A Family Tradition

August 20, 2020

“Quality and service at its finest” is the motto Main Street Quality Meats has stood by for nearly 25 years. Rooted in Salt Lake City, Main Street Quality Meats is the product of two family owned and operated businesses — Main Street Poultry and Quality Meats — that have provided fresh, high-quality meat since the […]


CHB Recipe: Spaghetti Squash with Meat Sauce

August 5, 2020

It’s easy to cut the carbs and get an extra serving of vegetables with this dish! Spaghetti squash is a great substitute for pasta. With this great taste, will you even miss the extra carbs? Ingredients: 1 pound Ground Beef (93% lean or leaner) 1 medium yellow onion, chopped 1 tablespoon minced garlic 1 can […]


Commercial MD Test Now Available

July 30, 2020

The American Hereford Association (AHA) is pleased to announce Neogen® has developed a commercial test for Mandibulofacial Dysostosis (MD) and is ready to test all animals recorded in the AHA database. Members must contact AHA Customer Service either by phone or email to request an official MD test. Consequently, you cannot request an MD test […]


A Partner Behind the Brand

July 21, 2020

Matt Sherman, general manager of Kern Meat Co., has three degrees: an MA, a Ph.D. and an M.B.D. (married the boss’ daughter). After Sherman received his Ph.D. in American history and entering the job market at a time that was not quite conducive for this field, Sherman’s father-in-law asked if he had an interest in […]


National Hereford Women Board of Directors Nominations

July 9, 2020

It’s that time of year to start thinking about filling the shoes of the three retiring board members for the National Hereford Women (NHW). Serving the Hereford breed as a member of the NHW is an opportunity to work with the breed’s inspiring youth and fellow Hereford breeders, and to make lasting contributions. Each year, […]


Genetic Evaluation Maternal Trait Updates

July 9, 2020

American Hereford Association Genetic Evaluation Updates November 30, 2017 The American Hereford Association (AHA) has and will continue to offer the most robust and progressive genetic evaluation that will help identify Hereford genetics that are the most profitable for the commercial Industry. Over the last two years, the AHA Board of Directors and staff have […]


CHB Recipe: Steak and Watermelon Salad

July 8, 2020

Combine the sweetness of watermelon with a savory, grilled steak to send this salad to the top of your lunch rotation! Ingredients: 1 pound Certified Hereford Beef top sirloin steak steak 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons reduced-fat or regular balsamic vinaigrette, divided 1/2 cup chopped onion 1 to 2 teaspoons olive oil, divided 1 cup […]


Genetic Evaluation Improvements set to be Implemented July 12, 2020

July 2, 2020

Many of you participated in the Whole Cow Herd DNA project, which netted over 10,000 genotypes. This project allowed our science team to better understand the genomic contributions and relationships of the markers impacting maternal traits such as Sustained Cow Fertility (SCF), Calving Ease Maternal (CEM) and Milk (M). Currently, when an animal is genotyped […]


Heat up Summer with CHB Recipes

June 30, 2020

Garden Herb Strip Steak This garden rub is easy to make and creates big flavor for Certified Hereford Beef strip steaks on the grill. Ingredients: 2 Certified Hereford Beef strip steaks (about 10 ounces each) Salt Seasoning 2 tablespoons chopped fresh thyme 1 tablespoon chopped fresh oregano 2 teaspoons freshly grated lemon peel 3 cloves […]


2020 AHA Voting Delegate Elections

June 25, 2020

Each year at the American Hereford Association’s (AHA) Annual Meeting, three new members are elected to the Board of Directors to replace outgoing board members. Voting delegates representing each state or state group elect the new board members. In early May, nomination cards for voting delegates were sent to eligible AHA members so they could […]