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Jul 11, 2016

3 tips for marketing calves this fall

It may only be the second week in July, but it’s never too early to start thinking about best strategies for marketing calves this fall. Here are....More
Jul 07, 2016

Weeds & poor water quality can lead to herd health concerns

Noxious weeds and poor water quality can lead to herd health issues; here's what you need to know to avoid troubles during the hot, dry summer....More
Jul 06, 2016

4 facts to debunk “Meat is horrible” article3

An article titled, “Meat is horrible” recently appeared in The Washington Post. Here are four beef facts to serve as a rebuttal to this negative....More
Jul 05, 2016

4 facts about millennial barbecues

What’s the cost of an American barbecue in 2016? It depends. If you’re a millennial, it might cost a lot more than the traditional backyard grill out....More
Jul 04, 2016

Political musings from a cattle rancher on Independence Day5

As we celebrate the land of the free and the home of the brave, BEEF Daily Editor Amanda Radke also weighs in on the nation’s current problems and....More
Jun 30, 2016

3 key principles for summer grazing management1

Want to extend the life of your summer pastures? Here are three grazing management principles to follow....More
Jun 29, 2016

8 resources to combat negative assumptions about grain-fed beef

An op-ed column featured in the LA Times slams feedlots and conventional beef production. Here are eight resources to help set the record straight....More
Jun 28, 2016

Meat must stay on the military menu

The House of Representatives says no to activist pressures to eliminate meat options on Mondays for our men and women in the Armed Forces....More
Jun 27, 2016

SD Prime Time Gala raises $212,000 to stock food pantries with beef

The South Dakota Prime Time Gala has raised more than a half million dollars in three years to purchase beef for Feeding South Dakota....More
Jun 23, 2016

6 popular grilling trends for summer 2016

What are this season’s hot barbecue trends? Belmont Meats explores what consumers are looking for when they fire up the grill this summer....More
Jun 22, 2016

How U.S. ag is a global leader and why consumers should care3

American agriculture is a competitive global leader resulting in an abundance of safe, healthy, affordable food, but do our consumers know or care?....More
Jun 21, 2016

Oklahoma will vote on right to farm this November2

Oklahoma farmers and ranchers will face HSUS head on as the agricultural industry attempts to pass a Right to Farm measure on the ballot this....More
Jun 20, 2016

Introducing a new baby cowboy to the ranch4

It’s a baby cowboy for BEEF Daily blogger Amanda Radke!....More
Jun 16, 2016

Happy Father’s Day; PLUS: 4 lessons ranch dads teach their kids

Cheers to ranch dads who lead by example and show their kids toughness, compassion, business sense, work ethic, and the value of faith, family and....More
Jun 15, 2016

5 packer concerns about show steers & how 4-H families can help1

As 4-H kids work on their market beef animals this summer, here are concerns a packer has about show steers at the plant....More

Amanda Radke

Amanda Radke is a fifth generation rancher from Mitchell, S.D., who has dedicated her career to serving as a voice for the nation’s beef producers. A 2009 graduate of South Dakota State...
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