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Jan 12, 2015

Author promotes vegan ideology in new book3

A book entitled, “The Modern Savage: Our Unthinking Decision To Eat Animals,” encourages consumers to ditch meat. Here’s what ranchers need to know,....More
Jan 08, 2015

4 tips for managing cold stress in cattle this winter1

As the temperatures drop, managing for cold stress in pregnant cows is critical. Here are four tips for managing cold stress in the herd this winter....More
Jan 07, 2015

The good, the bad, the ugly: ranch life celebrated, Mercy for Animals says ranchers sexually abuse cattle, Toyota features bulls

This week’s headlines all feature videos that put livestock production front and center. Here is a roundup of the good, the bad, and the ugly videos....More
Jan 06, 2015

New dietary recommendations presenting two-fold challenge for beef industry8

A draft of recommendations for the 2014 Dietary Guidelines for Americans has been circulating, and it’s left me wondering, “Where’s the beef?”....More
Jan 05, 2015

In the news: former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin vs. PETA9

The backlash against Sarah Palin’s photo of her six-year-old son standing on the family Labrador dog has sparked an interesting conversation about....More
Jan 01, 2015

4 ways to raise better beef in 2015

In 2015, my goal is to produce better beef. Here are four ways ranchers can raise a higher-quality product and keep consumers coming back for more....More
Dec 31, 2014

5 smart tips for sticking to resolutions in 20151

It’s easy to set resolutions for a new year, but it’s much harder to stick to them. Here are some tips for setting and achieving realistic goals in....More
Dec 29, 2014

No ranchers under age 35 by 2033? Say it ain’t so!11

A new report published in Rangelands concludes that there will be zero ranch operators under the age of 35 by 2033....More
Dec 29, 2014

Grass management is critical in 2015; plus: 3 tips for winter pasture management2

Ranchers should be thinking about pasture management, even in the winter. Here are three tips to get the most out of your grasslands....More
Dec 25, 2014

Christmas is magical through the eyes of a child1

Christmas is a time for family traditions. Amanda Radke shares some of the traditions she plans to share with her baby girl this year. Plus, watch a....More
Dec 24, 2014

3 things millennials want to know about beef1

Reaching the millennial audience through social media necessitates the inclusion of three key messages: Beef is safe. Beef is versatile. And beef is....More
Dec 23, 2014

Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee intends to drop beef from recommendations18

The 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans are under discussion, and the word is that the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee plans to recommend....More
Dec 22, 2014

3 beef headlines: Shark Tank, Biggest Loser & The Food Babe

Food, nutrition and agriculture have been recent hot topics on popular television shows like Shark Tank and Biggest Loser. Here are three headlines....More
Dec 18, 2014

Champions selected in Greeley Hat Works’ photo contest1

We’re wrapping up our Greeley Hat Works “Show Us Your HATitude” photography contest today. Find out who earned the champion and reserve honors in....More
Dec 17, 2014

Confusion about GMOs & hormones in milk and meat leads to advocacy moment10

Even in rural communities, misconceptions about beef are still prevalent. Never miss an opportunity to be an advocate and educate consumers about....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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