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All Roads Lead to Kansas City for the 2020 VitaFerm Junior National Hereford Expo

August 4, 2020

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Facing a venue cancellation and new healthy initiatives, Team Hereford pushed through COVID-19 trials which led the 2020 VitaFerm® Junior National Hereford Expo (JNHE) to “Come Home to Hereford” in Kansas City, Mo. The JNHE changed to a five-day event held July 10-15 and was hosted by the National Junior Hereford […]

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Ecks Named Hereford Advisors of the Year

July 30, 2020

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Sam and Rhonda Eck were honored as the 2020 Advisors of the Year, July 14, during the 2020 VitaFerm® Junior National Hereford Expo (JNHE) in Kansas City, Mo. They have advised the Junior Hereford Association of Oklahoma (JHAO) for more than a decade and have been involved in the JHAO for […]

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Hereford Juniors Awarded Scholarships and Achievement Awards

July 30, 2020

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Outstanding Hereford youth were awarded numerous scholarships during the 2020 VitaFerm® Junior National Hereford Expo (JNHE) in Kansas City, Mo. The Hereford Youth Foundation of America (HYFA) and the National Hereford Women (NHW) awarded $25,000 alone at this year’s JNHE, and will award a total of $200,000 in 2020 to deserving […]

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Hereford Juniors Compete in Virtual National Contests

July 29, 2020

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – More than 750 youth and their families from 37 states and Canada gathered at the 21st annual VitaFerm® Junior National Hereford Expo (JNHE) in Kansas City, July 10-15, to compete in educational and leadership events in and out of the showring. Juniors competed in virtual skill-based contests including illustrated speaking, sales, […]

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Neogen, American Hereford Assn. announce educational partnership

July 28, 2020

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Neogen Genomics and the American Hereford Association (AHA) are announcing the launch of an educational partnership to help association members make the best use of the rapidly evolving genomic tools available to them. Through the partnership, AHA members will have expanded access to Neogen’s genomics expertise at in-person AHA-sanctioned conferences and […]

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May, Vickland and Emerson Take Owned Female Show Honors at 2020 Junior National Hereford Expo

July 24, 2020

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Lauren May, Mineral Point, Wis., won the horned owned female show with Purple Iris 145G ET and Vada and Hans Vickland, Longmont, Colo., and their heifer, H KFL Pixie 9372 ET, won the polled owned female show at the 2020 VitaFerm® Junior National Hereford Expo, July 15, in Kansas City, Mo. […]

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Barber, Kolterman Win Bred-and-Owned Female Titles at Junior National Hereford Expo

July 22, 2020

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Rylee, Bryden and Aidyn Barber, Channing, Texas, and their heifer, BR Halsey 9099, rose to the top of the bred-and-owned female show during the 2020 VitaFerm® Junior National Hereford Expo (JNHE) in Kansas City, Mo., July 13. Carly Kolterman, Garland, Neb., with Kolt Rustic Wine 5546 ET, claimed the reserve grand […]

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Cantrell Named Hereford Junior Herdsman of the Year

July 21, 2020

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Parker Cantrell, Collinsville, Okla., was honored as the 2020 Hereford Junior Herdsman of the Year on July 15 during the 2020 VitaFerm® Junior National Hereford Expo (JNHE) in Kansas City, Mo. He was awarded a $2,500 scholarship sponsored by the Hereford Youth Foundation of America (HYFA) and Sullivan Supply. Cantrell is […]

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Gohr, Harfst Achieve Success in the Cow-Calf Show at the Junior National Hereford Expo

July 21, 2020

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Fallon and Gunnar Gohr, Madras, Ore., won the grand champion cow-calf pair in the cow-calf show at the 21st annual VitaFerm® Junior National Hereford Expo in Kansas City, Mo., on July 14. The show was sponsored by Innisfail Farm, Madison, Ga. Judge Kyle Conley, Sulphur, Okla., picked Gohr’s pair out of […]

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Boatman, Krebs Awarded Top Placings at VitaFerm Junior National Hereford Expo Bull Show

July 21, 2020

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Kendall Boatman, Rockford, Ill., exhibited the grand champion bred-and-owned bull and Sage Krebs, Gordon, Neb., showed the reserve grand champion, July 13, at the 21st annual VitaFerm® Junior National Hereford Expo in Kansas City, Mo. The bred-and-owned bull show was sponsored by Grand Meadow Farm, Ada, Mich. Drew Perez, Canyon, Texas, […]

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