Press Releases

Keystone Hereford Champions Named

October 10, 2019

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – KJ B002 Catapult F28 ET was named supreme champion bull at the 2019 Keystone International Livestock Exposition National Hereford Show in Harrisburg, Pa. CSF Ramsey Teva’s Mercy Me ET earned the champion Hereford female honor. Billy Elmhirst, Indian River, Ontario, judged the 134-head Hereford show on Oct. 4. The champion bull, […]

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Loschke Named AHA Records Supervisor

October 3, 2019

The American Hereford Association (AHA) is excited to name Laura Loschke as the records supervisor. In addition to her responsibilities as education and information services coordinator, Loschke will oversee the workflow and call logs of the records department as well as support the Customer Service staff. “Laura is a natural and strong fit for the […]

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Fall 2019 Gold TPR™ Breeder Recognition

October 3, 2019

Fifty-one Hereford breeders achieved the Gold TPR™ (Total Performance Records) status for fall 2019. Established in 2005, the program recognizes breeders who participate in the American Hereford Association’s (AHA) Whole Herd Total Performance Records (TPR™) Program and go the extra mile. Gold TPR™ Breeders collect data at all levels of production and report data in […]

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Thank You, Tena!

September 30, 2019

Please join the American Hereford Association (AHA) in celebrating Tena Martin’s time at the Association this Tuesday, Oct. 1. Tena began her career with the AHA in the records department and was promoted to records supervisor in 2015 and has been in that position since. As the Records Supervisor, Tena has been responsible for overseeing […]

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Prove the worth of your genetics with the hereford feedout program

September 26, 2019

The American Hereford Association (AHA), in collaboration with HRC Feed Yards, is gearing up to provide a Hereford Feedout Program this fall for purebred and commercial cattlemen alike. Along with many other benefits, this program will provide a great opportunity for participants to gain a deeper understanding of the cattle feeding industry through first-hand experience. […]

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Alex Acheson joins AHA as North Central region field representative

September 16, 2019

The American Hereford Association (AHA) is pleased to welcome its newest team member, Alex Acheson, Elk Point, S.D., as the North Central region field representative for the AHA and the Hereford World. Acheson begins his post Sept. 16. In this position, Acheson will attend Hereford sales and events as well as assist breeders with marketing […]

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Identifying Genetic Markers to Predict Eye Pigment

September 12, 2019

The American Hereford Association (AHA) is collaborating with David Riley, Ph.D., Texas A&M, and Dorian Garrick, Ph.D., Massey University, New Zealand, to identify genetic markers to predict eye pigment and its potential relationship to eye disorders. Previous research suggests markers may exist that could assist in predicting an animal’s eye pigment. The first step to […]

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Kevin Murnin Joins AHA as Mountain Region Field Representative

September 12, 2019

Kevin Murnin, Worden, Mont., joins the American Hereford Association (AHA) as the Mountain region field representative for the AHA and the Hereford World. Murnin began his post Sept. 12. In this role, Murnin will help breeders with marketing and genetic selection, along with attending Hereford sales and events. Additionally, he will contribute to educating members […]

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Rachel Dotson Joins AHA as Editorial/Production Assistant

September 11, 2019

The American Hereford Association (AHA) is pleased to welcome its newest team member, Rachel Dotson, Kidder, Mo., as the editorial/production assistant for Hereford Publications Inc. (HPI). Dotson joined the team Sept. 9. In this position, Dotson will manage editorial content and calendars, edit articles and columns for the Hereford World, attend AHA events for communications […]

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Creating Leaders, Collaborating, and Cultivating Opportunities for Team Hereford

August 28, 2019

The 2019 Faces of Leadership Conference took on a new face this year with a revamped mission of creating leaders, collaborating, and cultivating opportunities to grow the young minds of the Hereford cattle industry. The recently renovated Nebraska Innovation Campus at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) was home to 70 National Junior Hereford Association (NJHA) […]

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