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Oct 28, 2014

3 Beef Headlines: McDonald’s vs. Chipotle & Fat vs. Carbs

This week’s beef headlines look at consumer concerns about hormones in beef, an expert’s view on why animal fats and proteins are essential for....More
Oct 27, 2014

NEW Photo Contest: Home Is Where You Hang Your Hat

Greeley Hat Works is offering two hats, one each to the champion and reserve champion photographers, in a new contest with the theme, “Home is where....More
Oct 23, 2014

3 Blogs That Show Why Raising Country Kids Rocks

Raising kids in the country offers many benefits. Here are three blogs that share the pros of having children grow up on the ranch....More
Oct 22, 2014

What Do You Think Of The National Geographic Take On Beef Production?

A National Geographic feature article offers an honest look about where beef comes from. Will this piece help or hurt the beef industry?....More
Oct 21, 2014

5 Tips For Getting The Most Cash For Your Cull Cows

The cull cow market is typically saturated in the late fall and early winter months. Cody Wright, South Dakota State University Extension beef....More
Oct 20, 2014

3 Reasons A DVM Should Head Up Our Ebola Response

If we want to shut down the ebola situation, perhaps we should appoint a veterinarian as the czar. Here are three things vets understand about animal....More
Oct 16, 2014

9 Reasons To Cull That Cow; PLUS: Why Preg-Checking Pays

John F. Grimes, Ohio State University Extension beef coordinator, lists nine reasons for culling a cow and examines the economics of keeping an open....More
Oct 15, 2014

4 Tips For Eliminating Weeds This Fall

While many cattlemen are busy weaning calves, preg-checking cows and harvesting crops this time of year, it can be easy to forget about pasture and....More
Oct 14, 2014

3 Resources For Crushing Beef Myths

After seeing six myths about beef that a vegan website has successfully written and shared thousands of times, BEEF Daily blogger Amanda Radke....More
Oct 13, 2014

What You Need To Know About The Beef Checkoff Drama

Citing what he says is the beef industry’s failed attempt to compromise and fix perceived issues within the checkoff program, USDA Secretary Tom....More
Oct 09, 2014

4 Beef Headlines: What Is Sustainable? Are Farmers Rich?

Keeping an eye on industry trends, here are four items worth reading this week. Trent Loos talks “sustainable beef.” A barbecue competition raises....More
Oct 08, 2014

Let’s Celebrate 4-H Week!

National 4-H week is Oct. 5-11, and today’s blog and newsletter pays homage to the youth program. BEEF summer intern Becky Church reflects on her....More
Oct 07, 2014

NEW Poll Asks, “How Do You Wean Your Calves?”

Weaning time is in full swing across the country. This week’s online poll question at is: “How do you wean your calves?” Readers....More
Oct 06, 2014

3 Ways To Get Involved In The “Ag Provides” Campaign

One in eight Americans goes to bed hungry each night, but farmers and ranchers are working to end hunger by donating to local food pantries during....More
Oct 02, 2014

Remembering Atlas; PLUS: A Thank-You From SD Ranchers

As the anniversary of the October 2013 winter storm Atlas approaches, we remember those who were impacted by the deadly storm....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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