The Red Angus Association of America announced numerous awards during its recent annual convention, held Sept. 11-13, in Dubuque, IA.

Awards Arena: Red Angus recognizes breed leaders - Johnny Rogers - Kim Ford

Johnny Rogers (right), RAAA Board of Directors President, presents Kim Ford (left) with the John V. Robbins award at the 66th National Red Angus Convention in Dubuque, IA, on Sept. 13, 2019.

These awards and their winners include: The Grid Master Award, Conventionally Fed Division (Victor Miller, Halfway, MO; JYJ Red Angus, Columbia, AL; Hayes Red Angus, Jetmore, KS; H-F Red Angus, Abilene, KS; John Shannon, Kim, CO; Lorenzen Ranches Inc., Bend, OR; Hueftle Cattle Co., Cozad, NE; DeLong Ranches Inc., Winnemucca, NV; Anderson Land & Cattle Co., Oberlin, KS; Pelton Red Angus, Burdett, KS; Ammann Red Angus Ranch, Wilmot, SD; Prairie Dog Creek Cattle, LLC., Dresden, KS; and Phillips Ranch, Selden, KS); the Grid Master Award, Naturally Fed Division (Leon Tuttle, Gove, KS; Dan Otley, Princeton, OR; Yarborough Ranches, Alpine, TX; Otley Bros. Inc., Diamond, OR; Rossi Ranches, Paulina, OR; and Hoffman Farms, Dale and Bryon Hoffman, Graettinger, IA);the John V. Robbins Distinguished Service Award (Kim Ford); the Outstanding Junior Award (Mia Gibson); the Industry Service Award (Clint Berry); the Advocate of the Year Award (Dr. Gene Rouse); the Breeder of the Year Award (Green Mountain Red Angus, Bob and Julie Morton, Three Forks, MT); the Pioneer Breeder of the Year Award (Jane Piccatto); and the Commercial Producer of the Year Award (Bichelmeyer Land & Cattle).

Awards Arena: Red Angus recognizes breed leaders - Clint Berry - Kelli Brown

Clint Berry (left) receives the RAAA Industry Service Award from Kelli Brown (right) at the 66th National Red Angus Convention in Dubuque, IA, on Sept. 13, 2019

Awards Arena: Red Angus recognizes breed leaders - Dr. Gene Rouse - Kyle Gilchrist

Dr. Gene Rouse (left) receives the RAAA Advocate of the Year Award, presented by Kyle Gilchrist (right), at the 66th National Red Angus Convention in Dubuque, IA, on Sept. 13, 2019.)

Awards Arena: Red Angus recognizes breed leaders - Kim Heller - Mia Gibson

Kim Heller (left), RAAA junior programs coordinator, presents JRA member Mia Gibson (right) with the Outstanding Junior Award at the 66th National Red Angus Convention in Dubuque, IA, Sept. 13, 2019.

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