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Mar 02, 2011

Farmers Fighting Hunger

“Hunger doesn’t take a day off, and neither do ranchers. We must work every day to care for our livestock and provide a safe, nutritious food supply....More
Mar 01, 2011

Selecting For Herd Bulls

It's that time of year again. Your mailbox is overflowing with sale catalogs and private treaty mailers. Your inbox is working overtime to receive....More
Feb 28, 2011

Weighing In On Cattle And Grains Market Outlook

The cow-calf sector is gearing up for profits in 2011, with economists predicting high prices as the year progresses. This is great news for anyone....More
Feb 24, 2011

Cowboy Ethics And Calving Season

In his speeches, Jerry Stokka, veterinarian with Pfizer Animal Health, frequently talks about one calf that was born without a lot of "get up and go....More
Feb 23, 2011

Heart Association Endorses Heart-Healthy Beef

I recently read some fantastic news that I’m simply ecstatic to share with all of you today. The American Heart Association (AHA), with the....More
Feb 22, 2011

HSUS Is PETA In A Business Suit

While People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) is busy planning its next radical move to gain media attention, employees for the Humane....More
Feb 21, 2011

Don't Give In To The Squeaky Wheel

“Fifty-two million people in the U.S. today are food insecure, and First Lady Michelle Obama’s push for locally grown food is an elitist point of....More
Feb 17, 2011

BEEF Seminar Highlights Advocacy Work, Sustainability Model, Tax Strategies

It was a quick trip to Tulare, CA, for the World Ag Expo (WAE) last week where I participated in the second annual BEEF Seminar. It was the 44th....More
Feb 16, 2011

Clearing The Air On Cattle And The Environment

On. Nov. 26, 2006, the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations (UN) released a report titled, “Livestock’s Long Shadow.” The....More
Feb 15, 2011

Farm American Project Celebrates Agriculture

Troy and Stacy Hadrick, Advocates for Agriculture, were recognized as BEEF magazine’s 2010 Trailblazers at the Cattle Industry Convention in Denver,....More
Feb 14, 2011

Celebrate Valentine's Day With A Ribeye And Your Sweetheart

Just a heads up to the ranchers who may have missed the memo: today is Valentine’s Day, the day to celebrate your love for your number-one chore....More
Feb 10, 2011

Advice For Ranching With Multiple Generations

Three ranchers spoke about multi-generational ranching at the 2011 Cattle Industry Convention and Trade Show last week in Denver. With only 40% of U....More
Feb 09, 2011

Ranchers Define Animal Welfare

A cowboy has a special relationship with his livestock. Ranchers are committed to caring for their cattle — that means providing them the essentials....More
Feb 08, 2011

BEEF Readers Win Books, Calendars, Boots, Western Wear And More

It felt a little bit like Christmas for many BEEF magazine readers in attendance at the 2011 Cattle Industry Convention and Trade Show held last week....More
Feb 07, 2011

It's Our Turn, Oprah

Oprah has a long-standing reputation for being an extremely generous and charitable woman who has earned well-deserved acclaim around the world for....More
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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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