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The Angus Report, September 10, 2012

Top Industry News: In this week's Angus Report, we learn about alternative, more affordable feed resources, a new GeneMax feature, drought-related considerations for fall-calving herds, a California proposition affecting food labeling, school lunch guidelines and more.

CattleFax: CattleFax Analyst Lance Zimmerman discusses summer trends for Choice boxed beef, including Labor Day effects and fall expectations.

Supplying the Brand: Gary and Lane Darnall, of Darnall Feedlots, talk about how the right genetics and management both count in the feedyard.

Practical Applications: In this week's episode, we hear from some ranchers in the West who are seeing the benefits of the AngusSource program.

Around the Angus World: A new program from the University of Missouri, Quality Beef, combines the latest advancements in reproductive and genetic technologies to help cattlemen produce better-quality beef and to increase profitability long term.

Horizons: We learn about Loyal Alumnus IV, a steer raised and shown by Purdue University, which was named grand champion steer at the 1941 Chicago International Livestock Exposition.

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