American Wagyu Association

Taste Excellence

The American Wagyu Association promotes and upholds the standards for Wagyu beef, the finest quality of beef available in the United States. Highly prized for their rich flavor, these cattle produce arguably the finest beef in the world. Wagyu cattle's genetic predisposition yields a beef that contains a higher percentage of omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids than typical beef.

2018 Annual Conference and General Meeting Registration - NOW OPEN

Our conference will be held in Fort Worth, TX at River Ranch Stockyards.  The conference will open on Thursday, October 4th and will close with the... read more

2018 Annual Conference Program

The 2018 AWA Annual Conference and General Meeting will be held October 4 - October 6, 2018 in Fort Worth, TX. The program can be found here. read more


American Wagyu Association

Where to find Wagyu

Access our current Breeders Guide to search among the many Genetic and Meat Suppliers that offer the finest quality Wagyu beef in the nation! read more

Become a Member

Membership to AWA is beneficial not only to your customers, but to you! Get access to genetic and technical information, objective performance data(EPD), and much more! read more

Advertise with Us

Get your message in front of thousands of cattle ranches, restaurants, and interested consumers of Wagyu beef. Inquire about how to sponsor AWA today! read more

Culinary Corner

We've searched the globe to find you the best quality recipes to prepare and serve your Wagyu. Whether it's Wagyu sliders or Wagyu Bourguigninne, we have recipes to make your mouth water. read more