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Save The Date!
The BBU Annual Convention will be held October 21-22, 2022 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma at the Omni Oklahoma City Hotel.
Donate to B.E.E.F. →
You can now contribute to the Beefmaster Educational Endowment Foundation through online payment. Click here to contribute!
What is the Beefmaster Educational Endowment Foundation?
The Foundation is a 501(c)3 not for profit corporation formed in 2009. B.E.E.F. is affiliated with Beefmaster Breeders United (BBU) which was founded in 1961. The Foundation is dedicated to making a great breed of cattle even better through scientific research, education of the breed’s future leaders and providing valuable information to the public about the Beefmaster Breed as superior meat production animal. B.E.E.F. Belongs To You!!!! Take Time To Give.
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Join BBU Satellite Associations
Are you a member of our BBU Satellite Associations? If not, what are you waiting for!? The purpose of the BBU Satellite Associations were developed to help market Beefmasters and carry out BBU programs. In addition, they support BBU programs through field days, ranch tours and seminars.
Our nine satellite organizations are spread throughout to help members have the chance to be actively involved, no matter their location. Below is the list of our current satellite organizations:
-Arkansas BBA
-Central Texas BBA
-Central States BBA
-Live Oak BBA
-Lone Star BBA
-Louisiana BBA
-Southeastern BBA
-South Texas BBA
-Western States BBA
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Beefmasters in Portugal!
Did you know that Beefmasters are now found in Portugal? As of May 23, 2022 the Beefmaster family welcomed a new international Beefmaster Association in Portugal – Associação de Criadores de Bovinos da Raça Beefmaster. You can stay connected with them by visiting them at: UgenesBeefmasters. Please join us in congratulating our Beefmaster friends in Portugal!
BBU Advertising Options
Our association offers our members reasonably priced advertising options. If you are interested in any of the options listed below please contact Jeralyn Novak at 210-464-0923 or jnovak@beefmasters.org.
The Beefmaster Pay Weight Newspaper – Price Varies on Size
• Breeder Partner – $3,600
• Email Blast – $250
• Facebook/Instagram Post – $150
• One Beefmaster eNews Advertisement – $50
• Beefmaster Blog Feature – $300
• Full Page Advertisement Design – $400
• ¾ Page Advertisement Design – $300
• ½ Page Advertisement Design – $250
• ¼ Page Advertisement Design – $200
• Business Card Design – $100
• Photo Enhancements & Editing – $30/ hour
• Video Services – $30/hour
Go International Team
Are you aware of the BBU Go International Team? The Go International Team is a voluntary BBU program focused on international marketing of Beefmaster Genetics. There are several benefits to being a part of the Go International Team including: – Free listing in International Semen Directory.
If you are interested in being a Go International Team Member, please contact Jon Garza at 512-517-5163 or jgarza@beefmasters.org.
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Director Spotlight!
Meet Ex Officio Bob Siddons, Tilden, Texas. Robert “Bob” Siddons has been highly involved in the BBU for over 40 years and now serves as the BBU Ex Officio. Siddons and his wife, Bonnie, have four sons and several grandchildren. He obtained his Bachelors of Business Administration at the University of Texas at Austin. Siddons currently owns the Arrowhead Ranch in Tilden, Texas where he runs 150 head of registered purebred Beefmaster cattle in a commercial ranch setting on 5,000 acres. He is a past president of the Live Oak BBA after serving as President from 2013 to 2016. Siddons was also President of the South Texas BBA (STBBA) from 2002 to 2004 and served on their board of directors.
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Congratulations to our 2021 Breeder of the Year, Bill and Dusty Carr!
While you may remember learning more about Bill and Dusty and their operation when they won Breeder of the Year the first time in 1993, the Carr’s sure haven’t slowed down since then, and don’t plan on doing so anytime soon.
We certainly appreciate the Carr’s love for their land, their Beefmaster Cattle, and all that they have done to help our association grow to where it is today through their time, talent, and treasures that they have shared with us over the years.
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Scholarships Applications Due Soon!
Each year JBBA and other BBU affiliated organizations award over $25,000 to JBBA members through scholarships. Candidates for the scholarships must be a current member of the JBBA and must meet the minimum requirements set forth by each scholarship. Deadlines for each available application are as follows:
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Beefmaster Caps Restocked
Do you want to look great and stay cool this summer? Buy a Beefmaster Cap! We have caps for sale that have our new logo on them! The caps are $20 each, plus shipping. If you would like to order a cap please call Jeralyn at 210-732-3132 to pay with a credit card over the phone. You can also email jnovak@beefmasters.org to order.
All caps are adjustable and are Richardson brand. We now have a youth size and toddler size available.
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Upcoming JBBA Shows
FREE WEBINAR! How to Top the Sale: Blending Marketing & Risk Management Strategies – June 16, 2022 @ 7:00 p.m. Central
When you’re in the business of selling it’s always a good idea to implement a strong risk management and marketing plan. Join this webinar to learn strategies of how you can top the sale and capture higher profits for your calves. You’ll hear from expert, Elliott Dennis, PhD, Agriculture Economist on how you can take this information to a whole new level and inform future decisons
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Upcoming Events

  • Aug 13, 2022  – Lone Star BBA Membership Education Day & Lunch, Sulphur Springs, TX
  • Oct 07, 2022 – Carr & Others Educational Program, Floresville, TX
  • Oct 08, 2022 – Lone Star BBA Ultrasound Scan Day, Canton, TX
  • Oct 20 – 22, 2022 – BBU Annual Convention, Oklahoma City, OK

Upcoming Sales

  • Jun 18, 2022 – Lone Star BBA Summer Sale, Sulphur Springs, TX – More Info
  • Jun 25, 2022 – Southern Tradition xxii, Savannah, TN – More Info
  • Aug 06, 2022 – J & T Farms 8th Annual Production Sale, Lexington, TN
  • Aug 20, 2022 – Emmons Ranch Production Sale, Brazos County Expo, Bryan, TX
  • Aug 27, 2022 – SEBBA Convention and Sale, Lexington, TN