Tag Archives: Certified Angus Beef

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On the ranch, On the road
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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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Chow down in Cowtown

After all, a trip is only as good as the food you eat there.

When I met my husband eight years ago, I was living in Fort Worth, working for Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association as associate editor and social media manager for The Cattleman magazine. Since we got married in 2010 and I subsequently moved to his hometown of Electra (population 2,722), people will frequently ask if […]

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Hot topics, On the road
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All about the beef…or is it?

A little look at #BeefBash17

 “This is more than a celebration of marbling.” President John Stika said that as he kicked off the CAB brand annual conference in Nashville. The event was dubbed #BeefBash17 and the street barbecue the night before featured more high-quality beef than I’d ever seen in one place before. It was delicious and photogenic—I watched food […]

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Angus everywhere blog post
Hot topics, Mythbusters
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Angus, Angus everywhere

Angus confusion. After more than a decade on the job, it feels like old news. But every time a new chain carries “Angus beef” it comes up again. When a retail giant like Wal-Mart announces it’s selling Angus beef, and then some news outlets report somebody’s definition of what that means—Angus confusion is back in […]

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On the ranch, On the road
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Good stories, part I

Rick Gurley’s a storyteller. You know the kind. Dissatisfied with a simple synopsis, driven by detail, he’ll settle into a memory and take you back with him for the ride. Life, love, Angus cattle – we talked and laughed about it all. The year was 2001. Rick was sentenced to couch arrest. i.e. six weeks […]

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