Press Releases

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.

Denton, Texas — The longstanding tradition continues to provide a forum for cattlemen to consider innovative opportunities as the Red Angus Association of America’s annual BrainTrust event will be held on Saturday, Jan. 7, at the DoubleTree Hotel in Denver, Colorado. The workshop will begin at 1:30 p.m. MST. Members unable to attend in person are invited to view the program live on DVAuction.com.

Denton, Texas - A full two days of presentations, discussions and elections filled the agenda for the Red Angus Association of America’s National Red Angus Convention held in Oklahoma City.

Members elected Bob Morton, Three Forks, Montana, to serve as the next president of RAAA. He follows Kim Ford, Bertrand, Nebraska, who concluded her two years of service during the Convention.

Denton, Texas – Honoring individuals for the loyalty, service and commitment to excellence in the Red Angus breed has long been the tradition of the annual awards banquet held on the final evening of the National Red Angus Convention. The 2016 installment of the event, “Where the Red Angus Roam,” held in Oklahoma City at the downtown Cox Convention Center was no exception.

Denton, Texas – The Grid Master Award, presented by the Red Angus Association of America, recognizes excellence in commercial cattle and the cattle feeding industry. Those firms – who have successfully combined superior Red Angus genetics, feeding management skills and precise marketing to achieve success with the harvest of a superior beef carcass –earn the award. During the National Red Angus Convention, Harold Bertz, RAAA commercial marketing programs coordinator, announced the recipients of the 2016 Grid Master Awards.

Oklahoma City – Cattlemen from around the country gathered in Oklahoma City to attend “Dollars in Your Pocket,” the Commercial Cattlemen’s Symposium held in conjunction with the National Red Angus Convention. A full slate of speakers addressed 200 cattlemen and women on overall profitability in the industry, present economic conditions, nutritional changes to improve cowherd efficiency, and calf crop marketing methods. Dr.