Press Releases

The Red Angus Association of America (RAAA) experienced an exciting week at the 47th Annual Beef Improvement Federation (BIF) Research Symposium and Convention in Biloxi, Miss., June 9-12. BIF serves as a means for the research community and industry professionals to come together to meet and discuss important issues surrounding the genetic advancements within the beef industry.
 
Board of Directors
Red Angus was well represented in the newly elected 2015-2016 Board of Directors.

The RAAA Junior Activities Committee is pleased to name each of the following four Junior Red Angus (JRA) members as a recipient of the $1,000 college scholarship.

The Red Angus Association of America (RAAA) will be welcoming two interns to the National Office this summer: Kari Ludvigson of Cushing, Iowa and Sage LeBlanc of Bozeman, Mont.

The internship program is a great opportunity for college students to receive real-world experience and work ethic that will greatly benefit them in the future. The interns will be working closely with the RAAA Marketing Team members while traveling across the country attending sales, visiting ranches and organizing producer meetings.

There is no better time than now to take advantage of the changing dynamics in the beef industry by attending the first-ever Red Angus Summit. Whether you are a seedstock or commercial cattleman, you will benefit from this unique opportunity to be exposed to industry leaders and experts that will influence your decisions in the future.

Cow-calf producers and feeders utilizing the Red Angus Feeder Calf Certification Program (FCCP) are continuing to find more price discovery for their cattle in today’s competitive market. The Red Angus Association of America (RAAA) and Tyson Fresh Meats Inc. have released new enhancements to the Choice+ performance-based grid, designed exclusively to pay premiums for cattle enrolled in the FCCP.

The Red Angus Association of America (RAAA) is pleased to announce the hire of Kimberly Anderson Heller, Ph.D., of Clarion, Iowa, as the new Junior Programs Coordinator.
Red Angus juniors from across the country came together Jan.
With increasing expectations of commercial producers, the Red Angus Association of America (RAAA) strives to ensure producers of the productive, long-term, positive return of Red Angus genetics. Powered by the Red Angus database and a GeneSeek reduced-panel DNA test, the RAAA has developed and released the Herd Navigator genetic panel. 
 
The Herd Navigator provides vital genetic information on tested Red Angus-influenced commercial females.
The Red Angus Association of America (RAAA) is pleased to announce its new Director of Commercial Marketing, Gary Fike. Fike’s primary responsibilities will be to plan and direct marketing programs with a focus on increasing demand for Red Angus genetics.
 
“Gary brings to the Association not only a vast amount of knowledge in the beef industry, but has experience in connecting producers, feedlots and packers to reach a high-quality endpoint,” said Twig Marston, Association CEO.
Almost 200 Red Angus enthusiasts traveled to Savannah, Ga., for the 61st annual Red Angus National Convention Sept.