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Woodward receives John V. Robbins Distinguished Service award

November 4, 2013

The Red Angus Association of America (RAAA) presented its John V. Robbins Distinguished Service award to Tom Woodward of Decatur, Texas. The John V. Robbins Distinguished Service award is presented to Red Angus members or individuals of the RAAA who have contributed to the betterment of services offered by the Association – individuals who have…

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Red Angus Association of America re-elects Whitley as president

November 4, 2013

Red Angus Association of America (RAAA) members re-elected fellow breeder Tim Whitley of Horton, Ala., to a second year as president of the national breed association. Whitley, a 46-year member of the RAAA, said, “It has been a great pleasure and challenge to serve as president of the RAAA. Our breed has experienced great growth…

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November 4, 2013

Rob Fraser of Miles City, Mont., was recently recognized with an industry service award from the Red Angus Association of America (RAAA). Fraser is co-owner of Miles City Livestock Commission in Miles City, Mont. The RAAA’s Industry Service award is presented annually to a business, individual or association from the beef industry or academic community…

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Chuck and Carol Feddes named Red Angus Breeder of the Year

November 2, 2013

Manhattan, Mont.,-area Red Angus breeders Chuck and Carol Feddes, Feddes Red Angus, were named the Red Angus Association of America’s (RAAA) Breeder of the Year during the 60th Red Angus National Convention in Lewistown, Mont., this fall. The Breeder of the Year award recognizes RAAA members who have contributed to and maintained an excellent standard of…

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South Dakota ranch recognized for producing outstanding commercial cattle

November 2, 2013

Commercial cattle producers are the barometer of the Red Angus breed. Their confidence and use of the breed’s genetics help determine market share and, even more importantly, help verify the genetic progress of the breed’s gene pool. The Red Angus Association of America (RAAA) recently recognized the Bickel Ranch of Firesteel, S.D., as one of…

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R.A. Brown Ranch named 2013 Pioneer Breeder of the Year

November 2, 2013

The Red Angus Association of America (RAAA) presented its 2013 Pioneer Breeder of the Year award to the R.A. Brown Ranch of Throckmorton, Texas. Kelli Brown, past president of the RAAA accepted the award on behalf of the Brown family during the RAAA’s 60th National Convention Sept. 13 in Lewistown, Mont. “There are people and ranches…

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Looney named outstanding junior

November 2, 2013

Former Junior Red Angus (JRA) Association President Alyssa Looney of Denton, Texas, was named the 2013 Outstanding JRA Member during the 60th Red Angus National Convention held in Lewistown, Mont., this fall. "Alyssa embodies the attributes the JRA strives to build in its members," said Dawn Bernhard, junior programs coordinator. "She is an enthusiastic, energetic…

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Fischers named Red Angus Personality of the Year

November 2, 2013

The Red Angus Association of America (RAAA) has named Ron and Esther Fischer of Harlowton, Mont., the 2013 Personality of the Year. The award is reserved for special Red Angus members, who, in the eyes of the beef industry, are leaders in their particular field of endeavor, be it cattle raising, breeding, marketing or promotion.…

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Pfeiff brings boots-on-the-ground experience to DNA department

October 8, 2013

Halla Pfeiff of Briggsdale, Colo., recently joined the Red Angus Association of America (RAAA) as the special projects coordinator, and will focus her attention on RAAA’s DNA department submissions and other special projects for the Association. Pfeiff boasts both a seedstock and commercial cattle industry background. She grew up working for a 200-head registered and…

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Angell receives prestigious award

August 19, 2013

Blake Angell, of Ellis, Kan. received the 2012 Red Angus Association of America (RAAA) Industry Service award at the Red Angus National Convention in Reno, Nev., Oct. 31— Nov. 2. Myron Edelman, director of added value programs and friend of Angell, presented the award. Edelman recognized Angell’s service to Red Angus and to the beef…

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