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American Hereford Association Announces Plans for 2022 Cattlemen’s Congress and National Western Stock Show

April 7, 2021

KANSAS CITY, Mo. ­­­— A decision has been made on the recognition of national shows for January 2022. The American Hereford Association (AHA) Board of Directors met this week during their spring board meeting to make a decision about recognition levels of the Cattlemen’s Congress in Oklahoma City, Okla. and National Western Stock Show (NWSS) […]

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Hereford Night National Hereford Sale Reaches New Heights

February 2, 2021

OKLAHOMA CITY ­­­— The display carousels were abuzz and a large crowd watched eagerly as the Hereford Night National Hereford Sale topped off activities on Saturday night, Jan. 9, at the 2021 Cattlemen’s Congress in Oklahoma City. After the final strike of his gavel, auctioneer Joe Goggins sold 36.08 lots averaging $17,385. The sale featured […]

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Hereford Pen Show Honors go to Buck Cattle Co., Jensen Bros. and GKB Cattle

January 28, 2021

Oklahoma City — Buck Cattle Co., Madill, Okla., won the pen-of-three female show on Saturday, Jan. 9, during the inaugural 2021 Cattlemen’s Congress in Oklahoma City. Jensen Bros., Courtland, Kan., topped the pen-of-five bull show and GKB Cattle, Waxahachie, Texas, took pen-of-three bull honors. Brent Mrnak, Bowman, N.D.; Keith Phillips, Mays Lick, Ky.; and Troy […]

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Cattlemen Congregate on the Red Dirt: Hereford Champions Named at Cattlemen’s Congress

January 28, 2021

OKLAHOMA CITY — The stakes were high as judge Brandon Callis, Minco, Okla., sorted the 82-head Hereford bull show and 291-head Hereford female show at the inaugural 2021 Cattlemen’s Congress in Oklahoma City. A total of 677 Herefords were exhibited throughout the four-day national Hereford show, Jan. 7-10. Buck Cattle Co., Madill, Okla., was recognized […]

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May, Freking and Allan Awarded Top Titles at Cattlemen’s Congress

January 28, 2021

OKLAHOMA CITY — The competition was fierce as National Junior Hereford Association (NJHA) members paraded through the Jim Norick Arena during the junior Hereford show, Thursday, Jan. 7, at the inaugural 2021 Cattlemen’s Congress in Oklahoma City. Shane Werk, Manhattan, Kan., sorted the 274-head show. Lauren May, Mineral Point, Wis., exhibited the polled champion female, […]

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Supreme Success on the Red Dirt: Hereford Champions Named at Cattlemen’s Congress

January 28, 2021

OKLAHOMA CITY — The Hereford breed left a lasting mark on the inaugural 2021 Cattlemen’s Congress by claiming top honors in the supreme champion drive. Lauren May,Mineral Point, Wis., walked away with the supreme open female title with her horned championfemale, Purple Iris 145G. This UPS Sensation 2296 ET daughter was born May 7, 2019. […]

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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 […]

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Alyssa Copeland Named Hereford Herdsman of the Year

January 14, 2021

OKLAHOMA CITY — Alyssa Copeland was honored as the 2021 Hereford Herdsman of the Year at the National Hereford Show during the Cattlemen’s Congress. After votes were cast by fellow Hereford herdsmen and breeders, the award was announced prior to the selection of the grand champion polled Hereford female on Jan. 10. Hailing from Tennessee, […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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