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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
Sep 08, 2015

3 ways young families benefit ranching communities

A recent study conducted by the USDA Economic Research Service found reasons young families may or may not move back to rural communities. For those....More
Sep 08, 2015

Auction markets are plentiful in my neck of the woods; how about yours?

This week’s poll on asks, “Do you have a nearby auction market?” With declining cattle numbers, a Texas A....More
Sep 07, 2015

NEW Photo Contest: Celebrating America’s cattle producers

Labor Day is a celebration of hard-working Americans, and we think America’s cattlemen and women are some of the hardest workers out there! As a nod....More
Sep 03, 2015

New study shows how beef is a health food for women

A new study proves that beef’s rich amino acid profile can reduce arterial stiffness, improve central blood pressure and treat and prevent heart....More
Sep 02, 2015

Chipotle facing lawsuit for GMO-free claims3

Chipotle is in hot water again — this time for claiming the chain is GMO-free, despite serving several items that would come from GMOs. The popular....More
Sep 01, 2015

3 tips for being a better pasture manager

Find out how a variety of vegetation in your pastures can help extend the grazing season and how to get the most out of your available grasses, forbs....More
Aug 31, 2015

Why gender roles are becoming obsolete in agriculture

For women in agriculture, breaking down gender stereotypes and keeping up with the men has been a century’s-old struggle. Today’s modern agricultural....More
Aug 27, 2015

4 important tips for navigating the rocky waters of WOTUS rule3

The Environmental Protection Agency’s Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule is set to go into effect on Friday. Are ranchers prepared to be in....More
Aug 26, 2015

New book captures 100 years of combines

If you have a love for tractors, you’ll love “Red Combines 1915-2015,” a 6-pound book capturing the evolution of combines over the last century....More
Aug 25, 2015

3 ways the beef industry could better market beef jerky2

In the last five years, consumers have regained their interest in purchasing beef jerky and other meat snacks. Here are three reasons behind the....More
Aug 24, 2015

How HSUS is attempting to ban bacon & eggs in Massachusetts9

The Humane Society of the United States has introduced a ballot measure in Massachusetts to ban the sales of pork and eggs produced from modern....More
Aug 20, 2015

HSUS vet to serve on USDA’s Advisory Committee on Animal Health4

USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack has revealed the names of 19 industry professionals who will serve on his Advisory Committee on Animal Health. Among the....More
Aug 19, 2015

6 methods of pest control in beef herds1

Flies, insects and other pests are the arch nemesis of cattle ranchers. Here are six methods for controlling pests this summer based on the....More
Aug 18, 2015

Why EPA’s weak apology & lack of action on toxic spill is disgraceful3

After the EPA accidentally release 3 million gallons of toxic water into the Animas River in Colorado, the agency has assured the media that the....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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