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Friday, February 6,2009

Now accepting applications for 2009 W.D. Farr Scholarship

by WLJ
The National Cattlemens Foundation (NCF) announces the 2009 scholarship honoring the late W.D. Farr, of Greeley, CO. Two annual $12,000 graduate scholarships bearing his name will be awarded to outstanding graduate students who demonstrate a commitment to a career in the beef industry through classes, internships or life experience.

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Friday, February 6,2009

Scholarship targets students with emphasis in beef production

by WLJ
For a second year, the National Cattlemens Foundation (NCF) and Fort Dodge Animal Health are accepting applications for the Fort Dodge Animal Health Legacy Scholarship. Through producer participation, Fort Dodge Animal Health sponsors five scholarships of $5,000 each.

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Friday, February 6,2009

Ranchers reap the rewards of Red Angus programs

by WLJ
Red Angus cattle are known for practical and profitable traits such as excellent mothering ability, improved uniformity and marketability in crossbred calf crops, superior carcass quality, moderate size, lower maintenance energy requirements, and gentle dispositions.

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Friday, February 6,2009

Schuler wins Red Angus GridMaster Award on largest lot

by WLJ
Seedstock and commercial producer Schuler Red Angus of Bridgeport, NE, earned the prestigious Grid- Master Award at the National Red Angus Convention in Cheyenne, WY, Sept. 17-19. The GridMaster Award recognizes producers and feeders whose cattle achieved carcass excellence when harvested.

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Friday, February 6,2009

Hummel cattle earn Red Angus GridMaster Award

by WLJ
Cow/calf producer Mel Hummel of Winnemucca, NV, received the prestigious GridMaster Award at the National Red Angus Convention in Cheyenne, WY, Sept. 17-19. The GridMaster Award recognizes producers and feeders whose cattle achieved carcass excellence when harvested.

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Friday, February 6,2009

Finn Creek named as GridMaster

by WLJ
Finn Creek Ranch of Avon, MT, received the prestigious GridMaster Award at the National Red Angus Convention in Cheyenne, WY, Sept. 17-19. The Grid-Master Award recognizes producers and feeders whose cattle achieved carcass excellence when harvested.

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Friday, February 6,2009

McPhee Red Angus donates bull to raise funds for BIF

by WLJ
McPhee Red Angus of Lodi, CA, is one of four seedstock producers who donated a bull to raise funds for the Beef Improvement Federations (BIF) 41st Annual Meeting and Research Symposium.

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Friday, February 6,2009

The Ranchers Guide: Information for the profit-minded producer

by WLJ
RAAA invites cattlemen to spend an hour with staff and industry experts every other Tuesday night and take part in these interactive discussions of issues that influence ranchers profit equations. For an up-to-date listing of topics and speakers, visit http://redangus.

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Friday, February 6,2009

Red Angus releases Spring 2009 EPDs

by WLJ
The Red Angus Association of America (RAAA) recently released the Spring 2009 EPDs as updated by Colorado State Universitys (CSU) Center for Genetic Evaluation of Livestock. EPDs on individual animals can be accessed through the Data Searches feature on the associations Web site, RedAngus.

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Friday, February 6,2009

Edelman joins Red Angus marketing team

by WLJ
Myron Edelman of Douglas, WY, joined the Red Angus Association of America (RAAA) on Jan. 2 as director of value-added programs. He will work closely with commercial producers and feedlots, implementing the Feeder Calf Certification Program (FCCP).

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