Special Edition, Part 1: Dr. Larry Corah of Certified Angus Beef and Dr. Nevil Speer of Western Kentucky University join us for a special edition of "The Angus Report," which includes in-depth discussion on the changing cattle business and how crossbreeding or straightbreeding influences profitability.

CattleFax: CattleFax Market Analyst Lance Zimmerman discusses shifting cattle prices, the drought's summertime effect on the markets and what to expect this fall.

Special Edition, Part 2: In this segment, Dr. Larry Corah and Dr. Nevil Speer explain how the market conditions and management practices of modern-day ranching favor quality, consistent cattle — and how straightbreeding affects growth, convenience and profit potential.

Special Edition, Part 3: In this segment, our special guests discuss uncertainty in the cattle business, due to everything from drought conditions to increasing land values, and what cattlemen can do to lower risk.

Special Edition, Part 4: Dr. Nevil Speer of Western Kentucky University and Dr. Larry Corah discuss points outlined in Speer's white paper, "Crossbreeding: Considerations and Alternatives in an Evolving Market."