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Oct 13, 2010

Top 5 Lessons Ranches Teach Kids

Many of my friends are getting married and having babies, and it seems that whenever we get together, we always talk about the many life lessons farm....More
Oct 12, 2010

Online Forum Digs Into HSUS Lies

I was searching for some information on the Humane Society of the U.S. (HSUS) recently when I ran across a forum with the discussion title: "The....More
Oct 11, 2010

A Special Thanks To BEEF Daily Readers

Last Friday, I tied the knot with my best friend, Tyler Radke. It seems forever ago when we sat next to each other in our meats judging class at....More
Oct 07, 2010

Tomorrow I Will Say, "I Do."

Tomorrow, my dad will walk me down the aisle and give me away to another great man. It seems like just yesterday I was five years old and feeding the....More
Oct 06, 2010

Tweet This: Beef Ambassadors Talk Social Networking

‘Agvocacy’ is a term that was coined by farmers and ranchers who are dedicated to spreading the good word about agriculture through online....More
Oct 05, 2010

Producer Poll: What's Your Marketing Plan This Fall?

Your grandpa sold the calves on the same day each fall, and your father followed that tradition as well. Now it's your turn to make the decisions. It....More
Oct 04, 2010

2011 National Beef Ambassador Team Ready To Get To Work

My adrenaline is still pumping from this weekend's excitement in Rapid City, SD, where the 2011 National Beef Ambassadors were selected in a national....More
Sep 30, 2010

Prayers For The Krentz Family

I'm sure you all remember the story of Arizona rancher Robert Krentz who was killed in March on his own property 35 miles outside of the border town....More
Sep 29, 2010

Share This: Lean Beef And Your Health

A neighbor girl recently came back from college to spend the weekend at home. We ran into her at church, and she told me she was refraining from....More
Sep 28, 2010

What Do Local Shelters Think Of Good, Old HSUS?

What do local shelters think of the good, old Humane Society of the U.S. (HSUS)? That was the question posed to me when I spoke at the American Farm....More
Sep 27, 2010

Cows Are Depreciable Assets

I recently attended the Forestburg Farmers Elevator and Hubbard Feeds Fall Feeder Meeting and Steak Fry in Artesian, SD, just a few miles from our....More
Sep 23, 2010

Advice For New Land, Cattle Owners

The optimism of the cattle business in 2010 is spurring a growing number of novice land and cattle owners to try their hand in the trade, a decision....More
Sep 22, 2010

Ag Student Crashes HSUS Meeting In South Dakota

A few weeks ago, farmers and ranchers who sent an RSVP to attend a local Humane Society of the U.S. (HSUS) meeting in Sioux Falls, SD were uninvited....More
Sep 21, 2010

Traveling, Radio Interviews and More From Lady Gaga

This Friday, I will be headed to Bloomington, MN, to speak at the Minnesota Farm Bureau’s Ag Communicators Meeting, as well as the American Farm....More
Sep 20, 2010

Reader Feedback: What Is A Rancher?

Earlier this year, I asked readers to provide their definitions for what qualifies a person as a farmer or rancher. This was in response to a reader....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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