2016 Iowa State Fair Count Down!

Well the count down to the 2016 State Fair has started!  I suppose I will be ready, but these 7 days will fly by! I always find it helpful to list a few things that are commonly forgotten in the rush of packing.  Feel free to comment items that I have not listed that […]

By |August 10th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

2016 Iowa Beef Expo

What a great Expo!  The weather was nice, the cattle was fantastic and it was great to see the Red Angus Isle full!  The sale stands were full with standing room only and the prices were solid.  Thank you to everyone who brought cattle and who bought cattle!

Elections were held during the meeting and […]

By |February 22nd, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

2015 Iowa State Fair

I can hardly believe the red angus show is just a few weeks away!   Sure seems like the summer flies by, especially when it rains every other day!

The red angus show will be held on Friday, Aug 21 at 8 am in the outdoor arena.   After the show, the Iowa Red Angus Assoc will […]

By |August 9th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

2015 Iowa Beef Expo Wrap Up

Wow.  What a great event!  We had several new consignors and buyers which leads me to believe the red angus are still on the rise!  The weather cooperated and at least to my knowledge, no one lost any appendages in the cold weather like we suffered through last year!

The pizza buffet and casino night […]

By |February 22nd, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Happy New Year!

It seems hard to believe that it is 2015.  I guess time flies when you’re having fun!   The weather is typical Iowa, long john weather one day, turtle neck and sweatshirt weather the next.  One thing has remained seems to remain constant and that is no sun.  It has been so cloudy that my […]

By |December 29th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas!  I can’t believe it is almost Christmas time!  Wasn’t it just yesterday I was unloading the trailer from the state fair??

Anyway, I would like to wish everyone a very Merry Christmas. Please take time to enjoy family and friends and enjoy all the spoils of the holidays.  Sometimes it is easy to […]

By |December 21st, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments


Wow, how can it be December already??  Seems like I was just wiping sweat from my forehead at the state fair!

We have set up a page for Iowa Red Angus members to send photos of their accomplishments from shows and sales.  If you have a picture of a high seller, or show animal that […]

By |November 29th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

HB and GM – New EPD’s Explained

Maybe I was the only one that was surprised when I looked up an animal and found these two new EPD’s.   I hope I am not the only one, so I decided to investigate for everyone and try and explain them in easy to understand terms. I called the National Association and this is […]

By |October 24th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments


We are currently looking for 1-3 breeders to host the 2015 Field Day location.

The Assoc is willing to help with organizing, financial assistance, etc, but we need a location!

A Field Day is a great way to showcase your red angus program and show off your cattle!

If are interested, please contact one of the board […]

By |October 23rd, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments


Hello everyone!  Well, it is that time of year when calves are being evaluated for the replacement pen, show ring, and bull pen.  With feeder calf prices at an all time high, the decision making is difficult.  This is also the time of year when you should be selecting the cattle for the Iowa […]

By |October 23rd, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments