Press Releases

Scholarships Pave Way for Red Angus Juniors’ Success

June 3, 2020

To advance its mission of equipping and preparing its young members to be leaders, innovators, stewards and advocates of the Red Angus breed and the beef business, the RAAA Junior Activities committee annually awards scholarships to young men and women involved in agriculture. These scholarships are awarded to JRA members that are active in the…

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American Red Cattle Met with Warm Welcome

May 22, 2020

DENVER – American Red, a collaborative identification and tagging program between the Red Angus Association of America and Santa Gertrudis Breeders International is gaining momentum in the southern United States. The program, which was launched at the 2020 Cattle Industry Convention and NCBA Tradeshow in San Antonio, Texas, provides the beef industry with a unique…

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National Red Angus Convention Canceled

May 12, 2020

DENVER – The Red Angus Association of America board of directors has voted to cancel the upcoming National Red Angus Convention, which was scheduled for Sept. 23-25 in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. The difficult decision was made after RAAA leadership discussed the many risks associated with holding the convention as planned. Among the risk factors were the…

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American Red Program Off and Running to Meet Needs of Producers

March 16, 2020

DENVER – American Red, the new collaboration between the Red Angus Association of America and Santa Gertrudis Breeders International, officially launched last month at the Cattle Industry Convention and NCBA Tradeshow in San Antonio, Texas. The innovative collaboration provides the beef industry with a blend of maternal traits, southern U.S. adaptability, growth and marbling –…

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Red Angus Well-Represented at 2020 National Western Stock Show

January 22, 2020

DENVER – At the 2020 National Western Stock Show, Red Angus enthusiasts presented nearly 500 entries at the National Red Angus Show, Junior National Red Angus Show and the National Red Angus Pen Show. “The Red Angus breed had a great showing at the prestigious National Western Stock Show this year. The depth of quality…

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Mark Blake Honored as Red Angus Director’s Herdsman of the Year

January 15, 2020

Denver – Mark Blake, Gibbon, Nebraska, was selected as the 2020 Red Angus Director’s Herdsman of the Year at the National Red Angus Show during the National Western Stock Show. The award was announced prior to the selection of the grand champion open female on Jan. 13, 2020. Originally from Earl Park, Indiana, Blake grew…

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Red Angus Offers Marketing Internship Opportunity

December 4, 2019

DENVER – The Red Angus Association of America remains deeply committed to the commercial cattle industry and is unwavering in the service its commercial marketing team provides to producers from coast to coast. Via a paid internship, RAAA provides a chance for enthusiastic, driven college students to gain real-world experience in the cattle industry from…

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American Red Program to Meet the Needs of the American Producer

November 13, 2019

The Red Angus Association of America and Santa Gertrudis Breeders International are collaborating to provide the beef industry with a unique blend of maternal traits, adaptability, growth and marbling – all packaged with a heat-tolerant, red hide – into a new program for the commercial beef producer called American Red. The offspring of this crossbreeding…

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Top-Performing Cattle Earn Prestigious Grid Master Award

October 1, 2019

DENVER –The Grid Master Award, an honor bestowed by the Red Angus Association of America, is earned by operations that have successfully combined high-performing Red Angus genetics, skillful feeding and precise marketing to achieve success with the slaughter of superior beef carcasses. Nolan Woodruff, Red Angus Association of America commercial marketing specialist, announced the recipients…

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Cattle Industry Leaders Honored at Red Angus Association of America Annual Convention

September 30, 2019

DENVER  – Honoring producers for their service, loyalty and dedication to the Red Angus breed has long been the tradition of the annual awards banquet held on the final evening of the National Red Angus Convention. The 66th installation of this prestigious event took place at the Grand Harbor Resort in Dubuque, Iowa, on Sept. 13,…

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