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October 2016

Value, Top-End Performance
Doug and Sharon Stevenson are donating the elite female for the 2017 Angus Foundation Heifer Package.

A Legacy of Leaders
LEAD conference strives to build and strengthen leadership in Angus juniors while providing networking opportunities.

Leading Angus Youth
Association selects new youth Angus Ambassador.

Committed to Supporting Angus Youth
Charles W. and Judy Herbster have continuously supported the Angus Foundation.

Gateway to the Gold
Angus Media team brings 37 awards home to Saint Joe from Saint Louis.

Eight Declare Candidacies
Eight members announce they are seeking a position on the American Angus Association Board of Directors in November.

Riverbend: The Name the Cows Built
Idaho ranch earns CAB Seedstock Commitment to Excellence award.

Doing Right From the Start
Montana ranch earns CAB honors.

Big Time Quality
Nothing Poky about it but the name.

Using Science in the Superstitions
Backus Quarter Circle U Ranch honored as 2016 CAB Progressive Partner.

A Different Breed of Stars
California Angus family is 2016 CAB Ambassador honoree.

Fanfare to Start, Results to Continue
Sysco LA exhibits “top down” commitment to the brand.

Why Not the Best?
California commercial Angus herds make use of AI.

Feeding Quality Forum Challenges Norms
More than 200 hear from marketing experts, animal scientists.

Keeping Up with Consumers
Beef industry responds to shifts in consumer demands.

New Specialty Steak Cut
University of Nevada–Reno research shows value to meat industry, restaurants and premier eating experience for consumers.

Growing Strong
Missouri brings beef up close and personal.

I Not the Food Bank, How ’bout the Feedbunk?
Leftover produce and bakery items find a welcome home on a cow’s dinner plate.

Another Tool for the Toolbox
New research will help combat bovine respiratory disease.

Low-stress Weaning Methods
Four weaning options can reduce stress on calves and cows, increase performance.

On the Right Foot
Indiana bull test emphasizes performance and structural soundness.

Snake River Bull Test
Filling a need for bull producers and buyers in the West.

Steak House Bulls
Meat company executive starts Angus herd to guarantee supply.

Compelled by Compassion
Oak Ridge Angus gives back to their community and local food bank through the Range to Table program.

2016 ISBCW: For the Welfare of All
Industry takes cattle welfare to heart.

A New Kind of Roundtable
Knights aren’t the only heroes invited to this one.

Cattle and Climate Change
Cattle industry must deal with the consequences of the consuming public’s perception of bovine contributions to global warming.

Legacy of Leading
The Meier family has a long commitment to the Angus breed and to the Missouri Angus Association.

Breeding Beyond Borders
Marketing on an international scale comes with its own set of challenges.

Paired for Performance
Angus producers share their experiences and advice for putting on a partnership sale.