Say Yes

April 9, 2021

by JW Cox, NJHA board director “Every time you say yes to something you say no to something else.”- Kelly Barnes The last weekend in March I had the privilege of saying yes to traveling to Desdemona, Texas, to meet with the National Junior Hereford Association (NJHA) Board. Upon arrival we had a great time […]


DNA Sampling Guide

March 24, 2021

Notice: Breeders can now make DNA test request for MD testing through their MyHerd account. DNA testing is vital for improving the beef industry. The American Hereford Association (AHA) requires DNA testing on any sire born on or after Jan. 1, 2011, from which calves are registered. Donor dams from which calves are registered must […]


Herefords in Demand

March 23, 2021

KANSAS CITY, Mo.— Spring seedstock sales are well under way in many parts of the country as cattlemen and women purchase bulls meant to add value to their operations. An increasing number are choosing Hereford. “We’ve found that a lot of our customers that have more straightbred cattle, once they use Hereford genetics in a […]


2021 AHA Board of Director Nominating Committee

February 25, 2021

The AHA’s Board of Directors nominating committee is requesting volunteers to serve a four-year term as a director. Members are encouraged to contact representatives in their respective regions to submit nominees. This year’s nominating committee is: Dave Bielema, chairman Ada, Mich. 616-292-7474 Terri Barber Channing, Texas 817-727-6107 Mark Cooper Willow Creek, Mont. 406-539-6885 […]


Hereford Thrives in an Uncertain Year

January 25, 2021

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Despite the challenges of 2020, the American Hereford Association reports breed growth. In a year that was anything but predictable, Hereford breeders and the American Hereford Association (AHA) continued to add value to Hereford genetics. Year-end reports shared during the Association’s recent annual meeting show their efforts paid off. “As the […]


Cattlemen’s Congress Hereford Show Results

January 7, 2021

It’s showtime in Oklahoma City! Welcome, Team Hereford, to the inaugural Cattlemen’s Congress. Follow along with us as Hereford exhibitors take to the Jim Norick Arena to exhibit their very best. Results are as follows: 2021 Hereford Herdsman: Alyssa Copeland, Copeland and Sons Herefords, Nara Visa, N.M. Hereford female show, Sunday, Jan. 10 Judge: Brandon […]


2021 Hereford Herdsman of the Year Candidates

December 22, 2020

During the 2021 Cattlmen’s Congress, Hereford exhibitors will submit their votes for the 2021 American Hereford Association (AHA) Herdsman of the Year through an online survey. A link for voting will be sent to the email address submitted with the original entries to the Cattlemen’s Congress prior to arriving in Oklahoma City. Exhibitors are allowed […]


Spring 2021 Inventories Generated

December 3, 2020

Spring 2021 inventories were generated earlier this week. Remember, MyHerd users receive their inventories immediately on MyHerd and will not receive inventories in the mail. Members who do not use MyHerd were mailed their inventories this week — be on the lookout for those! Also, remember to take advantage of the early bird discount on […]


The Power Source for Hereford Genetics

December 3, 2020

Strong artificial insemination (AI) programs are the ticket to remain competitive in a challenging and growing commercial and seedstock marketplace. The American Hereford Association’s (AHA) annual AI Source Book spotlights up-and-coming genetics in the breed and showcases top Hereford sires to the beef cattle industry. A powerful marketing tool, the AI Source Book gives producers […]


Connecting Us All

November 30, 2020

by Bailey Morrell, NJHA communications chair Hey, juniors! The National Junior Hereford Association (NJHA) is committed to keeping you informed and engaged throughout the year. In my new role as communications chair, I have been tasked to update you about what is happening in the NJHA, including dates, deadlines and new programs. However, we have […]