Press Releases

Spring Webinar Series Information

April 26, 2017

  Having trouble navigating through Join AHA education and information service coordinator, SyAnn Foster through a series of webinars to better your understanding of the system. Click on the links below to register for an upcoming webinar. Webinar Schedule: Wednesday, April 26 at 12 p.m. CDT: How to Register Animals through  Tuesday, May 2 […]


JNHE Early Bird Entries Due May 1

April 25, 2017

The online entry site for the 2017 JNHE is now available. Please make sure all fields are completed, NJHA memberships are paid, cattle are fully registered and transferred and entries are submitted by the proper deadlines. Do you need to add additional t-shirts, awards dinner tickets, cattle, etc.? Exhibitors have the ability to add to […]


Email Release Concerning Misconception of DNA Testing

April 13, 2017

On the weekend of April 8-9, a series of posts were put on social media and various blogs discussing the alleged breed make up of a US Hereford sire. This result was supposedly reported by an Australian Hereford Breeder and confirmed by the Australian Hereford Society CEO, Dr. Alex Ball. I had correspondence with Alex […]


Make Plans to Attend the 2017 BIF Convention

March 28, 2017

The 2017 Beef Improvement Federation convention will be held May 31-June 3 in Athens, Ga. Founded in 1968, the BIF is an organization dedicated to advancing and coordinating all segments of the beef industry. The 2017 BIF schedule is as follows: Wednesday, May 31 8 a.m. – Noon BIF Board Meeting Noon – 7 p.m. […]


NJHA Scholarship Deadline April 1

March 16, 2017

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – This summer, more than $25,000 of scholarship money is available for active National Junior Hereford Association (NJHA) members who are seniors in high school or currently enrolled in a college program. In addition to scholarships, the NJHA also honors deserving members with junior and senior prospect awards as well as the […]


Norsten Joins CHB as Regional Brand Manager

March 9, 2017

KANSAS CITY, Mo. –Tim Norsten, St. Paul, Minn., joined the Certified Hereford Beef staff March 6 as the Midwest regional brand manager. Norsten will work with clients in the Midwest region to expand the availability of CHB products and promote the CHB brand. Norsten joins the team with extensive retail and foodservice experience. He has […]


JNHE Ambassador Applications Due March 15

March 9, 2017

Kansas City, Mo. –The American Hereford Association and National Junior Hereford Association are offering five “mini” internships for college students interested in gaining experience in national show coordination at the 2017 Junior National Hereford Expo, July 15-21 in and Louisville, Ky. Ambassadors will gain experience in social media, communications, office and customer service, event planning, […]


The Hereford Derby: An Elite Frozen Genetics Sale

March 6, 2017

Don’t miss your opportunity to bid on some of the best genetics in the industry! The Hereford Derby online sale benefitting the 2017 Junior National Hereford Expo is March 7 at 7 p.m. CST on Lots include semen and embryo packages. A special thanks goes to The Hereford Derby consignors including: Churchill Cattle Co., […]


74 Head Entered in NJHA Fed Steer Shootout

February 21, 2017

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Seventy-four head of cattle from National Junior Hereford Association members in nine states are on feed for the NJHA Fed Steer Shootout competition at Gregory Feedlots Inc., in Tabor, Iowa. The program is an opportunity for NJHA members to gain invaluable cattle-feeding industry education and experience. Participants will have the ability […]


Bedwell Teaches Course at NCBA Cattlemen’s Convention

February 9, 2017

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Shane Bedwell, AHA director of breed improvement and chief operating officer, taught the course “Reducing lameness and improving cattle structure through genetics and management” Feb. 1 at the 24th edition of the Cattlemen’s College during the 2017 National Cattlemen’s Beef Association Cattle Industry Convention in Nashville. Bedwell’s course was one of […]

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