Press Releases

American Red Program to Meet the Needs of the American Producer

November 13, 2019

The Red Angus Association of America and Santa Gertrudis Breeders International are collaborating to provide the beef industry with a unique blend of maternal traits, adaptability, growth and marbling – all packaged with a heat-tolerant, red hide – into a new program for the commercial beef producer called American Red. The offspring of this crossbreeding…

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Top-Performing Cattle Earn Prestigious Grid Master Award

October 1, 2019

DENVER –The Grid Master Award, an honor bestowed by the Red Angus Association of America, is earned by operations that have successfully combined high-performing Red Angus genetics, skillful feeding and precise marketing to achieve success with the slaughter of superior beef carcasses. Nolan Woodruff, Red Angus Association of America commercial marketing specialist, announced the recipients…

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Cattle Industry Leaders Honored at Red Angus Association of America Annual Convention

September 30, 2019

DENVER  – Honoring producers for their service, loyalty and dedication to 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 66th installation of this prestigious event took place at the Grand Harbor Resort in Dubuque, Iowa, on Sept. 13,…

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Progressive Producers Earn Honors at National Red Angus Convention Awards Banquet

September 25, 2019

DENVER – Meaningful progress is not achieved overnight. It takes dedication, sacrifice and perseverance to be an early adopter, lead by example and make a positive impact in the world of beef cattle genetics. Red Angus producers who embrace these tenets have earned the most prestigious of honors. The Red Angus Association of America recognized…

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Commercial Cattlemen’s Symposium Unites and Informs Producers

September 13, 2019

by: Hannah Frobose, Red Angus Association of America media intern DUBUQUE, IA – This year’s National Red Angus Convention, hosted in Dubuque, Iowa, featured the Commercial Cattlemen’s Symposium which allowed members to hear from industry professionals about opportunities to increase profit in their herds. The symposium theme, “Navigating the River to Profitability,” effectively summarizes the…

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Navigating the River to Profitability the Focus of Commercial Cattlemen's Symposium in Dubuque​

August 22, 2019

Denver – Dubuque, Iowa, will be a hotspot for innovative and forward-thinking cattlemen and women next month during the 66th annual National Red Angus Convention. The Commercial Cattlemen’s Symposium, hosted by the Red Angus Association of America, is sure to be a highlight of the convention and will offer beef producers the tools and knowledge they…

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Red Angus Foundation, Inc. Offers Premier Heifer for Annual Fundraising Auction 

August 21, 2019

Denver – Bidders will be exercising their best attention-grabbing calls at the upcoming Red Angus Foundation, Inc. (RAFI) auction during the 66th annual National Red Angus Convention. The auction will take place Sept. 12, 2019, at 7 p.m. at the Grand River Conference Center in picturesque Dubuque, Iowa. Numerous generous donations have been made to ensure…

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Value-Added Tagging Program Builds Producer Pocketbooks

August 9, 2019

Denver – Value-added programs are on the rise in the beef industry as input costs increase and margins remain tight. Enterprising beef producers are exploring new ways to improve their return on investment and open doors to new marketing avenues. The Red Angus Feeder Calf Certification Program, the oldest tagging program in the industry, is…

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Barrett Simon Joins Red Angus Commercial Marketing Team

June 17, 2019

DENVER – The Red Angus Association of America is pleased to welcome Barrett Simon, a native of Rosalia, Kansas, to the RAAA employee roster as a commercial marketing specialist. Simon’s primary responsibilities will be networking with commercial producers, feedlots and livestock auction markets to provide outreach and education about value-added cattle and promote the Red…

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Leadership and Cattle Key Components in JRA Scholarship Winners’ Futures

May 22, 2019

The Red Angus Association of America Junior Activities Committee is pleased to name each of the following five Junior Red Angus members as recipients of a $1,000 college scholarship. These scholarships are awarded to JRA members that are active in the association, as well as in their communities and the beef industry, and are planning…

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