Hereford eNews
Hereford Highlights | Market Update | Industry Insight Volume 7, Issue 18
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Hereford Highlights

2010 Hereford Register Deadline is Today

Don't be left out. Become a part of the 2010 Hereford Register for only $50! Download the information form, fill it out and send it to Amy Myers at amyers@hereford.org or call her at 816-842-3757.

The Hereford Register is printed in the July Hereford World. It is used as a reference tool industry-wide across the U.S. and Canada and is distributed at many industry trade shows.


Bud Snidow Paintings on Display Tonight

Twenty of Bud Snidow’s paintings will be on display from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Friday, May 7, at Village Presbyterian Church in the Kansas City area. The church is located at 6641 Mission Rd. in Prairie Village, Kan., which is near 65th and Mission. Hors d'oeuvres will be served. Bud would love the support of his Hereford family in the area.


Sullivan Supply Offers $20,000 in Scholarship Monies

Sullivan Supply is offering 20 $1,000 scholarships to high school seniors or college students 21 years old or younger. The scholarships will be awarded to individuals displaying a great passion for the livestock show industry and/or raising livestock. Visit Sullivan Supply’s Web site for more information and to download the application. Applications are due June 1.


Western Regional Set for June 20-23

Heritage Cattle Co., Buhl, Idaho, is hosting the Western Regional Junior Hereford Show June 20-23. Entries are $25 per head and must be postmarked by June 1. Visit JrHereford.org to download the show information and a entry form.

If you are interested in sponsoring a class, division or a championship, please contact Johanna Gomez at 208-670-1399. 


Schohr Family Views Featured in San Francisco Chronicle

Ryan, Steven and Tracy Schohr's editorial on how their family Hereford and rice farm near Gridley, Calif., helps preserve the environment was published in the San Francisco Chronicle April 22, Earth Day. This is a great example of how cattlemen can share their story with the public. Visit the San Francisco Cronicle Web site to read the whole story.


NHW Breakfast, Membership Meeting at JNHE

National Hereford Women will host a breakfast and membership meeting during the Junior National Hereford Expo (JNHE) at 7:30 a.m., Tuesday July 6. The meeting will begin at 8:30. Those who are not free from "barn duties" before 8:30 are welcome to skip breakfast and drop in for the meeting.

Everyone is welcome - members and non-members. Casual dress - come as you are. It's all about Herefords, women in the business, and the juniors NHW supports.

For breakfast reservations, contact Mary Ann Berg at maryannberg2003@yahoo.com or 330-857-7967. The cost is $16 per person (state queens are NHW guests).


JNHE Deadlines May 20

Deadlines for the JNHE are coming up. Due May 20 is NJHA director candidate applications, show entries and photo contest entries.

It’s also time to make hotel reservations or reserve a spot for camping in Indianapolis. The headquarters hotel is the Sheraton Indianapolis Hotel and Suites:

8787 Keystone Crossing
Indianapolis, IN 46240
888-627-7814
Room rate: $89 plus tax

Reservations must be made by June 9, 2010

The Indiana State Fairgrounds recreational vehicle campground offers 170 rv sites and is located on the northwest side of the fairgrounds, 80 sites with full seasonal hook-ups (water, electricity and sewer) and 90 sites using electricity or water at $25 per day. Any sites using no hook-ups are $16 per day. (All prices include 7% state tax). For reservations please call 317-927-7510.


Fall Analysis Deadline — May 29

Please remember that data must be submitted by May 29 to be included in the fall analysis. If you have questions, contact Jack Ward at 816-842-3757 or jward@hereford.org.


HYFA to Host Golf Tournament

The Hereford Youth Foundation of America (HYFA) will host its first golf tournament with all proceeds to benefit the Foundation. Hosted in conjunction with the JNHE, the event will kickoff at 8 a.m. Tuesday, July 6 at the Rock Ridge Golf Club in Crawfordsville, Ind.

The tournament will be a four-man scramble with shotgun start and awards will be given to first through third-place teams and a Chin-up Award. There will also be Longest Drive, Longest Putt and Closest to the Pin Contests with many other fun side games as well. There will be a meal after the tournament and many door prizes will be given away.

Player entry fees will be $200 a team or $50 for a single who will be placed on a random team.

Event coordinators are currently looking for event sponsors to help offset the costs of the prizes, meal and golf fees, as well as to benefit HYFA. Sponsors will have their names and/or logos on door prizes, flags, tee boxes, golf carts and scorecards depending on the level of sponsorship.

For more information, contact American Hereford Association Field Representative Andee Marston at amarston@hereford.org or 931-335-0303.


Register Now for BIF “Gateway to Profit” Conference

The 2010 Beef Improvement Federation’s (BIF) annual conference will be June 28-July 1 at the Holiday Inn Select Executive Conference Center in Columbia, Mo. With the theme, “Gateway to Profit,” international and U.S. industry experts will discuss leading-edge genetic advancements and offer practical solutions to adapt these technologies into any operation. Visit the BIF Web site for more including a schedule and registration information.


National Show Photos For Sale

Photos from Fort Worth and the National Western are available to purchase at HerefordPhotoshop.com.

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Market Update
Downloads:

Cattle Outlook

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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