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May 26, 2014

Happy Memorial Day; PLUS: Beef Recipes To Jazz Up Your Holiday Grilling

It’s Memorial Day weekend and, for a lot of folks, it’s time for recreational tasks like cleaning up the boat to head to a lake somewhere to enjoy....More
May 22, 2014

Where Do You Take Your BEEF Magazine?

Where do you read your BEEF Magazine? We are looking for your fun photos of you and your family enjoying our print publication. Share them with us!....More
May 21, 2014

5 BuzzFeed Lists Showcasing Consumers’ Love For Cattle

While ranchers already know how great the cattle industry is, some consumer websites are discovering just how wonderful bovines are, as well. Here....More
May 20, 2014

TV Chef Jamie Oliver Should Be Served A Slice Of Humble Pie

British chef and TV personality Jamie Oliver gets a dose of his own medicine after slamming food safety practices in the U.S....More
May 19, 2014

Ranch Mom Photography Contest Winners; PLUS: 3 Mom Stories From Readers

We’re tipping our hats to ranch moms this month, thanking them for their love, guidance, support, good cooking, and great cattle handling skills. It....More
May 15, 2014

FFA Member Earns Spot In “The Voice” Finale

Although we’ve been busy fixing fence and hauling pairs to pasture the last couple of weeks, when Tyler and I get in the house at dark, we try to....More
May 14, 2014

Should PETA Be Allowed To Memorialize Animal Deaths On Roadsides?

I recently received an email from a reader who has family from the town of Berne, NY. People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) is fighting....More
May 13, 2014

5 Tips For Grazing Oat Pastures This Spring

Oats can offer a high-quality grazing option for spring and early summer, but getting the most out of this forage can be tricky. I’ve rounded up 10....More
May 12, 2014

10 Best “Ranch Mom” Photos; Voting Ends Noon Friday

Although Mother's Day has come and gone, we have been busy this month tipping our hats to ranch moms. We kicked off the month of May with a photo....More
May 08, 2014

3 Ways Beef Is Making A Comeback With Consumers

It’s always exciting to see positive information about beef being shared in the news. Such articles are good for consumers, who are seeking....More
May 07, 2014

Readers Share Mom Memories; PLUS, The Perfect Song For Mother’s Day

After last month’s “Man’s Best Friend” photo contest received 180+ entries, we were excited to launch a second contest. We amped up the prizes ($100....More
May 06, 2014

From One Rancher To Another: Be Proactive About Preventing Skin Cancer

May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month, and before you stop reading this blog, thinking it’s an issue of no concern to you, think again. According to the....More
May 05, 2014

3 Ways To Celebrate May Beef Month

The month of May brings a lot of fun things on the ranch. It’s time to breed cows, make plans for summer grazing, haul cow-calf pairs to pasture,....More
May 01, 2014

NEW Photo Contest: Send Your Best “Ranch Mom” Photo

Happy May Day! At my house, we’re praying for May showers to green up the pastures, and we’re looking forward to summer grazing season just around....More
Apr 30, 2014

3 Tips For Stalking And Stopping The Wily Musk Thistle

I spent many summers of my youth chopping down the wily musk thistle. Still, when it came time to make flowers for my wedding in 2010, I found the....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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