Tailgating Brazilian Style

Jamie JohansenAg Group, Beef, Cattle, Food, Hereford

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 … Read More

Using Data to Create Change

Jamie JohansenAg Group, Audio, Beef, Cattle, Genetics, Hereford

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 … Read More

Hereford Breeders Unite for Genetic Summit

Jamie JohansenAg Group, Beef, Education, Genetics, Hereford

I am headed to Springfield, MO today for the Hereford Genetic Summit being held at the Christopher S. Bond Learning Center located at the Darr Agricultural Center on the Missouri State University campus. As a Hereford breeder, this event is near and dear in my heart. Tune in for audio and photos as I capture all the happenings here on … Read More

Help Raise Funds for Hereford Research

Jamie JohansenAg Group, Auctions, Beef, Hereford

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., … Read More

Breeder Education at Upcoming Hereford Genetic Summit

Jamie JohansenAg Group, Beef, Genetics, Hereford

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 … Read More