Top senior showmen are: Brady Jensen, Courtland, Kan., champion, and Cameron Curry, McAlester, Okla., reserve.
Top 10 senior showmen:
Champion – Brady Jensen, Courtland, Kan.
Reserve champion - Cameron Curry, McAlester, Okla.
3rd place – Matt Johnson, Cambridge, Ill.
4th place – Tamar Adcock, Assumption, Ill.
5th place – Jake Bloomberg, Berwick, Ill.
6th place – Cody Beck, Bainbringe, Ind.
7th place – Bailey Buck, Madill, Okla.
8th place – Trent Ray, Abingdon, Ill.
9th place – Alexis Eudy, Harrisburg, N.C.
10th place – Marie Lock, Avon, Ill.
Top intermediate showmen are: Miranda Stotz, Skiatook, Okla., champion, and Carter St. John, Pell City, Ala., reserve.
Top 10 intermediate showmen:
Champion: Miranda Stotz, Skiatook, Okla.
Reserve Champion : Carter St. John, Pell City, Ala.
3rd place – Bailey McKay, Marysville, Kan.
4th place – Brooke Jensen, Courtland, Kan.
5th place – Jessica Middleswarth, Torrington, Wyo.
6th place – Kagney Collins, Flanagan, Ill.
7th place – Tyler Allan, Schulenburg, Texas
8th place – Brett Jones, Darlington, Wis.
9th place – Emilee Holt, Caldwell, Idaho
10th place – Brock Courtney, Pryor, Okla.
Top junior showmen are: Bailey Morrell, Willows, Calif., champion, and Case Wilson, Bowdon, Ga., reserve.
Top 10 junior showmen:
Champion – Bailey Morrell, Willows, Calif.
Reserve – Case Wilson, Bowdon, Ga.
3rd place – Abby Geye, Rising Star, Texas
4th place – Korbin Collins, Flanagan, Ill.
5th place – Audrey Nolan, Longview, Texas
6th place – Whitney Walker, Prairie Grove, Ark.
7th place – Jacob Sims, Edmond, Okla.
8th place – Morgan Lowderman, Macomb, Ill.
9th place – Payton Farmer, Brownstown, Ind.
10th place – Kathryn Coleman, Modesto, Cali.
Top peewee showmen are: Mason Allan, Schulenburg, Texas, champion, and Maggie Ewing, Fordland, Mo., reserve.
Top 10 peewee showmen:
Champion - Mason Allan, Schulenburg, Texas
Reserve champion - Maggie Ewing, Fordland, Mo.
3th place – Catelyn Walker, Prairie Grove. Ark.
4th place – Ray Duncan, Wingate, Ind.
5th place – Shaylee Goings, Royal Center, Ind.
6th place – Brooke Tracy, Wellfleet, Neb.
7th place – Evan Sims, Edmond, Okla
8th place – Philip Clair, Fryeburg, Maine
9th place – Libby Dixon, Rensselaer, Ind.
10th place - Wyatt Kegley, Burlington, Wis.
Hereford enthusiasts will enjoy three days of events and activities including an educational forum, the Annual Meeting and the National Hereford Show during the American Royal. For more information including the schedule of events and hotel reservations, go to AHA Annual Meeting.
A highlight of the weekend will be "Celebrate the Brand 1501 Wyandotte." Join us Friday evening as we will celebrate 20 years of the CHB Program and recognize our Hall of Fame and scholarship winners. You can now purchase tickets online. Order tickets prior to Oct. 20 for $50 per ticket after Oct. 20 the cost will be $75.
Hereford Demand Continues: Year-end data proves Herefords are meeting the needs of commercial cattlemen
Fiscal year 2015 was a year of continued progress and growth for the Hereford breed as commercial producers continue to find value and predictability in utilizing Hereford genetics. A total of 195 Hereford production sales were reported by AHA field representatives during the fiscal year. Bull sales averaged $6,882, up nearly $1,800 per head; and females average $5,358, up more than $700 per head. Hereford reported 75,988 registrations (a 6% increase) and 44,424 transfers (a 10% increase) with 104,216 cows on inventory. The Association has 3,885 active adult members (a 7% increase) and 2,902 active junior members (a 9% increase). >>Read more fiscal year highlights
Effective Sept. 1, 2015, the cost of the basic DNA profile also known as a parentage SNP profile will increase to $38. The cost of GE-EPD (genomic-enhanced expected progeny difference) tests and combination packages of GE-EPD test with the basic DNA profile or horn/poll tests will remain the same as they have been since late 2014.