Montana Hereford Association

Awarding the Hardworking Cattlemen and Cattlewomen

As an association we would like to recognize some up and coming Montana Breeders. These key people are an integral part of this great breed, as well as major players in the future of our programs.

Awards given out over the past years have been, Junior Hereford Breeder Of The Year, Young Hereford Breeder Of The Year, Commercial Breeder Of The Year, Hereford Woman of the Year, and Hereford Man of the Year.


2023 Awards

Hereford Man of the Year – Justin Wichman

Commercial Breeder of the Year – Neil Turnbull and Tara Kelly

Junior Breeder of the Year – Megan Otis

Special Award for MSU-MAES-Fort Keogh’s 90 Years of Dedicated Research to the Hereford Breed & Line One Genetics