Press Releases

Hall Red Angus Ranch honored as Pioneer Breeder of the Year

September 24, 2015

Grapevine, Texas - Recognizing contributions to the breed and the continued pursuit of excellence, Hall Red Angus Ranch, Stapleton, Nebraska, was honored as 2015 Pioneer Breeder of the Year at the 2015 Red Angus Association of America National Convention, Sept., 9-11, 2015. Kyle Gilchrist, Douds, Iowa, who has served as the auctioneer for the family’s…

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Jacobson Honored as Red Angus Advocate of the Year

September 24, 2015

Grapevine, Texas - Recognizing the importance of promoting and elevating the attributes of Red Angus cattle, Gary Jacobson, Jacobson Red Angus, Hitterdal, Minnesota, was honored as the 2015 Red Angus Advocate of the Year. The award was presented during the 2015 Red Angus Association of America National Convention, Sept., 9-11, 2015. Steve Koester, Steele, North…

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Hueftle Cattle Co. honored as Red Angus Breeder of the Year

September 23, 2015

Grapevine, Texas - Recognizing the contributions to the Red Angus breed and the continued pursuit of excellence, Hueftle Cattle Co., Neil and Anita Hueftle, Cozad, Nebraska, were honored as 2015 Breeder of the Year at the 2015 Red Angus Association of America National Convention. Lee Leachman, Ft. Collins, Colorado, made the presentation. In accepting the…

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Indian Canyon Ranch honored as Commercial Producer of the Year

September 23, 2015

Grapevine, Texas - Recognizing a long history of tradition and excellence, the Indian Canyon Ranch, Lamesa, Texas, was presented with the Commercial Producer of the Year award at the 2015 Red Angus Association of America National Convention on Wednesday, Sept. 9. Donnell Brown, Throckmorton, Texas, made the presentation. Ranch owners John and Elizabeth Boswell and…

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Wagonhound Land and Livestock honored as 2015 Commercial Producer of the Year

September 23, 2015

Grapevine, Texas - Recognizing the importance and value of the commercial cattle producer, Wagonhound Land and Livestock, Douglas, Wyoming, was honored as the 2015 Commercial Producer of the Year at the 2015 Red Angus Association of America National Convention. Craig Bieber, Leola, South Dakota, made the presentation. Ranch owner Art Nicholas and ranch manager Dustin…

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Top industry speakers featured at Commercial Cattlemen’s Symposium at National Convention Sept. 9 in Grapevine

August 27, 2015

Denton, Texas – Commercial cattlemen are encouraged to take advantage of the opportunity to hear from industry experts on a variety of topics at the Commercial Cattlemen’s Symposium Sept. 9, 2015. The one-day educational conference is held in conjunction with the Red Angus Association of America National Convention Sept. 9-11 in Grapevine at the Great…

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Gaines joins Red Angus Association of America

August 19, 2015

Denton, Texas – Twig Marston, CEO Red Angus Association of America, announced today that Beth Gaines has been hired to fill the role as the Communications Coordinator. “We are pleased to bring Beth onto the Red Angus team,” Marston said.  “Her extensive agricultural communications experience will be an asset to our organization.  She understands the…

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RAAA Implements Aggressive Feedlot and Carcass Data Collection Plan

July 29, 2015

While Red Angus cattle have earned a solid reputation as being the commercial producers’ breed of choice when building a profitable cowherd, the true versatility of Red Angus is shown when the steer mates excel in the feed yard and garner substantial premiums when sold on the grid. The Red Angus Association of America (RAAA)…

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Video Auction Research Quantifies Value of Red Angus Cattle

July 29, 2015

Information shared at the American Society of Animal Science (ASAS) meetings held July 12-16 in Orlando, Fla., indicates that Red Angus calves are more highly valued by cattle buyers than other breed types. The abstract, entitled “Effect of breed on the sale price of beef calves sold through video auctions from 2010 through 2014” (King,…

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Junior Red Angus Association Scholarship Winners Announced

May 21, 2015

The RAAA Junior Activities Committee is pleased to name each of the following four Junior Red Angus (JRA) members as a recipient of the $1,000 college scholarship. Lanham Brown, son of Donnell and Kelli Brown, of Throckmorton, Texas, will be a freshman animal science major at Texas Tech University this fall. A JRA member for…

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