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Dec 10, 2014

4 reasons why a barn is the heart of a good ranch4

Traditional big, red barns are becoming obsolete as metal buildings take their place on farms and ranches. Here are four ways an old wooden barn is....More
Dec 09, 2014

5 out of 6 vegetarians eat meat again; plus: 2 beef cooking ideas to consider3

A new survey shows of the 12% of Americans who have tried a vegetarian lifestyle, five out of six eventually go back to eating meat. In addition, the....More
Dec 08, 2014

Do high calf prices mean more gifts under your Christmas tree?

Christmas is just around the corner, and it’s a busy time with folks shopping for presents and preparing for holiday parties. Do you plan to spend....More
Dec 04, 2014

It’s Time To Show Us Your HATitude®!

Greeley Hat Works and BEEF magazine are hosting a photo contest. Find out how to enter to win a $300 cowboy hat; plus, check out the gallery of....More
Dec 03, 2014

4 Tips To Teach Kids The Value Of Money During The Holiday Season2

With the holidays just around the corner, now is a good time to have a conversation with your kids about spending and saving money, as well as having....More
Dec 02, 2014

4 Beef Headlines: HSUS Dupes Donors, Organic Isn’t Sustainable

Keeping an eye on consumer and retail trends, here are four beef headlines worth reading....More
Dec 01, 2014

NEW Photo Contest Starts Today! Win A Greeley Hat Works Hat!

Greeley Hat Works and BEEF magazine are teaming up for another photo contest. Show us your HATitude® with your best photos and be entered to win a....More
Nov 27, 2014

4 Fun Facts About Thanksgiving Dinner; PLUS: Details About A NEW Contest1

We hope you enjoy the day with family, friends and good food. As you count your blessings this Thanksgiving Day, here are four fun facts about the....More
Nov 26, 2014

Why Ranchers Are Feeling Optimistic & Looking To Produce Better Beef4

As ranchers enjoy record-high cattle prices, we must work harder to produce a high-quality beef product that consumers are willing to pay for....More
Nov 25, 2014

6 Tips For Buyers & Sellers At A Cattle Sale1

Fall cattle sales offer opportunities for ranchers to expand by purchasing open and bred females. Here are six tips from Bob McClaren, founder and....More
Nov 24, 2014

5 Tips On How To Include A Family Member With Memory Issues At Thanksgiving3

Ranching families typically consist of multiple generations. As the eldest generation ages, challenges can sometimes follow. Dementia expert Kerry....More
Nov 20, 2014

3 Positive Reads About People Fighting Hunger1

It’s estimated that one in four children, and one in eight adults, in the U.S. go to bed hungry at night. While food production isn’t an issue in the....More
Nov 19, 2014

5 Good Reads Addressing Concerns About Antibiotics In Animal Agriculture

An article claiming antibiotic use in animal agriculture is causing people to gain weight has gone viral online. Today’s blog addresses the....More
Nov 18, 2014

3 Questions To Ask About The “Humanely Raised” Meat Label13

A consumer survey shows 94.9% of Americans are very concerned about farm animal welfare, and 74% would pay more for a humanely raised food label....More
ranching as a family -- tips for success
Nov 17, 2014

5 Tips For Success In The Family Business1

Ranching is oftentimes a family business. Here are five tips to a successful business and happy family from Henry Hutcheson, author of “Dirty Little....More

Amanda Radke

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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