I would be honored to serve as a board member for the AGA which represents many outstanding individuals and help to keep it growing. While I can’t offer the insight of a breeder who makes a living in the seedstock business, I hope my role as a beef industry analyst can help guide Gelbvieh and Balancer cattle to success in an ever-evolving world. Hours . 129 people like this. It is a custom cattle feedyard that finishes over 80,000 cattle per year. Making a conscious effort to gain a broad understanding of the beef industry, I’ve been involved in the seedstock, commercial cow-calf, and cattle feeding sectors. Secretary/Treasurer: Zach Rupp, Perry, OK, Pacific Northwest Gelbvieh Association It has been my honor to serve American Gelbvieh Association for the past three years on the board of directors. Price $ 5,800 Buyer – Rocking R Cattle. President: Justin Ridenhour, Salisbury, NC Kentucky Gelbvieh Association, Inc. is a Kentucky Kco - Corporation filed on February 16, 1990. Suite 215 During the past three years that I have served, we have collected new data about PAP testing that could help lead to a potential new EPD. President: David Slaughter, Fredonia, KY I recently visited some breeders in Nebraska and there is much excitement and enthusiasm around our breed. Larry P and Sunny D Farms of Greensburg, Ky., was the winning bidder at $5,300. www.gelbviehassociationinnebraska.org My passion for quality livestock began while showing Gelbvieh cattle as a junior and continued as a part of the Kansas State University livestock judging team. Skaggs Creek Gelbvieh, Tompkinsville, Kentucky. My wife Carrie and I live in Georgetown Kentucky, where my brother Steve and I own and operate McIntosh Brothers, a registered Gelbvieh and Balancer® seedstock operation. Secretary: Dan Dykstra, Morrison, IL 99-year-old veteran recalls WWII, segregation, 18th Annual Celebration to honor Veterans is set for November 10, Growth Through Service The Story of Andrea Wallbank, Navy veteran recalls life lessons, serving with others, Public Apology to Steve Pedigo and Seaborn Ellzey, Multi-million dollar water improvement project comes to Edmonton. In February 2020, I completed a Ph.D. from Kansas State University’s Beef Cattle Institute where my research focused on the development of a beef cattle production model to assess the relationship between biological and economic efficiency at the cow-calf level in connection to cow size and lactation. www.ncgelbvieh.com I am currently the manager and part owner of Kinsley Feeder, LLC. Lot 25, Carolina Molly 2304Z ET, is a September 1, 2012, 75 percent bred heifer sired by JKGF Reflex X4 ET. After our daughters, Emily and Brooke, were born, they joined the operation; Emily is our cattle girl and Brooke is our sheep girl. President: Mark Hopfer, Days Creek, OR I serve as the chairman of The Rockies to the Pacific Female Online Gelbvieh Sale for the past two years, which is a joint effort of the Pacific Northwest Gelbvieh Association and the Montana Gelbvieh Association. It’s also of an equal honor to be nominated for re-election. I still enjoy officiating national judging contests and participating in Beef Empire Days, a live and carcass show for feedlot cattle. Since new data shows right-sided heart failure in feedlots, I feel it is important to continue this project to help select against susceptibility. President: Tim Sheeley, Hillsboro, OH Sale managed by: Slaughter Sale Management As part of my Ph.D., I also completed a visiting fellowship at MIT’s Sloan business school. Get Directions (270) 352-7093. I have also had the opportunity to be a part of implementing BOLT-powered EPDs, relocating the office to Lincoln, Nebraska, hiring a great executive director, and starting to implement a foot score and leg structure evaluation project. www.heartofamericagelbvieh.com Our cattle are run on a U.S. Forest Service permit. She found a new home with Miller Gelbvieh Farm in Strawberry, Ark., for $4,250. Decade 259X is a September 16, 2012, red, bred heifer sired by CIRS Decade 278U2. Secretary/Treasurer: Sammee Charriere, Clarkston, WA, Vice President: John Durham, Belton, SC Finally, I want to say thank you for your consideration, I would greatly appreciate your vote and would be honored to serve on the AGA board. Throughout the years, as our lives, education, and careers have progressed, my brother, Tanner, and I have worked with Bar Arrow Cattle Company, LeDoux Ranch, and Eagle Pass Ranch to maintain a small herd of Gelbvieh and Balancer® cows. President: Terry Chapman, Cedar Rapids, IA My two oldest boys, Justin and Tanner, have both made their way back to work at the family operation full time with me. We purchased our first Gelbvieh females in 1989 and that was our start of our commitment of developing the best Gelbvieh cattle that we could. 136 people follow this. Vice President: Ted Probert, Mansfield, MO I hope to help us navigate through these uncertain times. My desire to serve comes from the success the Gelbvieh breed has allowed my family and I to have during that time. I traveled across the country meeting AGA members, commercial producers, and feeders. Secretary: Kelly Josephsen, Arlington, SD, Tennessee Gelbvieh Association The Association will now hold a one-day meeting on December 4, in Lincoln, Nebraska, to conduct the business of the Association. Again, thank you to the nominating committee for the nomination to run for the AGA board and thank you for your consideration. Price $ 2,950 Buyer – Dyer Farms, Grand Champion Balancer Female Lot 10 Consigned by D & M Farms; Princeton, KY The cattle industry is enormous, and I hope to help the breed become a mainstay. Secretary: Jeremy Hermansen, Fairview, UT, The Gelbvieh Breeders of Virginia Treasurer: Aaron Ceroll, Sisseton, SD The reserve champion Balancer female was Lot 20, WAM 132Z, consigned by McIntosh Farm of Georgetown, Ky. She is a 50 percent Balancer bred heifer born October 10, 2012 and sired by WAM Cash Advance. The annual Gelbvieh show and sale at the Kentucky Beef Expo was held the weekend of March 1, 2014 in Louisville, Ky. 1001 S. 70th Street Price $ 3,500 Buyer – R & D Owen Farm, Reserve Champion Gelbvieh Female Lot 17 Consigned by Pleasant Meadow Farm; Glasgow, KY Monday-Friday Always Open. They both have joined in the passion of producing high quality Gelbvieh cattle. In 1995, I served as vice president of the American Gelbvieh Junior Association where I gained a ton of knowledge and developed life-long relationships. 