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  • Stepping Up for the Future of Angus
    Jim and Sue Coleman of Vintage Angus Ranch, Modesto, Calif., are dedicated to seeing the Angus breed grow. This dedication can be seen through their generous support of Angus youth and the Angus Foundation. The National Junior Angus Association (NJAA) honored the couple’s commitment by inducting them into the Honorary Angus Foundation.
  • Visionaries for the Angus Breed
    Howard and JoAnne Hillman of Sioux Falls, S.D., are true leaders in the Angus breed and exemplify the commitment of Angus producers nationwide. Because of these qualities and all they have accomplished for the Angus Foundation, the Hillmans were honored by the National Junior Angus Association (NJAA) as 2012 Honorary Angus Foundation inductees.
  • Gifts of Angus History and Scholarship
    Blanford and Joan Pierce of Woodlawn Farms in Creston, Ill., have made it a priority to give back to the Angus breed and the youth of the National Junior Angus Association (NJAA). Because of this generous attitude, the NJAA chose to induct the Pierces into the Honorary Angus Foundation during the 2012 National Junior Angus Show (NJAS) in Louisville, Ky.
  • 2012 Angus Foundation Silent Auction Grosses $13,800
    Angus supporters of all ages came together at the National Junior Angus Show (NJAS) in Louisville, Ky., to support the 2012 Angus Foundation Silent Auction on July 18-21. The auction grossed $13,800 in proceeds benefiting the Foundation’s youth, education and research programs. Individual donors and state Angus associations contributed 131 items to the 17th annual auction.
  • Investing in the Next Generation
    For Angus juniors, a scholarship is much more than a signed check. Scholarships mean that someone believes in their future and is willing to contribute to their goals. Thanks to generous donors, the Angus Foundation awarded more than $200,000 in scholarships on July 20 during the National Junior Angus Show (NJAS) in Louisville, Ky.
  • 12th Annual Angus Foundation Golf Tournament Grosses $14,400
    Fifty-six Angus youth and adult participants helped raise $14,400 in gross proceeds for education, youth and research at the 12th Annual Angus Foundation Golf Tournament, held July 17, 2012, at the Quail Chase Golf Club in Louisville, Ky. The tournament was hosted in conjunction with the 2012 National Junior Angus Show.
  • Cattlemen’s Boot Camp Set for September
    Cattle producers are invited to gather for a Cattlemen’s Boot Camp, Sept. 28-29, at the University of Wyoming in Laramie. The event, hosted by the American Angus Association® in partnership with the university, provides purebred and commercial producers timely information presented by academic and industry professionals. Open to all cattle producers, Cattlemen’s Boot Camps are funded by the Angus Foundation and feature a day and a half of educational materials and speakers.
  • Connealy Angus to Donate 2013 Angus Foundation Heifer
    The Angus Foundation has announced that Connealy Angus, Whitman, Neb., will donate the 2013 Angus Foundation Heifer, to sell January 2013 at the National Western Stock Show in Denver, Colo. The Connealys are offering the buyer of the 2013 Angus Foundation Heifer the pick of their entire 2012 spring crop of about 300 elite heifer calves. No heifers from this group will be sold until the buyer has chosen a heifer. Yearling and scan data on the heifers will be available to the buyer in February 2013.
  • French River Cattle Company Bids $9,000 to Purchase the American Angus Auxiliary Heifer
    Support of Angus youth is a main priority of the American Angus Auxiliary, and thanks to French River Cattle Co. of Ontario, Canada, the purchaser of the 2012 American Angus Auxiliary Heifer, that support of youth scholarships and awards continues. The heifer was purchased for $9,000 at the All-American Angus Breeders’ Futurity in Louisville, Ky., on June 17. Tom McGinnis of Heritage Farm, Shelbyville, Ky., was the contending bidder.
  • Angus Producers Attend Beef Leaders Institute
    During the fifth-annual Beef Leaders Institute (BLI), Angus breeders from 11 states were able to experience all aspects of the beef industry – from feedlot to retailer. Hosted by the American Angus Association®, the four-day leadership training provides young producers, between 25 and 45 years old, the opportunity to network with others, learn more about the Association and engage in many sectors of the entire beef industry.
  • Angus Representatives Attend Elite Beef Industry Conference
    The American Angus Association® and the Angus Foundation were proud to sponsor two individuals during the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) 33rd Young Cattlemen’s Conference (YCC). John Widdowson, an Angus rancher from Lodgepole, Neb., represented the Angus Foundation, and representing the Association was Chris Stallo, assistant director of information systems in Saint Joseph, Mo.
