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Dr. Kevin Pond, Paul Engler and Dr. Amjad Abdullat
What 'Transformational' Looks Like

The Engler Foundation gift to West Texas A&M University, Canyon, Texas, of $1 million a year is just a fraction of the long-lasting and far-reaching amount Paul Engler, chairman of Cactus Feeders, Inc., has provided.

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Angus VNR: Leadership Amid Change

Years like 2020 have a way of making us appreciate good leadership. The supply chain may be fragile, but it's resilient, says John Grimes as he steps away from his role as Certified Angus Beef board chairman.

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Inspect water systems before winter
Prepare Your Water Systems For Winter

Water is the most important nutrient for overall cattle health and production, experts say, and now is the time to make sure your winter watering systems are set up for full-time access to clean, drinkable water.

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Replacement heifers
Glenn Selk: How Many Heifers To Keep?

Matching the number of cattle to your grass and feed resources on the ranch is a constant challenge for any cow-calf producer. Therefore, it is a constant struggle to determine the number of replacement heifers needed.

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Packing plant workers
Nalivka: The Economics of Capacity And Utilization

When a plant increases operational capacity, there is an increase in total industry capacity which in turn has economic ramifications through the cattle cycle as the inventory is expanded or liquidated.

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Calving Season Prep

Here’s a checklist to help your planning for the coming calving season.

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I'm a Drover: Open Gates to Open Minds

Rancher plays an integral part in the story of Texas beef through his dedication to sharing his ranch with others.

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McDonald’s to Launch the McPlant—its Take on Plant-Based Protein

The company’s in-house culinary team created its own plant-based patty and tested it in select Canadian stores last year.

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