Press Releases

The transition is underway to move RAAA headquarters to Commerce City, Colorado, and new faces are gracing the Member Services staff. The official address change is scheduled for July but designated staff members are already working in Colorado.

Registry Specialists Caroline Graham and Jeananne Mosher will assist members in registering and transferring cattle, answering questions on REDSPro usage, and other data collection and management tasks.

“Nothing Compares to State Fair Thrills” – except the National Red Angus Junior and Open Shows slated for the Iowa State Fair this August.

The entry deadline is July 1 and Red Angus exhibitors may enter online at IowaStateFair.org. The Iowa State Fair will accept late entries until July 8 but exhibitors must pay a late fee.

Denton, Texas — Ashtyn Shrewsbury, Alliance, Nebraska, is serving the Red Angus Association of America as the summer intern with the RAAA marketing team.
 
Denton, Texas —The Red Angus Feeder Calf Certification Program (FCCP) has long been recognized as a leader in the beef industry and university research has now quantified the added value this program provides for beef producers.
Denton, Texas — The recent wildfires in Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas and Colorado have caused considerable financial loss and the devastation of livestock, homes and equipment. The Red Angus Foundation Inc. is rising to the occasion to accept and distribute donations that will assist our fellow friends, neighbors and cattlemen in their recovery efforts.  
 
Pasty Krause, fundraiser for RAFI, said that helping aid in recovery is the ultimate goal.
Denton, Texas –The longest-running USDA Processed Verified Program – the Red Angus Feeder Calf Certification Program that was launched in 1994 – announced a new tag provider recently. A new partnership with Allflex, USA Inc., will officially begin March 1, 2017. FCCP and Allied Access program participants will begin receiving Allflex USA, Inc.
Working to grow the base of financial, research, and educational support for the Red Angus breed has long been the charge of the Red Angus Foundation, Inc. RAFI, a 501©(3) organization, which was started in 2010.

Denton, Texas – Don’t miss your opportunity to take home a cool grand and be a winner in the marketplace when you enroll in the Red Angus Feeder Calf Certification Program.

From January 1 to June 30, 2017, FCCP-enrolled cattle producers will be entered to win a $1,000 cash prize with each bag of 25 FCCP tags they purchase. It’s a win-win scenario!

Denton, Texas – As a new calendar year has arrived, so has the season for bull sales. Busy cattlemen can now have the most up-to-date information available as they make genetic selections to be used in their herds. The Red Angus Association of America (RAAA) released the 2017 Spring EPDs that evaluate traits from calving ease to performance to carcass merit. The suite of numbers includes tools to select cattle with optimum economic relevance such as stayability, heifer pregnancy and maintenance energy requirements.

Denton, Texas — Cattlemen and women frequently ask if DNA scores are truly predictive of phenotypic results. A recent study completed by the Red Angus Association gathered DNA data on a set of Red Angus calves and followed the cattle through harvest, collecting phenotypic data. The results illustrated the Igenity® DNA scores accurately predicted carcass weight, marbling score and overall carcass value.