2009 News

Bob and Gretchen Thompson Pledge Estate to HYFA

Missouri Hereford breeders Bob and Gretchen Thompson are passionate about Hereford cattle and Hereford youth and have chose to to leave a legacy supporting Hereford youth and the next generation with an estate bequest to the HYFA. FULL STORY

Hereford Youth Awarded $24,750 in Scholarships

National Junior Hereford Association members were awarded nearly $25,000 in scholarships from the Hereford Youth Foundation of America Oct. 31, 2009, during the American Hereford Association Annual Meeting in Kansas City. FULL STORY

HYFA Hosts 2009 Boots and Brew

The Hereford Youth Foundation of America hosted a Boots and Brew reception to celebrate Hereford youth and Halloween on Oct. 31 in Kansas City during the Annual Meeting. Highlights of the evening were the distribution of $25,000 in scholarships to deserving Hereford youth, the presentation of two special gifts to HYFA during the program, and live and silent auctions that generated $39,500. FULL STORY

Hereford Youth Receive Scholarships

While at the 10th annual 2009 VitaFerm Junior National Hereford Expo in Tulsa, Okla., National Junior Hereford Association members were awarded more than $15,000 in scholarship monies. FULL STORY

Foundation Heifer Brings $50,000

Hereford enthusiasts proved loyal to the breed, as they supported Hereford youth with a generous bid of $50,000 for the Hereford Youth Foundation of America Female, Friday, Jan. 16, in the Beef Palace Auction Arena at the National Western Stock Show in Denver. FULL STORY