Schedule Early, Schedule Often

June 17, 2020

by Grace Vehige Whether it be cattle in the pasture or hanging on the rail, the Ridder family of Falling Timber Farm has a broad knowledge of the beef business. “The freezer beef business works well with a small registered business,” John Ridder says — and that is exactly how the family operates. Working alongside […]


Mahanes Promoted to Assistant Records Supervisor

June 11, 2020

The American Hereford Association (AHA) is excited to name Abby Mahanes as the assistant records supervisor. Mahanes will provide support to the records department and will assist with coordinating day to day functions of the customer service team, in addition to her customer service duties. “Abby has been an integral part of our customer service […]


Bacon Meatballs with Bourbon Sauce

June 11, 2020

What could be better than beef meatballs and bacon? These meatballs slathered in bourbon sauce will be a hit at your next party. Ingredients: 8 bacon strips 1 pound Certified Hereford Beef ground beef 1/2 cup breadcrumbs 1/2 cup red onion 2 tablespoons parsley 1 large egg 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon chili powder 1 […]


Crisis Reinforces a ‘Doing Things Right’ Philosophy

June 10, 2020

by Bruce Derksen Bob and Jami Goble with their sons Max, Grant and Nolan of Ridgeview Farm, Alto, Mich., consistently try to do things the right way for their purebred and commercial cattle. They treat them right, feed them right and are confident this philosophy will take care of their family right. The Gobles raise […]


2020 Red Bluff Sale Features CHB

June 3, 2020

For the third consecutive year during the 2020 Red Bluff Bull and Gelding Sale, various Certified Hereford Beef® products were enjoyed at mealtime by both cattle producers and public attendees. “As the largest sale of its kind on the West Coast, this event has been a great place to showcase the CHB program and product,” […]


Following the Path from Concern to Hope

May 29, 2020

by Bruce Derksen As COVID-19 took hold in North America, Alan and Carolyn Fredrickson, along with grown children Erik and Anna, of Top of the Hill Farm, Wolfeboro, N.H., joined the general population in level of concern. The family raises purebred Hereford cattle and normally makes their presence felt in different showrings, but competitions were […]


How to Update your Herd Inventory on MyHerd

May 28, 2020

Follow these steps to update and submit your herd inventory on Log into MyHerd and click on the “ToDo” task labeled “2020 Fall Herd Inventory Update needed.” MyHerd populates a list of females expected to calve this fall. Review and update the cow herd inventory. If the populated list is correct, click the “Submit […]


Runner and Vehige start as AHA and HPI summer interns

May 21, 2020

Runner as AHA youth activities intern Halie Runner will serve as the AHA junior activities intern. Runner is a senior at Oklahoma State University (OSU) majoring in animal science and agricultural communications. At OSU, Runner is a member of the Agricultural Communicators of Tomorrow organization. Prior to attending OSU, Runner attended Lincoln Land Community College […]


CHB Recipe: Beef Stroganoff

May 19, 2020

A true comfort classic. This rich and creamy beef stroganoff from The Ranch Kitchen will soon be a family favorite! Ingredients: 2 pre-cooked Certified Hereford Beef sirloin steaks, sliced against the grain 1 onion 2 teaspoons olive oil 1 can beef broth 1 can cream of mushroom soup 1 cup sour cream 1 bag egg […]


Leaning on Local: Amos Herefords Farms

May 14, 2020

by Samantha Albers Industry headlines assure readers there is no beef shortage, yet trips to local retailers tell a different story. With grocery shelves stocked with the bare minimum, many shoppers are turning to local farmers and ranchers to provide a nutritious meal for their families. For 25 years, Craig and Denise Amos have provided […]