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Aug 23, 2011

Ranchers Offer Drought Testimonies

The drought plaguing the Southern Plains has garnered national attention this summer. As pastures have burnt up and hay supplies depleted, ranchers....More
Aug 22, 2011

The Future Of Agriculture Looks Bright

The future of agriculture was the topic of discussion at Dakotafest on Aug. 17, in Mitchell, SD. A large crowd gathered to listen to forum speakers....More
Aug 18, 2011

Meeting The Demand For Meat

The U.S. beef export market continues to grow, and along with it, the chance for beef producers to feed the world and add dollars to their pockets....More
Aug 17, 2011

What's Your Take On USDA's Proposed Animal ID Program?

On Aug. 9, USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) issued a proposed rule, called the Animal Disease Traceability (ADT) Program, that....More
Aug 16, 2011

Beef And Bikers

The Steakhouse Saloon, owned by Kim and Colleen King of the 2Y Ranch in Belle Fourche, SD, was the hot spot during the Sturgis Bike Rally Aug. 8-10....More
Aug 15, 2011

Ag Lenders Team Up To Share Words Of Wisdom

As fuel and feed prices continue to skyrocket, producers struggle to find black in a sea of red on paper. With input costs increasing, even higher....More
Aug 11, 2011

Making Memories At The Fair

It’s county and state fair time! For many, that means loading up kids and cattle and taking the annual family vacation. And, as exhausting as a week....More
Aug 10, 2011

Beefing Up The Ball Games

It’s been a busy summer of beef promotions for the members of the South Dakota Cattlemen’s Auxiliary (SDCA). As an SDCA member, I really enjoyed our....More
Aug 09, 2011

Eating Right At What Cost?

Last week, a BEEF Daily blog post sparked a heated discussion on food, taxes, the government and our freedoms as Americans. The blog asked readers, "....More
Aug 08, 2011

What's Your Two Cents On The Debt Ceiling Measure?

"Anger at the nation's leaders for taking so long to strike a debt-ceiling deal has turned into high anxiety over jobs and the economy amid growing....More
Aug 04, 2011

Do You Support A Bad Food Tax?

Sixty years ago, before the invention of frozen TV dinners, the staples of the American diet were whole, simple foods — meat, potatoes, butter, milk....More
Aug 03, 2011

Beef For The Cure

When giving presentations across the country about promoting beef, I frequently advise producers to incorporate positive messages about cattle....More
Aug 02, 2011

Microsoft Supports National FFA To Launch Agricultural Career Network

Last week, I wrote about how JCPenney is supporting 4-H through the “Pennies From Heaven” campaign, and the theme of large corporations supporting....More
Aug 01, 2011

RZR Masks Summer Grazing Photography Champions

The BEEF Daily and RZR Masks Summer Grazing Photography Contest is coming to a close, as voters have selected their champions. There’s nothing more....More
Jul 28, 2011

JCPenney Raising Money For 4-H Youth

JCPenney (JCP) has raised a whopping 858,835 pennies that have been donated to youth programs like 4-H, Boys and Girls Club of America, YMCA, and....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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