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Jensens Donate Heifer to Benefit Hereford Youth

KANSAS CITY, Mo. —The Jensen Family of Courtland, Kan., and Dylan Evans, Lebo, Kan., have graciously donated KJ BJ DWE 686Z Salsa 364C ET to sell as Lot 1, the foundation female, Jan. 15, 2016, during the Mile High Night Sale at the National Western Stock Show in Denver. All proceeds will benefit the Hereford Youth Foundation of America (HYFA) and the “Growing a Lasting Legacy” campaign, supporting leadership and education for the next generation of Hereford youth.

Herefords Reign Supreme at Keystone

KANSAS CITY, Mo. —ROF Time Is Money 311A ET was named supreme champion bull for the second year at the Keystone International Livestock Exposition (KILE) in Harrisburg, Pa. The champion Hereford female, LCC TG Be My Merry Time 7B, earned the reserve supreme honor.
Scott Bayer, Ringle, Wis., judged the 142-head National Hereford Show on Oct. 2.            

Certified Hereford Beef Volume Surpasses 51 million lb.


KANSAS CITY, Mo. –Certified Hereford Beef (CHB®) LLC experienced a record year of growth during fiscal year 2015 with 51.2 million lb. of product sold — a 2% increase compared to the previous year’s total. Since 2008, CHB LLC has increased beef sales by 46%.

Celebrating its 20th year as a brand, the CHB program continues to expand its market share and meet the needs of its customers.

Nicodemus Joins AHA, Hereford World Staff as Field Rep

KANSAS CITY, Mo. ­­­— The American Hereford Association (AHA) and Hereford World (HW) are excited to announce Lander Nicodemus, Cheyenne, Wyo., has joined the Hereford team. Nicodemus will start Sept. 17 as the Mountain region field representative.

Hereford Demand Continues

 Year-end data proves Herefords are meeting the needs of commercial cattlemen.

Hereford Annual Meeting Weekend Planned

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Members of the American Hereford Association (AHA) will gather in Kansas City Oct. 30 through Nov. 1 for the 2015 Annual Meeting. Hereford enthusiasts from across the U.S. will enjoy three days of events and activities including educational forums, the Annual Meeting and the National Hereford Show during the American Royal.

Hereford Youth Collect 126 lb. of School Supplies for Grand Island Elementary School

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — National Junior Hereford Association members from across the country participated in the fourth annual “Helping Hooves” service project during the Junior National Hereford Expo (JNHE), June 27 through July 3, in Grand Island, Neb.

Auction Raises $38,500 for Hereford Research

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Hereford breeders continue to support research as evident during the fourth annual auction to benefit the Hereford Research Foundation July 23. Thirteen lots were sold on grossing $38,500.

AHA Announces Fall 2015 Gold TPR Breeders, EPDs

 KANSAS CITY, Mo. ­­­— Thirty-two dedicated Hereford breeders achieved Gold TPRTM (Total Performance Records) status for fall 2015, according to the American Hereford Association (AHA).

'Hereford Nation' Breaks Records

The Hereford Nation took Grand Island, Neb., by storm last week as it hosted the record-setting 2015 VitaFerm Junior National Hereford Expo (JNHE). During the event June 27-July 3, more than 800 youth from 38 states exhibited a record-number 1,441 entries.

more Auction to Raise Funds for Hereford Research

 KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A variety of unique items and opportunities will be up for bid July 23 on with all proceeds benefiting the Hereford Research Foundation. Since 2010, has been hosting annual auctions featuring unique lots to benefit the foundation, and each has garnered more than $20,000 to help fund Hereford research and breed improvement projects.

Hereford Youth to Collect School Supplies for Grand Island Community

 Hereford youth participating in the Junior National Hereford Expo (JNHE) will celebrate a fourth year of “Helping Hooves” community service by collecting school supplies for a Grand Island school. The event will be June 27 through July 3 at the Nebraska State Fairgrounds in Grand Island.


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