  • American Angus Auxiliary Hosts Heifer Auction
    The American Angus Auxiliary heifer auction is an ideal way to support the Angus community, and bring home top Angus genetics. Gardiner Angus Ranch of Ashland, Kan., donated this year’s heifer to be sold during “The Tradition Continues” auction, which is held June 17 in conjunction with the All-American Angus Breeder’s Futurity at the Kentucky Fair and Exposition Center in Louisville, Ky.
  • Angus Juniors Encouraged to Participate in The Scoop
    The National Junior Angus Association (NJAA) and Angus Foundation are pleased to again provide NJAA members who have completed the ninth grade with an opportunity to gain experience in the areas of communication, business, writing and photography. This year marks the fifth year for The Scoop, an annual electronic publication produced by NJAA members, who work as a team to create stories and artwork with the help of top communication professionals.
  • Angus Foundation Scholarship Deadline Approaching
    Each year, the Angus Foundation, the nonprofit entity of the American Angus Association®, makes available scholarships to students pursuing undergraduate or graduate degrees in higher education. Applications for Angus Foundation scholarships must be postmarked by May 1, 2012.
  • Women Connect during Angus Conference
    In celebration of its 60th anniversary, the American Angus Auxiliary recently held the “Women Connected” Conference in Saint Joseph, Mo. Women involved in the cattle business, from throughout the country, joined together to engage with one another, empower leadership abilities and educate themselves about current industry topics.
  • Angus Foundation Seeks Donations for Annual Silent Auction at 2012 National Junior Angus Show
    Each year during the National Junior Angus Show (NJAS), the Angus Foundation hosts a silent auction that features a variety of items available for Angus families and friends to bid on and purchase. The 2012 Angus Foundation Silent Auction will take place July 18-21 at the Kentucky Fair and Exposition Center, home of the North American International Livestock Exposition, in Louisville, Ky. Proceeds from the silent auction benefit the Angus Foundation’s youth, education and research programs.
  • LEAD Conference to Take Place in Fort Collins
    Youth from across the country will travel to Fort Collins, Colo., for the National Junior Angus Association’s (NJAA’s) annual Leaders Engaged in Angus Development (LEAD) Conference, Aug. 2-5. Themed “Peak Performance,” the leadership event, sponsored by the Angus Foundation, is designed for members 14-21 years of age.
  • Angus Juniors Raise the Bar in Columbus
    When it comes to leadership, it’s important to keep raising the bar. That expectation is what Angus youth learned while attending the 2012 Raising the Bar conference in Columbus, Ohio. National Junior Angus Association members met March 30 - April 1 to participate in the premier leadership-training event.
  • 2012 National Junior Angus Show Heads to Louisville
    The National Junior Angus Show (NJAS) is the highlight of the summer for many Angus families, and this year the big event takes place July 15-21 in Louisville, Ky. While the cattle shows are the main attraction, the week also includes the showmanship competition, junior activities and a variety of life-skills contests.
  • Oliver A. Hansen Family/Laudmere Farm Angus Scholarship Endowment Established Within the Angus Foundation
    The legacy of Oliver A. Hansen, members of the Hansen family and their Laudmere Farm, Durant, Iowa, will continue through a scholarship endowment established within the Angus Foundation. The Oliver A. Hansen Family/Laudmere Farm Angus Scholarship Endowment is a $10,000 endowment that will allow one college or college-bound Angus junior member from Iowa to receive the scholarship each year. The first scholarship will be awarded at the 2012 National Junior Angus Show in Louisville, Ky., for the upcoming 2012-13 academic year.
  • Montana Angus Youth Scholarship Endowment Established Within the Angus Foundation
    A commitment to Angus youth rings true in the state of Montana. In December 2011, the Montana Angus Association and Montana Angus Auxiliary decided to create a $25,000 scholarship endowment within the Angus Foundation to establish the Montana Angus Youth Scholarship (MAYS).
  • Angus Foundation’s 12th Annual Golf Tournament Scheduled for July 17
    Angus breeders and enthusiasts will want to mark July 17, 2012, on their calendars for the 12th Annual Angus Foundation Golf Tournament, which will be hosted at the Quail Chase Golf Club in Louisville, Ky. The golf tournament will take place in conjunction with the 2012 National Junior Angus Show.
  • The Legacy of Treasured Cows Continues in an Angus Foundation Fundraising Effort
    Many who are involved in the Angus breed are proud of the black cows that have helped advance Angus genetics and produce quality beef to feed the world. These cows also bring joy, fulfillment and promise in breeders’ lives. The Angus Foundation provides an opportunity to honor those cows while simultaneously supporting the future of the Angus breed.
