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Mar 07, 2012

Trend Alert: Meat Pies!4

“Much loved in Australia, Britain and elsewhere, but traditionally ignored in the U.S., meat pies are showing signs of hitting trend status here, too....More
Mar 05, 2012

Celebrate National Ag Week!2

It’s National Ag Week; let’s celebrate! Producers are hosting promotional activities across the country this week, and the official....More
Mar 04, 2012

In A Hamburger Economy, Hollywood Still Loves Steak2

According to USDA, 2011 U.S. per-capita beef consumption was at 57.4 lbs./person, down 13% from 2001 and 25% from 1980. By 2012, it’s estimated that....More
Feb 29, 2012

Jude Capper On Brain Food15

“Nothing moved us into bigger brains faster than the consumption of animal products. Yet, it’s clearly documented that fats from animal products....More
Feb 29, 2012

Will Lab-Grown Meat Catch On?7

Would you eat lab-grown beef? This was the question I posed last week on the blog, and generated a pretty interesting discussion in the comments....More
Feb 28, 2012

PETA Killed 95% Of Pets In Its Care In 2011, Watchdog Group Charges12

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), an organization known for its uncompromising animal-rights positions, killed more than 95% of the....More
Feb 27, 2012

Six Steps For Transitioning The Ranch1

By following six steps, farm operators and small business owners can develop a plan to chart the course for future growth and sustainability,....More
Feb 23, 2012

Would You Eat Lab-Grown Beef?18

Test-tube burgers are hitting the news again, and if the idea of eating synthetic beef makes your skin crawl, keep reading....More
Feb 22, 2012

Do You Support McDonald’s Stance On Gestation Crates?23

As a cattle producer, I’m proud that today’s beef industry looks much the same as it did 100 years ago. Cattle drives are still commonplace. Ranchers....More
Feb 21, 2012

Will You Take Home $100 In VISA Beef Bucks Today?2

Today, we’re announcing the champion and reserve champion photographers in the “Winter Wonderland On The Ranch” photo contest, plus three randomly....More
Feb 20, 2012

Highlights From BEEF Seminar At 2012 World Ag Expo

The chilly rain at the 2012 World Ag Expo (WAE) in Tulare, CA, last Wednesday didn’t keep fair-goers from checking out all the big show had to offer....More
Feb 16, 2012

Chipotle Demonizes Agriculture In Commercial On Grammy Telecast14

As I watched Taylor Swift tickle the banjo, Chris Brown dance across the stage, and Adele graciously accept her six Grammy awards on Sunday night’s....More
Feb 15, 2012

“Deep In The Heart” Debuts Feb. 173

Today’s youth are tomorrow’s future leaders. I always enjoy the opportunity to reach out to and work with kids. Whether it’s a book reading at an....More
Feb 14, 2012

VOTE: “Winter Wonderland On The Ranch” Photography Finalists33

They say a picture is worth a thousand words, and with a record number of photos submitted in our first photo contest of 2012, I would say the....More
Feb 13, 2012

Does Obama Deserve A Second Term?13

It’s hard to escape it, but the political battle is well underway as Republican candidates fight for the nomination to run for presidency. Meanwhile....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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