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Lauren Chase Puppy Photo
Oct 29, 2012

NEW Contest: Name This Photo And Win $50 Roper Gift Certificate!146

Two weeks ago, I launched the beginning of a series of contests that will lead us up to the holidays. As promised, every couple of weeks, we will....More
South Dakota's Northern Beef Packers Still Delayed
Oct 25, 2012

South Dakota Packing Plant Taking Baby Steps Forward To Open6

The cow-calf industry looks much the same today as it did 100 years ago. Horses are largely still used to round up the cattle that graze on rolling....More
Preg-Checking Cattle Pays Dividends
Oct 24, 2012

Preg-Checking Your Cows Pays Off4

According to Jude Capper, a sustainability consultant and adjunct professor at Washington State University, 90% of the U.S. cowherd has a calf each....More
sustainabile beef
Oct 23, 2012

What Is Sustainable Beef?19

Consumers today are blessed with a myriad of choices when they walk into a grocery store. Aside from the many brands of beef, shoppers can choose....More
Six Reasons To Eat Meat Every Day Of The Week
Oct 22, 2012

Six Reasons Why I Eat Meat Every Day -- Mondays, Too100

Prevention magazine urges readers to go meatless on Mondays; BEEF Daily Editor Amanda Radke offers her own rebuttal, with six reasons to eat meat....More
Amanda Radke Honored In Industry Achievement List
Oct 18, 2012

Industry List Inspires Me To Do More6

Day in and day out, cattle ranchers work hard to take care of the land and their animals, while producing wholesome beef to feed the world. A small....More
Oct 17, 2012

North Dakota Ranchers Fight For Their Futures9

On Nov. 6, U.S. voters will choose our nation’s leaders and hope those individuals will understand that agriculture is the backbone of the nation’s....More
Oct 16, 2012

Where Do Obama, Romney Stand On Ag?8

The last couple of weeks have been busy for nighttime television as debates featuring the presidential and vice-presidential candidates from the two....More
Oct 14, 2012

'Tis The Season For Fun Giveaways!61

I know it’s only October, but I can’t help myself; I’m excited and ready for the holiday season. From Halloween to Thanksgiving to Christmas and New....More
Oct 11, 2012

EHD Worrying Ranchers4

Epizootic hemorrhagic disease (EHD) is an acute, infectious, often fatal, viral disease that impacts some wild ruminants. Another similar disease....More
Oct 10, 2012

Magazine Needs To Check Facts On BSE7

Just as BPI’s lean finely textured beef was unfairly characterized as “pink slime” and the H1N1 flu strain was dubbed “swine flu” by the media, the....More
Oct 09, 2012

New Poll Indicates Readers Approved Of Romney In First Debate11

Last week's presidential debate provided an interesting turn of events. While President Barack Obama is usually charismatic and smooth as butter....More
Oct 08, 2012

National Vegetarian Month Ramps Up Activist Efforts In October13

According to, 25% of Americans believe animals should have the same rights as people. That would mean your dog, Fluffy, could sue you....More
Oct 04, 2012

HSUS Lawyers Keep Busy Suing Agriculture Groups19

The Humane Society of the U.S. (HSUS) is ramping up its efforts and looking to tighten a chokehold on agriculture through its litigation arm. Under....More
Oct 03, 2012

If You Want To Help Animals, Don’t Write HSUS A Check1

The Humane Society of the U.S. (HSUS) wants your money. Although its television commercials promise to save sad puppies and kitties, HSUS doesn’t....More

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Amanda Radke is a fifth generation rancher from Mitchell, S.D., who has dedicated her career to serving as a voice for the nation’s beef producers. A 2009 graduate of South Dakota State...
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