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The rise of Red Angus in the Southeast: Pat Durden’s vision

May 21, 2024

Pat Durden has significantly contributed to the Florida cattle industry, most notably as the president of the Florida Cattlemen’s Association over the past year. Durden’s service to the cattle industry started at the county level, where he served as a county affiliate. His increasing involvement and dedication eventually led him to the highest position within…

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2024 Red Angus bull sales compared to other breeds

May 21, 2024

By Rachael Oliver and Cory Peters, RAAA commercial marketing team The curtain has officially dropped for 2024 spring bull sale season. As we wrap up spring sale season, it is always intriguing to see how Red Angus bulls fared against other breeds over the year. Kurt Kangus of the American Angus Association, along with the…

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Beef Brief-May 22, 2024

May 21, 2024

Week ending May 17, 2024 All classes of cattle prices were up last week and fed cattle trade saw steady increases. Northern trade closed the week up $3 at $186, while southern trade was up $2, settling at $186 for the week. Live cattle futures closed $4.53 to $4.93 across the front three months of…

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RAAA announces two staff promotions

May 21, 2024

DENVER — The Red Angus Association of America is pleased to announce two staff promotions within its communications and DNA departments. Katie Martin, based in Torrington, Wyoming, has been promoted to director of communications, while Ariana De La Garza of Greeley, Colorado, assumes the role of DNA programs manager. Martin transitioned into the assistant director…

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Beef Brief-May 15, 2024

May 14, 2024

Week ending May 10, 2024 The week’s fed cattle trade was steady in both the southern and northern plains. Feeder cattle and stockers traded lower with live cattle futures and feeder cattle futures lower. The dressed cutout values varied and corn was higher. Fed cattle held steady across the nation at $184 to $187. Live…

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Two Red Angus operations selected as finalists for BIF awards

May 14, 2024

The Annual Beef Improvement Federation Symposium will be held in Knoxville, Tennessee, June 10-13. Each year during the event, elite seedstock and commercial beef cattle operations are recognized for their efforts to embrace cutting-edge beef industry technologies, raise exceptional beef cattle and demonstrate innovative industry leadership. The Beef Improvement Federation has announced finalists for its…

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Premium Red Baldy females top commercial market

May 14, 2024

By Taylor Ohlde, RAAA commercial marketing specialist The Show Me Reds Sale hosted by the Missouri Red Angus Association in Springfield, Missouri, had a strong lineup of commercial females. In this group, there was an especially fancy set of heifers carrying the Premium Red Baldy tag. Bred back to Red Angus bulls for September calving,…

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Calling all Red Angus cheerleaders

May 14, 2024

The Red Angus Association of America is seeking testimonials from our producers for potential use in our promotional efforts. Please fill out this two-question survey. Your answer could be used in future marketing materials.

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Fall birth and weaning due

May 14, 2024

Recommended due date: May 15 This is a reminder to turn in your Fall 2023 Birth and Weaning report once calves are weaned. This deadline is recommended and penalties will not occur if missed, however Fall 2023 calving data MUST be recorded by Oct. 18 to avoid cow inactivation. Once logged in to the REDSPro…

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Beef Brief-May 8, 2024

May 7, 2024

Week ending May 3, 2024 Live cash cattle trade saw increases in value for the week. Trade in the northern and southern plains were up $2 for the week, closing respectively at $187 and $184. Live cattle futures closed modestly lower for the week across the front three months of trade, varying from $1.90 to…

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