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AMERICAN ANGUS ASSOCIATION – THE BUSINESS BREED
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Notice - The American Angus Association will be closed Monday, May 25th in observance of Memorial Day.
 
Revised Mailing List Policy - The American Angus Association maintains a database of its members for use by the Association and its subsidiaries. Mailing lists derived from that database are available to state, regional and local Angus associations for approved use in their own state/region. At its February 2015 meeting, the Board of Directors approved revisions to the Association mailing list policy.
 
DMI EPD Now Available - The American Angus Association announces a new EPD to appear on all registration materials and weekly Association reports, beginning Friday, March 6. The dry matter intake EPD, formerly referenced as the feed intake EPD, was traditionally calculated in an unpublished format as a component of the residual average daily gain (RADG) EPD and, was most recently introduced in calculations for feed value ($F) (which is a component of $B).

The DMI EPD will appear alongside RADG and is reported in pounds of dry matter per day, where lower numbers indicate less intake. DMI EPD is supported by both feed intake data and genomic profile information. In response to member requests, the Association Board of Directors voted in December to publish the DMI EPD.
 
Submit Foot Scores through AAA Login - American Angus Association members can now download a spreadsheet to submit foot scores via their AAA Login account. To download the spreadsheets in AAA Login, click the “Spreadsheet Entry” tab, then “Foot Score Spreadsheet.”

The data will be compiled in a data set that could lay the foundation of a genetic prediction tool for foot structure and soundness.

Foot-scoring instructions and supporting materials are also available, and further system details appear in the March Angus Journal.
 
For more information, contact Dan Moser, AGI president, or Tonya Amen, AGI genetic service director.
 
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May 22, 2015
The Cattlemen’s Black Book — 5/22
May 19, 2015
Preparing for the NJAS Cook-Off — 5/19
May 15, 2015
CattleFax Webinar for Producers with Value-Added Calves — 5/15
May 1, 2015
American Angus Association Hires Adam Conover — 5/1
May 1, 2015
Make Note of 2015 NJAS Deadlines — 5/1
April 29, 2015
Saddle & Sirloin to Honor Dave Nichols — 4/29
April 27, 2015
American Angus Auxiliary Nominations Open — 4/27
April 25, 2015
Looking Ahead: 2015 National Angus Convention — 4/20
April 17, 2015
Donate Items for the Angus Foundation Silent Auction — 4/17


Releases 03/01/2015 thru 05/25/2015

May 7, 2015
Robert Nixon III Earns Junior Silver Award — 5/7
May 7, 2015
Mary Oliver Earns Junior Bronze and Silver Awards — 5/7
May 7, 2015
Cody Boden Earns Junior Bronze and Silver Awards — 5/7
May 7, 2015
Tyler Steele Earns Junior Bronze and Silver Awards — 5/7
May 4, 2015
Angus Juniors ‘Raise the Bar’ at University of Georgia — 5/4
April 24, 2015
Juniors Exhibit Champions at 2015 Western Regional Junior Angus Show — 4/24
April 24, 2015
Angus Champions Paraded at 2015 Western National Angus Futurity — 4/24
April 23, 2015
Illinois Family Honored for Historic Angus Herd — 4/23
April 22, 2015
Juniors Parade Champions at the 2015 Oklahoma Youth Expo — 4/22
April 22, 2015
Final Call for Angus Scholarship Applications — 4/22
April 22, 2015
Jacob Hinshaw Earns Junior Bronze and Silver Awards — 4/22
April 22, 2015
Morgan Fruge Earns Junior Bronze and Silver Awards — 4/22
April 20, 2015
World Angus Secretariat, Mexico 2015 — 4/20
April 14, 2015
NJAA Members, Apply for Outstanding Leadership Award — 4/14
April 13, 2015
Angus Juniors ‘Raise the Bar’ at University of Illinois — 4/13
April 7, 2015
Scholarships Support Beef’s Future — 4/7
April 7, 2015
Act in April to Honor the Best — 4/7
April 1, 2015
Junior Angus Winners Named at 2015 Southwestern Exposition and Livestock Show — 4/1
April 1, 2015
Deadline Extended for NJAA Media Crew — 4/1
April 1, 2015
Champions Parade at 2015 Roll of Victory Angus Show in Fort Worth — 4/1
March 31, 2015
Cooper Sadowsky Earns Junior Bronze and Silver Awards — 3/31
March 26, 2015
In the Cool of Spring, Plan For the Heat of Summer — 3/26
March 26, 2015
2015 National Junior Angus Show Takes Place in Tulsa — 3/26
March 24, 2015
Wilhelmina E. Voight Earns Junior Bronze and Silver Awards — 3/24
March 24, 2015
Delbert H. Voight Earns Junior Bronze and Silver Awards — 3/24
March 24, 2015
Precondition For Performance, Quality, Cash — 3/24
March 24, 2015
Mark Alexander Earns Junior Bronze and Silver Awards — 3/24
March 23, 2015
Juniors Lead Angus Champions at 2015 MAJAC — 3/23
March 23, 2015
Angus Seeks Applicants for Junior Breed Ambassador — 3/23
March 20, 2015
Create, Capture Calf Value — 3/20
March 19, 2015
‘I Am Angus’ Season Finale Airs March 23 — 3/19
March 18, 2015
Hit the Greens During the Angus Foundation Golf Tournament — 3/18
March 17, 2015
Heifers Lead Record Angus Price Premiums — 3/17
March 17, 2015
Get Real with Beef: Regionality Brings Out the Best — 3/17
March 13, 2015
Keys Family Establishes Two Endowed Scholarships — 3/13
March 13, 2015
Champions Selected at the Dixie National ROV Show — 3/13
March 12, 2015
The Ground Beef Market and Price Signals — 3/12
March 12, 2015
Mark Your Calendar, 2015 National Angus Convention — 3/12
March 11, 2015
Laramie Chaffin Earns Junior Bronze and Silver Awards — 3/11
March 11, 2015
Shelby Dean Earns Junior Bronze and Silver Awards — 3/11
March 11, 2015
Angus Champions Named at 2015 Florida State Fair — 3/11
March 10, 2015
Future Angus Stockmen Enrollment Online — 3/10
March 10, 2015
Katy Kemp to Represent Angus at Young Cattlemen’s Conference — 3/10
March 10, 2015
Emily Stovall Earns Junior Silver Award — 3/10
March 9, 2015
Traceability Compliance — 3/9
March 5, 2015
Be a NJAA Communicator, Journalist or Marketer — 3/5
March 4, 2015
Juniors Parade Angus Champions at 2015 Illinois Beef Expo — 3/4
March 2, 2015
Beef Improvement Federation to Meet June 9-12 in Biloxi, Miss. — 3/2
March 2, 2015
Jasi Anna Borman Earns Junior Bronze and Silver Awards — 3/2
March 2, 2015
Angus Champions Named at 2015 Iowa Beef Expo Angus Show & Sale — 3/2

Releases 03/01/2015 thru 05/25/2015

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