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Apr 24, 2014

5 Beef Myths In Opinion Column Debunked

A BEEF Daily reader recently sent me a copy of the Center For Science In The Public Interest’s (CSPI) Nutrition Action Health Letter from April 2014....More
Apr 23, 2014

Report Says Organic Label Isn’t All It’s Cracked Up To Be

A new report concludes that organic food is neither safer nor healthier than conventional food, and accuses the organic industry of using....More
Apr 22, 2014

4 Lessons We Can Learn From Bundy

My family sat around the supper table this past weekend discussing the Cliven Bundy vs. the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) standoff. It’s hard to....More
Apr 21, 2014

VOTE Now For Your Favorite “Man’s Best Friend” Photo!

In one of our most popular photography contests to date, we’ve sorted through the 180+ entries in the BEEF Daily “Man’s Best Friend” photo contest....More
Apr 17, 2014

Sign Petition To Remove HSUS From Non-Profit List

The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) is certainly no friend to animal agriculture. This is a topic that has been covered extensively on the....More
Apr 16, 2014

Dealing With The Grief Of A Lost Spouse & Partner

We hosted my sister Courtney’s bridal shower over the weekend. In just six short weeks, she will walk down the aisle and marry my future....More
Apr 15, 2014

BLM Vs. Nevada Rancher Bundy: What Is The Real Story?

I’ve been following with keen interest the case of the government seizure and sale of Nevada cattle rancher Cliven Bundy’s herd. I’ve also received....More
Apr 14, 2014

5 Best Dog Stories From Readers; PLUS: 125+ Puppy Pics

We have compiled a gallery of 125 dog photographs submitted by our readers. View the gallery, enter the contest, and share your favorite photos on....More
Apr 10, 2014

Test Drive A Ram Truck, Raise Money For FFA

I’m not in the market for a new pickup. Heck, a minivan is probably more appropriate with a baby on the way, but I’m going to test drive a Dodge....More
Apr 09, 2014

4 States Look To Raise Checkoff

I believe in the power of the beef checkoff program. I’m a product of the checkoff-funded National Beef Ambassador Program, have utilized funds as a....More
Apr 08, 2014

NEW Photo Contest: “Man’s Best Friend”

For a lot of ranchers, where they go, so do their dogs. Trusty, loyal and good help, too, these four-legged friends are part of ranching families and....More
Apr 07, 2014

Where’s The Beef In School Lunches?

A few weeks ago, I blogged about my sister’s frustration with the school lunch program on the first day a meatless menu was offered in her school....More
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Apr 03, 2014

Are Vegetable Proteins Equal To The Protein In Beef?

Do you really need meat to get protein? says no. The activist group posted this graphic in the Albany Times-Union stating that, “Beef....More
Apr 02, 2014

Yes, It’s True: Cattle Grazing Can Reverse Desertification

On Monday, my blog in response to NPR’s article blaming cattle grazing on the degradation of the environment and declining wildlife populations....More
Apr 01, 2014

Readers’ Winning Essays Remind Me Of Why I Love The Cattle Business

If you’ve been following the “Why I Ranch” essay contest, sponsored by Greeley Hat Works, then you already know that we are among kindred spirits in....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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