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The WI Hereford Association (WHA) continually supports members in their efforts to raise and market Hereford Cattle.

WI Hereford Association membership welcomes individuals, families, farms and herds of all sizes! Membership is open to anyone with interest and enthusiasm for Hereford cattle.

The WI Hereford Association offers members the opportunity to market breeding stock through the yearly WHA State Sale.

The WHA supports marketing opportunities for WI Hereford feeder cattle through local and regional “Hereford Influence” and “Red-Hided” focused sales.

The WI Hereford Association provides family-friendly networking opportunities with other WI Hereford breeders through educational and social events such as: farm tours and summer picnic, the yearly WHA State Sale and banquet, agricultural trade shows and field days in WI, and more!

Latest News
The Wisconsin State Fair Jackpot Hereford Steer Show - August 10, 2022
Please see the attached form for information about the Show. Page 1 of the form lists Rules and Eligibility information. Page 2 of the form is the Nomination and Entry Form. All eligible steers must be nominated by June 15, 2022. The WHA congratulates breeders and exhibitors on their nominations and wishes best of luck to all, for a great Wisconsin State Fair Jackpot Hereford Steer Show!
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Wisconsin Hereford Association Members Doug Schulz and Jerry Huth at the WHA Booth in the WPS Farm Show, in Oshkosh WI. The WPS Farm show is March 29-31, 2022. Please stop by and say hello at the WHA Booth!


The Wisconsin Hereford Association thanks the Bevan Family, Bacon Branch Beef, Platteteville, WI, for their donation of Lot 1 to the WHA State Sale in Fennimore on March 5, 2022. The Bevan's donated BB Veronica 96 EJ in memory of Papa Dave Bevan. The donation heifer raised $11,600 for Wisconsin Junior Hereford Association Programs and scholarships. Thank you to all who donated! Congratulations to Kim and Jeanine Radel, K & J Polled Herefords, Spring Green, WI for purchasing the winning ticket!

Jackie Bevan of Bacon Branch Beef holds the bag of tickets, while Wisconsin Hereford Queen Madison Katzenberger draws the Radel's winning ticket!

The Bevan Family and WHJA thank all who donated to support Wisconsin Junior Hereford Programs and Scholarships!
The Wisconsin Hereford Association congratulates Landen Knuth, of Narrows Creek Farm, Loganville, WI, on earning a WHA Heifer Grant for use toward purchase at the State Sale in Fennimore. Landen purchased Huth E078 Mandy H008 at the WHA State Sale on March 5, 2022. Pictured from left: Jerry Huth, Huth Polled Herefords, Issac Knuth, Rylen Knuth, and Landen Knuth


WHA and WJHA congratulate scholarship winners

Brooke Aue, Marie Prodell, Lauren Jones, Alisha Klemme
WHA President Jerry Huth congratulates Loxi Smythe on her retirement as WHA Secretary. Loxi will continue her involvement with the WHA as a Director in the Northwest District. Thank you Loxi for your years of service as WHA Secretary!


At the WHA Annual Meeting, the 2022 WHA Royalty was named. Best wishes to the 2022 WHA Royalty for a great year!
Left to right is Alison Bartlett (princess), Kylie Bengston (princess), Sienna Bengston (princess), Charlie Kent (sweetheart), Jordan Renn (outgoing queen), Madison Katzenberger (incoming Queen), Hannah Oleson (princess), and Morgan Firlus (princess). Not pictured Bianca Bevan (sweetheart).

Outgoing WHA Queen Jordan Renn gives a speech at the WHA Annual Meeting, thanking the WHA and her Family for their support during her term as Queen. The WHA thanks Jordan for her time and service as WHA Queen, and wishes her all the best in her future endeavors!

At the WHA Annual Meeting, the 2022 Wisconsin Hereford Association Board is named:

Front row, left to right
Lisa Davis (Secretary), Melissa Berggren (Treasurer), Rick Starck (President), Fred Larson (Vice President), Loxi Smythe (Director).
Back Row, left to right
Shawn Prodell (Director); Jim Wiechert (Director), Jim Renn (Director), B.J. Jones (Director), Doug Schulz (Director), Steve Folkman (Director), Jamie Kent (Director)
Not Pictured: Zeb Allen (Director), Jackie Bevan (Director)

At the Annual Meeting, WHA recognizes outgoing Board Members and thanks them for their service to the WHA.

L to R:  Dave Steinhoff, Chuck Badertscher, Holly Paulson, Loxi Smythe, and Jerry Huth

The WHA President, Jerry Huth, representing us at the Grassworks Conference located at the Chula Vista Resort. Over three hundred people are expected to attend. The conference last from noon on Thursday,Jan.20, 2022, thru noon on Sat.,Jan.22, 2022


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The Wisconsin Hereford Association thanks the Bevan Family, Bacon Branch Beef, Platteteville, WI, for their donation of Lot 1 to the WHA State Sale in Fennimore on March 5, 2022. The Bevan's donated BB Veronica 96 EJ in memory of Papa Dave Bevan. The donation heifer raised $11,600 for Wisconsin Junior Hereford Association Programs and scholarships. Thank you to all who donated! Congratulations to Kim and Jeanine Radel, K & J Polled Herefords, Spring Green, WI for purchasing the winning ticket!

If you are interested in donating a heifer for 2023, please contact any WJHA member or advisor BJ Jones at 608-482-2961.

WHA Hall of Fame

Please join us in congratulating your newest inductees into the Wisconsin Hereford Hall of Fame...

In Memoriam

The WHA extends our condolences to the families and friends of the members we have recently lost...

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