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News Releases

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August 2017

Big picture focus guides farm, CAB - Don Schiefelbein's role on his family's registered Angus farm near Kimball, Minn., is all about managerial and financial oversight.

July 2017

Money that matters - CAB premiums grow, motivate higher quality beef production

Feeding Quality Forums set for late August - The cattle feeding industry keeps moving forward, so it's a good thing feeders have ready access to educational opportunities.

June 2017

Don’t blame the calves - Yearling cattle don’t necessarily trump calf feds in the feedyard or packinghouse

Prime: profitable and possible - Some think a dramatic increase in Prime grading beef spells oversupply. When will packers have enough?

Angus Value Discovery - While cattle genetics keep improving, no national carcass challenge has tracked that since 2012—until now. The Angus Value Discovery Contest began this spring as a means of carcass data collection and friendly competition for commercial Angus producers, nominated by their seedstock or genetics providers.

May 2017

Better beef leads value gain - Quality, branding add nearly $50 million per year to beef economy

That much better? - Predicted beef dollars really add up

April 2017

Up, and to the right - Elasticity may be elusive, but CAB demand soars by any measure

Colvin Fund: $40,000 for 7 young leaders - Seven college students in beef and related studies have been awarded $40,000 in scholarships from the Certified Angus Beef ® (CAB®) brand.

The lobster tail of meats - Consumers have options, so put the best beef forward The lobster tail of meats

Beef prices near sustainable levels - Depending on which side of the gate you're on, it was heartening or worrisome to see cattle and beef prices recover coming into spring.

March 2017

Quality beef grade, dressing percentage and grids - Quality and yield grades drive dollars

February 2017

Future CAB honorees wanted - Looking for producers who have a proven track record, who see the market rewards for supplying the CAB brand and have their sights set on creating even more.

Building premiums, cut by cut - Simply put, it's not all about the steaks.

Bigger, better beef herds - Heifer harvest foretells cattle cycle

Finding flavor, incentivizing more - Scientists weigh in on "the next frontier" for beef quality research

January 2017

Here’s the Premium - Best or worst of times, Angus cattle hold their value

850,000 records say: Marbling still matters - An inside look at data on 850,000 cattle shows why it still matters how much marbling cattle have: the lack of marbling is by far the No.1 reason Angus-type cattle can't qualify for the Certified Angus Beef ® brand.

December 2016

Making the world smaller - CAB takes international partners from pasture to plate

Why beef quality grades are improving - Paul Dykstra recently published the white paper, "Why quality grades are improving," which examines the trend, its causes and implications.

Loud and clear - Beef market demands quality

November 2016

In the shoes of the customers, buyers - Seedstock panel addresses ways to capture the value of good genetics

Jerry & Mike to the rescue - 2016 Impact Award for CAB recalls 1978-79 fight to reinstate

Bending curves, breaking stereotypes - Live animal session shows genomic application