Press Releases

Red Angus Association of America releases new EPDs

As the busy bull-buying season approaches, Red Angus stakeholders are now armed with updated selection tools to assist them in bull battery purchases to enhance their own herds’ genetics for long-term productivity and profitability. 

Cattle producers across the nation will honor and support our American troops by raising money to benefit the All American Beef Battalion (AABB) during the Mile High Classic Red Angus Sale on Sunday, Jan. 8, 4 p.m., during the National Western Stock Show (NWSS) in Denver, Colo. All proceeds from the sale of Crs Diamnd 21 Gun Salute (RAAA #1402318) will be donated to AABB.

The Red Angus Association of America (RAAA) honored members and industry friends at the 2011 Red Angus National Convention held in Durham, N.C., Sept. 15-16. Complete press releases on each of the award winners are available by clicking on the award name. Photos are available as indicated.

Red Angus producers share ideas for profitability, commend successes

While seedstock producers are often in direct competition with fellow breeders to gain market share, they also harbor a spirit of cooperation that brings them together for the betterment of their breed. On Sept. 15–16, Red Angus breeders convened in Durham, N.C., to share marketing ideas, conduct business and celebrate the year’s successes at the Red Angus Association of America’s (RAAA) 58th National Convention.

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The following producers and feeders were awarded 2011 Grid Master Awards. Complete press releases are available on each of the following. Click on the producers name to move to that press release. Individual photos are available as indicated.

Red Angus producers meet the challenge to producer higher carcass quality

Red Angus ranches and feeders achieved a new level of excellence this year as an outstanding 64 loads of cattle – over 2,500 head – reached tremendous yield and quality combinations to earn Grid Master status.

Leadership development is essential to ensure a solid future for agriculture. The Junior Red Angus Association (JRA) is strongly rooted in leadership development and focuses on building leaders through programs that strengthen knowledge and life skills in the beef industry.

In today’s economy, it’s more important than ever for cattle producers to implement innovative practices that will return more profit on their calf crop. On Sept. 14, producers will glean information from top industry experts on adding value to their natural resources, labor and calf crop at the Commercial Cattlemen’s Symposium.

Red Angus breeders will assemble on the east coast for the Red Angus National Convention Sept. 14 - 16. This year’s convention takes place at the Sheraton Imperial Hotel and Convention Center in Durham, N.C., with a post-convention tour set for Sept. 17.

Junior Red Angus Association of America (JRA) members and two Canadian representatives gathered in the heart of the nation for the 19th annual Junior Round-Up June 21 – 26. The JRA Round-Up is an opportunity for Red Angus juniors to build public speaking and leadership skills, increase breed and industry knowledge, and network with other juniors from across the nation.