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Jan 20, 2015

What are land prices in your area?

Land values will remain strong in 2015, but beware of the potential rise of interest rates in 2015....More
Jan 19, 2015

5 favorite photo galleries of 2014

Here are the top five photo galleries from 2014 in terms of views. From cowboys, to cowgirls, to kids and calves, to ranching through the seasons,....More
Jan 15, 2015

Help wanted: 8 reasons to pursue a career in agriculture3

Agriculture is a fast-growing industry, with 56,000+ new jobs available in 2013. However, there is a shortage of young people ready and willing to....More
Jan 14, 2015

Do consumers equate cattle to pets? Plus: 4 photo galleries worth sharing

A new BuzzFeed article showcasing “cute” cattle seems to have resulted in some readers vowing to never eat beef again. How should the industry....More
Jan 13, 2015

3 emerging beef cuts gaining popularity

These three beef cuts are gaining popularity on restaurant menus across the country....More
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
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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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