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Jun 16, 2011

Cowboys Fight Cancer, Rope For Cure

One in four Americans will be diagnosed with cancer this year, a staggering statisticto consider. Cancer is the number-one killer in the U.S., and....More
Jun 15, 2011

Five Topics On My Radar This Week

Last weekend, I spoke at a meeting for one of my favorite groups, the South Dakota Cattlemen's Auxiliary. This dynamic group of women practically....More
Jun 14, 2011

No Scare Tactics. No Food Myths. All Truth. No Bull.

At BEEF Daily, I strive to share the real and accurate stories of the people and places directly involved in production agriculture. In addition, I....More
Jun 13, 2011

Cowboys And Cattlemen Photo Contest Finalists

With Father's Day less than a week away, BEEF and Roper are paying special tribute with the "Cowboys and Cattlemen" Photo Contest. More than 70....More
Jun 09, 2011

Video: Fire It Up With Sizzling Steaks, Asparagus!

A few weeks ago, I featured celebrity chef and owner of the Boothill Saloon....More
Jun 08, 2011

Cowboy Dad Stories That Will Touch Your Heart

The BEEF and Roper "Cowboys and Cattlemen" Photography Contest is in full swing, and the deadline for sending your entries to me is Friday. Finalists....More
Jun 07, 2011

Team ZIP, Carrie Underwood, HSUS Checks, Photo Contest

Since September 2008, when I wrote my first official post on this blog, BEEF Daily has become an important part of my daily life -- a place where I....More
Jun 06, 2011

My Thoughts On USDA's MyPlate - What's Your Take?

The U.S. food industry enables Americans to spend less than 10% of their disposable income on groceries; despite this luxury, one in eight Americans....More
Jun 02, 2011

Beef Night At The Races

Funded by the beef checkoff, the South Dakota Cattlemen’s Auxiliary (SDCA) hosted the 6th Annual Beef Night at the Races at Huset’s Speedway in....More
Jun 01, 2011

BEEF and Roper "Cowboys And Cattlemen" Photo Contest!

It's hard to believe June is here already, and Father's Day is quickly approaching. As the oldest of three daughters, I was naturally Dad's right-....More
May 31, 2011

National Cattledog Finals, Reader Stories, Prize Winners Named

I was incredibly humbled to have the opportunity to host the 2011 RFD-TV U.S. Border Collie Handler's Association's National Cattledog Finals in....More
May 30, 2011

Reader Pens Story About Young Ranch Wife

When Sharlee Goss won the BEEF Daily Cowgirls and Cattlewomen Photography Contest earlier this month, there was little doubt the picture captured a....More
May 26, 2011

National Cattledog Finals, Here I Come!

Without a doubt, cattle dogs are an instrumental part of any working livestock ranch. They can move swiftly to sort, regroup or pair up calves, and....More
May 25, 2011

What's Your Advice For The Under-35 Crowd?

As a young person in production agriculture, I’m quickly learning firsthand the joys and challenges of raising cattle. Growing up on a ranch gave me....More
May 24, 2011

Standing Up For Agriculture's Youth

When I was in elementary school, there was a school talent show, and my mom reminded me the other day about how I came home crying because I didn't....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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