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August 2014

Securing a Means of Communication
The Angus Journal celebrates 35 years as an American Angus Association publication, offering 35 Keys to Success.

Young Angus leaders give tips on starting out successfully.

Illinois Angus Junior Makes Her Mark
Sixteen-year-old says her cows are gentle and quiet, yet she still knows what they need.

What Do Parents Owe Their Kids?
Farm family business consultant Jolene Brown shares her opinion.

Coal Valley Commencement
Coal Valley Angus got started right with solid genetics and a large dose of discipline.

Sustaining a Legacy of Quality
Kansas ranchers pass on a tradition of quality in an untraditional way.

No Cheap Tickets
Increasing demand for agricultural land and historically high prices make admission to the cattle business tougher than ever.

Higher and Higher
Although agricultural land values show recent signs of softening, increased
competition makes continued strength hard to bet against.

Caution Pays
High land and cattle prices offer accelerated opportunity and risk.

What a Chef Wants
RingSide with Legendary Steaks

Blasting Through Barriers of Rural Health Care
Physician shortage tops list of challenges.

Don't Neglect Your Joints
Prevent damage to joints and make living with arthritis easier.

Manage Stress
Mitigate the effects of chronic stress before it damages brain, genetic code.

The Evolution of Lean Beef
Industry responds to dietary document recommending decreased consumption of meat in favor of poultry and fish.

How Low to Go?
How lean is lean enough?

Safety for Minors is Not a Minor Detail
Every day 38 children are injured in agriculture-related events. Every three days a child dies from one.

Blaine Lotz Takes Title at 51st WLAC
Kansas auctioneers take top two spots in annual world contest in Knoxville, Iowa.

Black Witch Farm Builds A Legacy by $102,500
Wilma Minix, Black Witch Farm, Athens, Ga., has once again generously invested in the Angus Foundation.