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Sep 20, 2015

3 business tips for the ranching enterprise

Looking to tighten up your budget and expand new marketing opportunities? Check out these three business tips from industry experts....More
Sep 17, 2015

Don’t forget to enter BEEF’s “Celebrating Hard Working Cattle Producers” photo contest!

Don’t forget to enter the Greeley Hat Works “Celebrating Hard Working Cattle Producers” photo contest. To enter, email me at
Sep 16, 2015

Miss America Betty Cantrell is a farm girl at heart

Miss America Betty Cantrell is a pageant girl with agricultural roots. Find out how she’s subtly advocating for farmers and ranchers on today’s blog....More
Sep 15, 2015

SHARE THIS: Video shows how antibiotics are used in agriculture

The North American Meat Institute (NAMI) released a new video that explores how antibiotics are used in livestock production. The topic of antibiotic....More
Sep 14, 2015

How the checkoff is promoting beef through the 30 Day Protein Challenge

The beef checkoff is funding the 30 Day Protein Challenge, a fun, motivational way to encourage consumers to eat more protein throughout their day to....More
Sep 10, 2015

10 traits of a hard-working rancher; PLUS: Reader photos of ranches at work

BEEF and Greeley Hat Works are sponsoring a September photo contest celebrating hard-working American cattle producers. Check out details for how to....More
Sep 08, 2015

3 ways young families benefit ranching communities

A recent study conducted by the USDA Economic Research Service found reasons young families may or may not move back to rural communities. For those....More
Sep 08, 2015

Auction markets are plentiful in my neck of the woods; how about yours?

This week’s poll on asks, “Do you have a nearby auction market?” With declining cattle numbers, a Texas A....More
Sep 07, 2015

NEW Photo Contest: Celebrating America’s cattle producers

Labor Day is a celebration of hard-working Americans, and we think America’s cattlemen and women are some of the hardest workers out there! As a nod....More
Sep 03, 2015

New study shows how beef is a health food for women

A new study proves that beef’s rich amino acid profile can reduce arterial stiffness, improve central blood pressure and treat and prevent heart....More
Sep 02, 2015

Chipotle facing lawsuit for GMO-free claims3

Chipotle is in hot water again — this time for claiming the chain is GMO-free, despite serving several items that would come from GMOs. The popular....More
Sep 01, 2015

3 tips for being a better pasture manager

Find out how a variety of vegetation in your pastures can help extend the grazing season and how to get the most out of your available grasses, forbs....More
Aug 31, 2015

Why gender roles are becoming obsolete in agriculture

For women in agriculture, breaking down gender stereotypes and keeping up with the men has been a century’s-old struggle. Today’s modern agricultural....More
Aug 27, 2015

4 important tips for navigating the rocky waters of WOTUS rule3

The Environmental Protection Agency’s Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule is set to go into effect on Friday. Are ranchers prepared to be in....More
Aug 26, 2015

New book captures 100 years of combines

If you have a love for tractors, you’ll love “Red Combines 1915-2015,” a 6-pound book capturing the evolution of combines over the last century....More

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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