Press Releases

Red Angus DNA Scores Align with Carcass Results

December 13, 2016

Denton, Texas — Cattlemen and women frequently ask if DNA scores are truly predictive of phenotypic results. A recent study completed by the Red Angus Association gathered DNA data on a set of Red Angus calves and followed the cattle through harvest, collecting phenotypic data. The results illustrated the Igenity® DNA scores accurately predicted carcass…

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Climbing the Summit – BrainTrust Focuses on Ranch-Gate Profitability

December 5, 2016

Denton, Texas — The longstanding tradition continues to provide a forum for cattlemen to consider innovative opportunities as the Red Angus Association of America’s annual BrainTrust event will be held on Saturday, Jan. 7, at the DoubleTree Hotel in Denver, Colorado. The workshop will begin at 1:30 p.m. MST. Members unable to attend in person…

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Honors presented during the Red Angus Association of America Awards Banquet

October 12, 2016

Denton, Texas – Honoring individuals for the loyalty, service and commitment to excellence in 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 2016 installment of the event, “Where the Red Angus Roam,” held in Oklahoma City at…

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Red Angus Association of America selects leaders for coming year

October 12, 2016

Denton, Texas - A full two days of presentations, discussions and elections filled the agenda for the Red Angus Association of America’s National Red Angus Convention held in Oklahoma City. Members elected Bob Morton, Three Forks, Montana, to serve as the next president of RAAA. He follows Kim Ford, Bertrand, Nebraska, who concluded her two…

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Top-performing cattle receive prestigious Grid Master distinction

September 16, 2016

Denton, Texas – The Grid Master Award, presented by the Red Angus Association of America, recognizes excellence in commercial cattle and the cattle feeding industry. Those firms – who have successfully combined superior Red Angus genetics, feeding management skills and precise marketing to achieve success with the harvest of a superior beef carcass –earn the…

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Profitability in focus at Red Angus Commercial Cattlemen’s Symposium in Oklahoma City

September 8, 2016

Oklahoma City – Cattlemen from around the country gathered in Oklahoma City to attend “Dollars in Your Pocket,” the Commercial Cattlemen’s Symposium held in conjunction with the National Red Angus Convention. A full slate of speakers addressed 200 cattlemen and women on overall profitability in the industry, present economic conditions, nutritional changes to improve cowherd efficiency, and calf…

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Red Angus Association of America releases Fall EPDs; Information essential when making genetic selections

September 2, 2016

Denton, Texas – Making critical decisions about the future of your breeding program demands the very best tools and up-to-date information available. The Red Angus Association of America (RAAA) has released the 2016 Fall EPDs that evaluate traits from calving ease to performance to carcass merit. The suite of numbers includes tools to select cattle…

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Katie Oschner hired as commercial marketing specialist

May 6, 2016

Denton, Texas — Red Angus Association of America CEO Tom Brink announced today that Katie Ochsner, a native of Torrington, Wyoming, has been hired as a commercial marketing specialist. Ochsner, who is in the final stages of obtaining a master’s degree in Animal Breeding and Genetics from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, also holds a bachelor’s…

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Tag program breaks sales records; Red Angus marketing program momentum continues in 2016

April 4, 2016

Denton, Texas – The oldest USDA Process Verified Program in existence, the Red Angus Feeder Calf Certification Program, which cattlemen have come to recognize quickly with the distinctive yellow tag that denotes Red Angus-genetic feeder calves, is setting new sales records. For the first quarter of calendar year 2016, all past sales records have been…

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Generous supporters donate $25,550 to support Red Angus youth leadership programs

February 9, 2016

Denton, Texas – Honoring the legacy of long-time Red Angus breeder Sal Forbes while supporting the future leaders in the beef industry, the Sal Forbes Legacy Foundation Female sale netted $25,550 for the benefit of the Junior Red Angus Association. Funds raised from this pick-of-the-2015 heifer crop, a special project of the Red Angus Foundation,…

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