Time to get ready for the Iowa Beef Expo and our Annual Meeting.

IRAA Commercial Producer of the Year Nomination Form

IRAA Hall of Fame Nomination Form



Dear Iowa Red Angus Enthusiast,

Again this year the IRAA has put a purse together for the Champion and Reserve Champion Bull and Female. The Champion Bull will receive a 50/50 purse of $1000. The consignor and the buyer of the bull will split the $1000. The same will be done with the Champion Female. The Reserve Champion Bull will receive a 50/50 purse of $500 to be split by the consignor and the buyer of the bull. The same will be done with the Reserve Champion Female.  

The schedule of events at the Iowa Beef Expo are as follows: Monday, February 12th, at 6 pm – IRAA Annual meeting and banquet held at Diamond Jacks on the state fairgrounds; Tuesday, February 13th, at 8:30 am will be the Red Angus No Fit Show in the pavilion. At 12 Noon, a lunch sponsored by the IRAA will be served and cattle will be available for viewing; The Red Angus Classic Sale will start at 1 pm. There is not a block of rooms at any specific hotel this year.

We will  have awards for Iowa Red Angus Hall of Fame, Iowa Red Angus Seedstock Producer of the Year and Iowa Red Angus Commercial Producer of the Year. The IRAA membership can send applications in for the nomination of the Commercial Producer or the Hall of Fame by January 27th. Harold Bertz of the Red Angus Association of America will be attending the meeting. We will also be holding our yearly election of board members.

We plan on having a fun filled and informative couple of days during the Iowa Beef Expo. Hope to see you there. Please RSVP to Cassie Johnson by phone at 712-490-5397 or email at by January 30th. We would like to know how many will be coming for our prime rib supper at the banquet. We would hate for someone to not get a plate!

See you in Des Moines!


Iowa Red Angus Association