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Oct 01, 2014

Let’s Congratulate Our 2015 National Beef Ambassadors

The 2015 National Beef Ambassadors have been named following an intense competition that evaluated their abilities to promote beef, educate consumers....More
Sep 30, 2014

7 Steps To Moving & Penning Cattle With Dogs

Charles Long, Texas A....More
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Sep 29, 2014

What Are Corn Stalk Bales Worth?

Bruce Anderson, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension forage specialist, evaluates the costs of putting up corn stalk bales....More
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Sep 25, 2014

Should You Be Worried About Cattle Ingesting Net Wrap?

Researchers at North Dakota State University evaluated five different hay bale-binding materials to see how easy cattle can digest if accidentally....More
Sep 24, 2014

4 Beef Headlines: Consumers & Animal Welfare, Cheeseburger Day, First Lady Takes You Shopping & HSUS Snags Another One is calling for a boycott of Discover. Michelle Obama wants to bribe you with movie tickets to buy healthy food at the grocery store....More
Sep 23, 2014

4 Tips For Low-Stress Weaning

From fence-line weaning, to using a plastic nose piece to prevent nursing, to introducing creep feed and working calves before weaning, here are four....More
Sep 22, 2014

Cowgirl Fights Breast Cancer & Spreads The Word About Early Diagnosis

Sadie Lynn, a member of the All American Cowgirl Chicks, is inspiring fellow cancer patients by continuing to perform her rodeo act while fighting an....More
Sep 18, 2014

My Response To The Cowspiracy: 8 Ways Cattle Grazing Supports Wildlife

The folks behind the documentary “Cowspiracy” asked BEEF Daily Editor about her statement that cattle grazing supports wildlife. She responds with 8....More
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Sep 17, 2014

Keep Meatless Mondays Out Of Schools; PLUS: 4 Blogs On School Lunches

Changes to the school lunch program based on USDA MyPlate guidelines have greatly decreased the animal proteins and fats offered to the nation’s....More
Sep 16, 2014

6 Reasons To Ignore The “Cowspiracy” And Eat A Burger

A vegan blogger has taken BEEF Daily Editor Amanda Radke to task over her post about the documentary, “Cowspiracy,” which charged beef production....More
Sep 15, 2014

3 Beef Headlines: Miss America, PETA & Healthy Meat-Eaters

Here is the roundup of three news items that went viral over the weekend. Miss New Mexico was a champion for agriculture during the Miss America....More
Sep 12, 2014

BEEF Daily Editor Responds To Blog Detractors

BEEF Daily Editor Amanda Radke thinks it’s important to always take the high road and speak from the heart with our detractors....More
Sep 12, 2014

Are Your Sorting Skills Up To Snuff?

Low-stress cattle handling can be achieved by understanding an animal’s flight zone, using pressure effectively, and remaining quiet and calm. Today’....More
Sep 11, 2014

Checkoff Reform On The Way, Vows USDA Secretary Vilsack

USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack has vowed to reform the checkoff, after the National Farmers Union announced its self-removal from the working group for....More
Sep 10, 2014

NEW Poll Asks The Average Age Of Your Cows

This week’s poll at asks about the average age of your cow herd. Plus, we discuss culling decisions, expansion plans and the feeder....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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