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Dec 15, 2015

Why Chipotle’s reputation is crashing & what that means for beef producers3

Several cases of foodborne illnesses have been reported and traced back to Chipotle. Now the burrito chain’s reputation is falling. What does this....More
Dec 14, 2015

5 factors affecting winter supplementation in beef cattle

As winter weather sets in, here are five factors to consider when supplementing the cow herd....More
Dec 10, 2015

Reader pens Christmas poem; PLUS: Cowboy Christmas contest kicks off

With a new photo contest, new Christmas poll, and a poem penned by a BEEF reader, we’re in the holiday spirit today on the BEEF Daily blog!....More
Dec 09, 2015

5 tips for reducing hay use

Feeding hay is one of the biggest inputs cow-calf producers have. Here are five tips to kick the hay habit....More
Dec 08, 2015

3 steps to prepare for tighter margins

Consider these three steps for beefing up the family ranch business for tighter margins....More
Dec 07, 2015

NEW Contest: Submit your favorite Cowboy Christmas photos

BEEF is kicking off December with the “Cowboy Christmas” photo contest. Enter to win a $300 Greeley Hat Works hat....More
Dec 03, 2015

4 stocking stuffers for ranch kids; PLUS: Donate to Farm Toys for Tots

Shopping for little ones at Christmas can be stressful. We make it easy with this list of awesome toys perfect for ranch kids....More
Dec 02, 2015

Could we soon be taxed for eating meat?6

As rumblings of a meat tax grow, here are three reasons a meat tax would be hurtful to consumers....More
Dec 01, 2015

3 things young beef producers need: patience, persistence & passion

There are new opportunities for young beef producers, if they have patience, persistence and passion....More
Nov 30, 2015

6 silage safety guidelines to remember

When feeding silage, keep these safety tips from Rory Lewandowski, Ohio State University Extension educator, in mind....More
Nov 26, 2015

NEW Thanksgiving poll; PLUS: “Thankful” contest winners

On Thanksgiving Day, we want to know what was on your plate. Plus, we announce the winners to our Thankful contest....More
Nov 25, 2015

Thoughts on weaning & the fall calf run1

October and November mark a busy time for cattle producers with weaning and the fall calf run. This week’s poll on asks, “How did....More
Nov 24, 2015

5 antibiotic facts for World Antibiotic Awareness Week

How strong is your knowledge of antibiotics? Take the quiz and see the misconceptions other respondents have about antibiotic resistance....More
Nov 23, 2015

Don’t forget to enter BEEF’s “Thankful” contest

There’s still time to enter our Thanksgiving contest for a chance to win a western art print, courtesy of BEEF....More
Nov 19, 2015

Vegan activists flip over Walmart toy “slaughterhouse” truck19

A toy semi truck has sparked a debate with the vegan crowd, who call it a “disgusting reminder of animal abuse” and have named it the “slaughterhouse....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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