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Nov 29, 2010

Home Sweet Home

My grandmother often tells stories of her first year of marriage to Grandpa. The wedding was a simple one, and their beginnings were modest. Grandma....More
Nov 25, 2010

Giving Thanks, Fall Harvest Photo Contest Update

I would like to extend very happy Thanksgiving wishes to all of the BEEF Daily readers out there. It's truly been a blessed year, and I know I don't....More
Nov 24, 2010

A Must Read, A Call To Action: A Vegan No More, Pepsi Refresh

Tasha is a food-loving blogger, who loves everything about food -- thinking about it, writing about it, talking about it, cooking it, and most of all....More
Nov 23, 2010

South Americans Tour Midwest Feedlots

The Midwest had some exciting visitors last week, as South American cattle producers made a trip to the U.S. to explore the beef cattle industry we....More
Nov 22, 2010

Food Chain Round Table Connects Farm To Fork

Before a steak and a glass of milk get to the dinner table, they both pass through many hands -- the farmer, the feeder, the processor and the....More
Nov 18, 2010

Fall Harvest Photography Finalists

The past couple of weeks, we have been celebrating the abundance of fall, with beautiful photographs from farms and ranches across the country. I'm....More
Nov 17, 2010

BEEF Daily Readers Celebrate Fall's Many Blessings

Philosopher Albert Camus once said, "Autumn is a second spring and every leaf is a flower." I think that quote is quite fitting when flipping through....More
Nov 16, 2010

50, 100, 70

Recently, I ran across an interesting set of numbers -- 50, 100, 70. These three numbers linked to the following tidbit: "By the year 2050, we will....More
Nov 15, 2010

Red Meat Does NOT Cause Cancer, Study Concludes

These days, red-meat consumption is readily blamed for a whole host of maladies like increased waistlines, heart disease and cancer. While these....More
Nov 11, 2010

Thank You, Veterans

I was truly humbled to have the opportunity to speak to the group of farmers and ranchers at the National Grange Convention in Charlotte, NC, last....More
Nov 10, 2010

Wherever You Are, Be There!

Today, I’m joining you from Charlotte, NC, where I’m privileged to share my thoughts and experiences with members of the National Grange at their 144....More
Nov 09, 2010

Fall Harvest Photography Contest Deadline Extended!

Crunchy leaves, orange pumpkins, golden corn and growing feeder calves are common themes around this time of year, and we are celebrating these....More
Nov 08, 2010

"Cowboy Up: Cancer Verses The Cowboy"

Sitting in church yesterday, our priest talked about the true meaning of life. He said that at every stage in our lives, we are yearning for....More
Nov 04, 2010

The Votes Are In; Now Where Is Your State Headed?

Tuesday was voting day for America, and the results are now in. The Republicans regained control of the House and swept up a majority of the....More
Nov 03, 2010

Ag Students Stand Up To Activist On Campus

A few weeks ago, a man known only as “Fred” stood outside the Student Union on the campus of South Dakota State University (SDSU) passing out fliers....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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