  • Widdowson Selected to Represent Angus at 2012 YCC
    John Widdowson of Lodgepole, Neb., has been selected by the Angus Foundation’s Board of Directors to represent the American Angus Association® at the 2012 National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) Young Cattlemen’s Conference (YCC). The Angus Foundation will sponsor Widdowson’s registration and travel expenses. This is the tenth year the Angus Foundation has funded an Association member to attend YCC, which will take place May 31-June 7.
  • Get the Angus Platinum Visa® to Benefit the Angus Foundation
    The Angus Foundation is pleased to partner with Wichita-headquartered INTRUST Bank on a project called “The Card Challenge.” For every new and activated American Angus Association® Platinum Visa® booked Jan.1-June 30, 2012, INTRUST Bank will make a $100 donation to the Angus Foundation. If 500 new and activated accounts are reached, INTRUST Bank will donate an additional $25,000 to the Angus Foundation, which makes the total potential donation $75,000 for Angus education, youth and research programs.
  • Angus “Women Connected” Conference Offered
    Women seeking to become more involved in the beef and agriculture industry should consider attending an American Angus Auxiliary conference “Women Connected,” held April 14-16 in St. Joseph, Mo.
  • Beef Leaders Institute Deadline is March 1
    American Angus Association® members interested in becoming more effective leaders in the agriculture industry are encouraged to apply for the fifth annual Beef Leaders Institute (BLI). Held June 17-20, 2012, the program brings Angus producers together in St. Joseph, Mo., for a series of informative sessions.
  • Vision of Value: Campaign for Angus Reaches $7.6 Million in Outright Cash Gifts, Pledges and Planned Giving Commitments
    In 2005, the Angus Foundation embarked on a fundraising campaign never-before attempted by similar livestock and agricultural entities. The Vision of Value: Campaign for Angus was the first capital campaign launched by the Angus Foundation and aimed to preserve our rich Angus heritage for future generations through an $11 million fundraising effort. The campaign, which concluded Dec. 31, 2011, raised more than $7.6 million in outright cash gifts, pledges and planned giving commitments.
  • Briarwood Angus Farms, Butler, Mo., Purchases the 2012 Angus Foundation Heifer Package for $65,000
    Dr. Curtis and Ann Long of Briarwood Angus Farms, Butler, Mo., bid $65,000 on Jan. 11 to purchase the 2012 Angus Foundation Heifer, donated by Eddie and Connie Sydenstricker, owners of Sydenstricker Genetics of Mexico, Mo. More than $1.5 million has been raised from this Angus Foundation fundraising activity since its inception in 1980.
  • Nearly $48,000 in Gross Proceeds Raised for the Angus Foundation and 2012 National Junior Angus Show
    Seven exclusive packages, an elite heifer pregnancy and a raffle generated nearly $48,000 in gross proceeds for the Angus Foundation’s education, youth and research efforts and the 2012 National Junior Angus Show (NJAS), set for July 15-21 in Louisville, Ky.
  • Fundraising Event Planned for the Angus Foundation and 2012 National Junior Angus Show
    The Angus Foundation, 2012 National Junior Angus Show (NJAS) host states and Spruce Mountain Ranch of Larkspur, Colo., invite you to an event to remember. “Angus Night on the Mountain,” hosted by Tom and Lois Ames at their beautiful Spruce Mountain Ranch on Jan. 11, 2012, during the National Western Stock Show (NWSS), will be an exciting evening and fundraising event that Angus breeders and friends of our breed will not want to miss!
  • New Credit Card Campaign to Benefit the Angus Foundation
    Wichita, Kan.-headquartered INTRUST Bank announced a new credit card campaign to augment the Angus Foundation’s $11 million fundraising drive, Vision of Value: Campaign for Angus. The credit card campaign kicks off January 1, 2012, and runs through June 30, 2012.
  • Cattlemen’s Boot Camp Set for January
    Cattle producers will gather for a Cattlemen’s Boot Camp on Jan. 20-21, 2012, at the Utah State University South Farm in Logan, Utah.
  • Angus Foundation to be Featured in Special Edition of The Angus Report
    The Angus Foundation will be featured in a special edition of The Angus Report during Thanksgiving week. It will first air on Monday, Nov. 21, at 7:30 a.m. CST and will air again Tuesday, Nov. 22 at 6:30 p.m. CST and Saturday, Nov. 26 at 1:30 p.m. CST on RFD-TV.
  • Missouri Couple Commits Additional $10,000 to Support the Angus Foundation and Vision of Value: Campaign for Angus
    Dr. Curtis Long of Briarwood Angus Farms in Butler, Mo., announced that he and his wife, Ann, will donate an additional $10,000 to support the Angus Foundation’s $11 million fundraising campaign, Vision of Value: Campaign for Angus, which concludes Dec. 31, 2011.
