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Nov 25, 2015

Thoughts on weaning & the fall calf run1

October and November mark a busy time for cattle producers with weaning and the fall calf run. This week’s poll on asks, “How did....More
Nov 24, 2015

5 antibiotic facts for World Antibiotic Awareness Week

How strong is your knowledge of antibiotics? Take the quiz and see the misconceptions other respondents have about antibiotic resistance....More
Nov 23, 2015

Don’t forget to enter BEEF’s “Thankful” contest

There’s still time to enter our Thanksgiving contest for a chance to win a western art print, courtesy of BEEF....More
Nov 19, 2015

Vegan activists flip over Walmart toy “slaughterhouse” truck19

A toy semi truck has sparked a debate with the vegan crowd, who call it a “disgusting reminder of animal abuse” and have named it the “slaughterhouse....More
Nov 18, 2015

NEW Contest: What are you thankful for?3

With Thanksgiving just around the corner, we are showing our thanks by giving away three western art prints. Get all the details in today's blog....More
Nov 17, 2015

New Chaney twins book raises money for All-American Beef Battalion

Christmas is just around the corner; do you have any ideas for your kids? Check out “It’s All About That Beef” by Rianna and Sheridan Chaney....More
Nov 16, 2015

5 tips for managing feed intake in calves

Simple bunk management can solve many common problems when feeding calves. Here are five strategies for better feed intake management....More
Nov 12, 2015

4 tips for feeding poor quality hay

What should producers do with all of that rained on hay? What other feedstuffs can be added to dilute poor-quality hay? Here are 4 tips for feeding....More
Nov 11, 2015

5 priorities to consider when estate planning

With the holiday season approaching, many ranch families will soon be together. Thanksgiving dinner may not be the best time for estate planning, but....More
Nov 10, 2015

First comes love, then comes cattle — and other marriage advice

What is the best advice you would give to a newly-married ranching couple? Today’s blog offers 5 pieces of advice to my sister- and brother-in-law,....More
Nov 09, 2015

Is it time for ag advocates to switch gears?

Which five messages do agricultural advocates need to ditch? What strategies can we implement to more effectively communicate with consumers? Today’s....More
Nov 05, 2015

Cattle market predictions; PLUS: 3 components of the cattle cycle

Are you bearish or bullish on the cattle market? Do you think the beef industry will continue to follow the traditional cattle cycle? Here are our....More
Nov 04, 2015

Do you have security to protect against cattle rustlers?1

Cattle rustling is on the rise, thanks to high cattle prices and the spread of heroin and meth to rural areas. Is your ranch protected against theft?....More
Nov 03, 2015

New iBook offers latest information on emerging cattle business trends

South Dakota State University (SDSU) Extension has released an iBook titled, “Best Management Practices for Cow-Calf Production” that includes the....More
Nov 03, 2015

WHO backpedals on red meat/cancer link5

After the International Agency for Research on Cancer concluded that consuming red meat and processed meat increases cancer risk, media headlines....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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