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Oct 05, 2015

I'm cautiously optimistic on the cattle markets; How about you?

Fall is a time to find out how well your calves grew on summer pastures, and to cash in on a year’s worth of breeding decisions when selling calves....More
Oct 05, 2015

Nina Teicholz: 5 things you need to know about the 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans

The 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGAC) will soon be released, pending a hearing scheduled by Congress in October. Nina Teicholz, author of....More
Oct 01, 2015

Ag women fire back at comments criticizing saleswoman for riding in the combine4

Women in agriculture took a step backward this week when a farmer’s wife bashed a female salesperson for presenting her sales pitch to her husband in....More
Sep 30, 2015

How a 5K race helps to purchase ag-accurate books for students in North Dakota

For the third year, the North Dakota CattleWomen are hosting the “Beefin’ It Up - Fuel for the finish” 5K....More
Sep 29, 2015

Who won our September photo contest? Plus, 3 voters take home prizes

Today we wrap up our Greeley Hat Works “Hard-working beef producer” photo contest. Find out who won the contest, plus, see if you are one of the....More
Sep 28, 2015

Does your local school support agricultural education?1

Agricultural education in high schools offers practical lessons in math, science, reading and more while introducing students to careers in....More
Sep 24, 2015

Why USDA is encouraging veterans to pursue careers in agriculture1

The USDA and Department of Defense recently unveiled plans to offer career training and support to Service members interested in pursuing careers in....More
Sep 23, 2015

4 things to remember during National Farm Safety & Health Week

National Farm Safety and Health Week is this week. The annual event runs Sept. 20-26, and it’s a good time to remember to slow down, put safety first....More
Sep 22, 2015

VOTE NOW: 15 photo finalists depicting hard-working ranchers

We’ve selected 15 finalists in September’s “Hard-working beef producers” photo contest. Now it’s time to choose our winners. The finalist who....More
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

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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