  • Illinois Couple Pledges a $50,000 Planned Giving Commitment to the Angus Foundation
    All of the youth activities Jay and Chris King have witnessed since their involvement in the Angus breed and Jay’s term on the American Angus Association® Board of Directors gave them the ambition to give back even more to the Angus breed.
  • Vision of Value: Campaign for Angus Leadership Cabinet Honored
    At its annual Supporter Recognition Event in Louisville, Ky., the Angus Foundation recognized 17 members of the Leadership Cabinet for the Vision of Value: Campaign for Angus, the first capital campaign launched in 2006 by the Angus Foundation that aims to raise $11 million for education, youth and research by Dec. 31, 2011.
  • Major Announcements Made at 2011 Angus Foundation Supporter Recognition Event
    The Angus Foundation would like to thank all who attended its 2011 Supporter Recognition Event, an event intended to honor and thank all Angus Foundation supporters who have contributed $250 or more the past fiscal year (Oct. 1, 2010 – Sept. 30, 2011). The event was held at the Crowne Plaza Hotel Louisville-Airport Kentucky Expo Center in Louisville, Ky., in conjunction with the North American International Livestock Exposition.
  • Sydenstricker Genetics’ SydGen Buena 9511 Named 2012 Angus Foundation Heifer
    The Angus Foundation has announced that SydGen Buena 9511 will replace SydGen Forever Lady 9525 as the new 2012 Angus Foundation Heifer. SydGen Buena 9511 will be donated to the Angus Foundation by Eddie and Connie Sydenstricker, owners of Sydenstricker Genetics of Mexico, Mo., and she will be sold January 11, 2012, at the National Western Stock Show Bull Sale in Denver, Colo.
  • Fall 2011 Issue of The Scoop Now Online
    From event coverage of the 2011 National Junior Angus Show (NJAS) to stories about issues influencing the beef and agricultural industries, an array of information is included in the online-only issue of The Scoop, a publication developed by members of the National Junior Angus Association (NJAA).
  • Reserve Your Invitation to the Angus Foundation’s Supporter Recognition Event
    You will want to join the Angus Foundation on Saturday evening, Nov. 12, at the Crowne Plaza Hotel Louisville-Airport Kentucky Expo Center in Louisville, Ky., for its Supporter Recognition Event.
  • Junior Angus Members Take a Bite Out of Life at 2007 LEAD
    Southern hospitality, pertinent beef industry information and friendships that will last a lifetime are just a few key items served up to National Junior Angus Association (NJAA) members, August 2-5 in Athens, Ga.
  • Angus Youth to be Featured in Champion of Champions Television Program to Air on RFD-TV
    One of the largest single-breed cattle shows in the world, the National Junior Angus Show (NJAS), will not only provide the place for dialogue and camaraderie among Angus junior exhibitors, their families and leaders in the agricultural industry, it will also create the setting for the television program, Champion of Champions, which will air Aug. 8, 2011, on RFD-TV.
  • Pennsylvania Couple Recognized for Dedication to Youth
    Bob and Margaret Duprey of Cherry Knoll Farm, West Grove, Pa., are known for a lifespan of dedication to Angus cattle and generous support to the National Junior Angus Association (NJAA). In honor of their generosity and “everyone has something to give” philosophy, the NJAA has inducted them into the Honorary Angus Foundation. The Dupreys will receive their award this fall during Angus events in Louisville, Ky.
  • Missouri Couple Honored for Commitment to Angus Youth
    Since 1963, Dr. Curtis and Ann Long of Briarwood Angus Farms, Butler, Mo., have been committed to not only the quality of the Angus breed but also the development of youth programs. Because of their generosity, the Angus Foundation inducted the Longs into the Honorary Angus Foundation during the 2011 National Junior Angus Show (NJAS), July 15 in Harrisburg, Pa.
  • Cam Cooper Honored for Commitment to Youth
    Commitment to youth development is important to Montana rancher, Camron “Cam” Cooper, owner of Talon Ranch, Twin Bridges, Mont. Because of her generosity to Angus youth and the Angus Foundation, the organization inducted Cooper to the Honorary Angus Foundation July 15 during the 2011 National Junior Angus Show (NJAS) in Harrisburg, Pa.
  • Cattlemen’s Boot Camp Set for October
    Cattle producers will gather for a Cattlemen’s Boot Camp, Oct. 7-8 at The Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio.
