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The Angus Report, Oct. 1, 2012

Article-The Angus Report, Oct. 1, 2012

Top Industry News: In this week's Angus Report, we discuss the potential for the fall cull cow market, the BPI lawsuit, feed alternatives, positive news for ag exports, CRP grazing extensions and more.

CattleFax: In 1960, U.S. livestock producers used 8.5 bu. of corn to produce 100 lb. of meat. Today, livestock producers need less than half that total to produce the same amount of meat.

Supplying the Brand: The Certified Angus Beef® brand posted a record sales month in June. Vice president Mark Polzer explains the factors behind the good news in this segment provided by CAB and the American Angus Association.

Entrepreneurial Minute: Dr. Tom Field of the University of Nebraska's Engler Agribusiness Entrepreneurship Program discusses how entrepreneurs of the past prepared for their ventures.

Around the Angus World: The 2012 Certified Angus Beef Annual Conference in West Virginia honored an extensive network of chefs, licensees, ranchers and other partners who helped achieve yet another outstanding year

Horizons: Mort Kent of US Foods in Denver discusses why his company recently became a Certified Angus Beef licensee -- and how this decision has positively impacted sales and consumer acceptance.

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