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Feb 07, 2013

Boots On The Bay: Cowboys Gather For 2013 Cattle Industry Convention

Ranchers are taking a break this week from cold winter weather, feeding hay and calving out cows to be at the 115th Annual Cattle Industry Convention....More
Feb 06, 2013

Super Bowl Ads Part II: Educating Viewers On HSUS Deception21

If you were one of the 111.3 million people who tuned into the Super Bowl over the weekend, I’m betting you have an opinion or two on the commercials....More
Feb 05, 2013

Dodge Ram Super Bowl Ad Gets Mixed Reviews96

For the millions of Americans who watched Super Bowl XLVII on Sunday night, the buzz on Monday morning was about the Baltimore Raven’s big win, the....More
Feb 03, 2013

Photo Caption Contest Winners Announced3

Last week, we asked for captions for this image of calving season captured by Lauren Chase. With calving already underway for many cattlemen across....More
Jan 31, 2013

Don’t Be Fooled By A Pretty Bull Picture12

It’s bull sale season, and that means seedstock producers are looking for help from graphic designers, advertisers, marketers and photographers....More
Jan 30, 2013

Participate In January’s Photo Caption Contest36

As the end of January draws near, I thought it would be fun to have a photo caption contest to round out the month. Once again, Lauren Chase,....More
Photo by USDA, SNAP Program
Jan 28, 2013

Looking At One Aspect Of The Farm Bill: Food Stamps22

The farm bill might be better named the food bill. After all, only 11% of funding in the farm bill goes to farm policies. More than 84% of farm bill-....More
Jan 27, 2013

HSUS's Pacelle To Lecture At Colorado State University12

If you’re in Fort Collins on Jan. 30, I hope you’ll swing by the Colorado State University campus to listen in on the Humane Society of the U.S. (....More
Jan 24, 2013

Some Winter Musings From The Sioux Empire Farm Show4

Greetings from Sioux Falls, SD! I’m joining you today from the Sioux Empire Farm Show, where my family has consignments in the Limousin bull and....More
Jan 23, 2013

McDonald’s Launches Consumer App For Food Source7

Is there an app for that? These days, no matter what you’re looking for, chances are there’s an app for it. Take, for example, BEEF’s app for the....More
Jan 22, 2013

Good Luck, Mr. President20

"We have a chance to finish what we started. Our work begins today. Let's go," tweeted President Barack Obama before his official inauguration....More
Jan 21, 2013

Farm Kids Are Healthy15

I don’t know if we were healthier because of it, but we certainly were exposed to more germs on the farm, undoubtedly toughening up our immune....More
Jan 17, 2013

Miss Wyoming Represents Ranchers In Miss America Pageant5

I used to think that beauty pageants were just that -- rhinestones and swimsuits, big hair and bigger smiles. But I’m becoming more and more....More
Jan 16, 2013

Take Beef Off The Bad Food List3

It seems the tide is turning when it comes to consumer attitudes about health. Granted, the USDA’s new food guidelines restrict animal proteins and....More
Jan 15, 2013

Could You Go Vegan For Two Weeks?34

You can’t understand a person until you’ve walked a mile in their shoes, the old saying goes. It’s an adage that can be applied to our conversations....More

Amanda Radke

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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