  • Auxiliary Heifer Auction Raises Funds
    The 2011 Auxiliary heifer auction at the All-American Angus Breeders’ Futurity, June 19 in Louisville, Ky., raised $6,000 for the American Auxiliary scholarship fund.
  • Indiana Angus Association Donates $50,000 Gift to American Angus Foundation
    In the December 2010 meeting of the Indiana Angus Association, the directors voted to donate $50,000 to the Angus Foundation to help support Angus youth during a future Indiana hosting of the National Junior Angus Show, a major event that attracts Angus youth and breed enthusiasts from across the country.
  • Angus Foundation Silent Auction Raises $9,488 for Education, Youth and Research
    Angus supporters of all ages came together at the National Junior Angus Show in Harrisburg, Pa. to support the 2011 Angus Foundation Silent Auction July 13-16, which grossed $9,488 in proceeds benefiting the Foundation’s education, youth and research activities.
  • Angus Juniors Earn Scholarships
    The Angus Foundation awarded more than $210,000 in college scholarships to 80 Angus youth at the 2011 National Junior Angus Show (NJAS) July 15 and 16 in Harrisburg, Pa.
  • 11th Annual Angus Foundation Golf Tournament Grosses $10,640 for Education, Youth and Research
    More than 50 Angus enthusiasts of all ages helped raise $10,640 for education, youth and research at the 11th Annual Angus Foundation Golf Tournament, July 12, 2011, at the Felicita Golf Course in Harrisburg, Pa.
  • Angus Producers Become Leaders at BLI
    Angus producers from 12 states gathered in Saint Joseph, Mo., on June 20-23 for the fourth annual Beef Leaders Institute (BLI). The educational event is hosted by the American Angus Association® and funded by the Angus Foundation.
  • Arkansas Angus Auxiliary Commits $10,000 Scholarship Endowment to Angus Foundation
    The Arkansas Angus Auxiliary’s ambition to create more scholarship opportunities for Angus youth from Arkansas led to its donation of $10,000 to the Angus Foundation to establish the Arkansas Angus Auxiliary Scholarship Endowment Fund.
  • Angus Foundation Wins National Communication Awards
    The Angus Foundation was honored June 13, 2011, for excellence in producing publications and communication projects at the annual meeting of the National Agricultural Alumni and Development Association (NAADA) in Lubbock, Texas.
  • Sydenstricker Genetics to Donate 2012 Angus Foundation Heifer
    The Angus Foundation announced that Eddie and Connie Sydenstricker, owners of Sydenstricker Genetics of Mexico, Mo., will donate the 2012 Angus Foundation Heifer, set to sell in January 2012 at the National Western Stock Show in Denver, Colo.
  • Auction to Support Angus Foundation
    Angus supporters at the National Junior Angus Show (NJAS), July 10-17, in Harrisburg, Pa., can place a bid at the 16th Annual Angus Foundation Silent Auction. Proceeds from this ever-popular activity are used by the Angus Foundation to support education, youth and research initiatives and activities.
  • Angus Fellowship and Fundraising in Harrisburg
    Angus enthusiasts of all ages will take a break from the National Junior Angus Show (NJAS) and tee up for the 11th Annual Angus Foundation Golf Tournament. The tournament combines fun and Angus friendship to help support the Foundation’s education, youth and research initiatives. The tournament will take place July 12 at the Felicita Golf Course and Resort in Harrisburg, Pa.
  • Katie Allen Joins Angus Foundation
    The Angus Foundation announces Katie Allen as its marketing and public relations assistant. Allen will join the American Angus Association®’s not-for-profit affiliate in June.
  • Turn Cull Cows to Treasure
    Cull cows often get a bad rap, but now producers can turn a trip to the local sale barn into opportunity.
  • LEAD Conference to Take Place in St. Louis
    Youth from across the country will travel to Saint Louis, Mo., for the National Junior Angus Association’s (NJAA’s) annual Leaders Engaged in Angus Development (LEAD) Conference, Aug. 4-7.
  • McFarland Selected to Represent Angus at YCC
    Landi McFarland of Ellston, Iowa, has been selected to represent the American Angus Association (AAA) at the 2011 National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) Young Cattlemen’s Conference (YCC).
  • Briarwood Angus Farm Purchases the 2011 Angus Foundation Heifer Package
    Dr. Curtis and Ann Long, owners of Briarwood Angus Farm of Butler, Mo., bid $50,000 on Jan. 12 to purchase the 2011 Angus Foundation Heifer Package, donated by Camron “Cam” Cooper, owner of the Talon Ranch of Twin Bridges, Mont.
