Press Releases

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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2012 Red Angus National Convention

February 16, 2013

“Profit $implified” Cattlemen’s Seminar Convention activities kicked off on Wednesday, Oct. 31, with the “Profit … $implified” Commercial Cattlemen’s Seminar. Attendees listened to Journalist and Public Lands Consultant Andy Rieber who discussed managing the media and bringing forth agriculture’s good story. Tom Brink of Five Rivers Cattle Feeding, LLC, addressed profit drivers in the feeding…

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Cross Diamond Breeder of the Year

February 16, 2013

Cross Diamond Cattle Co., of Bertrand, Neb., received the Breeder of the Year Award from the Red Angus Association of America (RAAA) at the Red Angus National Convention in Reno, Nev., Nov. 1 – 2. Barry Horsley of Stringtown, Okla., presented the award to the Scott and Kim Ford and their daughters Johanna and Marie.…

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Skinner Ranch named Commercial Producer of the Year

February 16, 2013

Skinner Ranch of Jordan Valley, Ore., received the Commercial Producer of the Year Award from the Red Angus Association of America (RAAA) at the Red Angus National Convention in Reno, Nev., Nov. 1 – 2. Larry Lorenzen of Pendelton, Ore., presented the award to the Skinner family – Bob and Karen, son Silas and wife Tracy,…

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Davis honored with John V. Robbins Distinguished Service Award

February 16, 2013

Jim Davis of Boise, Idaho, was honored with the John V. Robbins Distinguished Service Award at the Red Angus National Convention in Reno, Nev., Nov. 1-2. Ryan Ludvigson of Billings, Mont., and Red Angus Association of America CEO Greg Comstock presented the award. Davis is one of Superior Livestock Auction’s most successful representatives and has…

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Otley recognized as Personality of the Year

February 16, 2013

Mary Otley of Diamond, Ore., was recognized as the Personality of the Year at the Red Angus National Convention in Reno, Nev., Nov. 1-2. Frank Wedel of Leoti, Kan., presented the award. “Mary is one of the most intriguing people I have ever met,” said Wedel. When Mary’s future husband Harry started courting the young…

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Whitley elected to lead Red Angus Association of America

February 16, 2013

Tim Whitley, Horton, Ala., was elected president of the Red Angus Association of America (RAAA) at the Red Angus National Convention in Reno, Nev., Nov 1-2.  Previously he served as a director for Area 8 – Southeast and on the executive committee as Second Vice President. Whitley’s family has raised Red Angus since 1965. Both of…

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