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Nov 03, 2015

New iBook offers latest information on emerging cattle business trends

South Dakota State University (SDSU) Extension has released an iBook titled, “Best Management Practices for Cow-Calf Production” that includes the....More
Nov 03, 2015

WHO backpedals on red meat/cancer link5

After the International Agency for Research on Cancer concluded that consuming red meat and processed meat increases cancer risk, media headlines....More
Oct 29, 2015

3 tips for rumen development in weaned calves1

For producers who will background weaned calves this fall, it’s important to remember gut health and know it all goes back to the rumen....More
Oct 28, 2015

3 ways to disprove IARC on red meat & cancer link1

In light of the International Agency for Research on Cancer’s (IARC) announcement that red meat and processed meat causes cancer, here are pages of....More
Oct 27, 2015

Subway admits antibiotics have their place in animal agriculture2

When Subway announced it would be going “antibiotic-free,” the agricultural industry was quick to respond. Although the chain isn’t changing its tune....More
Oct 26, 2015

5 resources for testing your hay

A recent BEEF poll revealed that half of the readers polled test their hay for nutrient content. Today’s blog explores the benefits of forage testing....More
Oct 22, 2015

Subway vows to go “antibiotic-free”8

As Subway announces that it will phase out meat from animals given antibiotics, the agricultural industry must react and defend this practice of....More
Oct 21, 2015

Survey reveals consumer attitudes about new food technologies1

Would you prepare supper with a 3D printer? Would you love to have technology that could tell you the exact nutritional value of the foods you eat?....More
Oct 20, 2015

Nina Teicholz: Sign petition to urge Congress to change dietary guidelines1

As Congress meets to discuss the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, which will be finalized in December, author Nina Teicholz is urging folks to sign....More
Oct 19, 2015

Why one Montana school is ditching Obama’s school lunch program1

With an increasing number of students eating off campus as a result of unpopular school lunches, one Montana school gave up federal funding in order....More
Oct 15, 2015

FFA member earns spot on NBC’s “The Voice”

NBC’s “The Voice” continues to be a place for FFA and agricultural students to shine and showcase their singing talents. This season is no exception....More
Oct 14, 2015

New Meat MythCrushers video address misconceptions about red meat & obesity

As the nation’s obesity epidemic escalates, many are blaming red meat consumption as the major driver for America’s expanding waistline. The North....More
Oct 13, 2015

4 examples that show the beef industry is Hollywood’s favorite punching bag

Hollywood celebrities might not be experts in beef production, but they aren’t shy about making claims about the healthfulness and safety of beef....More
Oct 12, 2015

5 questions to ask before grazing corn stalk residue

After harvest is complete, many ranchers rely on crop residues for fall and winter forage needs for the beef herd. Here are five questions to ask....More
Oct 08, 2015

5 traits of a successful beef producer1

What does it take to be a successful business owner? Randy H. Nelson, author of the book “The Second Decision: The Qualified Entrepreneur,” says....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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