Date: Sep 22 2021Consumer Connection & Maternal Function & News Release & Targeting the Brand
Telling their story to the cattle curious was awkward at first for John and Gaye Pfeiffer. Now, they look forward to hosting hundreds of people every year, sharing everything about the beef cattle life cycle and why they choose Angus cattle on their central Oklahoma farm. Their dedication to teaching and connecting with those further down the supply chain earned them the 2021 CAB Ambassador Award.
Date: Oct 22 2020Big Thinkers & Breeding Technologies & Maternal Function & Targeting the Brand
The pastures at Dalebanks Angus near Eureka, Kan., hide the plants’ challenge well. Native big and little bluestem adapted over the ages to thrive in the shallow soil, only a few inches deep in places, that blankets the underlying limestone. Shards of flint mingle with the roots.
Date: Sep 24 2020Maternal Function & News Release & Post Weaning & Stockmanship & Sustainability
The owner-managers of Morgan Ranches learn and teach through such wisdom gathered over decades. Every day is a choice, and they choose to make it good. That positive philosophy only begins to tell why Morgan Ranches earned the 2020 CAB Commercial Commitment to Excellence award.
Date: Aug 03 2020Big Thinkers & EPDs & Maternal Function & Sire Selection
Raising cattle had been a dream for the Idaho couple from the start of their marriage, even though neither had prior ranching experience. After years of dedication and faith in each other, the Brown family now operates a large cow-calf operation focusing on quality Angus genetics.
Date: Jul 14 2020Big Thinkers & Breeding & Maternal Function & Premium Potential & Retained Ownership
A successful business doesn’t happen overnight. It takes patience, strategic management and a desire to make the best better. After years of dedication, the Georg brothers have increased the carcass quality and maternal function of their Angus herd.
Date: Jul 09 2020Big Thinkers & Breeding & Maternal Function & Retained Ownership & Sire Selection
They’ve been retaining ownership of their calves for more than a decade, finding success in the practice – but that’s not where they stopped. Cattlemen Blake Robertson and Virgil Ast are continuously selecting Angus bulls and cows with quality genetics to improve their end product.
Date: Dec 16 2019EPDs & Maternal Function & News Release & Premium Potential & Research
Maternal function vs. marbling. Is it an either/or? This report by Steve Suther discusses an Iowa State University research paper, and quotes long-time ISU animal scientist Dan Loy.
Date: Jul 30 2018Blog & Consumer Connection & Maternal Function
Groups more humble than cattlemen and women are few and far between, but I’ve often heard ranchers called “salt of the Earth” people.
Date: Oct 09 2014Blog & Maternal Function
“Pay attention to the cows and the rest will fall into place.” That’s the mantra Harold Johnson lives by on his ranch near Hyannis, Neb.
Date: Oct 08 2014Big Thinkers & Blog & Consumer Connection & Maternal Function
Recipients of CAB’s Commercial Commitment to Excellence award, Dan and Anna Marrs, Whitewood, S.D., were the first to admit their herd of 600 Angus females wasn’t perfect.