279 likes. Secretary/Treasurer: Ellie Gaines, Courtland, MS, Montana Gelbvieh Association The Gelbvieh breed is a passion, but more importantly it’s a business. In 2016 I was honored with the AGA Member of the Year and have served one year on the awards committee and two years on the member education committee. Our family has committed to producing quality Gelbvieh and Balancer cattle & bulls since 1999. Vice President: Jim Dobson, Kaw City, OK The sale featured 25 lots consigned by ten Gelbvieh and Balancer® breeders. I have had the opportunity to develop relationships with people from all over the country and have made lifelong friends. Gelbvieh and Balancer breeders are well aware of the many traits that our cattle excel in. We have also started following our cattle through our family feedyard and on the rail, collecting data on every animal. Lot 18 Consigned by McIntosh Brothers; Georgetown, KY Buyer – Weston Boone $3,800 Secretary: Larry Moore, Fort Collins, CO I have thoroughly enjoyed my first term and look forward to continuing to work on behalf of Gelbvieh and Balancer® breeders from across the country. 129 likes. Reserve Champion Balancer Female Lot 6 Consigned by Double Diamond Farm; Cynthiana, KY Before returning to graduate school, I spent a year covering western Kansas as a feedyard sales representative for Elanco Animal Health. I am flattered by the nomination and would appreciate your vote. Vice President: Michael Butler, Milton, TN Everyone who owns Gelbvieh cattle knows how exceptional they are, and it is time for the rest of the world to know this as well. Registered Purebred & Percentage Gelbvieh Cattle Treasurer: Karen Sheeley, Hillsboro, OH, Oklahoma Gelbvieh Association Adam Helm of Magnolia, Ky., purchased this bull for $4,100. I worked as the eastern field representative for the AGA and then later in my career as AGA marketing coordinator. One of the biggest 4-H events of the year for the American Gelbvieh Junior Association (AGJA) is the Junior Classic it is held in a different state each year. Facebook: Kansas Gelbvieh Association Colorado Gelbvieh Association The decision was made to postpone the celebration due to current gathering restrictions surrounding COVID-19 and attendee health and safety. The Kentucky Junior Gelbvieh Association members that went and competed are left to right Callie Derossett, Taylor Ray, Kensington Jones, Clayton Jones, Hailey Gilliam, Braylin Jones, Brian Gill, Charles Thomas Branstetter, and Tillman Derossett. 2020 SoKY. I think the strength in Gelbvieh cattle is their ability to adapt to all environmental conditions. He was purchased for $3,700 by H & B Cattle Company, Worthington, Ind. Lot 1, Dream Factor 224Z is a March 20, 2012 son of SDCG X-Factor 202X. The Kentucky Gelbvieh Association sponsors the sale. President: Austin Rash, Mendon, MO I also believe it is important to continue to communicate the maternal superiority and adaptability of our breed. 10           Bred Females    $3,255 Kinsley Feeders is a medium-sized feedyard in today’s industry, but we still employ 40 people, feed over 1 million pounds of feed a day and manage a $50 million cattle inventory for customers. … 1001 S. 70th Street The youth were involved in many different individual and team competitions such as beef cattle judging, team fitting, Quiz Bowl, Public Speaking, Educational Posters, Photography, Creative Writing, Video, Graphic Design, Team Fitting, Showmanship, Sales Talk, State Herdsmanship, Creative Writing, Skill A Thon, and Shows for Heifer, Steer and Bull Classes. This range is only accessible by horseback. I am active in the Colorado Cattlemen’s Association and am a past officer of the Holy Cross Cattlemen’s Association. Vice President: Marty Langston, Oakland, MS 1001 S. 70th Street Treasurer: Kyle Herink, Clutier, IA, Kansas Gelbvieh Association Three T Farms * Rineyville Kentucky. Suite 215 In 1991, I was president of the American Gelbvieh Junior Association where we made many lasting changes that exist today. Price $ 4,900 Buyer – Zac Bray, Reserve Champion Gelbvieh Bull Lot 26 Consigned by Green Hills Gelbvieh I have served in many industry leadership positions: National Cattlemen’s Beef Association, Kansas Livestock Association, Kansas Beef Council, Beef Empire Days, and County Extension. Padon Farms added this heifer to their herd for $3,400. President: Bill New, Arnett, OK Today our primary farm income is generated by commercial Gelbvieh and Balancer bull sales. 8              Open Females   $2,300. In the Western states we battle with high altitude disease, arid desert, and many run their cattle on public lands. Secretary/Treasurer: Don Danell, Lewistown, MT, Gelbvieh Association in Nebraska Additional nominations may be accepted from the floor during the annual meeting. My family and I own and operate Taubenheim Gelbvieh in Amherst, Nebraska. I feel very blessed to be in this business, and for the relationships I’ve developed along the way. Every year we implant around 150 embryos and AI 400-500 females. I understand what it’s like to financially depend on the cowherd to make a farm payment or equipment payment. This event is held in a different location each year. 2019 Sale Results > Gelbvieh/Balancer.