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Communicating Ag's Story
Nov 07, 2012

Ag Must Do A Better Job Of Communicating With Consumers6

Earlier this week, my youngest sister, Kaley, competed at her district FFA contest in both public speaking and extemporaneous speaking, two contests....More
Nov 06, 2012

Election Results Could Greatly Impact Agriculture15

Today, a majority of Americans will go to the polls and mark our ballots, as we do our civic duty and help choose our nation’s direction for the next....More
Nov 05, 2012

Caption This Photo For A Chance To Win $125 Roper Gift Certificate89

With November in full swing, folks are starting to gear up for the holiday season. As a member of the South Dakota Cattlemen’s Auxiliary, I’ve got a....More
Nov 01, 2012

Dr. Oz Says Meat Is Not The Cause Of America’s Obesity Problem12

Mehmet Oz is a cardiothoracic surgeon, author and television host, as well as director of the Cardiovascular Institute and Complementary Medicine....More
combine corn harvest in field
Oct 31, 2012

Let’s Speculate On Corn Prices8

In my area of eastern South Dakota, the corn and bean harvests are pretty much completed. Combines have been greased and cleaned and tucked away for....More
Fall corn combine
Oct 30, 2012

New Video Explains Challenges Of Today’s Food System5

How can today's food system meet the growing global demand to produce more food using fewer resources? That is the question posed by The Center For....More
Lauren Chase Puppy Photo
Oct 29, 2012

NEW Contest: Name This Photo And Win $50 Roper Gift Certificate!146

Two weeks ago, I launched the beginning of a series of contests that will lead us up to the holidays. As promised, every couple of weeks, we will....More
South Dakota's Northern Beef Packers Still Delayed
Oct 25, 2012

South Dakota Packing Plant Taking Baby Steps Forward To Open6

The cow-calf industry looks much the same today as it did 100 years ago. Horses are largely still used to round up the cattle that graze on rolling....More
Preg-Checking Cattle Pays Dividends
Oct 24, 2012

Preg-Checking Your Cows Pays Off4

According to Jude Capper, a sustainability consultant and adjunct professor at Washington State University, 90% of the U.S. cowherd has a calf each....More
sustainabile beef
Oct 23, 2012

What Is Sustainable Beef?19

Consumers today are blessed with a myriad of choices when they walk into a grocery store. Aside from the many brands of beef, shoppers can choose....More
Six Reasons To Eat Meat Every Day Of The Week
Oct 22, 2012

Six Reasons Why I Eat Meat Every Day -- Mondays, Too100

Prevention magazine urges readers to go meatless on Mondays; BEEF Daily Editor Amanda Radke offers her own rebuttal, with six reasons to eat meat....More
Amanda Radke Honored In Industry Achievement List
Oct 18, 2012

Industry List Inspires Me To Do More6

Day in and day out, cattle ranchers work hard to take care of the land and their animals, while producing wholesome beef to feed the world. A small....More
Oct 17, 2012

North Dakota Ranchers Fight For Their Futures9

On Nov. 6, U.S. voters will choose our nation’s leaders and hope those individuals will understand that agriculture is the backbone of the nation’s....More
Oct 16, 2012

Where Do Obama, Romney Stand On Ag?8

The last couple of weeks have been busy for nighttime television as debates featuring the presidential and vice-presidential candidates from the two....More
Oct 14, 2012

'Tis The Season For Fun Giveaways!61

I know it’s only October, but I can’t help myself; I’m excited and ready for the holiday season. From Halloween to Thanksgiving to Christmas and New....More
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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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