Press Releases

Commercial ranch profitability is top priority (combined story)

August 8, 2012

Beef Profit Alliance challenged producers to add value throughout the supply chain Just as crossbreeding adds growth, fertility and longevity to hybrid cattle, the joint collaboration of two beef cattle breed associations yielded information, ideas and networking opportunities surpassing what either could have accomplished alone. Profitability was the common theme at the first-ever, dual-breed Beef…

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Beef profit drivers may be more than what meets the eye

July 13, 2012

Cattle feeders and branded beef programs talk about the traits they pay for It is said you can’t judge a book by its cover and the same may hold true for gauging which market animals will produce the most profitable carcasses. On July 22-24 in Manhattan, Kan., cattle producers will have the opportunity to evaluate…

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Red Angus Juniors Experience Fantastic Florida

July 5, 2012

Neither the strong winds nor the heavy rains of tropical storm Debby could damper the spirits of the hardy JRA members and chaperones who attended the 2012 JRA Round-Up Florida Fantastic! Beginning on Tuesday, June 26, JRA members and chaperones from 12 states and Canada, flexed with the varied weather in Florida to experience ranch…

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Beef producers will explore next-generation selection tools to add profit

July 5, 2012

Beef Profit Alliance will focus on increasing profit for beef operations  Accurate selection tools in the beef industry help both seedstock and commercial operators breed for traits that will add the most profit to their product. On July 22-24, Red Angus and Simmental stakeholders will gather in Manhattan, Kan., for the Beef Profit Alliance seminar…

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Building cowherds for long-term profitability

June 29, 2012

Red Angus and Simmental breeders will evaluate beef cattle form and function during Beef Profit Alliance Red Angus and Simmental producers will gather in Manhattan, Kan., July 22-24, for Beef Profit Alliance – a dual-breed seminar featuring some of the beef industry’s most influential leaders. As the name implies, “profit” will be a re-occurring topic…

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Red Angus adds Allied Access tag program for crossbreeding systems

May 31, 2012

New program adds age- and source-verification options; complements FCCP record-breaking program The Red Angus Association of America (RAAA) released the new Allied Access marketing program to assist producers utilizing Red Angus in their crossbreeding systems. The new tag program will offer them another option for age and source verification. This is a second-tier to RAAA’s…

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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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