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Sep 10, 2014

NEW Poll Asks The Average Age Of Your Cows

This week’s poll at asks about the average age of your cow herd. Plus, we discuss culling decisions, expansion plans and the feeder....More
Sep 09, 2014

Calling All Team Beef Members: Race To Raise Money To Promote Beef In The Classroom

The North Dakota CattleWomen are hosting the third annual "Beefin' It Up; Fuel for the Finish" 5K Run/Walk and 10K Run. Learn all the details in....More
Sep 04, 2014

Is Hyatt The Next Chipotle?

The Hyatt Regency’s “Food Thoughtfully Sourced, Carefully Served” campaign has irked agriculturalists. Learn more about how this business is turning....More
Sep 03, 2014

Washington Post Paints Ugly Picture Of Showing Livestock

An article appearing in The Washington Post describes hog and cattle shows in a negative way, putting the spotlight on the politics, cost of....More
Sep 02, 2014

BEEF Daily Reader Warns Of HSUS & eBay Link

Shoppers on eBay might notice the option to donate to the Humane Society of the United States after each purchase. One reader noticed the link and....More
Sep 01, 2014

Happy Labor Day! PLUS: Rancher Challenges & Beef Recipes

Ranchers have enjoyed high cattle prices all summer, and the good news is consumers are still buying beef despite the higher price tag at the grocery....More
Aug 28, 2014

Is Beef The Best First Food For Babies?

New research shows that beef makes the best first food for babies and supports linear growth, proportional weight gain and improved absorption of....More
beef checkoff twitter party
Aug 27, 2014

Beef Checkoff Hosting Twitter Party Tonight!

From Instagram to Twitter, the beef checkoff program is connecting with consumers online using the hashtags #withbeef and #beefselfie. Ranchers are....More
Aug 26, 2014

Food Is A Big Expense In Raising Children

The USDA says raising a child born in 2013 will cost $245,340 from birth until age 18, with the third-biggest expense being food....More
connecting with beef consumers
Aug 25, 2014

How One Farm Is Connecting With Consumers

A dairy farm and restaurant in Indiana is making a concentrated effort to educate consumers through good food, farm tours and even live birth....More
grazing tips
Aug 21, 2014

3 Ways To Improve Next Year’s Grazing Today

If you have extra grass at this point in the summer grazing season, there are ways to improve next year’s grazing through better management practices....More
McDonald's sustainability quest
Aug 20, 2014

McDonald’s Wants Industry Help In Defining Sustainable Beef

McDonald’s has vowed to serve sustainable beef by 2016, but what exactly does that mean? The Golden Arches wants the industry’s help in defining....More
Aug 19, 2014

5 Headlines That Celebrate Stock Show Kids

Ranch kids get to grow up with cattle, horses and wide open spaces in their backyard. This playground offers lots of opportunities to learn important....More
winter weather
Aug 18, 2014

Are You Worried About The Predicted Polar Vortex Coming This Fall?

Long-range forecasters are predicting another polar vortex. Are cattlemen ready for an early return of winter?....More
Aug 14, 2014

3 Great Steak Headlines Worth Reading

Beef is making the news this week, and these headlines are all about great-tasting steaks. From Walmart’s line of all-natural steaks, to tips for....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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