Press Releases

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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Cattlemen explore adding value to land, labor and livestock

August 17, 2011

In today’s economy, it’s more important than ever for cattle producers to implement innovative practices that will return more profit on their calf crop. On Sept. 14, producers will glean information from top industry experts on adding value to their natural resources, labor and calf crop at the Commercial Cattlemen’s Symposium. The symposium will kick…

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Cattlemen explore adding value to land, labor and livestock

August 17, 2011

In today’s economy, it’s more important than ever for cattle producers to implement innovative practices that will return more profit on their calf crop. On Sept. 14, producers will glean information from top industry experts on adding value to their natural resources, labor and calf crop at the Commercial Cattlemen’s Symposium. The symposium will kick…

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Red Angus breeders to assemble in North Carolina

August 4, 2011

Red Angus breeders will assemble on the east coast for the Red Angus National Convention Sept. 14 - 16. This year’s convention takes place at the Sheraton Imperial Hotel and Convention Center in Durham, N.C., with a post-convention tour set for Sept. 17. Red Angus producers from across the nation and Canada will convene to…

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Junior Red Angus announces contest winners

July 27, 2011

Junior Red Angus Association of America (JRA) announced the scholarship recipients and winners of contests held during the 2011 Round-Up as well as the winners of other JRA contests. JRA Round-Up Contest Winner Scrapbook Contest: Junior Division – Payton Fehringer, Idaho Senior Division – Alyssa Looney, Texas Poster Contest: Junior Division – Tristen Fulton, N.C.…

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Juniors experience entertainment, education, energy on Round-Up

July 27, 2011

Junior Red Angus Association of America (JRA) members and two Canadian representatives gathered in the heart of the nation for the 19th annual Junior Round-Up June 21 – 26. The JRA Round-Up is an opportunity for Red Angus juniors to build public speaking and leadership skills, increase breed and industry knowledge, and network with other…

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Customized calving book designed by ranchers

July 14, 2011

The Red Angus Association of America (RAAA) is excited to offer a customized calving book designed by ranchers, for ranchers. RAAA staff listened to the needs of their members and commercial producers to design a calving book that meets the demands of calving season, plus contains all the information they need at their finger tips…

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