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Feb 10, 2016

BEEF readers split on herd rebuilding

January’s USDA NASS Cattle report indicates that beef producers are expanding the herd; however, BEEF readers are split on the topic. Are you....More
Feb 09, 2016

Should animal abuse be a Class A felony? And who defines “abuse?”9

The FBI now considers animal abuse a Class A felony. What does that mean for the livestock business?....More
Feb 08, 2016

New study shows vegans are unhappy & sick more often4

A new study shows that vegetarians are more often ill and have a lower quality of living than meat eaters....More
Feb 04, 2016

Prime Time Gala donates $289,000 in beef to South Dakota food banks

In just two years, the South Dakota Prime Time Gala has raised $289,000 to purchase beef for the state’s food banks. Here’s what you need to know....More
Feb 03, 2016

This BEEF blogger has a baby on board!6

Twenty weeks down and 20 to go, this BEEF blogger is expecting to add to her brood. What advice do you have for adding more kids to the ranch?....More
Feb 02, 2016

Wendy’s addresses antibiotic use in beef production2

“The best beef comes from healthy, well-cared for animals. A sick animal needs to be treated, and you won’t hear differently from us,” said Liliana....More
Feb 01, 2016

PETA activist blasts FFA members; it’s time to set the record straight2

A PETA activist criticizes the National FFA Organization and recruits donations and new vegan members to join her cause. It’s time for the industry....More
 Robert Fraley
Jan 27, 2016

10 ways agriculture is using technology, GMOs to safely feed a growing planet3

How do we feed a growing world population without depleting available natural resources? Monsanto’s Robert Fraley explains how technology will be key....More
Jan 27, 2016

Treat your replacement heifers like potential employees

“Treat replacement heifers as a valued employee in your ranching business, and she will be a more profitable member of your ranch team in the future....More
Jan 26, 2016

5 things to expect from BEEF during the 2016 Cattle Industry Convention1

The 2016 Cattle Industry Convention and Trade Show kicks off today in San Diego, Calif. Follow BEEF’s live coverage of the event all week long....More
Jan 25, 2016

3 beef videos to kick off the week

Kick off your Monday morning with these three positive beef videos....More
Jan 21, 2016

6 reasons to trust your supermarket’s meat case1

A writer lists 19 reasons why consumers should stop buying supermarket meat; this editor responds....More
Jan 20, 2016

Steve Harvey shares 3 reasons he respects farmers

Celebrity Steve Harvey shares memories of growing up on the farm and lessons he learned about where his food comes from....More
Jan 19, 2016

4 ways the beef industry should capitalize on consumer eating habits1

Consumer eating and spending habits are always changing. A recent study conducted by the Institute of Food Technologists reveals ways the beef....More
Jan 18, 2016

3 steps for preparing for farm economy downturn2

With 2015 net farm income forecast to have dropped 38.2%, here are three tips to survive the downturn in profitability in 2016....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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