Press Releases

Family’s Generosity Establishes New Red Angus Youth Scholarships

September 18, 2014

Troy and Annette Presser, Presser Red Angus, Turtle Lake, N.D., have founded scholarships for youth to participate in national Junior Red Angus Association (JRA) leadership events in loving memory of their daughter, Heather. Heather was taken from her family in an ATV accident in 2012. To honor Heather and her love for all things ranching,…

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JRA Round-Up Changes Dates to Expand Youth Opportunities

July 29, 2014

It’s time to mark your calendars for the annual Junior Red Angus Association’s (JRA) Round-Up event on June 22-27, 2015 in Bismarck, N.D. Themed “From the Badlands to the Bison,” JRA members from across the United States and Canada will come together to build friendships, gain industry knowledge and develop leadership skills. “The JRA prioritizes educational and…

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National Junior Red Angus Members Attend Annual Round-Up Event

July 15, 2014

Each summer, National Junior Red Angus (JRA) members from across the United States and Canada have the opportunity to build friendships, gain industry knowledge, and communication skills during the annual summer Round-Up. The 2014 event – themed “California Dreamin’” – took place June 24-28 in Sacramento, Calif. The weeklong event is not just a chance…

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National Junior Red Angus Association Elects Officers

July 11, 2014

Members of the National Junior Red Angus Association (JRA) recently elected six young men and women to represent the Red Angus breed as the National JRA Board of Directors. Elections were conducted during the JRA annual business meeting held during the 2014 Round-Up event June 28 at McPhee Red Angus in Lodi, Calif. The 2014-2015…

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Schuler Red Angus Named Seedstock Producer of the Year

July 1, 2014

Schuler Red Angus of Bridgeport, Neb., was named the 2014 Seedstock Producer of the Year at the 46th annual Beef Improvement Federation (BIF) Research Symposium and Convention held June 18-21, in Lincoln, Neb. Located in the panhandle of western Nebraska, Schuler Red Angus was founded in 1959 by Darrell and Mary Lou Schuler. In 1976,…

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Red Angus Members Appointed to BIF Board

July 1, 2014

The Red Angus Association of America (RAAA) was well represented at the 46th annual Beef Improvement Federation (BIF) Research Symposium and Convention in Lincoln, Neb., June 18-21. At the end of the annual meeting, BIF leaders changed hands and elected the 2014-2015 Board of Directors. Craig Bieber of Leola, S.D., and Joe Mushrush of Strong…

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Ireland to Assist Red Angus Members

June 24, 2014

The Red Angus Association of America (RAAA) is pleased to welcome the addition of its new registry specialist, Lori Ireland. A recent graduate from North Central Texas College (NCTC), Ireland began her role full-time with the Association on June 1. “Lori is truly an asset to this department,” said Angelia Brooks, RAAA registry manager. “Her…

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Teague’s experience will benefit Red Angus membership

May 22, 2014

The Red Angus Association of America (RAAA) is pleased to announce the addition of its new member services specialist, Katie Teague. A Tennessee native, Teague will play an essential role in handling the association’s membership department. Teague was raised in Shelbyville, Tenn., where she showed and judged all species of livestock. She earned her bachelor’s…

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Spring EPDs assist producers with bull-buying decisions; Red Angus Association of America releases new EPDs

January 13, 2014

As the busy bull-buying season approaches, Red Angus stakeholders are now armed with updated selection tools to assist them in bull battery purchases to enhance their own herds’ genetics for long-term productivity and profitability. The Red Angus Association of America (RAAA) recently released the 2014 Spring EPDs that evaluate traits from calving ease to performance…

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Skinner Ranches wins Grid Master Award

November 26, 2013

Skinner Ranches of Jordan Valley, Ore., won the prestigious Grid Master Award for raising and feeding Red Angus cattle that meet and exceed strict carcass quality specifications. The Red Angus Association of America (RAAA) announced its 2013 Grid Master awards during the 60th National Convention in Lewiston, Mont., this fall. Skinner Ranches raised one load lot…

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