Press Releases

Profitability in focus at Red Angus Commercial Cattlemen’s Symposium in Oklahoma City

September 8, 2016

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…

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Red Angus Association of America releases Fall EPDs; Information essential when making genetic selections

September 2, 2016

Denton, Texas – Making critical decisions about the future of your breeding program demands the very best tools and up-to-date information available. The Red Angus Association of America (RAAA) has released the 2016 Fall EPDs that evaluate traits from calving ease to performance to carcass merit. The suite of numbers includes tools to select cattle…

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Katie Oschner hired as commercial marketing specialist

May 6, 2016

Denton, Texas — Red Angus Association of America CEO Tom Brink announced today that Katie Ochsner, a native of Torrington, Wyoming, has been hired as a commercial marketing specialist. Ochsner, who is in the final stages of obtaining a master’s degree in Animal Breeding and Genetics from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, also holds a bachelor’s…

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Tag program breaks sales records; Red Angus marketing program momentum continues in 2016

April 4, 2016

Denton, Texas – The oldest USDA Process Verified Program in existence, the Red Angus Feeder Calf Certification Program, which cattlemen have come to recognize quickly with the distinctive yellow tag that denotes Red Angus-genetic feeder calves, is setting new sales records. For the first quarter of calendar year 2016, all past sales records have been…

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Generous supporters donate $25,550 to support Red Angus youth leadership programs

February 9, 2016

Denton, Texas – Honoring the legacy of long-time Red Angus breeder Sal Forbes while supporting the future leaders in the beef industry, the Sal Forbes Legacy Foundation Female sale netted $25,550 for the benefit of the Junior Red Angus Association. Funds raised from this pick-of-the-2015 heifer crop, a special project of the Red Angus Foundation,…

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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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