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December 2016

Angus Elects New Officers, Directors
The American Angus Association welcomes breed leaders to serve its 25,000 members.

Growing a Presence in the West
Part 2 of this series on the National Western Stock Show looks at
the history of the internationally known livestock show.

Angus Unveils Long-Range Plan
American Angus Association leaders reveal plan for growth, leadership and the industry’s first Genomic Education Center.

Billion, with a ‘B’
Certified Angus Beef® brand sales surpass 1 billion pounds.

Yield Grade Opportunities Detailed
System accounts for no more than 40% of red meat yield variation.

Accountability On the Rise
Embracing change for cattle care, drug use means opportunity for profit in cattle feeding.

Future Farmers
Transitioning the farm or ranch to the next generation requires a few steps, a good attitude and a solid plan.

Part 1 of 2: Financial Focus
Current economic cycle requires “stepping up” intensity on financial management says economist.

Economist Jim Robb Looks Ahead
It's not very good, but it's not all bad.