Top Industry News:  Join us from the American Angus Association as we bring you the week's top stories, including the House version of the 2012 Farm Bill, new international standards for ractopamine, the outlook for feeders and stockers, a checkoff-funded program that's keeping beef on the menu, and more.

CattleFax Update: CattleFax Analyst Lance Zimmerman discusses the possibilities for herd expansion.

Practical Applications: Like other cattlemen, H.R. Stroud of Illinois wants to get the most out of his Angus-sired calves. That's why he capitalizes on the AngusSource program, a USDA PVP that documents age, source and Angus genetics.

Supplying the Brand: Certified Angus Beef LLC introduces an educational program that bridges the gap between the ranch and the restaurant. The Master's of Brand Advantages includes ranch and feedlot visits, a meat lab experience and a sales session.

Around the Angus World:The Angus Report Correspondent Adrienne Collins highlights the National Junior Angus Association as thousands of Angus enthusiasts gather in Louisville, Ky., this week for the National Junior Angus Show.