The American Hereford Association (AHA) and Hereford World announced that Andee Marston, Manhattan, Kan., has joined the Hereford team. Marston will join the AHA/HW staff in August as the Southeast region field representative.

In this position, Marston will attend Hereford sales and events as well as assist breeders with marketing and genetic selection. He will also assist in educating members and commercial producers about AHA programs and other beef industry opportunities.

He will serve as the communication link between the AHA and breeders in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia.

“We are extremely pleased to be able to hire a high caliber young man like Andee as the Southeastern field representative. Andee comes from a solid cattle background and has worked for several cattle breeders through high school, college and since he completed his college classes. He will be a great addition to our AHA fieldmen team,” says Joe Rickabaugh, AHA director of field management and seedstock marketing.

Marston has been involved in the beef industry since birth. His family has a registered Shorthorn operation near Manhattan. While growing up he was active in the Shorthorn junior association and graduated from Kansas State University with an animal science degree.

Since graduation he has been involved in the seedstock industry, including assisting Jensen Bros., Courtland, Kan., with show cattle management and its bull management and collection service. Most recently he has been manager of Bohi Land & Cattle Co. Butler Division. In that position he was responsible for the herd management, health and reproductive programs for 175 registered Angus cows and the management and development of 90 Angus bulls.

Marston will be relocating to the Nashville, Tenn., area.