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Ovine to bovine

I was a sheep kid growing up. My home life was cattle, we made a living off of them entirely, but I loved showing sheep the most. I could go on and on about the animal but the industry itself I had no interest in – cattle ranching runs through my blood. I met Fred […]

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More than a logo

I wasn’t around for the first pound sold. A decade away from walking this earth, October 18, 1978 came and went. I try to think back to when I first learned what the Certified Angus Beef ® brand was, where and how I came to know the meaning behind those words and iconic logo. Maybe […]

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Seven in ’17

Celebrating our blog-iversary with the top posts of 2017

“Do you have a blog?” they’ll inquisitively ask. Strangers on airplanes, friends at Christmas parties – it’s a strong assumption given the writing gig. “I don’t,” I’ll smile and say, “but my team does and it’s better than anything I’d do on my own.” Steve, Miranda, Nicole and I, Katrina, Lauren Nelson, and some interns, […]

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A hardware salesman and a hand surgeon walk into a bar…

Replace that last part with pasture and you’re in my boots a few months back. But for Phillip Smith and Dr. David Taylor, there’s no need for a punch line. Talking with the cousins from Ozark, Ark., it’s just a typical Tuesday afternoon. “Some of our skills overlap and some of them don’t,” Dr. Taylor […]

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Angus way out there

“You better just let us come to you,” Anjie McConnell told me over the phone. Honestly, I was surprised I even had cell reception on my way to their Wyoming ranch, so I pulled alongside the road and waited. Her husband Mike’s cowboy hat gave them away. “Little Siberia.” That’s what the truck drivers call […]

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