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The Angus Report, Sept. 24, 2012

Top Industry News: We bring you the latest news regarding the Japanese export market, the state of the Farm Bill and other deadlocked legislation, PETA vs. the Kansas State Fair, the AAA Board of Directors meeting, a study showing premiums at large vs. small markets, and more.

CattleFax Market Update: CattleFax Market Analyst Chad Spearman discusses the rise of U.S. ethanol production and its effect on the availability and cost of distillers' grains. Data collected from June through September show DDGs soared to a record 95% of the corn price.

Practical Applications: In this week's Practical Applications, we learn about a new mobile application that helps producers detect heat stress in cattle, and we sit down with Kasey Miller of Angus Productions Inc. to get a sneak-peek of the September "Angus Journal," which includes upcoming fall sales information, junior show coverage and other important industry issues.

Entrepreneurial Minute: Preparation: 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 Feeding Quality Forum armed feedlot operators and others with options for overcoming industry challenges. In this segment, participants and presenters share insight and highlights from the meeting, sponsored by Certified Angus Beef LLC, Feedlot magazine, Land O'Lakes Purina Feed and Pfizer Animal Health.

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