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Hereford Highlights | Market Update | Industry Insight Volume 6, Issue 25
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Gold TPR Breeders announced

Established in 2005, the Gold TPR™ (Total Performance Records) Breeder recognition is presented to progressive Hereford breeders who have measured traits and collected and promptly submitted performance data at all levels of production including calving, weaning weight, yearling weight, scrotal circumference and carcass.

The following Hereford breeders have been named Fall 200 Gold TPR Breeders:

  • Bay Brook Farm, Dabneys, Va.
  • Deer Track Farm, Spotsylvania, Va.
  • Hidden Oaks Ranch, Hamilton, Texas
  • Frank Hug & Sons, Scranton, Kan.
  • David or Juanita Jennings, Rogers, Ark.
  • Kinnear Polled Herefords, Joshua, Texas
  • Knoll Crest Farm, Red House, Va.
  • George Mangham, Forgan, Okla.
  • Mill Creek Ranch, Alma, Kan.
  • EL Mobley, Fairdealing, Mo.
  • Monahan Cattle Co., Hyannis, Neb.
  • NS Polled Herefords, Shaker Heights, Ohio
  • Oleen Bros., Dwight, Kan.
  • Gino Pedretti, El Nido, Calif.
  • Rolling Hills Acres, St. Elizabeth, Mo.
  • Carl Schohr, Gridley, Calif.


Fall 2009 data online

The fall 2009 Hereford expected progeny differences (EPDs) were released in late July. The new run includes the U.S. and Canadian data as well as data from Uruguay and Argentina. This Pan-American Cattle Evaluation is the first combined genetic evaluation between continents. Visit Hereford.org to search new data.


Annual Meeting is approaching

The 2009 American Hereford Associaiton (AHA) Annual Membership Meeting will be Monday, Nov. 2, at the Hilton President Kansas City. To make hotel reservations please call (816) 221-9490 or (800) 445-8667. The reservation cutoff deadline is Sept. 30. Watch for more information in the October Hereford World.


Become an NJHA Fan on Facebook today

National Junior Hereford Associaiton (NJHA) staff recently started an NJHA Fan Page on Facebook and invite you to become a fan today. The interactive fan page contains updated information on all the NJHA happenings throughout the year. Stay tuned for exciting NJHA information as it becomes available.


HYFA Scholarship Deadline is Sept. 1

Applications for Hereford Youth Foundation of America (HYFA) scholarships are due Sept. 1. Scholarships will be awarded to NJHA members to assist in financing their college educations. These scholarships are made possible by Bill and Jo Ellard, EE Ranches Inc.; Bob and Dolores Call, CBY Polled Herefords; Lloyd Whitehead, Whitehead Ranches; Bob Kube, Fauquier Farms; CK Ranch; the Blin family and Randy and Kelly Owen, Tennessee River Music Inc.

Download HYFA Scholarship application

The Gary Bishop Memorial Scholarship application is also due Sept. 1.

Download Gary Biship Memorial Scholarship application


JNHE Photos, Videos Available for Purchase

All pictures taken by American Hereford Association (AHA) staff at the Junior National Hereford Expo (JNHE) may be viewed and ordered at HerefordPhotoShop.com.

Also this year a video of the show is available for purchase. Order your copy on DVD at HerefordPhotoShop.com.


Mark Your Calendars: Keystone International

The Keystone International Livestock Exposition National Hereford Show is scheduled for Oct. 2, 2009, in Harrisburg, Pa. The judge will be Chan Phillips. Visit the Keystone Web site for more information.

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Glenn Grimes and Ron Plain, University of Missouri-Columbia

Grimes and Plain offer market updates for the week past each Friday afternoon. To view this information, visit the University of Missouri AgEBB Web site.

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