Press Releases

Red Angus Association of America releases new EPDs; Bull Buyers can rely on information to assist with genetic selection

January 25, 2016

Denton, Texas – The season for bull sales is here and busy cattlemen will 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) has released the 2016 Spring EPDs that evaluate traits from calving ease to performance to carcass…

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Decade of Red Angus Breed Improvement Pays Dividends

January 22, 2016

Denton, Texas - In a time when commercial cattlemen are demanding profit-maximizing genetics, Red Angus breeders are stepping up to offer genetically superior bulls representing a decade of unrivaled breed improvement. This achievement is a result of Red Angus producers employing the breed’s genetic selection tools to fulfill their charge of providing commercial cattlemen and…

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Red Angus Association of America Acquires Interest In Top Dollar Angus

January 9, 2016

The Red Angus Association of America recently invested in an initial stock offering of Top Dollar Angus, Inc. RAAA President Kim Ford made the announcement at BrainTrust during the Red Angus activities held in conjunction with the National Western Stock Show. "This is a tremendous day for the RAAA to become directly involved as an…

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Red Angus breeders to gather in Denver for BrainTrust January 9

December 14, 2015

Denton, Texas – Red Angus breeders around the country will come together in Denver to kick off the New Year with the annual BrainTrust conference scheduled Saturday, Jan. 9, 2016, at the DoubleTree Hotel, 3203 Quebec Street, Denver, Colorado. The program begins at 1:30 p.m. MST. The annual event gives Red Angus seedstock breeders and…

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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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