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Nov 22, 2012

Happy Thanksgiving From My Ranch To Yours!4

Perhaps you’re reading this blog while drinking your morning cup of joe before heading out to do cattle chores. Or, maybe you’re sitting on the couch....More
Nov 21, 2012

Beef Is Just As Healthy As Turkey4

If you’re watching your waistline and looking for lean alternatives, don’t ditch beef this holiday season. Chances are your Thanksgiving turkey is....More
Nov 19, 2012

South Dakota Cattlemen's Holiday Beef Commercial Is Live!1

You might recall that a few weeks ago I talked about preparing to shoot a holiday commercial promoting beef. The television commercial will air on....More
Lauren Chase Cow & Cowboy
Nov 19, 2012

Caption This Photo For A Chance To Win A Copy Of “Big Sky Boots”185

Thanksgiving is this week, and if you’re like me, you’re busy preparing for the big holiday with family. It’s a time to be thankful for our many....More
limousin bred heifer in pasture
Nov 14, 2012

Ranchers Need Permanent Estate Tax Relief10

I celebrated my 25th birthday earlier this week at a small steakhouse in Letcher, SD. While enjoying steak tips and wine, one of our neighbors joined....More
Nov 14, 2012

North Dakota Votes To Protect Right To Farm3

Now that the dust has settled on the election, I have a little more time to evaluate the wins and losses of this political season. One of the issues....More
D.C. poitics after election
Nov 12, 2012

D.C. Politics: From The Farm Bill, To Fiscal Cliff, To The Estate Tax6

With the Democrats in control of the Senate and the Republicans having a stronghold in the House of Representatives, we likely can expect a gridlock....More
Shooting a holiday beef commerical
Nov 11, 2012

Filming A Holiday Beef Commercial1

I am a member of the South Dakota Cattlemen’s Auxiliary, which does beef promotions throughout the year. We donate beef roasts to food pantries for....More
Nov 07, 2012

What Obama Win Means For Agriculture24

Whether you’re elated or depressed about the election results, the reality is we have re-elected President Obama for a second term, the Democrats....More
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
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