|Hereford Highlights | Market Update | Industry Insight||Volume 8, Issue 38|
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Hereford Research Fundraiser Raises $28,726
Support for Hereford research flourished during the Hereford Research Foundation BuyHereford.com auction Nov. 8. Forty-two items sold grossing $28,726.
The top-selling lot was an incredible opportunity to purchase embryos from Paul Bennett of Knoll Crest Farm, Red House, Va. Dimitri Matargas, Iron Lake Ranch, Dallas, Texas, paid $3,750 for the three embryos from KCF Miss Proficient U201 and sired by CL 1 Domino 732T.
The second high seller was a unique opportunity to hunt antelope on the Copeland Ranch in northeastern New Mexico, donated by Copeland & Sons, Nara Visa, N.M. Steve Folkman, Ixonia, Wis., purchased the hunt for $1,950.
There were many products donated by Gallagher, like the Gallagher W210 Package including weigh scale, alleyway loadbars and heavy-duty aluminum platform. This package sold for $1,500 to Jay Davis, Locust Hill Farm, Michigantown, Ind.
Visit BuyHereford.com for a complete list of auction items along with donor information. Many, many thanks to all who supported the auction.
Bacon Crowned National Hereford Queen
Amanda Bacon, Prairie Grove, Ark., was crowned the 2011-12 National Hereford Queen during the American Royal National Hereford Show in Kansas City Oct. 30.
“Becoming the National Hereford Queen is really exciting,” Bacon says, “I am most excited about traveling all over the country and meeting all of the breeders.”
Amanda competed against six other state queens for the title. First runner-up honors went to Alecia Knapp, Waverly, Iowa. Second runner-up honors were given to Devann Gregory, Houstonia, Mo. Miss Congeniality was awarded to Sarah Katelyn Smith, Waxahachie, Texas.
Look for an article featuring Amanda in the December Hereford World.
Rowland Chosen 2011 Hereford Women of Year
Sue Rowland, Marysville, Kan., was honored as 2011 Hereford Women of the Year during the National Hereford Women (NHW) annual meeting Oct. 29 in Kansas City.
Sue grew up on a registered Hereford operation in Kansas showing Herefords and was an active 4-H member. She and her recently deceased husband, Jim, had a common passion — Herefords and Hereford youth. The couple’s G&R Polled Herefords was home to numerous champions throughout the years, but more importantly the couple touched hundreds of Hereford youth.
Look for an article featuring Sue in the December Hereford World.
Hereford Show Awards Presented in Kansas City
Hereford exhibitors were honored for showcasing their breeding programs at national and regional shows throughout the past year during the National Hereford Show at the American Royal in Kansas City Oct. 30. The following are the winners for each of the four regions.
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 website.
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