Stories for Success
We do the information gathering for you. Part inspiration, part field guide, packed full of humanity and examples worth following—these are the feature stories of those who aim for quality mixed in with science-based ways to get there.
These are tales about data driving the future. Or a brand built on an unprecedented idea that’s now recognized across the world. There are stories that start with nothing but a dream, and others that are legacies that continue carrying on.
We tell them so you don’t miss a beat at your operation. Learn a thing or two without ever leaving home.
“Change is inevitable, success is optional,” David Rutan says. That positive philosophy applied to everything from good morning to great cattle only begins to tell why Morgan Ranches earned the 2020 Certified Angus Beef Commercial Commitment to Excellence award.
It’s not the work of fancy technology, though spreadsheets of data and consultants lend their hand. It’s six generations of meticulous puzzle masters who focused on making better each piece of the bigger picture.
The Steib family has expanded their farm and feedlot operation into a dynamic ranch. Today, they raise the calves they eventually feed out, having a hand in quality decisions every step of the way.
The pandemic has put the foodservice industry in a tough spot, but their grit and generosity overshadow hard times. Foodservice companies across the country are giving back by serving Certified Angus Beef® to their communities.
The percentage of fed cattle grading prime has steadily increased over the last decade, offering retailers opportunity. That’s why CAB is focused on providing retailers the tools needed to market and sell prime beef.
The three primary components of growth for the CAB brand are increases in licensed packing plant processing, black-hided cattle and carcass quality. However, the most important component is the producer’s mindset of continual advancement.
While the emphasis of this analysis is on maternal reproductive traits and their relationship to carcass merit, an additional unique dataset allowed us to evaluate direct marbling relationships with semen and scrotal traits in yearling bulls.