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Mar 07, 2016

5 tips to make bull buying easier4

Buying a new herd sire can be a stressful event. Here are five tips to make the selection process a bit easier....More
Mar 03, 2016

To communicate better on the ranch, take the time to listen

Listening is key when communicating in a multi-generation ranching operation....More
Mar 02, 2016

5 tips to do now to prepare for breeding success this summer

A successful breeding season starts with proper planning during calving season....More
Mar 01, 2016

Survey highlights factors that determine consumer meat purchasing decisions

Shoppers recognize the variety of nutrition benefits meat and poultry offer, and place a high value on convenience, variety and transparency when....More
Feb 29, 2016

Take a balanced approach when selecting herd bulls1

When selecting a herd sire, consider both growth and maternal traits for a balanced approach....More
Feb 25, 2016

It’s National Chili Day; check out the best way to eat a chili dog1

National Chili Day is the perfect time to simmer a bowl of beefy chili and put it on top of an all-beef hot dog. Watch this fun video for tips on how....More
Feb 24, 2016

7 tips for limiting the spread of invasive species in your pastures1

National Invasive Species Awareness Week calls for landowners to have a discussion about limiting the spread of invasive species in their area. Here....More
Feb 23, 2016

National FFA Week kicks off; What’s your favorite FFA memory?

Today is “Give FFA Day,” a chance for supporters and alumni of the National FFA Organization to give back to a great organization....More
Feb 22, 2016

Ranchers losing ground in government land grab7

As the presidential election heats up, ask yourself which candidate will repeal WOTUS, get control of the EPA and allow ranchers to get back to work....More
Feb 18, 2016

Shopping for a new herd bull? Start your search with BEEF’s Seedstock 1001

BEEF’s 2016 Seedstock 100 features the seedstock producers with the top volume of bull sales in the U.S. Check out our list and start your hunt for....More
Feb 17, 2016

An update on Oatmeal the blind steer60

Oatmeal the steer has been released by Kane Beef, which will not be processing the blind show animal. Where is he off to next?....More
Feb 16, 2016

Tips for managing lice in the cow herd during the winter months

Today’s blog focuses on tips for stopping lice in its tracks when it impacts your cow herd during the cold winter months....More
Feb 15, 2016

Miss America Betty Cantrell to promote agriculture with platform

Georgia farm girl and Miss America 2016 Betty Cantrell will use her year of service to promote healthy food choices and teach kids where their food....More
Feb 11, 2016

Activists attempt to save Fort Worth Stock Show Steer from packing plant13

The Internet trolls are out in full force, this time criticizing a teenager’s character for selling her market steer for beef at the Fort Worth Stock....More
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

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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