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Jan 10, 2011

The Cattle Business Is A Juggling Act

I'm quickly learning the cattle business is a juggling act. There are so many balls to keep up in the air when it comes to the seedstock business. Of....More
Jan 06, 2011

Second Jobs Are Second Nature For Ranchers

“More than half of America’s farmers work a job off the farm to make ends meet, according to USDA figures. Throughout the country, farmers open up....More
Jan 05, 2011

HSUS Coming To Lobby At A State Near You

A South Dakota reader, Nancy Ogle, recently sent me some information about an upcoming event coming to our state. It's called the South Dakota Humane....More
Jan 04, 2011

Top 10 Blogs of 2010 And 2011 Resolutions

The first of January has come and gone, and I’m sure many of you have set New Year’s resolutions to conquer this year. Virtually all make plans to....More
Jan 03, 2011

New Year's Blizzard

Over the holiday weekend, the temperature dropped, the snow flew and the wind blew across the South Dakota prairie, leaving my husband Tyler and me....More
Dec 30, 2010

Faith. Family. Farming.

Growing up, we were taught to have our priorities in order. For us, that meant faith, family and farming. These values were instilled in me and my....More
Dec 29, 2010

HSUS Says Michael Vick Can Own Animals, But Farmers Can't

Recently, the Humane Society of the U.S. (HSUS), which has worked hard to eliminate animal ownership of any kind, is now endorsing Michael Vick, who....More
Dec 28, 2010

Animal Agriculture Good For The Planet

William Hayes is a meat industry professional from Buenos Aires, Argentina, and a writer for the Meat Trade News Daily. In a recent article, Hayes....More
Dec 27, 2010

The Discussion Is On At Forever 21

It’s 91 and counting. That’s how many posts by farmers, ranchers and shoppers were made as of last night on the discussion board on the Forever 21....More
Dec 23, 2010

Have A Moooo-ry Christmas!

The Christmas tree is decorated, the cookies are frosted, church-goers are bundling up to head to services, children are sledding down the hills,....More
Dec 22, 2010

I've Tucked Three Presents Under The Tree For You!

What happens when a television star, dietitian and chef visits a packing plant? Was New York Times best-selling author Ellie Krieger disturbed at....More
Dec 21, 2010

Forever 21 Supports HSUS; Let Them Know Your Thoughts

Christmas may be just around the corner, but agriculture advocacy never takes a holiday. This just in: Forever 21, a popular clothing store for teens....More
Dec 20, 2010

Leading Young Ranchers Toward Production Agriculture

Last week, BEEF Daily hosted a giveaway to celebrate the Christmas season. Bob Neese was the winner of the first sweepstakes and took home a set of....More
Dec 16, 2010

BEEF Daily Christmas Stocking Stuffer For You!

Earlier this week, Bob Neese was the randomly selected winner of the first Christmas giveaway by answering the following question: What is the....More
Dec 15, 2010

Students Respond To Vegan Columnist

On Dec. 1, an article titled, "You truly are what you eat," appeared in The Collegian, the student newspaper at South Dakota State University (SDSU....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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