Press Releases

Hereford Juniors Compete in National Contests

July 31, 2019

More than 1,179 youth and their families from 38 states gathered at the 20th Annual VitaFerm® Junior National Hereford Expo in Denver, July 6-13, to compete in educational and leadership events in and out of the showring. Juniors competed in more than 20 skill-based contests including extemporaneous speaking, team sales, fitting, livestock judging, photography, a […]

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Reed Tops JNHE 5K Race

July 29, 2019

More than 80 runners laced up Monday, July 8, to participate in the third annual Junior National Hereford Expo (JNHE) 5K Race at the 2019 VitaFerm® JNHE in Denver, July 6-13. The 3.2-mile race at the National Western Stock Show Complex was open to Hereford enthusiasts of all ages and local runners. First in the […]

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Breeding, May Top Showmanship Contest at VitaFerm® Junior National Hereford Expo

July 25, 2019

Austin Breeding, Miami, Texas, was chosen as champion senior showman, July 11, at the 2019 VitaFerm® Junior National Hereford Expo (JNHE) in Denver. Reserve champion honors were awarded to Lauren May, Mineral Point, Wis. Sullivan Supply and Stock Show University, Dunlap, Iowa, sponsored the showmanship contest. After narrowing the field from more than 150 entries, […]

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Neil Named Hereford Junior Herdsman of the Year

July 25, 2019

Jackson Neil, Northfield, Minn., was honored as the 2019 Hereford Junior Herdsman of the Year July 11 during the 2019 VitaFerm® Junior National Hereford Expo (JNHE) in Denver. Neil is the 21-year-old son of Steve and Keely Neil. He is a senior at South Dakota State University and is pursuing a degree in agriculture business. […]

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Hereford Juniors Awarded Scholarships

July 25, 2019

Hereford youth were awarded numerous scholarships during the 2019 VitaFerm® Junior National Hereford Expo (JNHE) in Denver. More than $25,000 was awarded to deserving junior members to aid in their academic endeavors. This year’s recipients are listed below. Prospect, Junior Golden Bull and Golden Bull Achievement Awards The Prospect and Golden Bull awards recognize individuals […]

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New NJHA Board Appointments

July 18, 2019

Four National Junior Hereford Association (NJHA) members were elected to the NJHA board of directors at the 2019 VitaFerm® Junior National Hereford Expo (JNHE) July 6-13 in Denver. Noah Benedict, Dewey, Ill.; Bailey Morrell, Willows, Calif.; Wyatt Lawrence, Princeton, Minn.; and Luke Daniels, Dalhart, Texas, were welcomed in their maroon jackets as the new NJHA […]

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Herefords Make History on the Hill

July 18, 2019

The 2019 VitaFerm® Junior National Hereford Expo (JNHE) made history as the last youth exhibition to be hosted in Stadium Arena at the National Western Stock Show facility in Denver, July 6-13. The event was hosted by the National Junior Hereford Association (NJHA), the Hereford Youth Foundation of America (HYFA) and several host state Hereford […]

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PACE is back

June 20, 2019

PACE is back and ready to take genetic evaluation to the next level. The American Hereford Association (AHA) is pleased to announce that beginning in July 2019, we will be back to running the Pan-American Cattle Evaluation (PACE) genetic evaluation. PACE was first released in July 2009 as a joint effort between the American Hereford […]

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Launch of Herefords On Demand

June 18, 2019

In the midst of the digital age, it is essential for any business to spearhead new and fresh avenues to improve its marketing. The American Hereford Association’s (AHA) Hereford Publications Inc. (HPI) is thrilled to announce the official launch of Herefords On Demand. This new online catalog production system for Association members and Hereford breeders […]

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‘Timeless’ Brings $27,000 for Hereford Youth and Research

June 10, 2019

Special live auction at “The Brand” Marketing Summit raises nearly $50,000 for the HYFA and the HRF. In true Team Hereford fashion, supporters of the breed banded together to raise $47,350 to benefit the Hereford Youth Foundation of America (HYFA) and the Hereford Research Foundation (HRF). “Timeless,” a graphite original drawing done by acclaimed artist […]

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