The Angus Report, April 24, 2017
In the news: looking to the future for sustainable beef, research on consumer perceptions, how feeder calf buy-back programs add value to commercial customers, setting calves up for success in the first 60 days, and save the date for the 2017 Angus Convention Nov. 4-6 in Fort Worth, Texas.
The Angus Report, April 17, 2017
In the news: using technology to improve carcass traits in today's quality-driven herd, fresh vs. frozen beef in the fast-food lane, liability considerations on the farm or ranch, and delegate nominations are now open for the American Angus Association's Annual Convention.
The Angus Report, April 10, 2017
Overcoming Tragedy at the Giles Ranch
The wildfires have left a painful mark on the land, the livestock and the families who care for them. On the Giles Ranch in southwest Kansas, three sisters lost their homes and nearly 60% of their family’s beef herd. After unthinkable loss, they’re grateful for each other and the incredible outpouring of support. Visit angus.org for resources to contribute to recovery efforts.
The Angus Report, April 3, 2017
In the news: the road to recovery for ranchers affected by monumental wildfires, proposed USDA budget cuts cause concern for the ag community, CattleFax Senior Analyst Kevin Good shares insight into the protein market, ABC News will see its day in court over lean finely textured beef (LFTB), tips for reproductive success this cattle breeding season, and Angus members should act now to ensure voting eligibility.
The Angus Report, March 27, 2017
In the news: the supply-and-demand equation for Prime-grade cattle, a new research project focused on sustainability, cattle feeding trends shed light on the future, early pregnancy detection can improve reproductive efficiency this breeding season, and sign up for a Cattlemen's Boot Camp in Lincoln, Neb.
The Angus Report, March 20, 2017
In the news: demand for high-quality U.S. beef builds overseas, wildfire recovery begins for ranchers in the Plains, an executive order stalls the fate of the WOTUS rule, improving consumer transparency through on-farm verification, and breeding soundness exams ensure herd sires are in top shape for breeding season.
The Angus Report, March 13, 2017
In the news: a packer's perspective on the state of beef production, CattleFax shares an outlook for grain and energy prices, an update from the National Beef Quality Audit, managing cheat grass in the arid West, a cow-less beef herd model, and photos from calving season across Angus country.
The Angus Report, March 6, 2017
In the news: top quality grade cattle reach uncharted highs, Congress begins plans for the 2018 Farm Bill, improving structure by collecting foot scores on the ranch, a weather outlook for the coming spring, and an all-new scholarship offering from the Angus Foundation.
The Angus Report, Feb. 27, 2017
In the news: U.S. beef exports add value to feeder cattle, the latest Here's the Premium study by Certified Angus Beef LLC, a look at beef steak tenderness, fetal programming and calf development, advice when collecting performance measures, apply by March 1 for a place at the Beef Leaders Institute (BLI), and much more.
The Angus Report, Feb. 20, 2017
In the news: CattleFax's Kevin Good shares the year's market outlook, the nation's cattle inventory is up 2%, enhancements to the BQA certification program, the balancing act of cow nutrition, a North Dakota Angus ranch recognized as the national award winner from the Environmental Stewardship Award Program, and much more.
I Am Angus: Jan. 2, 2017
Angus in the West
A tradition for more than 110 years, the National Western Stock Show is a highly anticipated time of year for livestock enthusiasts. In this "I Am Angus," we explore the history and heritage of the National Western. Visit angus.org to view more segments.
I Am Angus: Dec. 26, 2016
Each of the cattlemen and women who choose to raise Angus as a path to quality beef does so in their own way. "I Am Angus" shares the stories at the heart of the cattle business: it's people and those committed to the ranching way of life. Visit angus.org for more segments from this episode.
I Am Angus: Nov. 24, 2016
Farmers and ranchers are responsible for not only growing food, but also growing opportunity for others who want to chase this American dream. The Thanksgiving "I Am Angus" episode, sponsored by Merck Animal Health, shares stories of mentorship and growth.