Press Releases

Mettler to assist with DNA processes and data collection projects

May 8, 2012

Rebecca Mettler of Sanger, Texas, joined the Red Angus Association of America (RAAA) this spring as special projects coordinator, a new position created to serve the RAAA’s increased emphasis on data collection as well as the anticipated growth of DNA data processing. Mettler, part of the Member Services team, handles member-submitted DNA samples and answers…

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Tomascik to assist producers in adding value

May 7, 2012

Chelsea Tomascik of Cameron, Texas, recently joined the Red Angus Association of America (RAAA) Marketing Team as marketing programs coordinator, and will play an integral role in adding value to Red Angus customers’ product. Tomascik grew up on her family’s ranch in Cameron, Texas, where they raised registered Red Angus and commercial cattle. She earned…

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Ranchers raise resources to feed steaks to soldiers

January 16, 2012

Cattle producers across the nation pooled their resources to help the All American Beef Battalion (AABB) feed steaks to our soldiers. During the Mile High Classic Red Angus Sale on Sunday, Jan. 8, in Denver, Colo., joint owners of the bull, Crs Diamnd 21 Gun Salute, donated him back to the cause and raised another…

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Spring EPDs assist producers with bull-buying decisions

January 4, 2012

Red Angus Association of America releases new EPDs 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 2012 Spring EPDs…

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Ranchers support our troops

December 29, 2011

Cattle producers across the nation will honor and support our American troops by raising money to benefit the All American Beef Battalion (AABB) during the Mile High Classic Red Angus Sale on Sunday, Jan. 8, 4 p.m., during the National Western Stock Show (NWSS) in Denver, Colo. All proceeds from the sale of Crs Diamnd…

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Red Angus honors members at national convention

November 8, 2011

The Red Angus Association of America (RAAA) honored members and industry friends at the 2011 Red Angus National Convention held in Durham, N.C., Sept. 15-16. Complete press releases on each of the award winners are available by clicking on the award name. Photos are available as indicated. Breeder of the Year – Ludvigson Stock Farms of…

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Grid Masters exceed carcass specifications, break record

October 25, 2011

Red Angus producers meet the challenge to producer higher carcass quality Red Angus ranches and feeders achieved a new level of excellence this year as an outstanding 64 loads of cattle – over 2,500 head – reached tremendous yield and quality combinations to earn Grid Master status. The Red Angus Association of America (RAAA) presented…

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Individual press releases for the 2011 Grid Master winners

October 25, 2011

Note to Editors: The following producers and feeders were awarded 2011 Grid Master Awards. Complete press releases are available on each of the following. Click on the producers name to move to that press release. Individual photos are available as indicated. Anderson Land & Cattle Co. of Oberlin, Kan.; Feedyard: Anderson Land & Cattle Co. of Oberlin,…

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‘Co-opetition’ describes spirit of Red Angus members

October 25, 2011

Red Angus producers share ideas for profitability, commend successes While seedstock producers are often in direct competition with fellow breeders to gain market share, they also harbor a spirit of cooperation that brings them together for the betterment of their breed. On Sept. 15–16, Red Angus breeders convened in Durham, N.C., to share marketing ideas,…

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Juniors develop leadership skills on national board

August 24, 2011

Leadership development is essential to ensure a solid future for agriculture. The Junior Red Angus Association (JRA) is strongly rooted in leadership development and focuses on building leaders through programs that strengthen knowledge and life skills in the beef industry. Red Angus juniors have a unique opportunity to develop national-level leadership talent by serving on…

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