Gelbvieh Juniors Elect Board of Directors

Jamie JohansenAg Group, Beef, Cattle, Gelbvieh, Youth

Members of the American Gelbvieh Junior Association elected four candidates to serve two-year terms on the AGJA Board of Directors. The election took place during the AGJA annual meeting at the 2016 AGJA Dirt Road Classic in Stillwater, Oklahoma. The AGJA Board of Directors consists of nine AGJA members and one ex-officio member. Directors serve two-year terms and must be … Read More

New Junior Hereford Board Members, Officers Elected

Lizzy SchultzAg Group, Beef, Cattle, Hereford, University, Youth

Four new junior Hereford members were elected to the National Junior Hereford Association (NJHA) board of directors at the 2016 VitaFerm Junior National Hereford Expo (JNHE) July 9-15 in Madison, Wis. Brooke Hinojosa, Carr, Colo.; Austin Matheny, Mays Lick, Ky.; Bailey Jones, Darlington, Wis.; and Nathan Hopkins, Winchester, Tenn., were elected as new NJHA directors during the awards ceremony on … Read More

AQHYA Officers and Directors Named for 2016-17

Lizzy SchultzAg Group, AQHA, Company Announcement, Equestrian, Equine, Youth

American Quarter Horse Youth Association regional directors, along with five national officers for the 2016-17 term, were elected earlier this month at the Bank of America Youth Excellence Seminar in Amarillo. AQHYA national officers and regional directors assist in the planning of events, participation in community service projects and spreading the word about American Quarter Horses, youth activities and AQHYA. … Read More

Angus Juniors Stampede Grand Island, Nebraska

Jamie JohansenAg Group, Angus, Beef, Cattle, Education, Youth

Angus youth and their families travel hundreds, and even thousands, of miles to the National Junior Angus Show (NJAS) each year to showcase progress within the Angus breed. The 2016 NJAS takes place July 3-9 at the Nebraska State Fairgrounds in Grand Island, Neb. The National Junior Angus Association (NJAA) is the largest association of its kind, and provides its … Read More

Hereford Junior Expo Heads to Wisconsin

Lizzy Schultzaward, Beef, Events, Exhibitor, Hereford, Youth

Hereford youth, along with their families, will travel from across the country next month to compete at the Vitaferm Junior National Hereford Expo (JNHE) will take place July 9 -15 at the Alliant Energy Center in Madison, Wis. The 2016 event numbers total more than 2,100 entries, with 1,800 head of cattle and close to 900 exhibitors. “We are excited … Read More

Vet Students Offer Workshops for Navajo Teens

Lizzy SchultzAg Group, Animal Health, Education, Health, Veterinary, Youth

This week, veterinary students at Colorado State University (CSU) began essential animal-care instruction for high-schoolers in the Navajo Nation, and worked to equip area teenagers with basic veterinary skills while encouraging the teens to pursue college education. The newly launched project, starting in August, will provide weeklong surgical clinics for pets, horses and livestock in the Monument Valley region of … Read More

Dairy Groups Applaud School Milk Support

Lizzy SchultzAg Group, consumer, Dairy, Food, idfa, Milk, National Milk, Policy, Youth

Dairy leaders are applauding the House Education and Workforce Committee for their decision to include key dairy provisions in the Improving Child Nutrition and Education Act of 2016, an amendment approved today by the committee. The bipartisan amendment by Congressmen G.T. Thompson (R-PA) and Joe Courtney (D-CT) is specifically targeted at addressing declining school milk consumption, and the document was … Read More

Saddle & Bridle Launches "Bring a Friend" Campaign

Lizzy SchultzAg Group, contest, Equestrian, Equine, Youth

Saddle & Bridle Magazine (S&B) has launched a promotional campaign with the intent of introducing newcomers to the world of American Saddlebreds. The S&B Bring A Friend program will reward current Saddlebred owners, trainers, and exhibitors for bringing non-Saddlebred exhibitors to Saddlebred horse shows. The program is based on three principles: Saddlebred horses can do their own promotion if people … Read More