  • ‘BLACKONTRACK! Angus Magic at Churchill Downs’ Grosses More Than $330K to Benefit the Angus Foundation
    BLACKONTRACK!, the Angus Foundation biennial gala and auction on Nov. 13, raised more than $330,000 in gross income to support the Angus Foundation’s Vision of Value: Campaign for Angus goal of raising $11 million by Dec. 31, 2011.
  • Angus Internship, Scholarship Applications Being Accepted
    The American Angus Association®, Angus Foundation and Certified Angus Beef LLC (CAB) are offering several opportunities this fall for college students hoping to further their education and gain valuable real-world experience with the world’s leading beef cattle association and branded beef program.
  • Angus Enthusiasts Tee-Up for the Tenth Annual Golf Tournament
    With the scenic Rocky Mountains serving as the backdrop, 67 golfers enjoyed a day of golfing and Angus fellowship. Taking a break from the activities of the National Junior Angus Show (NJAS), young and old golfers alike came out to support the Angus Foundation July 13 at its 10th Annual Golf Tournament, held at Coal Creek Golf Course in Louisville, Colo.
  • Angus Foundation Silent Auction Has Something for Everyone
    Angus supporters of all ages came together at the National Junior Angus Show (NJAS), July 11-17, in Denver, Colo., to support the 2010 Angus Foundation Silent Auction. The event grossed more than $7,800 in proceeds benefiting the Foundation’s education, youth and research activities. Individual donors and state Angus associations contributed 72 items to the 15th annual auction.
  • Angus Juniors Receive Scholarships
    More than $200,000 in college scholarships was awarded to 77 Angus juniors during the closing ceremonies of the 2010 National Junior Angus Show (NJAS), July 16 in Denver, Colo.
  • The Spirit of Giving Back: Cherry Knoll Farm Supports the NJAA
    With a love for good Angus cattle and a desire to support the initiatives of the “green jackets” of the National Junior Angus Association (NJAA), Bob and Margaret Duprey of Cherry Knoll Farm, West Grove, Pa., have pledged a total of $25,000 in matching funds to support the NJAA Board Alumni and Friends Scholarship and Endowment Fund.
  • Coffey Selected to Represent Angus at YCC
    James Coffey of Hustonville, Ky., has been selected to represent the American Angus Association® at the 2010 National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) Young Cattlemen’s Conference (YCC).
  • KiamichiLink Ranch Purchases 2010 Angus Foundation Heifer Package
    L. Tucker and Vickie Link, owners of Kiamichi Link Ranch of Antlers, Okla., bid $75,000 on Jan. 14 to purchase the 2010 Angus Foundation Heifer Package, donated by Jeff Ward and Duncan Smith owners of Sinclair Cattle Co., Warfordsburg, Pa.
  • Donation of Montana Ranch Energizes Angus Foundation Event in Louisville
    She is a woman who loves the land and Angus cattle. She believes in educating our young people and promoting the future of the beef industry. She is a woman who has no need for the spotlight or accolades, but on November 14 at the Angus Foundation’s Supporter Recognition Event in Louisville, Ky., her voice and words spoke volumes.
  • Angus Foundation Invests $75,000 in Research
    Producing a quality product to satisfy customers has long been the goal of Angus breeders. Helping to fund research activities for the purpose of advancing the agricultural industry, benefiting Angus breeders and other beef producers has long been a goal of the Angus Foundation. .
  • Junior Members Generosity Help's Campaign for Angus Surpass 50% of $11 Million Goal
    With a significant gift of $25,000 to the Angus Foundation, the Iowa Junior Angus Association helped bring the campaign to the half-way mark.
  • Angus Foundation Silent Auction Has Something for Everyone
    Angus supporters of all ages came together at the National Junior Angus Show (NJAS) in Perry, Georgia, to support the 2009 Angus Foundation Silent Auction July 20-25, which grossed more than $9,600 in proceeds benefiting the Foundation’s education, youth and research activities.
  • Angus Enthusiast Tee-Up for the Ninth Annual Golf Tournament
    Sunshine and an alligator kept things interesting for the 45 players that took to the greens to support the Angus Foundation.
  • Sinclair Cattle Company to Donate 2010 Angus Foundation Heifer
    The Angus Foundation announced today that Jeff Ward and Duncan Smith, owners of Sinclair Cattle Company, Warfordsburg, Pa., will donate the 2010 Angus Foundation Heifer, set to sell in January 2010 at the National Western Stock Show in Denver, Colo.
  • Dameron Selected to Represent Angus at YCC
    Jeff Dameron, Normal, Ill., has been selected to represent the American Angus Association® at the 2009 National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) Young Cattlemen’s Conference (YCC).
