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September 2014

Angus Selects the Next Youth Breed Ambassador
Emma Jumper to serve the business breed for the upcoming year. 

Developing the Next Generation
South Dakota Angus breeder encourages each of us to ponder our role.

Pasture to Packer

Texas 4-H program teaches youth real-world cattle-feeding process.  

NJAA Can Be Career Springboard

Past directors share experiences and advice. 

Champions in the Heartland
Champions named at the 2014 National Junior Angus Show.

Theis Named Junior Herdsman at the 2014 NJAS

Junior Herdsman of the Year Cody Theis chosen by his peers during the National Junior Angus Show. 

Making the Grade at NJAS

The carcass steer contest helps Angus juniors see a bigger picture of the beef industry.

NJAS Showmanship, Best of the Best
Top two showmen from each state compete in Indianapolis, Ind.

Auxiliary Announces Scholarship Winners

Auxiliary scholarships presented to five boys, five girls in Indianapolis, Ind. 

Supporting Youth Through Education

Scholarships totaling more than $200,000 awarded during the 2014 NJAS. 

Golden in the Heartland

National Junior Recognition Program awards 24 NJAA elite with gold. 

Leader to Leader
Long-time friend honors another by endowing a scholarship in his name.

North Carolina Junior Leads By Example

Brooke Harward named 2014 Jim Baldridge Outstanding Leader. 

Juniors learn about cattle industry through quiz bowl. 

Destined to Design
Angus juniors show off their tech-savvy creativity and marketing know-how in the NJAA Graphic Design Contest. 

Strong Voices
NJAA members use public speaking to tell the beef industry story.

Creative Communication

Juniors use imagination in winning creative-writing entries.

Let Me See!, Part 1
Winners are selected in the 2014 NJAA/Angus Journal Photo Contest.

Let Me See!, Part 2
Winners are selected in the 2014 NJAA/Angus Journal Photo Contest.

Let Me See!, Part 3
Winners are selected in the 2014 NJAA/Angus Journal Photo Contest.

Fan Favorite Photo Contest
Photo contest on social media gives exposure to young photographers. 

Creativity in the Kitchen

Angus Juniors share the story of Certified Angus Beef® during cooking competition.

At the Backdrop
Juniors were recognized for their accomplishments July 11 during the 2014 National Junior Angus Show Awards Ceremony. 

The New Green Jackets
Six young leaders elected to the National Junior Angus Board.

The Scoop Transitions to Media Crew
NJAA members learn of journalism and communications through Media Crew opportunity.

Long-distance Transportation
Cattle can be transported long distances comfortably with these tips. 

No Crutch Needed
NJAA helps junior member overcome autism effects. 

Angus Foundation Silent Auction Raises $10,025

Nineteenth annual event boosts funds for education, youth and research. 

Angus Foundation Golf Tournament Grosses $13,625
Rain or shine, Angus golfers continue to support education, youth and research. 

Setting an Example
Angus Foundation inducts three into Honorary Angus Foundation.

NJAA Recognizes 2014 Advisors of the Year
Wisconsin Junior Angus Association honors their own as 2014 Advisors of the Year.

Experience Wins Kansas Angus Carcass Data Project
Producers get data, make money on quality cattle.

Partnerships Create Value
Continuing education for veterinarians helps producers improve their bottom line.

Bradley to be Inducted Into Portrait Gallery
Minnie Lou Bradley to be honored for impact on the livestock industry.

Boots on the Hill
Angus represented at beef industry and policy conference.

BLI Bridges Industry Gaps
From strands of DNA to sizzling steaks, Beef Leaders Institute participants witnessed it all. 

First-generation Producers Give Back
BLI graduates choose to give back to the Angus Foundation. 

Reserve Your Spot at the Convention
$25 registration fee grants access to three days of education, entertainment and social events at the Angus Means Business National Convention & Trade Show.

Valued Partner
Seedstock producers and their veterinarians build strong working partnerships to keep herds healthy.

Should You Step Up Biosecurity?
Common sense and a plan are best for beef breeders.

Watch Your Step
Recognize common bovine hoof diseases.

Mycoplasma Bovis
Mycoplasma bovis plays a part in BRDC; prevention is key.

Premium Progress
Drought drives premium-paying changes. 

Beef and Brotherhood
Brothers use good cattle and customer communication to thrive.

BIF Gives Honors
Winners announced at Beef Improvement Federation meeting.