Press Releases

Larry Keenan, RAAA Director of Breed Improvement, Recognized as 40 Under 40 award recipient

December 11, 2015

Denton, Texas – Larry Keenan, Red Angus Association of America Director of Breed Improvement, has been recognized as a recipient of Vance Publishing’s 40 Under 40 Award. Vance Publishing’s 40 Under 40 Awards program seeks to recognize the most innovative people in agriculture under the age of 40 – from animal and crop production, biotechnology…

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Garrett hired as Feeder Calf Certification Program coordinator

December 4, 2015

Denton, Texas - Chessie Garrett has been named the tag program coordinator and member services specialist for the Red Angus Association of America. In her role, she will aid producers in enrollment into the USDA-process-verified program and provide program support in completing the required elements of ordering tags for the Feeder Calf Certification Program, Allied…

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Tom Brink Named CEO of Red Angus Association of America

November 24, 2015

Denton, Texas – Tom Brink, Brighton, Colorado, has been named CEO of the Red Angus Association of America. President Kim Ford made the announcement today at the Association headquarters in Denton. She noted the extensive selection process, the approval of the Board of Directors and is looking forward to the future of the breed and…

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Top Firms Named Red Angus Grid Master Award Winners

October 16, 2015

Denton, Texas – The Grid Master award, presented by the Red Angus Association of America, recognizes excellence in commercial cattle and the cattle feeding industry. The award is earned by 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…

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Hall Red Angus Ranch honored as Pioneer Breeder of the Year

September 24, 2015

Grapevine, Texas - Recognizing contributions to the breed and the continued pursuit of excellence, Hall Red Angus Ranch, Stapleton, Nebraska, was honored as 2015 Pioneer Breeder of the Year at the 2015 Red Angus Association of America National Convention, Sept., 9-11, 2015. Kyle Gilchrist, Douds, Iowa, who has served as the auctioneer for the family’s…

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Jacobson Honored as Red Angus Advocate of the Year

September 24, 2015

Grapevine, Texas - Recognizing the importance of promoting and elevating the attributes of Red Angus cattle, Gary Jacobson, Jacobson Red Angus, Hitterdal, Minnesota, was honored as the 2015 Red Angus Advocate of the Year. The award was presented during the 2015 Red Angus Association of America National Convention, Sept., 9-11, 2015. Steve Koester, Steele, North…

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Hueftle Cattle Co. honored as Red Angus Breeder of the Year

September 23, 2015

Grapevine, Texas - Recognizing the contributions to the Red Angus breed and the continued pursuit of excellence, Hueftle Cattle Co., Neil and Anita Hueftle, Cozad, Nebraska, were honored as 2015 Breeder of the Year at the 2015 Red Angus Association of America National Convention. Lee Leachman, Ft. Collins, Colorado, made the presentation. In accepting the…

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Indian Canyon Ranch honored as Commercial Producer of the Year

September 23, 2015

Grapevine, Texas - Recognizing a long history of tradition and excellence, the Indian Canyon Ranch, Lamesa, Texas, was presented with the Commercial Producer of the Year award at the 2015 Red Angus Association of America National Convention on Wednesday, Sept. 9. Donnell Brown, Throckmorton, Texas, made the presentation. Ranch owners John and Elizabeth Boswell and…

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Wagonhound Land and Livestock honored as 2015 Commercial Producer of the Year

September 23, 2015

Grapevine, Texas - Recognizing the importance and value of the commercial cattle producer, Wagonhound Land and Livestock, Douglas, Wyoming, was honored as the 2015 Commercial Producer of the Year at the 2015 Red Angus Association of America National Convention. Craig Bieber, Leola, South Dakota, made the presentation. Ranch owner Art Nicholas and ranch manager Dustin…

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Top industry speakers featured at Commercial Cattlemen’s Symposium at National Convention Sept. 9 in Grapevine

August 27, 2015

Denton, Texas – Commercial cattlemen are encouraged to take advantage of the opportunity to hear from industry experts on a variety of topics at the Commercial Cattlemen’s Symposium Sept. 9, 2015. The one-day educational conference is held in conjunction with the Red Angus Association of America National Convention Sept. 9-11 in Grapevine at the Great…

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