Edelman joins Red Angus marketing team

Feb 6, 2009
by WLJ
Edelman joins Red Angus marketing team

Myron Edelman of Douglas, WY, joined the Red Angus Association of America (RAAA) on Jan. 2 as director of value-added programs. He will work closely with commercial producers and feedlots, implementing the Feeder Calf Certification Program (FCCP).

Edelman was previously the cattle and feedlot manager for Wagonhound Ranch, a 2,000-head cow/calf and feeding operation located near Douglas. In that position, he enrolled all of Wagonhound’s calves in FCCP and worked closely with

Meyer Natural Angus, feeding and contracting cattle. Edelman grew up in Sabetha, KS, on a small grains and feeding operation. He received his degree in agriculture from Kansas State University in Manhattan, KS, and taught vocational agriculture in Douglas for eight years prior to hiring on with the Wagonhound Ranch in 2001. At the Wagonhound, Edelman oversaw two feedlots with a combined holding capacity of 4,500 head, as well as the breeding programs for the 2,000 head of commercial Red Angus cows, 1,000 of which they AI bred. He had a good working relationship with Meyer Natural Angus. Edelman will be based out of Douglas, where he resides with his wife, Darby, and teenage sons, Andreau and Nick. He will represent RAAA at production sales and promote greater utilization of Red Angus genetics and marketing programs.

Edelman may be contacted at 307/351-6032 or via e-mail at myron@redangus. org. —WLJ