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Fall Inventory Deadline Quickly Approaching

June 2, 2022

Fall 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 view and update the 2022 Fall inventory. How to Update your Herd Inventory on MyHerd Follow these steps to update and submit your herd inventory using […]


AHA and CSU Begin Sustainable Genetics Research

May 19, 2022

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — “As individual cattle producers and as the collective beef industry, we will continue to be asked to do more with less, as it relates to environmental and economic sustainability,” says Jack Ward, executive vice president of the American Hereford Association (AHA). “That’s why we’re excited to begin this cooperative research agreement […]


Focus on Efficiency

May 10, 2022

“This industry has done a remarkable job of producing more beef with fewer cows, but we’re going to continue to be asked to do more with less,” according to Jack Ward, executive Vice President of the American Hereford Association (AHA). He was speaking to approximately 700 participants from 10 states at the Hemphill County Beef […]


Stepping Into The Future

May 5, 2022

by Wyatt Lawrence, NJHA Vice Chairman When writing this post, I find myself at a transition point in my life. I am rounding out the final parts of my childhood as I finish up my time with the National Junior Hereford Association (NJHA). I joke that I am trying my hand at “being an adult,” […]


New Anxiety 4th Historical Marker

May 2, 2022

Anxiety 4th 9904 — commonly deemed “The Father of American Herefords” — was lauded in April with a new historical marker on land the bull once roamed in Independence, MO., near the American Hereford Association (AHA) headquarters. Anxiety 4th Legacy Anxiety 4th came from England to the United States in 1881, imported by Charles Gudgell […]


Making Connections For Your Future

April 8, 2022

by Tar Tut, NJHA Director There is not a day that goes by where I am not constantly thinking about the future. Continually thinking about even the simple future, like what I am going to eat, when I must leave for class, what I’m doing the next day, and the list goes on. For me […]


Demand Increases as More Producers Come Home to Hereford

March 17, 2022

Video news package available at: Sales of live and frozen Hereford genetics increased in 2021, with continued growth forecasted for 2022. After a year filled with robust sales and growth in 2021, the American Hereford Association (AHA) predicts an even stronger year in 2022. The American Hereford Association reports the average price of a […]


A New View, A Fresh Perspective

March 3, 2022

by Lauren Jones, NJHA Director Though it seems a little early to be talking about Spring if you’re like my family in Wisconsin, the season is well underway here in Oklahoma where I go to school. The few days of “southern” winter brought a little snow, a little ice but mostly just the slight inconvenience […]


Documenting Maternal Efficiency

February 28, 2022

F1 females built with Hereford genetics continue to set the pace for efficiency in commercial cow-calf pastures across the nation. Part of that stems from heterosis and part of it is borne by the unique performance advantages Hereford genetics bring to the mix. The American Hereford Association (AHA) conducted a three-year crossbreeding research study in […]


2022 Board Nominations

February 9, 2022

The AHA is seeking nominees for the board of directors. To submit nominations, please contact a member of the nominating committee. Pete Atkins, Tea, S.D. (605) 351-9847 Kyle Peréz, Nara Visa, N.M. (575) 403-7971 Tommy Mead, Midville, Ga. (706) 339-0201 David Burns, Pikeville, Tenn. (615) 477-5668 Les Midla, Marianna, Pa. (724) […]