Press releases

AHA Announces Spring 2016 Gold TPR Breeders; Introduces Carcass Weight EPD

KANSAS CITY, Mo. ­­­—A record number, 118, Hereford breeders achieved Gold TPRTM (Total Performance Records) status for spring 2016, according to the American Hereford Association (AHA).

Reno Celebrates 50 Years

Download press release as word document: Reno Celebrates 50 Years        

KANSAS CITY, Mo. ­­­– Hereford breeders celebrated the golden anniversary of the Western Nugget National Hereford Show in Reno, Nev., Dec. 3-5.

2015 AHA Annual Meeting Press Releases

 Sam Shaw of Caldwell, Idaho, was announced as the new president of the American Hereford Association (AHA) during the Annual Membership Meeting Oct. 31 in Kansas City, Mo. Below are links to  press releases related to highlights from our 2015 Annual Meeting. Photos will be available Nov. 9 at If you need photos sooner or have questions, please email

Manning Named CHB COO and General Manager

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Amari Manning, St. Louis, Mo., has been named Certified Hereford Beef (CHB) LLC chief operating officer and general manager. Manning joins the CHB LLC team with 10 years of experience in the meat industry.

Hereford Selected to Host LPC Intern

Hereford Publications, Inc. (HPI) has been selected to host the 2016 Livestock Publications Council (LPC) student intern. The internship will provide experience in editorial planning and story development along with being involved in the publication of three Hereford World issues by writing feature stories and proofing and editing editorial content. Opportunities to learn editorial design will also be available.

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.


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