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Modern Day Practices for Long-Time Cattlemen: Winston 8 Ranch – FRONTLINE Beef Producer Fall 2016

August 30, 2016

Modern Day Practices for Long-Time Cattlemen: Winston 8 Ranch, by Commercial Marketing Coordinator Kyle Dykes The commercial sector of the cattle industry is the grease that turns the wheels in the cattle business today. Without the commercial producer creating the daily buying and selling of cash cattle there would be a lower demand for the…

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Commercial Marketing: Fall Sale Season – FRONTLINE Beef Producer Fall 2016

August 30, 2016

Fall Sale Season: Keep On Truckin,’ by Commercial Marketing Coordinator Kyle Dykes Fall sale season is approaching fast, and it’s time to start thinking about buying bulls and replacement females. Having quality replacement females is crucial in order to maintain quality cattle in future years. With cattle prices finally reaching a floor for the summer, I hope…

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Carcass Merit Attributes of Angus, Brangus and Ultrablack Sired Calves – FRONTLINE Beef Producer Fall 2016

August 30, 2016

Carcass Merit Attributes of Angus, Brangus and Ultrablack Sired Calves, by Education and Data Coordinator Jenny Bohac Data from 88 crossbred calves, sired by Angus, UltraBlack, and Brangus bulls, were evaluated for carcass merit in early 2016. The data came from 14 Angus-sired calves, 51 UltraBlack-sired calves, and 23 Brangus-sired calves born between October and…

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Contemporary Grouping 101 – FRONTLINE Beef Producer Fall 2016

August 30, 2016

Contemporary Grouping 101, by Field Service Representative Lauren Prine With the wagon comes the wheels. The ideology of the wheel stands for a practice that has already been set in motion. Here at International Brangus Breeders Association (IBBA), we’re not trying to reinvent our EPD program; we want to improve our practices and data accuracy.…

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2016 National Junior Brangus Show (NJBS) and Futurity

May 12, 2016

Visit the IJBBA page and download the NJBS entry packet.

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2016 IBBA Annual Meeting and Awards Banquet Schedule

January 18, 2016

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 1 Early Registration and Hotel Reservation Deadline MONDAY, FEBRUARY 29 7:00 a.m. Cattle Move in IBBA Booth Opens, NRG Center near Main Arena (Open all week) THURSDAY, MARCH 3 2:00 p.m. Board of Directors Meeting, Holiday Inn 6:00 p.m. IBBA Member Reception FRIDAY, MARCH 4 7:30 a.m. IBA Meeting 8:00 a.m. Membership Breakfast,…

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Registration Open for the 2016 IBBA Annual Meeting and Awards Banquet

January 8, 2016

The IBBA is excited to host everyone in Houston for the Annual Membership Meeting and Awards Banquet March 4, 2016, and encourages every member to come and participate. This year’s events will be back at the Holiday Inn at NRG Park (previously Reliant Park) to improve convenience in attending events both at the hotel and…

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Bohac Joins Brangus Team as Education and Data Coordinator

January 8, 2016

Jenny Bohac will be joining the IBBA staff in early January as the Education and Data Coordinator at the office headquartered in San Antonio, Texas. Bohac comes to the IBBA from Texas A&M University where she recently received her master’s degree in animal breeding. Bohac also received her bachelor’s degree in animal science from Texas…

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IBBA Committee Taking Nominations for Directors

September 29, 2015

The International Brangus Breeders Association (IBBA) nominating committee will be taking nominations for positions on the Board of Directors. Nominations for areas 1, 5, 7, 9 and 10 will be accepted until October 5, and the candidates will be announced in the November Brangus Journal along with their biographies. The election ballots will be mailed out…

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Mark Your Calendars for August 31,2015!

August 24, 2015

Mark your calendars for the upcoming Build with Brangus Segment on RFD-TV’s The American Rancher. Spread the word and watch as Brangus is promoted on one of the largest agricultural networks in the country! 

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