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March 2014
Angus Announces Plans for Expansive Communications Center
New venture will create unified platform for expanded breed communications, marketing.

CAB Momentum Pays Record Premiums
Nearly 30% of total $450 million paid since 2011.

CattleFax Outlook for 2014
CattleFax outlook predicting higher prices, lower input costs and favorable weather is music to cattlemen’s ears.

Chris Jeffcoat Joins the American Angus Association
The American Angus Association welcomes Chris Jeffcoat of Littlestown, Pa., as the new regional manager for the northeastern region.

Cow Whispering
Working with an animal’s behavior instead of against it results in smoother handling for all involved.

Creative with Quality
Sweet Grass, Big Timber, Crazy Mountains and great cattle.

Grass Tetany: Complex & Complicated
Multiple factors can contribute to the animal’s deficiency of magnesium.

Heifer program designed to aid in building healthy Kansas beef herds
A new program aimed at supporting beef cattle producers by improving the reproductive performance of replacement heifers may have come at an opportune time.

Livestock Marketing Council
Marketing council addresses animal welfare, security.

Looking for answers to Atypical Interstitial Pneumonia
Pieces of the puzzle likely include feed intake, feed composition, individual animal physiology and possible environmental triggers.

Proving Responsible Food Production
Tyson Foods is assuring customers of responsible food production through its FarmCheck™ animal well-being program.

Ready to Rebuild
Heifer program ready for challenge, delivering quality herd replacements.

Stay Informed
Industry leaders encourage producers to stay informed and involved in the beef industry.

Stocker Profitability
Stocker operators share factors to consider to remain profitable.

Stop the Fighting on the Way to the Funeral Home
Family-business consultant shares best practices to help farm families successfully transition their farms and ranches to the next generation.

Straightbred Makes a Move
The makeup of the nation’s cow herd continues to move toward high-percentage or straightbred British genetics — that’s according to a new producer survey, out in February in the pages of BEEF magazine.

Sustainability and the Future of Beef
Beef’s largest marketer asks producers to join in defining what sustainability means for the beef industry.

Temperament and Taste
Oklahoma rancher values quality, good disposition in his herd.

The Ecology and Economics of Drought Management
Cattlemen’s College® ranch management session explores ramifications of drought and what producers can do to prepare.

The Smartest Things We Did
Ranchers share how they have maintained ranch profitability, sustainability and family values for multiple generations.

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