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Mar 02, 2015

4 beef headlines: fat-fighting beef, Farmland movie, beef prices, grass-fed vs. grain-fed

In reflecting on recent consumer news about beef, it’s hard to tell whether March came in like a lion or a lamb. Here is a roundup of four beef....More
the truth about hormones in beef
Feb 25, 2015

Share this: 5 resources addressing hormones & beef

While hormones are naturally occurring in both people and the foods we eat, an increase in early onset puberty (before age 8 in girls and age 9 in....More
Feb 25, 2015

National FFA Week is here, and ag prospects look great for young people

National FFA Week is Feb. 21-28, and Culver’s is raising money for the organization with a new video campaign....More
Feb 24, 2015

New video debunks the myth about water usage in beef production

In a new video, sustainability researcher Jude Capper debunks the myth that it takes 2,400 gallons of water to produce 1 pound of hamburger....More
Feb 23, 2015

3 ways the government committee got it wrong on the dietary guidelines

Here are three ways the 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee got it wrong on their recommendations for a healthy diet....More
Feb 19, 2015

4 reasons Chipotle won’t get my business

A new survey claims the average meal at Chipotle exceeds 1,000 calories and contains a full day’s worth of sodium – and that’s without the soda and....More
Feb 18, 2015

New poll asks readers who should control the Internet

Congress is currently wrangling over who should control the Internet -- the federal government or the private market. What do you think? Today’s blog....More
Feb 17, 2015

Share: 6 budget-friendly ways to save on beef

Here are six tips to save on beef purchases, courtesy of the beef checkoff. Share these tips on social media to keep consumers coming back for more....More
Feb 16, 2015

5 tips for getting better sleep during calving season

When burning the midnight oil during calving season, use these five tips to ensure you’re getting sufficient sleep to function well....More
Feb 12, 2015

Alert: Proposed dietary guidelines approve of cholesterol, not saturated fat

The proposed 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans gives thumbs up to the cholesterol found in eggs and shrimp but two thumbs down for the saturated....More
Feb 11, 2015

4 beef headlines: heart-healthy beef cuts, jobs for FFA kids & more

Industry chatter this week has been largely positive, and the blogosphere has been busy praising the lessons learned in 4-H and FFA youth programs....More
Feb 09, 2015

5 reasons why it pays to be an agricultural grad

Hey students, want a great career? Look to agriculture. It’s an exciting time to be in this industry. Here are five reasons why it pays to be an ag....More
Feb 05, 2015

Video offers 4 painful reminders of the importance of farm safety

Accidents can happen in the blink of an eye. Real-life farmer and rancher testimonies remind us all that farm safety is critical to avoid injury and....More
Feb 04, 2015

7 trends show consumers still want beef

There are many factors that are playing a role in today’s record-high beef prices, including a smaller U.S. beef herd and an ongoing drought. However....More
Feb 03, 2015

6 ways to follow the 2015 Cattle Industry Convention

The 2015 Cattle Industry Convention and Trade Show kicks off today in San Antonio, Texas, and the BEEF magazine editorial team will be out in force....More
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Amanda Radke

A fifth-generation rancher from Mitchell, SD, Amanda grew up on a purebred Limousin cattle operation in which she and husband Tyler are active. She graduated with a degree in agriculture journalism...
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