Press Releases

Red Angus Association of America Boosts Reliability of EPDs with BOLT

November 5, 2018

DENVER – Cattle producers can expect more accurate predictions with the release of the fall 2018 Red Angus EPD suite, calculated using the much-anticipated new genetic evaluation software Biometric Open Language Tools, or BOLT by Theta Solutions LLC. The new BOLT-generated Red Angus EPDs will enable producers to make more informed, lower risk selection decisions.…

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Junior Red Angus Association Welcomes 1,000th Member and Continues Preparing Youth for Industry Leadership

October 29, 2018

Denver – The Junior Red Angus Association of America recently enrolled its 1,000th member and continues to attract young people who desire to be part of the Red Angus breed. The JRA strives to equip and prepare all members to be leaders, innovators, stewards and advocates for the Red Angus breed, the beef industry and…

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Top Producers Honored at Red Angus Association of America Awards Banquet

October 3, 2018

DENVER – Passion and hard work are common denominators on many cattle farms and ranches. Producers who rise above the rest are dedicated to pushing boundaries and managing their cattle and resources towards positive returns in any market environment. The Red Angus Association of America honored these superior producers at its 65th annual awards banquet in…

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Producers Focused on Staying Ahead of the Curve to Produce High-Quality Beef

October 3, 2018

DENVER  – The theme for the Red Angus Association of America’s annual Commercial Cattlemen’s Symposium was “Ahead of the Curve” and the speakers and overall program delivered an immense package of business information to attendees. The symposium, which served as the kickoff to the 65thannual National Red Angus Convention, held Sept. 12-14 in Watertown, South…

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Grid Masters Capitalize on Value-Added Marketing to Capture Carcass Premiums

October 1, 2018

Denver –The Grid Master Award, an honor bestowed by the Red Angus Association of America, is earned by operations that have successfully combined superior Red Angus genetics, skillful feeding and precise marketing to achieve success with the slaughter of superior beef carcasses. Harold Bertz, RAAA commercial marketing programs coordinator, announced the recipients of the 2018…

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Red Angus Leaders Recognized at Red Angus Association of America Annual Convention

October 1, 2018

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 65thinstallation of this prestigious event took place at the Watertown Event Center in Watertown, South Dakota, and delivered…

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Red Angus Association of America Launches Creative Venture

September 18, 2018

DENVER – The Red Angus Association of America recently launched Red Angus Creative, a new media services division of the association aimed at enabling cattle producers to reach more potential customers while also increasing awareness of the Red Angus breed across the beef industry. Attendees at the 65th annual National Red Angus Convention in Watertown, South…

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American Royal Welcomes Exhibitors to Kansas City with Inaugural Red Angus Show

August 30, 2018

DENVER – As the Red Angus breed continues to grow, several new livestock expositions and state fairs have added a Red Angus show to accommodate Junior Red Angus Association of America members. RAAA is excited to announce the American Royal will host its inaugural Red Angus show for junior and open exhibitors in October 2018.…

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Red Angus Association of America and IMI Global Join Forces in Support of Cattle Producers

August 27, 2018

DENVER – An agreement between the Red Angus Association of America and IMI Global, a division of Where Food Comes From, Inc., will provide convenient access into natural and non-hormone treated cattle programs to producers who utilize the Red Angus Feeder Calf Certification Program. Gary Fike, RAAA director of commercial marketing, said, “IMI Global has…

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Superior Livestock Auction Data Shows Weaning Calves Yields Premiums for Producers

August 24, 2018

Denver – Recent analysis of Superior Livestock Auction’s video data, as reported by Kansas State University researchers, has provided insight to the long debated value of weaning and preconditioning programs. Over the past few years, calf prices have declined and reduced profits have provided motivation for understanding the benefits of adding value to calves. Data…

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