Aug. 10, 2017




For more information contact:

Jaclyn Clark, director of events and education, at 816-383-5100 or


Apply for the Century Award

Longstanding Angus herds encouraged to apply for a top honor within the breed.


Angus breeders who have been in continuous production of registered Angus cattle for 100 years are invited to apply for the Century Award. Itís an honor presented each year during the Angus Convention that recognizes the history and heritage of the Angus breed, and celebrates those committed to raising quality cattle through the decades.

Applications are available online and are due by Sept. 1. The selected individuals or families will be invited to attend the American Angus Associationís Awards Breakfast hosted in conjunction with the Angus Convention Nov. 4-6 in Fort Worth, Texas.

The Angus Convention is a premier event hosted by the American Angus Association each November, and provides quality-minded cattlemen and women the opportunity to engage with one another, learn new technologies and performance measures, and explore the future of the beef business.

Last yearís Century Award honoree was Thomas-Criswell Angus, New Bloomfield, Mo.

Registration and hotel information is available online at

ó Written by Jena McRell, Angus Media


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