Press Releases

Young Guns learn how preparation leads to profitability

July 31, 2013

Seedstock producers and enthusiasts from across the country joined together at the annual Young Guns Conference June 17 – 19 in Loveland, Colo., to network and learn how they could advance the reliability, trustworthiness and overall value of their seedstock for their customers – the cow-calf producers, the feeders and the packers. Co-hosted by the…

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Cattlemen Convene at Diamond Anniversary Convention

July 25, 2013

The Red Angus Association of America (RAAA) will host its 60th Annual National Convention Sept. 11-13 in Lewistown, Mont. This year’s convention – themed “Diamonds in the Big Sky” – will be held at the Yogo Inn with a separate Commercial Cattlemen’s Symposium taking place at the Fergus County Fairgrounds. Post-convention events are scheduled for Sept.…

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Cattle producers network, explore beef business at ‘Young Guns’

July 1, 2013

The Red Angus Association of America (RAAA) and the American Simmental Association (ASA) are again teaming up to gather forward-thinking producers at the annual Young Guns Conference, July 17 – 19, in Loveland, Colo. The conference offers a combination of speakers, interactive discussions, tours and relationship-building activities between cattlemen and national staff. “Young Guns has…

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Set objectives, implement health protocol for profitability

June 18, 2013

As with any successful business endeavor, setting goals and maintaining a program’s health will enhance profitability. Cattle producers and industry professionals explored these aspects of profitability at the “Manage For Profit” symposium that kicked off the annual Beef Improvement Federation (BIF) Research Symposium and Convention on June 12 in Oklahoma City, Okla. The “Manage For…

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Smith joins Red Angus Association of America

June 7, 2013

McKenzie Smith, of Sonora, Texas, recently joined the Red Angus Association of America (RAAA) as the media and public relations coordinator, and will focus on enhancing communications and relations with stakeholders while sharing the Red Angus story within the industry. Smith earned a bachelor’s degree in agricultural communications and journalism from Texas A&M University and…

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Loosli honored as 2012 Red Angus Pioneer Breeder of the Year

May 14, 2013

Loosli Red Angus of Ashton, Idaho, received the 2012 Red Angus Association of America (RAAA) Pioneer Breeder of the Year Award at the Red Angus National Convention in Reno, Nev., Oct. 31 – Nov. 2. Chuck Feddes of Manhattan, Mont., longtime friend and fellow Red Angus seedstock producer, presented the award to the late Lynn…

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Meet Red Angus Juniors in Montana

April 12, 2013

Join the fun, meet new friends and explore Red Angus in eastern Montana with the National Junior Red Angus Association (JRA). The 2013 Junior Red Angus Association Round-Up is set against the Big Sky Country backdrop and will feature tours of Red Angus ranches, beef research facilities and the Midland Bull Test. Juniors will also…

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Multi-Breed Genetic Evaluation grows with Gelbvieh

April 2, 2013

American Simmental Association (ASA) and the Red Angus Association of America (RAAA) are pleased to announce to beef industry stakeholders that their joint, multi-breed genetic evaluation (MBGE) now includes the data of the American Gelbvieh Association (AGA). The addition of Gelbvieh data to the Spring 2013 EPDs pushes the multi-breed dataset to over 11.5 million…

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Manage For Profit – Selection and marketing strategies to maximize calf value

March 20, 2013

While cattle producers are forced to play the hand they are dealt, it’s important to realize that a strategically played trump card can win the game. The drought-stricken, high-input-cost environment in which producers are currently operating results in profitability being determined by how successful producers add value to their calf crop. Join leaders of all…

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Success measured by profitability of cow-calf operations

February 16, 2013

Success – whether in a breed association or a football team – starts with a set of core values on which to guide decisions and actions. The Red Angus Association of America (RAAA) celebrated a successful year, increased marketing program enrollments and expanded market share during the Red Angus National Convention held in Reno, Nev., Oct. 31…

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