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 […]


2020 NAILE Hereford Show Champions Selected

November 25, 2020

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Purple Iris 145G ET and SSF KKH 26Z Ribeye 801 ET won grand champion titles at the 2020 North American International Livestock Exposition (NAILE) Hereford Show Nov. 17 in Louisville, Ky. Judge Donnie Robertson, Yukon, Okla., sorted the 126-head open show. In the female show, grand champion honors went to Purple […]


Hereford Prime Foundation Gifts $116,000 for Research

November 18, 2020

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Hereford Research Foundation (HRF) is pleased to announce the Hereford Prime Foundation, a subsidiary of the Kansas Hereford Association, has gifted $116,000 in support of future research projects at the American Hereford Association (AHA). The donation was made on behalf of the late Allan Shumaker, from Wetmore, Kan., who founded […]


Certified Hereford Beef Celebrates 25 Years

November 17, 2020

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Together, Hereford producers, brand partners and loyal customers celebrated 25 years of the Certified Hereford Beef® (CHB) brand in 2020. Among the world’s great beef brands, Certified Hereford Beef is found in the nation’s best restaurants and retailers. The brand’s commitment to rich heritage and uncompromising dedication to the Hereford breed […]


Pursuing Passions

November 10, 2020

by Lauren McMillan, NJHA director As children, we were told to eat our vegetables so we could grow big and strong. We admired the people who told us to do this, so we ate our vegetables. However, that was not the only reason. This is an example of the heart of improvement seen at a […]


Ladies of the Royal Sale Recap

November 4, 2020

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Ladies of the Royal Sale was well attended again this year as Hereford breeders filled the seats of Wagstaff Sale Arena at the American Royal Complex in Kansas City, Mo., on Oct. 24. The 2020 lot line-up featured 13 females selling for an average of $4,519. This included 10 open […]


Deichmann Recognized as Hereford Woman of the Year

November 3, 2020

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The National Hereford Women (NHW) named Jewell Deichmann, Central City, Neb., as the 2020 National Hereford Woman of the Year. According to her peers, Deichmann is an example of what the NHW represents. She is always promoting the breed, networking with others to make everyone feel welcomed and supporting Hereford as […]