Aug 8

Texas A&M Beef Short Course

Always a great place for Cattlemen to meet and learn.
Texas A&M University Campus, College Station, Texas.

Oct 29

American Akaushi Assn. Convention 2017

The 2017 American Akaushi Assn. Convention is planned for October 27-29 at the
Hyatt Lost Pines Resort in Bastrop, Texas. Join us for a weekend of Akaushi talk and eats as we hold our 6th Annual Convention. More details will be posted as they become available.

Nov 24

Office Closure - Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving! As we gather with friends and family, we all have so many things to
be thankful for no doubt! God Bless us All!

Jan 1

Office Closure - Christmas Holiday

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from all of us here at The American Akaushi Association office Flatonia, Texas.

For to us a child is born, to us a son is given; and the government shall be on his shoulder; and his name shall be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.  Isaiah 9:6

Apr 1

TSCRA Convention

The Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association will be held in San Antonio in 2017. The American Akaushi Association will be in Booth 529. See you there!

Mar 11

Houston Livestock Show

The American Akaushi Assn. Executive Director Bubba Bain will be telling the Akaushi story at the Houston Livestock Show again in 2017. This year's Booth space will be AG5. We look forward to seeing you there.

Jan 15

National Western Stock Show

The American Akaushi Association will be at the National Western Stock Show in Denver Jan. 12-15th. Look for them or tell your friends to drop by Booth 103 and 104 to learn more about our breed.

Oct 30

5th American Akaushi Convention - Lubbock, TX

Immediate Release

American Akaushi Association
contact Bubba Bain, Executive Director
Phone: 830/540-3912

Fifth Annual American Akaushi Association Convention
Set October 28 - 30, 2016 in Lubbock, Texas

The 2016 American Akaushi Association Convention is set for October 28-30 at the Overton Hotel and Conference Center in Lubbock, Texas. This year with the theme of “Akaushi Savvy”, everyone in attendance will leave with more information and tools necessary to begin, continue, or expand on the increased popularity of the breed and Certified Akaushi Beef.  

Bubba Bain, Executive Director of the American Akaushi Association said, “We have planned for all in attendance to be offered first-hand knowledge about Akaushi in the feedlot and at the packer through an intensive tour. Plus, we have gathered some of the industry’s top voices to speak on a variety of topics essential to anyone in the Beef business.”

The 2016 American Akaushi Association Bus Tour is planned for October 28 with two scheduled stops at Bovina Feeders and Caviness Beef Packers. Both of these entities are well versed with Akaushi and can provide detailed experiences of feeding and processing.

Industry voices on October 29 will include John Steinmetz - President of Vista Bank giving the convention welcome;  Colin Woodall - Government Affairs, NCBA; Jaclyn Wilson - Flying Diamond Genetics, Nebraska;  Dr. Stephen Smith - Texas A&M University; Dr. Nevil Speer - AgriClear; Dr. John Paterson - Neogen/GeneSeek and Dr. John Michael Riley - Oklahoma State University.

The always popular panel discussion will once again be moderated by Bill Fielding - CEO of HeartBrand Beef. Joining Fielding on the panel this year is Dr. Ty Lawrence - West Texas A&M; Dr. Brad Johnson - Texas Tech and Phil Davis - Bar O Ranch, Idaho.

Following the day of speakers will be the annual banquet where Ross Wilson, President and CEO of Texas Cattle Feeders Association, will provide the evening’s keynote message.

During the annual banquet, the 2016 “Securing the Legacy” Award, will be the presented. This unique award is given to the individual, family or ranch, that has provided key leadership and marketing efforts for American Akaushi.  The 2015 recipient of the “Securing the Legacy Award” was E Cross Cattle Company, Bay City, Texas.

The very first “Prime Plus” award was presented in 2015.  This award highlights an individual or company that has been supportive of the Akaushi breed, American Akaushi Association, promotes Beef in a positive manner, and actively markets Beef as HeartBrand or Certified Akaushi Beef. The first and well deserved recipient of this award was The Burger Monger hamburger restaurants, owned by Jake Hickton and Bob Slane. Burger Monger only serves Certified Akaushi Beef to their customers in their multiple locations.

“Without question, our conventions literally have something for everyone of any age to enjoy.  This year participants should leave relaxed, refreshed, inspired and loaded with “Akaushi Savvy” to utilize in today's Beef industry, "Bain said.  

Other convention activities will include local sightseeing, Trade Show, Taste of Akaushi Dining, Fun Auction and Country Church with Pastor Jerry Stewart of Lone Star Cowboy Church.  

“The message of“Nature’s Healthy Beef” is growing. Akaushi beef includes the inherent oleic acid and higher ratio of monounsaturated to saturated fat which is in demand by today’s health conscious consumer. The American Akaushi is a proven model for higher grading quality carcasses with increased profit potential in the Beef business,” Bain said.

Please visit for the complete 2016 convention schedule and registration as well as other information about the American Akaushi Association or contact Bubba Bain, Executive Director at 830/540-3912.

Oct 6

Eng Symposium

Event to be held in Lincoln, NE. Cornhusker Hotel (Marriott)

Jul 23

Oklahoma Cattlemen's Convention

It's always a great time to talk about Akaushi to many Oklahoma cowmen when we cross the Red River heading to Norman. This year the convention is at the Embassy Suites.

8:00 am08:00

American Akaushi Assn. Office Closed

Independence Day. Enjoy your family, friends and fellowship as we celebrate our day of birth for the Freedom and Independence of America. Share your celebration photos on Facebook with us!

Mar 5

Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo Ag Expo

The American Akaushi Association Booth will be djacent to Main Arena in NRG Center.
Row L of cattle stalls in the Yellow Section. See you in Houston for a great time.

Jan 17

National Western Livestock Show

See you in Denver, Co. - Herd Sire Display (Down in the yard) Booth #103 and #104 starting on Thursday the 14th through Sunday the 17th of January! Always a great time and place to visit with many new cowmen about Akaushi.

Jan 1

Office Closed

The American Akaushi Association Office will be closed in observance of Christmas from December 25th through New Year's Day.  Merry Christmas ya'll!

Nov 27

Office Closed

The American Akaushi Association office will be closed in observance of Thanksgiving both Thursday November 26 and Friday, November 27. Gobble, Gobble ya'll.

Nov 19

Range Beef Cow Symposium

We will be representing American Akaushi at this year's Range Cow Symposium held near Loveland, Colorado.