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May 13, 2014

5 Tips For Grazing Oat Pastures This Spring

Oats can offer a high-quality grazing option for spring and early summer, but getting the most out of this forage can be tricky. I’ve rounded up 10....More
May 12, 2014

10 Best “Ranch Mom” Photos; Voting Ends Noon Friday

Although Mother's Day has come and gone, we have been busy this month tipping our hats to ranch moms. We kicked off the month of May with a photo....More
May 08, 2014

3 Ways Beef Is Making A Comeback With Consumers

It’s always exciting to see positive information about beef being shared in the news. Such articles are good for consumers, who are seeking....More
May 07, 2014

Readers Share Mom Memories; PLUS, The Perfect Song For Mother’s Day

After last month’s “Man’s Best Friend” photo contest received 180+ entries, we were excited to launch a second contest. We amped up the prizes ($100....More
May 06, 2014

From One Rancher To Another: Be Proactive About Preventing Skin Cancer

May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month, and before you stop reading this blog, thinking it’s an issue of no concern to you, think again. According to the....More
May 05, 2014

3 Ways To Celebrate May Beef Month

The month of May brings a lot of fun things on the ranch. It’s time to breed cows, make plans for summer grazing, haul cow-calf pairs to pasture,....More
May 01, 2014

NEW Photo Contest: Send Your Best “Ranch Mom” Photo

Happy May Day! At my house, we’re praying for May showers to green up the pastures, and we’re looking forward to summer grazing season just around....More
Apr 30, 2014

3 Tips For Stalking And Stopping The Wily Musk Thistle

I spent many summers of my youth chopping down the wily musk thistle. Still, when it came time to make flowers for my wedding in 2010, I found the....More
Apr 29, 2014

Beef Prices May Be Higher, But Here Are 5 Reasons To Eat It Anyway

If you’re like me, you grill year-round, but for the rest of America, grilling season will soon be upon us. Can’t you just smell the ribeyes sizzling....More
Apr 28, 2014

"Man's Best Friend" Photo Champions Announced!

The beefmagazine.com website has literally “gone to the dogs” this April. We’ve been celebrating “man’s best friend” with a photography contest....More
Apr 24, 2014

5 Beef Myths In Opinion Column Debunked

A BEEF Daily reader recently sent me a copy of the Center For Science In The Public Interest’s (CSPI) Nutrition Action Health Letter from April 2014....More
Apr 23, 2014

Report Says Organic Label Isn’t All It’s Cracked Up To Be

A new report concludes that organic food is neither safer nor healthier than conventional food, and accuses the organic industry of using....More
Apr 22, 2014

4 Lessons We Can Learn From Bundy

My family sat around the supper table this past weekend discussing the Cliven Bundy vs. the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) standoff. It’s hard to....More
Apr 21, 2014

VOTE Now For Your Favorite “Man’s Best Friend” Photo!

In one of our most popular photography contests to date, we’ve sorted through the 180+ entries in the BEEF Daily “Man’s Best Friend” photo contest....More
Apr 17, 2014

Sign Petition To Remove HSUS From Non-Profit List

The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) is certainly no friend to animal agriculture. This is a topic that has been covered extensively on the....More
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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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