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Hereford Highlights | Market Update | Industry Insight Volume 7, Issue 19
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Hereford Highlights

Don't Miss May 20 JNHE Deadlines

Thursday, May 20 is the final deadline for the JNHE show entries. Also due is NJHA director candidate applications 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
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.

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 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. 

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 or 330-857-7967. The cost is $16 per person (state queens are NHW guests).

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

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 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

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Market Update

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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Industry Insight


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