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March 2015

Tune in to your Customers
Satisfaction requires good listening skills.

Invested in Customer Success
North Dakota ranch is striving for remarkable customer service.

Service and Solutions
Customer service before and after the sale provides solutions.

Serving Education
Seedstock producer provides education about quality-improving technology.

All Eyes on Denver
The 109th National Western Stock Show draws record attendance, competitive Angus events.

ROV Winners Named on the Hill
Champions named at 2015 National Western Stock Show Super-Point Roll of Victory Angus Show.

The Art of Herdsmanship
Chris and Sharee Sankey, 6N Ranch, honored with the 2015 Herdsman of the Year award.

Juniors Compete on the Hill
Angus champions named at the National Western Junior Heifer Show.

Bull Sale Draws Crowd
American Angus Association’s annual bull sale averages $12,038 per head.

Only in the Yards
Angus genetics showcased at 2015 National Western Angus Carload & Pen Show.

Distinctly Denver
A National Western favorite, the Angus carload and pen show attracts top genetics.

Foundation Heifer Package Goes to Three-Peat Buyer
Herbster Angus Farms spends $175,000 to purchase the Foundation Heifer Package for a third consecutive year.

Angus Night on the Mountain Earns $42,000
Hosted at Spruce Mountain Ranch LLC, the event benefits Angus education, youth and research.

Livestock Marketeers Celebrate 50 Years
The Livestock Marketeers inducted Craig Conover and Ken Torr into their Hall of Fame during the group’s 50th annual banquet.

Watching Over the Herd
High cattle prices drive increase in theft. Cattlemen encouraged to take precautions.

Choose Milk Replacer Carefully
Check the label for protein sources and fat content.

Premium Circle
From pen rider to master of white tablecloths.

Quality Builds Future for Beef
People in the cattle business, especially those with cow-calf herds, are enjoying per-head income levels unimagined even a few years ago.

Confidence Learned
Hobbs heritage benefits from predictable genetics, experienced management.

The Best Job
Montana family moves back to take over a family tradition.

We Still Want Beef
Research shows consumers prefer beef and are willing to pay for quality beef.

Where Do Consumers Get Beef Info?
South Dakota survey provides insight.

Confidence in Ag Improving
New surveys suggest consumers feeling more comfortable, confident with food production.

The Feed Supply
Global feed survey shows growth in line with meat production.

Green Feed
Biofuel industry creates another alternative protein supplement for cattle.

Cattlemen and Women Honored
Awards presented at the 2015 Cattle Industry Convention.

Making Choices
Cattlemen’s College® offered 25 educational session choices.

Market Forces
CattleFax predicts strong prices to remain in 2015.

Ask ‘Blue Sky’ Questions
Gain new perspective by looking at things differently.

Livestock Show Animal Health Workshop
Workshop participants learn aspects of show animal care.

The Faces of the American Angus Association, Part 3
Eleven men of vision have sat at the helm of the national Angus organization, helping lay the foundation of the American Angus Association we know today.