BROADCASTING THE BEEFALO NEWS
MERRILL'S RECEIVE PRESTIGIOUS AWARD
FROM THE AMERICAN BEEFALO ASSOCIATION
Mark and Linda Merrill of Beefalo Meats-Merrill Cattle Company, Ellensburg, Washington have received the Jim Burnett-Ben Painter Award for outstanding contributions to the Beefalo Breed. The Merrill's not only produce and distribute Beefalo Meat to Supermarkets here in the Northwest but also have won the Kansas City American Royal Best Tasting Steak Contest for a number of years now in the Grass-fed category. The award is named after Jim Burnett and Ben Painter, two breeders who also were prominent in Beefalo. It is usually given out annually. The Merrill's are also members of the Beefalo Northwest Association, a regional chapter of the American Beefalo Association. We congratulate the Merrill's for the hard work and dedication to the Beefalo breed and pleased to see two of our members recognized by the National Organization.
BEEFALO NORTHWEST ANNUAL MEETING BRINGS OUT OREGON-WASHINGTON BREEDERS
RICHLAND WASHINGTON WAS AGAIN THE SITE OF THE BEEFALO NORTHWEST ANNUAL MEETING.
PRIMARY DISCUSSION CENTERED ON SUCCESS IN MARKETING BEEFALO
BEEF AND SELECTION FOR SUCCESSFUL PRODUCTION. A NEW MARKETING WEBSITE ADVISABLE SOURCE.COM WAS ALSO REVIEWED ALONG WITH A 63 PAGE COMPILATION ON BEEFALO RESEARCH SINCE 1973. PRESIDENT JON NICHOLS NOTED THAT MANY OF THE OLD TESTS WERE ACCOMPLISHED ON 1/2 AND 3/4 BEEFALO STEERS WITH REMARKABLE RESULTS. THE CREA'S INVITED US TO A RANCH TOUR AT MEETING'S END. NEXT YEAR'S MEETING LOCATION WILL BE ANNOUNCED SHORTLY.
BEEFALO IS STILL THE BEST !
Mark and Linda Merrill of Merrill Cattle Company/Beefalo Meats have once again taken the American Royal's Best Steak Competition for 2018. This is the second consecutive year they have won in the Grass-fed Category and makes it the fourth time they have taken the honor overall. They have also captured 2 reserve championships in previous years. This shows the consistent quality of Beefalo Beef, and the Merrill's dedication to producing an outstanding product. To learn more about the Merrill's operation in Ellensburg, Washington and where you can buy Beefalo, visit their website at: www.beefalomeats.com