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Mar 23, 2015

3 ways to balance out the Meat Free Week conversations4

Vegan activists are promoting a “Meat Free Week” March 23-29, 2015. Here are three ways to balance out the conversation....More
Mar 19, 2015

Where’s the beef? Unless we act, it won’t be in American diets

The Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee’s recommendation to avoid red meat is based on outdated nutritional science and an erroneous assumption....More
Mar 19, 2015

4 great ways ABC’s The Bachelor Chris Soules is putting ag in the national spotlight1

ABC’s The Bachelor Chris Soules is using his 15 minutes of fame as “Prince Farming” to be an advocate for agriculture. Here are four reasons to root....More
Mar 17, 2015

How does the beef checkoff help your ranching operation?

The national beef checkoff program, along with Yamaha, has launched a new Facebook contest. Weekly prizes will be awarded, with one winner claiming....More
Mar 17, 2015

4 ways to celebrate National Ag Day today!

Today is National Ag Day. Here are four ways to promote agriculture, celebrate the nation’s farmers and ranchers, have important discussions about....More
Mar 16, 2015

10 tips for keeping first-calf heifers in tip-top shape2

First-calf heifers require special management to maintain body condition scores, grow a healthy calf, and breed back. Here are 10 tips for keeping....More
Mar 12, 2015

SHARE this: 5 resources that debunk the red meat and cancer link1

The International Agency for Research on Cancer will soon be determining whether red meat and processed meats cause cancer. Labeling beef as a....More
Mar 10, 2015

7 questions ranchers should ask in any negotiation

More than land and cattle, ranching is a business. Become a better negotiator for your business dealings by utilizing these seven questions....More
Mar 10, 2015

Grab your camera! Enter our "Bellied Up To The Feedbunk" contest today

Send us your best photos of cattle bellied up to the feed bunk for a chance to win a Greeley Hat Works hat. Check out today’s blog for details on how....More
Mar 09, 2015

Cattlemen promote beef, raise money to supply food banks with protein

South Dakota cattlemen to host a June 27 concert to help local food banks and promote the state’s beef industry....More
Mar 05, 2015

16 questions we bet Chipotle won't answer6

Chipotle recently halted sales of pork to one-third of its restaurants due to a farmer failing an audit. Kevin Murphy, owner and founder of Food-....More
Mar 03, 2015

Is the beef industry handling the proposed dietary guidelines the wrong way?4

Is the beef industry responding to the proposed dietary guidelines in a negative way? What is the best approach for promoting beef while also....More
Mar 03, 2015

Cattle show honors fallen cattlemen, reminds us to appreciate life

A recent collegiate cattle show was more than just fluffy cattle and banners. The jackpot show held at South Dakota State University honored five....More
Mar 02, 2015

4 beef headlines: Fat-fighting beef, Farmland movie, beef prices, grass-fed vs. grain-fed2

In reflecting on recent consumer news about beef, it’s hard to tell whether March came in like a lion or a lamb. Here is a roundup of four beef....More
the truth about hormones in beef
Feb 25, 2015

Share this: 5 resources addressing hormones & beef4

One of the biggest misconceptions that continue to plague the beef industry is the concern regarding hormones in beef....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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