Denton, Texas — Ashtyn Shrewsbury, Alliance, Nebraska, is serving the Red Angus Association of America as the summer intern with the RAAA marketing team. She will be assisting the Association with herd visits and be completing field audits as required for the Feeder Calf Certification Program.
“We are looking forward to working with Ashtyn this summer and know that our members and FCCP program participants will enjoy the opportunity to visit with her,” said Gary Fike, director of commercial marketing and team leader.
Shrewsbury’s background includes an interest in a purebred Red Angus operation in Nebraska. She received her bachelor’s of science in animal sciences from the University of Nebraska, Lincoln, in May 2017.
She was selected as a National Beef Ambassador in 2016. While at UNL, she was also a part of the prestigious Engler Agribusiness Entrepreneurship Program. She was an active member of the Block and Bridle and Collegiate Cattlewomen organizations on campus, holding leadership roles in each, as well as serving as the Nebraska State FFA Vice President.
“I'm excited to get started and am looking forward to the opportunity to grow my knowledge within the breed and spend time meeting with Red Angus producers,” said Shrewsbury.
Shrewsbury will work from her home in Nebraska and will be responsible for scheduling and be completing required mandatory audits with the FCCP program to satisfy the USDA requirements for participating ranches. She will be primarily calling on farmers, ranchers and feedlots throughout Nebraska, Kansas, and eastern Colorado, as well as assisting the marketing team with other commercial marketing opportunities as needed.
The Red Angus Association of America serves the beef industry by enhancing and promoting the competitive advantages of Red Angus and Red Angus-influenced cattle. RAAA provides commercial producers with the most objectively described cattle in the industry by seeking and implementing new innovative technologies based on sound scientific principles that measure traits of economic importance. For more information, visit redangus.org.