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Jan 13, 2012

Welcome To The New & Improved BEEF Website15

Welcome to the new BEEF magazine website! I hope you like the new look and that you find the site easy to navigate through. As always, we will....More
Jan 12, 2012

Saying Thanks, One Ribeye At A Time

In this world, there are heroes, and there are terrorists. This blog post has both, and while bad news always supersedes a positive headline in....More
Jan 11, 2012

How HSUS Uses Social Media To Derail Ranchers

A wolf in sheep’s clothing, the Humane Society of the U.S. (HSUS) is PETA’s sophisticated, smooth, well-oiled, well-versed cousin....More
Jan 10, 2012

Forget Facebook FarmVille, Explore Checkoff Cow Chow Game

In college, my roommates used to waste countless hours playing FarmVille on Facebook. Basically, the game simulates what farming and ranching is like....More
Jan 09, 2012

Could A Widespread Drought Be Next in 2012?

There’s no doubt about it: 2012 has been beautiful in the Midwest so far. Although many were disappointed not to have a white Christmas, our....More
Jan 05, 2012

Five Foods You Don't Have To Give Up This Year

“Are the bad foods really bad?” asks David Grotto, RD, LDN, for WebMD. It’s that time of year where people make New Year’s....More
Jan 04, 2012

McDonald's Features Real Ranchers In New Campaign1

A new McDonald’s ad campaign for 2012 features the real people who raise lettuce, potatoes and beef for the chain’s famous Big Macs and....More
Jan 03, 2012

Will Obama Be Remembered As President Beef?

Rare roast beef, burgers, petite filet, Texas and Nebraska Wagyu beef, dry-aged ribeye, tenderloin, ribeye roast, braised short ribs and brisket....More
Jan 02, 2012

Only 2% Of Americans Follow USDA My Plate Guidelines

More than 65% of Americans are considered overweight and obese, according to a study done by the NDP Group, a leading market research company....More
Dec 29, 2011

Cowboys To Kardashians: The Best Blogs Of 2011

Author Bill Vaughan once said, “An optimist stays up until midnight to see the new year in, while a pessimist stays up to make sure the old....More
Dec 28, 2011

Offer Advice For Young Ranchers And Win Beef Bucks

Sometimes I have to pinch myself to make sure my life isn’t a dream. I feel so fortunate to have a writing career that allows me to work....More
Dec 27, 2011

Keystone Pipeline: A Yay Or A Nay?

Should construction of the Keystone XL pipeline be approved? That’s this week’s poll question on the BEEF magazine homepage. With 154....More
Dec 26, 2011

Compromise Key To Moving Forward In Cattle Industry

The national political climate is always a hot topic among cattlemen, and listening to National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) President Bill....More
Dec 22, 2011

Merry Christmas From My Ranch To Yours

 It’s hard to believe Christmas is right around the corner. Here in Mitchell, SD, the weather has been beautiful — the sun shines....More
Dec 21, 2011

2011 Best Burgers And Beef Prizes!

 With Christmas around the corner, you can bet many Americans will feast on festive entrees like green bean casserole, mashed potatoes and....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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