  • Canyon Creek Angus LLC Purchases the 2009 Angus Foundation Heifer Package
    Ronald and Myki Simek, owners of Canyon Creek Angus LLC, Cody, Wyo., bid $92,500 on Jan. 15 to purchase the 2009 Angus Foundation Heifer, donated by Chris McCutchen owner of Limestone LLC, in Perkins, Okla.
  • Bronze Sculpture
    The Angus Foundation has announced that with $5.12 million in out-right cash gifts, pledges and planned giving commitments, it is steadily progressing toward its $11 million Vision of Value: Campaign for Angus fundraising goal.
  • "That Old West Magic"
    That Old West Magic Gala and Auction, hosted by Bob Funk of Express Ranches on Aug. 30, raised more than $345,000 in gross income to support the Angus Foundation's education, youth and research activities.
  • Angus Foundation Silent Auction Continues to Excel
    Angus supporters of all ages came together at the National Junior Angus Show (NJAS) in Des Moines, Iowa to support the 2008 Angus Foundation Silent Auction July 14-19, which grossed a record $14,206 in proceeds benefiting the Foundation's education, youth and research activities.
  • Angus Enthusiasts Tee-Up for the Eighth Annual Golf Tournament
    Sunshine and a little bit of wind kept things interesting for the 73 players that took to the greens to support the Angus Foundation. A record number of golfers came out to support the Angus Foundation at its 8th Annual Golf Tournament, hosted by The Legacy Golf Club in Norwalk, Iowa.
  • Limestone LLC Donates 2009 Angus Foundation Heifer
    The Angus Foundation announced that Chris McCutchen, owner of Limestone LLC, Perkins, Okla., will donate the 2009 Angus Foundation Heifer, set to sell at the National Western Stock Show in Denver, Colo., next January.
  • Camp Cooley Ranch to Host the Texas Challenge II
    Camp Cooley Ranch will again host and underwrite a celebration at the ranch at 5:30 p.m., on Saturday, April 26.
  • M J B Ranch Purchases the 2008 Angus Foundation Heifer Package
    Mike R. Bowlin, owner of M J B Ranch, Weatherford, Texas, bid $60,000 on Jan. 17 to purchase the 2008 Angus Foundation Heifer Package, donated by Jud and Jeff Baldridge, owners of Baldridge Bros. in North Platte, Neb.
  • Angus Foundation Recognizes Supporters at Louisville Event
    The Angus Foundation has announced that with $4,075,000 received in out-right cash gifts, pledges and planned giving commitments, it is steadily progressing toward its $11 million Vision of Value: Campaign for Angus fundraising goal.
  • Dreamcatcher Ranch’s Gift Supports Angus Foundation
    Their passion for quality, exceeding customer’s needs and educational philanthropy led the Meador’s to donate one-half of the sale day proceeds of a bred heifer in their upcoming sale.
  • McCurry Angus Ranch Gift Benefits Kansas Angus Association Scholarship Endowment Fund
    Andy, Mary, John and Emily McCurry of McCurry Angus Ranch, home of Marands Angus, at Burrton, Kan., helped the Kansas Angus Association Scholarship Endowment Fund in the Angus Foundation to exceed $11,000.
  • Angus Foundation Announces Graduate Student Scholarship Program
    The Angus Foundation is pleased to announce the inception of its new graduate student scholarship program. Since 1998, the Angus Foundation has supported the members of the National Junior Angus Association (NJAA) by providing more than $400,000 in scholarships to students pursuing undergraduate studies.
  • Marands Angus Donates Heifer
    When the Kansas Angus Association (KAA) decided to start a scholarship endowment fund with a goal of $10,000, it was no surprise that Marands Angus decided to support the Association.
  • 2007 Angus Foundation Silent Auction Sets New Record
    Angus supporters at the National Junior Angus Show (NJAS) in Tulsa, Okla., helped the Angus Foundation silent auction gross a record breaking $14,076 in proceeds to benefit education, youth and research for the Angus breed.
  • Angus Enthusiasts Enjoy Fun and Fellowship at 7th Annual Golf Tournament
    The sun finally broke through the clouds to welcome Angus enthusiasts as they took to the greens during the 7th Annual Angus Foundation Golf Tournament at the Forest Ridge Golf Club in Broken Arrow, Okla.
  • Angus Foundation Wins Communication Award
    The Angus Foundation was honored June 19 for excellence in producing publications and communication projects. It received several awards at the annual meeting of the National Agricultural Alumni and Development Association (NAADA) in Madison, Wis.
  • The Texas Challenge
    More than 250 Angus breeders from Texas and elsewhere joined Klaus and Bonnie Birkel at their scenic Camp Cooley Ranch near Franklin, Texas, on April 28 for the “kick-off” of The Texas Challenge.
