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Announcements

Notice - Due to enhanced traffic and logistical concerns associated with Saint Joseph's proximity to the totality of the solar eclipse, the American Angus Association will be closed Monday August 21.
New Angus Genomic Test Announced - On November 4th, the American Angus Association will be introducing a new genomic test, AngusGSTM.
Utilizing Birth Weights Earlier - On August 8th, the American Angus Association began accepting birth weights prior to weaning weight submission allowing for earlier assessment of calving ease and growth traits. Click here to learn more.
National Junior Angus Show in Des Moines - Complete coverage from this year's NJAS. Thank you to all the Angus juniors and their families who participated in another great event!
Genetic Evaluation Upgraded July 7th - The American Angus Association EPDs and $Values released in the National Cattle Evaluation Friday, July 7, 2017, include updated percentile tables, breed averages and revised Main and Supplemental sire listings. Several other updates have been made to the weekly genetic evaluation including the move to single step methodology, incorporation of more robust growth and carcass models, addition of more than 200,000 genotypes to the database and annual updates to economic assumptions to predict $Values. Click here for more information on the Association’s new and improved genetic evaluation.

Featured Releases

August 17, 2017   -   Future Angus Stockmen Scholarship Application Available August 16, 2017   -   Angus Hires Digital Content Manager August 15, 2017   -   Michigan Angus Auxiliary Creates New Scholarships Through Angus Foundation August 14, 2017   -   Junior Leaders: Apply to Become the Angus Ambassador August 10, 2017   -   Apply for the Century Award August 07, 2017   -   Vintage Angus Donating Heifer for 2018 Angus Foundation Heifer Package August 01, 2017   -   Angus University at the 2017 Angus Convention Brings Beef Industry Experts July 28, 2017   -   Angus Foundation Silent Auction Raises More Than $12,500 July 28, 2017   -   Angus Foundation Scholarships Invest in Industry’s Future July 27, 2017   -   Iowa Couple Named NJAA 2017 Advisors of the Year July 27, 2017   -   Culinary Competition at the National Junior Angus Show July 26, 2017   -   Angus Foundation Golf Tournament Has Record Number of Participants July 25, 2017   -   Angus Convention Giving Away Two Incredible Grand Prizes July 25, 2017   -   Stockman Award Presented at NJAS July 24, 2017   -   Showmanship for the Elite July 24, 2017   -   Dedicated to Herdsmanship July 21, 2017   -   Illinois Angus Junior Receives Outstanding Leadership Award July 21, 2017   -   Ohio Couple Inducted into Honorary Angus Foundation July 21, 2017   -   Texas Couple Posthumously Inducted into Honorary Angus Foundation July 20, 2017   -   National Junior Angus Board Elects New Officers July 07, 2017   -   Angus Hires Director of Communications June 27, 2017   -   Angus Moves to Single Step July 7 June 19, 2017   -   Tom Burke Endowment Fund Creates Junior Award Through Angus Foundation

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