Press Releases

Red Angus Producers Achieve High-Quality Carcass

October 22, 2014

Red Angus producers from Texas to Montana reported 954 head of Red Angus cattle that reached tremendous yield and quality combinations earning them the title of Grid Master in 2014. The Red Angus Association of America (RAAA) recognized these Grid Master award winners at its 61st annual National Convention in Savannah, Ga., this fall. In…

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Harold Bertz Joins Red Angus Marketing Team

October 20, 2014

The Red Angus Association of America (RAAA) welcomes Harold Bertz as its new Director of Business Development. A Missouri native, Bertz will play an integral role in increasing the demand for Red Angus genetics. “Harold brings vision and fresh ideas to the Red Angus Association,” said Twig Marston, Association chief executive officer. “He is dedicated…

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Garrett to Assist Member Services Department

October 7, 2014

Chessie Garrett of Justin, Texas, recently joined the Red Angus Association of America (RAAA) in the registration department after completing an internship with the Association this summer. Garrett is currently a junior at Tarleton State University in Stephenville, Texas, where she is pursuing a degree in animal science and is an active member of Agricultural…

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Newly Elected Red Angus Board of Directors

October 6, 2014

Each year, members of the Red Angus Association of America (RAAA) elect their fellow breeders to serve the RAAA and continue to advance its mission. This year, members elected Kim Ford, Bertrand, Neb., to serve as the 30th president of the RAAA. Ford and her husband Scott own and operate Cross Diamond Cattle Co. where…

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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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