-Spindle, AHA BOARD CANDIDATE, SOUTHwest REGION

September 26, 2019

Fourth-generation rancher Becky Spindle and her husband, Tom, help run her father’s ranch, the Bill King Ranch in Moriarty, N.M. The King family has been ranching and farming in Moriarty for 103 years and was honored as the 2015 New Mexico Ranch Family of the Year. Recognized as a BEEF Magazine Seedstock 100 operation for […]

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Prove the worth of your genetics with the hereford feedout program

September 26, 2019

The American Hereford Association (AHA), in collaboration with HRC Feed Yards, is gearing up to provide a Hereford Feedout Program this fall for purebred and commercial cattlemen alike. Along with many other benefits, this program will provide a great opportunity for participants to gain a deeper understanding of the cattle feeding industry through first-hand experience. […]

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