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Mar 03, 2014

Reader Pens Poem About Ranch life; PLUS: 98 Fun Felfies

BEEF’s “Why I Ranch” essay contest is underway, and one reader has penned a poem describing her love of ranching. Plus, we’ve rounded up nearly 100....More
Feb 27, 2014

It’s Time For Old Man Winter To Step Aside

A cold, dry winter is escalating the drought scenario in many ranching communities. How much longer will winter drag on? Will ranchers get some much-....More
Feb 26, 2014

NEW Video To Address The “Feed Vs. Food” Debate

Yesterday, I shared a Meat MythCrusher video about meat as a part of a healthy diet. Today, I have another good video to add to your arsenal that....More
Feb 25, 2014

Stella McCartney Tells Fans To Go Meatless On Mondays; Agriculture Responds

When celebrities encourage consumers to go meatless to be healthier, it gives ranchers a chance to respond by sharing the health benefits of beef....More
Feb 24, 2014

What Is Disposition Worth?

If you’re shopping for a herd sire this spring, there are certainly many factors to consider -- growth, calving ease, carcass traits, genomics, rate....More
Feb 20, 2014

10 Estate Planning Tips; PLUS: How One Farmer Gifted His Estate

I recently saw a news segment about an Iowa farmer who had passed away. The farmer had no family and kept to himself, so when it came time for his....More
Feb 19, 2014

5 Ways Pregnancy Has Changed My Ability To Cowgirl Up

A few weeks ago, I announced to all of you that Tyler and I were expecting our first baby in the first week of June. We’re beyond excited, and we....More
Feb 18, 2014

2 U.S. Olympic Athletes Credit Success To Farm Girl Roots

I have enjoyed watching the Olympic coverage the last week or so. It’s amazing to me what these talented athletes are capable of doing. From curling....More
Feb 17, 2014

Continue To Spread The Word: HSUS Is A Wolf In Sheep’s Clothing

A Wisconsin dairy producer takes HSUS CEO Wayne Pacelle to task for his organization’s deceitful practices....More
Feb 13, 2014

10 Reasons Why I Ranch; PLUS: Win A Hat from Greeley Hat Works

Greeley Hat Works wants to know why you ranch. Win a $300 Greeley Hat Works gift certificate for telling us what you love about ranching....More
Feb 12, 2014

A Visual To Add To Your Arsenal About Hormones & Beef

Today’s blog addresses the common misconception that beef is full of hormones, causing early onset puberty in young girls....More
Feb 11, 2014

In The News: PETA Targets Kids & Abuses Animals

The People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) group is sure hard to take seriously -- what with their nude stunts on street corners and....More
Feb 10, 2014

5 Ways Felfies Are Gaining Momentum; PLUS: 80+ Felfie Photos

Felfies (farmer selfies) are taking over the Internet. Here is how you can participate in the growing trend, plus browse through the 80+ felfie....More
Feb 06, 2014

2014 Cattle Industry Convention: Best Tweets, Photos & More

Tweets, photos, Facebook updates and more from the 2014 Cattle Industry Convention in Nashville, TN....More
Feb 05, 2014

Joe Diffie’s Song “Pickup Man” Has A Lot Of Truth To It

It appears ’90s country superstar, Joe Diffie, knew a thing or two when it comes to romance. Unequivocally, a pickup truck can attract the ladies....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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