The National Junior Hereford Association creates and promotes enthusiasm for the Hereford breed while
providing opportunities through leadership, education and teamwork thus ensuring a brighter future for youth
and the cattle industry

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Youth Edition

  • Are You Ready to Serve the NJHA?

    Are You Ready to Serve the NJHA? by Taylor Belle Matheny When I reflect on my experience running for the National Junior Hereford Association (NJHA) board of directors one quote comes to mind by H. Jackson Brown Jr., “The best preparation for tomorrow is doing your best today.” For many of us, speech contests, competition […]


  • What has the Hereford Association done for you?

    by Brandt Downing At the conclusion of most shows, you’re bound to hear a judge talk about the opportunities that were given to them as juniors and how it changed their lives in so many positive ways and praise young people for the industry they are a part of. The cattle industry provides many opportunities […]


  • NJHA Fed Steer Shootout Webinar Series

    The National Junior Hereford Association (NJHA) Fed Steer Shootout webinar took place May 1, 2018, at 7 p.m. CT and focused on animal health. This was the third webinar of this year’s contest. This webinar focused on feeder cattle health and well-being with guest speaker, Dr. Dan Thompson of RFD-TV’s “DocTalk.” Dr. Dan Thomson is […]



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