Tailgating Brazilian Style

Jamie Johansen

Hereford breeders from across the country made their way to Springfield, MO to attend the American Hereford Association’s (AHA) Hereford Genetic Summit held on the campus of Missouri State University. After a welcome from AHA leadership and a quick glimpse of how we can navigate our future from Kevin Ochsner, a Hereford Tailgate Party gave us all a taste of …

Ag Group, Beef, Cattle, Food, Hereford

Using Data to Create Change

Jamie Johansen

Record markets and expansion in the beef industry and especially in the Hereford breed has provided opportunity for investments. The American Hereford Association jumped at this and put together an educational event for their breeders. The Hereford Genetic Summit took place last week at Missouri State University’s Darr Agricultural Center and breeders flooded in with open ears. “We are really …

Ag Group, Audio, Beef, Cattle, Genetics, Hereford

Help Raise Funds for Hereford Research

Jamie Johansen

A variety of unique items and opportunities will be up for bid Sept. 5 during “The Cutting Edge Sale” aboard the Showboat Branson Belle. Hereford enthusiasts will be gathering for an evening aboard the boat on Table Rock Lake after wrapping up the Hereford Genetic Summit in nearby Springfield, Mo. Thirteen lots will be auctioned live, starting at 7 p.m., …

Ag Group, Auctions, Beef, Hereford

Breeder Education at Upcoming Hereford Genetic Summit

Jamie Johansen

Drought, record-high feed costs, changing consumer preferences and a growing global demand for protein have driven significant changes in the U.S. beef industry. With these trends in mind, the American Hereford Association (AHA) is planning a Hereford Genetic Summit Sept. 4-5 in Springfield, Mo., where Hereford enthusiasts can gather and engage in meaningful discussions about the industry, the inherent strengths …

Ag Group, Beef, Genetics, Hereford