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Sep 18, 2014

My Response To The Cowspiracy: 8 Ways Cattle Grazing Supports Wildlife

The folks behind the documentary “Cowspiracy” asked BEEF Daily Editor about her statement that cattle grazing supports wildlife. She responds with 8....More
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Sep 17, 2014

Keep Meatless Mondays Out Of Schools; PLUS: 4 Blogs On School Lunches

Changes to the school lunch program based on USDA MyPlate guidelines have greatly decreased the animal proteins and fats offered to the nation’s....More
Sep 16, 2014

6 Reasons To Ignore The “Cowspiracy” And Eat A Burger

A vegan blogger has taken BEEF Daily Editor Amanda Radke to task over her post about the documentary, “Cowspiracy,” which charged beef production....More
Sep 15, 2014

3 Beef Headlines: Miss America, PETA & Healthy Meat-Eaters

Here is the roundup of three news items that went viral over the weekend. Miss New Mexico was a champion for agriculture during the Miss America....More
Sep 12, 2014

BEEF Daily Editor Responds To Blog Detractors

BEEF Daily Editor Amanda Radke thinks it’s important to always take the high road and speak from the heart with our detractors....More
Sep 12, 2014

Are Your Sorting Skills Up To Snuff?

Low-stress cattle handling can be achieved by understanding an animal’s flight zone, using pressure effectively, and remaining quiet and calm. Today’....More
Sep 11, 2014

Checkoff Reform On The Way, Vows USDA Secretary Vilsack

USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack has vowed to reform the checkoff, after the National Farmers Union announced its self-removal from the working group for....More
Sep 10, 2014

NEW Poll Asks The Average Age Of Your Cows

This week’s poll at asks about the average age of your cow herd. Plus, we discuss culling decisions, expansion plans and the feeder....More
Sep 09, 2014

Calling All Team Beef Members: Race To Raise Money To Promote Beef In The Classroom

The North Dakota CattleWomen are hosting the third annual "Beefin' It Up; Fuel for the Finish" 5K Run/Walk and 10K Run. Learn all the details in....More
Sep 04, 2014

Is Hyatt The Next Chipotle?

The Hyatt Regency’s “Food Thoughtfully Sourced, Carefully Served” campaign has irked agriculturalists. Learn more about how this business is turning....More
Sep 03, 2014

Washington Post Paints Ugly Picture Of Showing Livestock

An article appearing in The Washington Post describes hog and cattle shows in a negative way, putting the spotlight on the politics, cost of....More
Sep 02, 2014

BEEF Daily Reader Warns Of HSUS & eBay Link

Shoppers on eBay might notice the option to donate to the Humane Society of the United States after each purchase. One reader noticed the link and....More
Sep 01, 2014

Happy Labor Day! PLUS: Rancher Challenges & Beef Recipes

Ranchers have enjoyed high cattle prices all summer, and the good news is consumers are still buying beef despite the higher price tag at the grocery....More
Aug 28, 2014

Is Beef The Best First Food For Babies?

New research shows that beef makes the best first food for babies and supports linear growth, proportional weight gain and improved absorption of....More
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Aug 27, 2014

Beef Checkoff Hosting Twitter Party Tonight!

From Instagram to Twitter, the beef checkoff program is connecting with consumers online using the hashtags #withbeef and #beefselfie. Ranchers are....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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