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Apr 18, 2016

Why we should be concerned about anti-ag propaganda shown in schools4

What are students learning about agriculture in classrooms across the country? Unfortunately, the answer might disturb you....More
Apr 14, 2016

Why the idea of a “vegan butcher shop” is ridiculous5

A new vegan butcher shop has opened its doors in Minneapolis, Minn. Here is what I think about that nonsense and why folks who go meatless should....More
Apr 13, 2016

13 things you need in your AI kit; Plus: More tips for breeding success1

It’s time to gear up for the breeding season. Here are 13 things to put in your AI box....More
Apr 12, 2016

Who won the “Celebrate Spring” photo contest?

We’re wrapping up our “Celebrate Spring” photo contest, and it’s time to announce the winners!....More
Apr 11, 2016

5 things to know about Netflix’s “The Ranch” starring Ashton Kutcher5

“The Ranch” debuted on Netflix in April; here is what you need to know about this comedy/drama about life on a Colorado cattle ranch....More
Apr 07, 2016

Culver’s supports FFA members through corduroy jacket donations

One more reason to love Culver’s — the fast food chain is donating $20,000 worth of FFA jackets to students in agriculture....More
Apr 06, 2016

Do consumers trust and understand your business?

Transparency is key to gaining consumer trust, and producers need to look at partnering with retailers and restaurants to get the best information....More
Apr 05, 2016

7 things to put on your breeding season prep checklist

As breeding season draws near, make sure to check these seven things off your to-do list....More
Apr 04, 2016

Vote for your favorite “Celebrate Spring” photo finalist

Our 10 finalist have been chosen in the “Celebrate Spring” photo contest. Help us choose our champions for a chance to win a BEEF art print....More
Mar 31, 2016

Beef is making a comeback in 2016

Americans will eat more beef in 2016 thanks to reduced prices, according to USDA estimates. Here’s what this means for cattle producers....More
Mar 30, 2016

4 steps for properly tube feeding colostrum in first 24 hours

Tube feeding a newborn calf can be tricky. Here are four tips to avoid trouble when administering colostrum through a tube and ensuring the long-term....More
Mar 29, 2016

Sign petition to allow Teicholz to speak at National Food Policy Conference

Today’s blog post alerts beef producers about how Nina Teicholz, author of “The Big Fat Surprise: Why Butter, Meat and Cheese Belong in a Healthy....More
Mar 28, 2016

How to achieve the ideal calving window1

A recent poll asks, “Have you changed your calving dates?” Here are a few tips for adjusting the timing of your calving season....More
Mar 24, 2016

NEW photo contest celebrating spring begins today!

BEEF is welcoming spring with a new photo contest celebrating the season. Enter for your chance to win VISA gift cards and BEEF art prints!....More
Mar 23, 2016

Cosmo magazine lists 6 ways vegetarianism can seriously mess you up1

A popular consumer magazine promotes six ways eating animal protein helps to keep us healthy, and six ways being a vegetarian can cause serious....More

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Amanda Radke is a fifth generation rancher from Mitchell, S.D., who has dedicated her career to serving as a voice for the nation’s beef producers. A 2009 graduate of South Dakota State...
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