Mushrush Red Angus of Strong City, Kan., was named the 2011 Seedstock Producer of the Year at the Beef Improvement Federation (BIF) research symposium and annual meeting held in Bozeman, Mont., June 1-4.
Jennifer Noble of Mitchell, Neb., joined the Red Angus Association of America (RAAA) team in June as communications director. She will work closely with Red Angus affiliates, individual members and Red Angus marketing programs.
Spring and early summer is harvest season for a majority of the nation’s fed cattle, and cattlemen and feeders are now reflecting on the carcass data from this year’s crop. Producers who utilize the Red Angus Feeder Calf Certification Program (FCCP) tag may submit their carcass data to be considered for the distinguished GridMaster award.
Ranchers are taking advantage of value-added programs to increase the profitability of their calf crop, and each year more producers are enrolling their Red Angus-influenced calves in the Feeder Calf Certification Program (FCCP).
Red Angus junior members from across the United States will “Follow the Red Angus Road” to Kansas and Missouri at the Junior Round-Up held June 21–26, 2011. The Junior Red Angus Association of America (JRA) will host its 21st annual Junior Round-Up, an annual event rotated around the country each year.
Cattlemen across the nation are recognizing the role genetics play in increasing both quality and profitability of their cowherds. Breeders and industry professionals who attended the annual BrainTrust meeting in Denver, Colo., held during the National Western Stock Show, discussed the direction of the beef cattle industry and Red Angus’ impact on profitability.