‘Hereford Nation’ breaks records

Farm Forum

The Hereford Nation took Grand Island, Neb., by storm last week as it hosted the record-setting 2015 VitaFerm Junior National Hereford Expo (JNHE). During the event June 27-July 3, more than 800 youth from 38 states exhibited a record-number 1,441 entries.

Now available are releases from the Owned Polled and Horned Female, Bred-and-Owned Female, Bred-and-Owned Bull, Cow-Calf Pairs and Steer shows. Also available are results from the showmanship contest. Photos and additional releases will be available at

The 2015 VitaFerm Junior National Hereford Expo was sponsored in part by Biozyme Inc., St. Joseph, Mo. The National Junior Hereford Association (NJHA) is one of the most active junior programs in the country with approximately 3,000 members. The NJHA’s mission is to create and promote enthusiasm for the breed while providing opportunities through leadership, education and teamwork. For more information about the NJHA, visit