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Oct 25, 2016

Food waste an important factor in sustainable food systems

Waste not, want not. Nearly 2 billion tons of food is wasted each year. Check out what Americans think about food waste....More
Oct 24, 2016

3 marketing options for the fall calf run

Check out these three options for marketing calves this fall....More
Oct 20, 2016

4 BEEF reads: Hurricane Matthew, pipeline protests & more

Violence erupts at pipeline protest. HSUS attacks Oklahoma ranchers. Hurricanes and wildfires devastate livestock producers....More
Oct 19, 2016

Watch cattle devour cover crops with this undercover video1

A GoPro video camera records the day in a life of a cow grazing on cover crops....More
Oct 18, 2016

Domino’s pledges to support FFA with $1 million donation

Domino’s is supporting future food producers and members of the National FFA Organization with a $1 million gift....More
Oct 17, 2016

What can ranchers do about market troubles?4

Cattle markets are ugly and producers are frustrated, but are we as an industry asking the tough questions that lead to finding solutions? Or are we....More
Oct 13, 2016

5 resources showing how Trump & Clinton view ag issues2

With less than a month until the election, here are five reads worth checking out about Trump and Clinton and where they stand on agricultural issues....More
Oct 12, 2016

Update on BPI lawsuit against ABC2

BPI argues ABC’s use of the term “pink slime” was defamatory and resulted in the closing of three plants and 700 people losing their jobs....More
Oct 11, 2016

3 hazards of grazing forages after the first frost

Be mindful of the risks of grazing alternative forages after the first freezing temperatures of the year....More
Oct 10, 2016

Division not good for marriage or cattle business1

Just like a marriage, the cattle industry must work together to weather tough times....More
Oct 06, 2016

3 keys to success in family ranching business

What does it take to make it through a down swing in the market? It’s time to tighten the belt, make smart decisions and strategically plan ways to....More
Oct 04, 2016

4 tips for grazing corn stalks this fall

Corn stalk residue is a great fall and early winter grazing option. When renting fields from a neighbor, keep these four things in mind....More
Oct 04, 2016

Cattle & Colors photography contest winners announced

The results are in — find out who the big winners are in our “Cattle & Colors” fall photography contest....More
Oct 03, 2016

5 new food trends for online shoppers1

Food service trends are evolving as more shoppers opt to shop online. Here are five emerging trends for beef retailers to think about....More
Sep 29, 2016

Should producers double down or exercise caution right now?4

Considering the volatile cattle markets and frustrating U.S. presidential election, when it comes to your cattle operation, are you exercising....More

Amanda Radke

Amanda Radke is a fifth generation rancher from Mitchell, S.D., who has dedicated her career to serving as a voice for the nation’s beef producers. A 2009 graduate of South Dakota State...
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