Educators Corner
Focus on Cattlemen - The Brand That Pays. ®


News Releases

If you would like more information about the Certified Angus Beef ® (CAB) Program, want to obtain photographs or graphics, or would like to automatically receive news releases concerning the CAB Program, contact Steve Suther, industry information director.

January 2018

Targeted strategies incentivized - Incentives for for strategic use of Targeting the Brand logo

December 2017

CAB opts for USDA grading modernization - As of Monday, Dec. 18, all graded beef in the U.S. can be evaluated for the most youthful "A" maturity category based on dentition as well as traditional skeletal metrics when assigning quality grades

CAB offers $40,000 in Colvin Scholarships - Apply now to win one of seven collegiate scholarships from the Colvin Fund

From potential to profit - Angus Value Discovery Contest winners named

November 2017

Excellence keeps tables full - Empty seats are greatest cost to a steakhouse

First class feeder cattle marketing - That concept and its evolution was presented at Angus University during the Angus Convention, Nov. 4-6 in Fort Worth, Texas.

Mother Nature, mother cows and marbling - No farmer or rancher is immune from the challenges of nature, but some cow herds are better at adapting than others.

On $1.20 cattle and $25 tenderloins - Cattle prices go up, beef prices go up; cattle prices go down, beef prices… stay where they are? What gives?

Brand the barn - CAB seeks paint worthy nominees for 40th anniversary

October 2017

Expectations guide cattle feeding - The performance of healthy cattle on feed is "extremely predictable," but you have to know what to expect and when to worry.

Inspiring the inspired - Partners on common ground consider raising their bar

More than marbling - Strong demand lifts Certified Angus Beef ® brand to 25% growth in two years

Know before they go - Want to produce cattle for China? Communication, information key.

September 2017

Room to improve - After years of trying to improve beef cattle, have we made enough progress yet?

Completed circle - Stucky Ranch honored as 2017 CAB Ambassador for ideal outreach

Moore than Money - Arkansas Angus family 2017 CAB Commercial Commitment to Excellence honoree

The right choice - Longtime manager helps Kansas company earn CAB Feedyard Commitment to Excellence Award

Basin Angus Ranch wins CAB Commitment to Excellence Award - Commitment to Excellence award winners strive to produce genetics that work for every segment

South Dakota rancher earns CAB honors - Hadrick wins 2017 Progressive Partner of the Year

Differences under the hide - No matter how good the ration, skills and environment, it's impossible to manage out bad genetics in the feedyard. To get cattle that consistently perform there and bring added premiums when sold on a grid, it's best to select feeder calves with known genetic potential.

Price discovery in the premium era - Cattle just aren't traded the same today as they were decades ago. Chances are, the beef business isn't going to reverse its ways, said Iowa cattleman Ed Greiman, during the Feeding Quality Forum in August.

Ag prospects looking up - Slow but sure improvement in rural economy

Finding profit - Opportunity. It's there, but you may have to look a little harder for it.

August 2017

Precision for modern cattle - Backgrounding today's cattle on yesterday's "prescription" can mean missed profit opportunities.

Borck honored for beef industry success - Lee Borck, Manhattan, Kan., has known hard times and boom, seen the impact on others as well as his own enterprises. That