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Warren and Isabel Brown: Hall of Fame Inductee

October 28, 2020

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Warren and Isabel Brown, Hartland, Wis., were inducted into the Hereford Hall of Fame at the American Hereford Association’s (AHA) Annual Membership Meeting and Conference, Oct. 24, in Kansas City, Mo. The Hall of Fame awards are presented annually to those who have influenced the advancement of the Hereford breed and […]

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Billy Ashe: Hall of Fame Inductee

October 28, 2020

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Billy Ashe, Selmer, Tenn., was inducted into the Hereford Hall of Fame at the American Hereford Association’s (AHA) Annual Membership Meeting and Conference, Oct. 24, in Kansas City, Mo. The Hall of Fame awards are presented annually to those who have influenced the advancement of the Hereford breed and the beef […]

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New AHA Board Directors Elected

October 27, 2020

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — American Hereford Association (AHA) voting delegates elected Wyatt Agar, Thermopolis, Wyo.; Jerome Ollerich, Winner, S.D.; and Bob Schaffer, Spotsylvania, Va., to serve on the Board of Directors. Each candidate will serve four-year terms on the 12-member Board. Mark St. Pierre, El Nido, Calif., was elected the 2021 AHA President and Bruce […]

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The New Normal

October 20, 2020

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Meet Bob Schaffer, AHA Board of Directors Candidate, Southeast Region

October 14, 2020

Bob Schaffer Deer Track Farm Spotsylvania, Va. Bob@DeerTrackFarm.com 540-582-9234 Born in Washington, D.C., and raised in Maryland, Bob Schaffer owns Deer Track Farm in Spotsylvania, Va. The farm produces high-quality female seedstock and performance-tested bulls. After high school, Bob served in the Navy from 1968-72. Leveraging the skills he learned from his naval training, Bob […]

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Meet Jerome Ollerich, AHA Board of Directors Candidate, Northwest Region

October 12, 2020

Jerome Ollerich Ollerich Bros. Herefords Winner, S.D. Jeromeo@goldenwest.net 605-557-3246 In Winner, S.D., Jerome Ollerich operates Ollerich Bros. Herefords along with his brother, James. With their father’s help, the brothers got their start in the Hereford business with a 4-H project, sparking a lifelong passion for the breed. More than 50 years later, the Olleriches have […]

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Meet Richie Oakes, AHA Board of Directors Candidate, Southwest Region

October 7, 2020

Richie Oakes Vanderwork Herefords Taloga, Okla. Rgoakes@yahoo.com 580-572-8395 Richie Oakes of Taloga, Okla., was raised on a 600-head registered and commercial cattle operation that included wheat and hay production. Now the fourth generation to work his family’s land, he is co-owner and manager of his family’s same ranching operation, OK Angus Ranch, which is nationally […]

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Meet Barry Morrell, AHA Board of Directors Candidate, Southwest Region

October 5, 2020

Barry Morrell Morrell Ranches Willows, Calif. Morrellbarry@yahoo.com 530-682-5808 Barry Morrell is the co-owner of Morrell Ranches, a seedstock Hereford and commercial cattle operation based in Willows, Calif. Barry, his wife, Carrie, and daughter, Bailey, founded Morrell Ranches in 2004 to grow the family’s operation into the third generation of Hereford cattle producers. Barry’s and Carrie’s […]

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Meet Jimmy Atlas, AHA Board of Directors Candidate, Southwest Region

September 30, 2020

Jimmy Atlas Grandview, Texas Atlasfarms@sbcglobal.net 214-202-5178 Jimmy and his wife and teammate, Claudia, own and operate Atlas Farms, a 46-year-old operation in North Central Texas and southwestern Oklahoma. Their diversified program includes over 100 head of registered horned and polled Hereford cow-calf pairs and a grain and cotton farm. The ground was historically used for […]

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Meet Wyatt Agar, AHA Board of Directors Candidate, Northwest Region

September 28, 2020

Wyatt Agar Durbin Creek Ranch Thermopolis, Wyo. Wyatt.agar@gmail.com 307-867-2404 Raised on a multigenerational operation based in eastern Oregon, Wyatt Agar is a manager and a partner in Durbin Creek Ranch, Thermopolis, Wyo., and Washakie Feeders, Worland, Wyo. The seedstock division runs 500 head of females, where artificial insemination (AI) and embryo transfer (ET) technologies are […]

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