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The Angus Report, August 27, 2012

Top Industry News: This week's Angus Report discusses gas prices, nearing deadlines for estate tax legislation, trends in quality grades and consumer demand, broadband funding for rural communities, and Feeding Quality Forum honors.

CattleFax: CattleFax Analyst Lance Zimmerman discusses projections for alfalfa and hay production.

Angus Elections: American Angus Association members elect delegates to represent their state and conduct the organization's business at the 129th Annual Convention of Delegates in Louisville, KY.

Supplying the Brand: Pete Anderson, owner of AgKnowledge Services, explains the basics of a grid marketing system for selling finished cattle.

Practical Applications: Angus Productions Inc. introduces a new and innovative means of marketing Angus cattle, horses and all things associated with the cattle business. API General Manager Terry Cotton discusses the Angus Trading Post and how it allows users to purchase and sell on their own time.


Around the Angus World: Angus breeders discuss their expectations for the upcoming fall sale season and the long-term outlook for the business breed.

Horizons: In this segment, Keith Evans, long-time director of public relations for the American Angus Association, discusses how the famous "Elephant ad" came to be -- and the impact it had on the cattle business.

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