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September 2016

Helping Those Who Need It
Bob and Marillyn Schlutz are leaving a legacy of generosity in the Angus breed.

Anchored on Angus
Beef Leaders Institute brought together producers from across the country to learn about the Angus industry.

GMOs Turn 20
Monsanto’s Robert Fraley — who helped develop GMOs — emphasizes the technology’s safety and importance to the planet’s future.

Next Generation Sequencing
New diagnostic testing available to identify bovine respiratory disease complex.

Shuttering Shawshank
Ohio plans to pull the plug on prison Angus herd.

Managing Indoor Air Quality
Take a look at better barn ventilation.

Stockpile Savings
Stockpiled Tifton 85 provides alternative supplement strategy for fall-calving cows.

Right on Time
Thinking ahead means a Georgia producer’s pastures are just right.

Selecting for Hill Climbers
Researchers and ranchers work together to identify genetic markers to help select cattle that will move off riparian areas.

Adding Meat to Carcass EPDs
Association Structured Sire Evaluation program aims to improve carcass data in database.

Commercial at Heart, Registered Passion
Montana’s Bobcat Angus is built on teamwork, shared perspectives.

New Post at CAB Seeks Ever-better Brand
Dan Crownover hired for newly created position.

BIF Honors Industry Leaders
BIF distributes continuing service, ambassador awards.

Real Talk on Vet School
Veterinary students face challenges, but can handle them with financial literacy.

Stampede the Sandhills Showring Success
Champions named at the 2016 National Junior Angus Show.

Committed to Herdsmanship
Alabama’s Jake Smith named Junior Herdsman of the Year during the 2016 National Junior Angus Show.

Evaluating Carcass Quality
Junior members learn about the industry’s true end product through the National Junior Angus Show carcass contest.

A Champion's Drive
National Junior Angus Showmanship Contest reaches 50-year milestone.

Auxiliary Announces Scholarship Winners
Auxiliary awards scholarships to five girls, five boys in Grand Island, Neb.

AF Foundation Invests in Future Leaders
Junior Angus members receive nearly $212,000 in scholarships during the 2016 NJAS.

Building Our Future
Team sales contest at NJAS gives juniors hands-on, real-world experience.

Are You Smarter than an Angus Junior?
NJAA members put their knowledge of the Angus breed and the beef industry to the test in quiz bowl.

Kitchen Competition
Angus juniors share the story of Certified Angus Beef ® during cooking contest.

The Chef's Challenge
The Chef ’s Challenge, hosted in conjunction with the cook-off, is
modeled after Food Network’s cooking competition Iron Chef.

Seasoned for Success
Angus youth tantalize judges' taste buds during the Certified Angus Beef® Cook-Off.

Chosen to Lead
Angus juniors elected to lead the National Junior Angus Association.

Lending a Hand for Hope Harbor
The National Junior Angus Association focused their philanthropic sights on Hope Harbor in Grand Island, Neb.

At the Backdrop
NJAA members recognized for their accomplishments during the 2016 NJAS Awards Ceremony.

Arkansas Angus Junior Receives Leadership Award
Will Pohlman named 2016 Outstanding Leader at the National Junior Angus Show.

2016 Foundation Inductees
Three couples join the ranks of those inducted into the Honorary Angus Foundation.

Golf Outing Raises $16,000
Proceeds benefit education, youth and research for the Angus breed.

Virginian Named Advisor of the Year
Veterinarian, compassionate role model receives national honor at the 2016 NJAS.

All-American Certified Angus Beef® (CAB®) Cook-Off
All-American Certified Angus Beef® (CAB®) Cook-Off cookbook

Capturing the Moment
Young photographers were challenged to catch the best scenes of cattle ranching in the NJAA/Angus Journal Photography Contest.

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

Verbal Communication
NJAA members exhibit poise during prepared public speaking.

Art of Storytelling
Angus juniors use writing to tell stories of farm memories, NJAA experiences or food concerns.

Design for the Future
Angus juniors show off their  tech-savvy creativity in the  NJAA Graphic Design Contest.

Hot Off the Press
Four NJAA members hone their journalism skills at NJAS.