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Jan 01, 2014

What Are Your Ranch Resolutions For 2014?

Now that 2014 is here, it’s time to start thinking ahead for what the year will bring. The New Year looks bright for livestock producers, with more....More
Jan 01, 2014

3 Headlines To Ring In 2014

As we switch our calendars to January 2014, I’ve rounded up the first headlines of the New Year that ranchers should know about....More
Dec 31, 2013

2013: A Year In Review

Tonight we will ring in a new year. The year 2014 looks promising for cattlemen. The corn bubble is bursting, beef supplies are tight, and demand....More
Dec 30, 2013

Ranching Requires Working Smart AND Hard

I recently read an interview on The Blaze featuring Mike Rowe from the TV show “Dirty Jobs.” Rowe appeared on the Glenn Beck Program to discuss his....More
Dec 26, 2013

Managing Cattle, Equipment In The Cold

The frigid cold makes ranching a little more challenging, but being prepared can help get through freezing weather conditions....More
Dec 25, 2013

Christmas On The Ranch Photo Winners, PLUS: A Christmas Video

Our “Christmas On The Ranch” photo contest is wrapping up today. We had close to 50 entries that were narrowed down to our top 10 finishers. From....More
Dec 24, 2013

3 Beef Recipe Ideas To Spice Up Your Christmas Dinner Table

Yesterday we talked about the healthfulness of animal products in the diet. Today I want to talk about how good it tastes. The holiday season is a....More
Dec 23, 2013

True Or False: Animal Fats Make You Fat

In the 1970s, fats were demonized as a new health mantra emerged. The health advice was for a low-fat diet to maintain your waistline. This dietary....More
Dec 19, 2013

Rolling Stone Magazine Describes “Horrors” Of Animal Agriculture

If you want to read a horror story, check out Rolling Stone’s recent article, “In The Belly Of The Beast,” by Paul Solotaroff....More
Dec 17, 2013

Court Lifts Temporary Ban On Horse Slaughter

A horse is an American icon. From the pioneers who traveled on horses to explore the U.S., to the equines that have been glorified in movies, to the....More
Dec 15, 2013

HSUS Spends 1% Of $120M Budget On Local Shelters

In case you weren’t already aware that the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) spends less than 1% of its annual budget to fund local shelters....More
Dec 15, 2013

Christmas On The Ranch Photo Finalists Announced, PLUS Two Art Print Winners

Christmas is just over a week away, and I’m sure many of you are busy buying and wrapping last minute presents, baking up holiday goodies to take to....More
Wind Turbines in rural America
Dec 11, 2013

Do You Like Wind Turbines?

A wind energy company is headed to court for causing the death of hundreds of migratory birds....More
Dec 11, 2013

Ultimate Steak Cut Guide, PLUS: 14 Dumb Things People Say To Meat-Eaters

Yesterday, I rounded up four items that depict the animal welfare and animal rights concerns that consumers have and what the activists who....More
Dec 10, 2013

4 Things Happening In The Animal Rights Circle This Week

The topic of animal welfare and animal rights is hot right now. It seems everywhere I turn, someone is talking about how cruel ranchers are, how....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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