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Befort Hired as CHB LLC Supply Chain Manager

KANSAS CITY, Mo. ­­­— Trey Befort, Overland Park, Kan., is the new Certified Hereford Beef (CHB) LLC supply chain manager. CHB LLC is a subsidiary of the American Hereford Association.
           

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Hereford Youth will be in Kansas City for “Show Me the Herefords”

KANSAS CITY, Mo. ­­­— Hereford youth, their families and supporters, will travel to Kansas City, Mo., for the 14th annual Junior National Hereford Expo (JNHE) sponsored by VitaFerm®, a product line of BioZyme® Inc. The event will run from Sunday, July 14 till Sunday, July 21.

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AHA Announces 2013 Dams, Sires of Distinction

KANSAS CITY, Mo. ­­­– For 2013, 2,386 Hereford cows from 679 Hereford performance herds in 43 states earned the honor of being named a Dam of Distinction by the American Hereford Association (AHA).

For 33 years Rausch Herefords, Hoven, S.D., has led Hereford breeders with the most cows qualifying as Dams of Distinction. With 381 cows recognized, South Dakota is the top state again this year.

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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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Ward Named Interim Executive Vice President

KANSAS CITY, Mo. ­­­– Jack Ward has been named interim Executive Vice President of the American Hereford Association (AHA). Eric Walker, AHA president, announced the appointment following the resignation of Craig Huffhines. 

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Hereford Board Announces EVP Search Committee

KANSAS CITY, Mo. ­­­– The American Hereford Association (AHA) Board of Directors has announced the formation of a search committee to assist with the selection of a new Executive Vice President and Association Secretary.

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HerefordFeederCattle.com Website Launched

KANSAS CITY, Mo. ­­­ The American Hereford Association (AHA) and Certified Hereford Beef (CHB) LLC recently launched HerefordFeederCattle.com — an online marketing tool for producers marketing Hereford-influenced feeder cattle.

HerefordFeederCattle.com is a free online tool for buyers or sellers to view, list or purchase Hereford-influenced cattle. Producers can list cattle for sale under three options — live auction, video/internet auction and private treaty.

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Hereford Offers Internships, Ambassador Program

KANSAS CITY, Mo. —The American Hereford Association (AHA) is offering several opportunities this summer for college students hoping to further their education and gain valuable real-world experience working with youth activities.

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Churchill Donates Three Sale Lots to Hereford Research Foundation

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — For the third year in a row, Churchill Cattle Co. is graciously donating proceeds to the Hereford Research Foundation (HRF) from its fall sale.

This year, the “World Class Female Sale” will take place Friday, Sept. 20, at the ranch near Manhattan, Mont. Dale and Nancy Venhuizen have generously donated proceeds from not just one, but three lots. Two will be semen lots, the other is a dining experience during the American Hereford Association Annual Meeting in Kansas City.    

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GKB Cattle Donates Heifer to Benefit Hereford Youth

 KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Gary and Kathy Buchholz of GKB Cattle, Waxahachie, Texas, have generously donated GKB 8144 Notice Me Too B19 ET to sell as Lot 1, the foundation female, Jan. 17 during the Mile High Night Sale during 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.   

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