Press releases

Santoro Named CHB Northeast Region Brand Manager

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Ron Santoro, Collegeville, Pa., has been named the Certified Hereford Beef (CHB) LLC Regional Brand Manager for the Northeast Region. Santoro joins the CHB LLC team with more than 20 years in the restaurant and meat industry.

Hereford Scholarship, Award Applications Due April 1

KANSAS CITY, Mo. ­­­— Hereford youth can vie for nearly $30,000 in scholarships each summer during the Junior National Hereford Expo (JNHE). Applications for this summer’s awards must be submitted by April 1.

Hereford Champions Crowned in Cowtown

BR Nitro Aventus 3116 ET won the grand champion horned bull title at the Fort Worth National Hereford Show Feb. 1, 2016, during the Southwestern Exposition and Livestock Show in Fort Worth, Texas. The grand champion polled bull honors went to C Black Hawk Down ET.

Randy Daniels, Colbert, Ga., judged the 220-head show. The Hereford show honored James Walker of W4 Ranch, Morgan, Texas, and the polled honoree was Maynard and Sandi Warnken of Rockin’ W Polled Herefords, Schulenburg, Texas.
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Herefords Set Records in Denver

Herefords set records in the Yards and on the Hill at the National Western Stock Show Jan. 14-16 in Denver. A total of 802 Herefords were exhibited throughout the three-day event, which is an increase of 24 head compared to 2015. There were 349 head in the open show, 151 in the junior show, 43 pens of bulls, 29 heifer pens and nine carloads.

Below are three press releasses related to the Hereford activities in Denver. Photos are available at

Bedwell Named COO and Director of Breed Improvement

KANSAS CITY, Mo. ­­­– Shane Bedwell has been named Chief Operating Officer (COO) and Director of Breed Improvement of the American Hereford Association (AHA).            

In this role, Shane will lead the AHA performance department and oversee the National Reference Sire Program (NRSP) and Whole Herd Total Performance Records (TPR™) program.

Aventus, Romalee Named Hereford Champions in Louisville