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Mar 16, 2016

How do we attract more people to agricultural careers?1

The agricultural industry is short more than 20,000 individuals for the 57,900 jobs available. A new study shows only 9% of millennials are....More
Mar 15, 2016

PETA hates pet ownership; kills 1,456 cats & dogs in 20151

PETA photos of healthy puppies being euthanized are making the rounds online; plus, the organization admits to killing nearly 1,500 pets in 2015....More
Mar 14, 2016

5 ways to celebrate National Ag Week

National Ag Week kicks off this week. Here are some ideas for promoting farmers and ranchers in conjunction with the Ag Week celebrations....More
Mar 10, 2016

5 ways to prevent and treat grass tetany this spring

Grass tetany is a concern for producers during the spring crazy months. Here are five tips to prevent and treat grass tetany in the beef herd....More
Mar 09, 2016

3 consumer groups producers should strive to connect with

Moms, millennials and foodies — these three groups want to know more about beef production, but is the industry equipped to connect with them on....More
Mar 08, 2016

Dr. Oz knows beef makes good TV, but why do viewers believe him?3

The Dr. Oz show attacks conventional beef production in a recent episode. How should the industry respond?....More
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
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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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