  • Angus Programs Featured on The American Rancher
    More than 250 Angus breeders from Texas and elsewhere joined - Two growing Angus programs will be featured on RFD-TV later this month.
  • Kansas Angus Breeders Donate Heifers’ Sale Proceeds to the Angus Foundation
    Two Kansas Angus breeders, Laflin Ranch and Lyons Ranch, have announced they will give the Angus Foundation the proceeds from a heifer auctioned in each of their respective March 2007 sales.
  • 2007 Angus Foundation Heifer Package Sells
    John Downs, owner of Southern Cattle Co., Marianna, Fla., bid $135,000 January 11 to purchase the 2007 Angus Foundation Heifer, donated by Frank and Belinda VanderSloot, owners of Riverbend Ranch, Idaho Falls, Idaho.
  • Campaign for Angus Reaches 25 Percent of $11 Million Goal
    The Vision of Value: Campaign for Angus, the first capital campaign launched by the Angus Foundation to support Angus education, youth and research projects, has already raised $2.77 million – 25% of the $11 million goal set to be raised by Dec. 31, 2011.
  • Angus Foundation Launches Five-Year, $11 Million Campaign
    Unveiled at the Angus Foundation Supporter Recognition Event Nov. 11, in Louisville, Ky., the Vision of Value: Campaign for Angus aims to significantly expand the ability of the Angus Foundation to support education, youth and research activities by raising $11 million by December 31, 2011.
  • Magic of the Vine Grosses $197,000 to Benefit the Angus Foundation
    The Magic of the Vine Benefit Dinner and Auction, hosted by Jim and Sue Coleman of Vintage Angus Ranch on Oct. 7, raised more than $197,000 in gross income to support the Angus Foundation’s education, youth and research activities.
  • Angus Supporters Bid at 2006 Silent Auction
    Angus supporters of all ages came together at the National Junior Angus Show in Indianapolis, Ind., to support the 2006 Angus Foundation Silent Auction.
  • Angus Foundation Increases Available Scholarships to $100,000
    The Angus Foundation has increased its commitment of available scholarships for 2006 from $25,000 to $100,000.
  • Matt Perrier Selected to Represent American Angus Association on YCC Trip
    Matt Perrier, Eureka, Kan., will represent the American Angus Association on the 2006 National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) Young Cattlemen’s Conference (YCC) later this spring.
  • Cattlemen’s Boot Camp Set April 28-29 at Cal Poly
    The American Angus Association, in partnership with the Angus Foundation and California Polytechnic State University, is conducting its second Cattlemen’s Boot Camp April 28-29 at San Luis Obispo, Calif.
  • Angus Foundation Celebrates Silver Anniversary
    The Angus Foundation celebrated its 25th anniversary during its donor recognition event, “Creating Legacies,” November 12 in Louisville, Ky.
  • 25th Silver Anniversary Event and Commemorative Rifle
    The Angus Foundation celebrated its 25th anniversary during its donor recognition event, “Creating Legacies,” November 12 in Louisville, Ky.
  • Angus Foundation Benefits from Annual Silent Auction
    The 2005 Angus Foundation Silent Auction earned more than $9,900 at the National Junior Angus Show (NJAS), July 17-23 in Denver, Colo.
  • Angus Supporters Donate a Record Amount at the 5th Annual Angus Foundation Golf Tournament
    Generous supporters, raised a record amount of more than $24,000 at the Angus Foundation Golf Tournament, July 19 at Thorncreek Golf Course in Thornton, Colo.
  • Angus Foundation Awards Scholarships to Junior Members
    The Angus Foundation awards scholarships to junior Angus members during the National Junior Angus Show Awards Ceremony. In 2005, $30,000 in scholarships were awarded, including 23 $1,000 scholarships and two $3,500, which are given in memory of Richard L. Spader.
  • Angus Foundation Earns Awards
    The Angus Foundation brought home two awards from the 2005 National Agricultural Alumni and Development Association’s (NAADA) 30th Annual Conference, June 11-15 in Des Moines, Iowa.
  • Angus Foundation Heifer Package Sells for $97,500 in Denver
    A standing-room only crowd looked on as Angus enthusiasts bid on the 2005 Angus Foundation Heifer Package, Thursday, January 13 in the Beef Palace Auction Arena at the National Western Stock Show in Denver, Colo.
  • Supporters Gather in Ohio for "That Old Black Magic"
    Goblins and ghouls didn't keep more than 300 supporters from near and far from gathering at Summitcrest Farms, Summitville, Ohio, for a bewitching Angus Foundation fundraiser, "That Old Black Magic" Gala and Auction.