Angus Names New CEO

Jamie JohansenAgribusiness, Angus, Beef, Company Announcement

The American Angus Association has named Allen Moczygemba as the new chief executive officer effective Dec. 1, 2015. The native Texan will also serve as the CEO for each of the Association’s subsidiaries: Angus Productions Inc., Certified Angus Beef LLC, Angus Genetics Inc. and the Angus Foundation. “This is a great day for the American Angus Association and the Angus … Read More

Mexico Hosts the 2015 World Angus Secretariat

Jamie JohansenAg Group, Angus, Beef

The Mexican Angus Association is hosting the World Angus Secretariat in mid-October that promises to feature the beautiful Mexican countryside alongside Angus cattle. The organization of more than 20 Angus breed associations worldwide, will conduct its biennial meeting to discuss the latest breed information and technological advances, as well as tour some of the region’s locales and, of course, prized … Read More

Angus Breeders Going to Mexico for Global Meeting

John DavisAg Group, Agribusiness, Angus

Angus breeders from across the globe will gather in Mexico this October. The World Angus Secretariat’s biennial meeting takes place Oct. 12-25 and will be hosted by the Mexican Angus Association. “We anticipate the presence of delegations from 22 member countries, plus other invited nations,” says Billy Estrada, Mexican Angus Association president. “We are very proud to host this important … Read More

Beef Demand is Back

Jamie JohansenAg Group, Angus, Beef, Food, Video

The American Angus Association and Certified Angus Beef (CAB) program has published a new video using research from Deb VanOverbeke, a Oklahoma animal scientist. Her research discusses consumer trends in the beef business and the video shares her findings.

Angus Aids Producers in Traceability Compliance

Jamie JohansenAg Group, Angus, Animal Health, Beef, usda

A final phase of the national animal disease traceability rules will take effect this week, and with it, a change in the type of identification methods meeting the requirements. Starting March 11, all official ear tags noted under the animal disease traceability requirements must be tamper-evident, approved by USDA, contain an official animal ID numbering system and an official ear-tag … Read More

Be a NJAA Communicator, Journalist or Marketer

Jamie JohansenAg Group, Angus, Beef, Communications, Marketing, Media

Now in its second year, the National Junior Angus Association (NJAA) is offering members the opportunity to experience communications, journalism, marketing and photography through Media Crew. Applications, due April 1, are now available online for NJAA members who have completed ninth grade and have an interest in learning about media reporting. “With the positive feedback we received from lasts year’s … Read More

Angus to Host First International Genomics Event

Jamie JohansenAg Group, Angus, Beef, Genetics

The American Angus Association® and Angus Genetics Inc. (AGI) will host the first-ever International Genomics Symposium as part of the 2015 Angus Means Business National Convention and Trade Show. The event takes place Nov. 3 in Overland Park, Kan., and will provide cattle producers with cutting-edge information about advancements in genomics technology – and how these advances impact their businesses. … Read More

Cattlemen's Boot Camp at the University of Florida

Jamie JohansenAg Group, Angus

Cattle producers are invited to gather for a Cattlemen’s Boot Camp March 9-10, 2015, at the Jackson County Agricultural Center in Marianna, Fla. The event is hosted by the American Angus Association® in partnership with the University of Florida, and provides purebred and commercial producers timely information presented by academic and industry professionals. Registration is now available online and open … Read More

Insights into Genomic Testing in Angus

Jamie JohansenAg Group, Angus, Audio, NAFB

Dr. Dan Moser, President of Angus Genetics Inc. (AGI) was on hand in the American Angus Association booth during the National Association of Farm Broadcasting’s Trade Talk. AGI is a subsidiary of American Angus that provides a genetic evaluations of expected progeny differences (EPDs) that are released to Angus breeders each week and are responsible for the DNA testing for … Read More

First-Ever Angus Means Business Convention

Jamie JohansenAgribusiness, Angus, Beef, Cattle

Cattlemen from around the country gathered in Kansas City, Mo., this week for the first-ever Angus Means Business National Convention and Trade Show. Hosted by the American Angus Association®, the convention was held Nov. 4-6 at the KCI Expo Center, just minutes from the airport. The Association is also opening its doors today, Nov. 3, for a homecoming tour and … Read More