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Jan 14, 2016

South Dakota teen wins Chopped Junior, promotes beef1

A teen’s recipe for a beefy Hawaiian kale wrap earned her a trip to Washington, D.C. and the opportunity to compete on the Food Network’s Chopped....More
Jan 13, 2016

4 tips to prepare for calving season

As calving season draws near, here are four tips to help you prepare for new calves on the ground....More
Jan 12, 2016

New Dietary Guidelines for Americans unveiled; this rancher responds

The 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans have been released. Did beef get enough share of the dinner plate?....More
Jan 11, 2016

5 tips for reducing forage waste this winter1

Forage waste is costly and can lead to problems in the field or pasture where the hay is fed. Here are five tips to reduce hay waste and avoid these....More
Jan 07, 2016

Chipotle under federal investigation following norovirus outbreak3

Chipotle has been served a subpoena in a federal investigation related to the norovirus outbreak, which sickened more than 150 people in Boston....More
Jan 06, 2016

Culver’s continues to endorse ag, support FFA

Since 2013, Culver’s has donated more than $1 million to FFA and other agricultural organizations....More
Jan 05, 2016

Demand for ag grads on the rise & what that means for ranching families

The world needs to eat, but who is going to do the job? Demand for agricultural graduates is on the rise, offering new incentives for students....More
Jan 04, 2016

5 things to know about cattle to be a better handler

Accidents can happen in the blink of an eye. When handling livestock, remember these five safety tips....More
Dec 31, 2015

Goodbye 2015; hello 2016! PLUS: Cowboy Christmas winners

As we ring in 2016, it’s time to wrap up our Cowboy Christmas photography contest, sponsored by Greeley Hat Works....More
Dec 30, 2015

8 new livestock grazing videos available for viewing online

A new eight-video series has been developed to tackle grazing topics and ways ranchers can adapt quickly to the constantly changing weather....More
Dec 29, 2015

8 strategies for selecting replacement heifers

On average, ranchers must replace 15.7% of their herds each year. Here are eight strategies for choosing the best replacement heifers....More
Dec 28, 2015

Download this free phone app to prepare for winter emergencies

A new Winter Survival Kit app allows users to prepare for dangerous blizzard conditions and traveling on snowy and icy roads....More
Dec 24, 2015

VIDEO: Are Santa’s reindeer healthy for Christmas flight?

Veterinarians play an important role in maintaining the health of all animals, including Santa’s reindeer. Watch this video and share on social media....More
Dec 23, 2015

Research proves salads are more harmful to the environment than burgers3

New research indicates eating lettuce is three times worse in greenhouse gas emissions than eating bacon....More
Dec 21, 2015

Vote for best Cowboy Christmas photo; PLUS: New app for the perfect prime rib

Vote for your favorite “Cowboy Christmas” photo. Plus, check out this new app, which helps home chefs achieve the perfect prime rib every time....More
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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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