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Mar 26, 2012

Let’s Clear The Air On "Pink Slime"13

When the rumor mill stirred up the headline-selling, scaremongering controversy of "pink slime" – more accurately known as lean, finely textured beef....More
Mar 22, 2012

Why Is Eating Meat Ethical?29

Calling all carnivores! The New York Times (NYT) wants to hear from you! In a 600-word essay, a panel of judges wants to review why you believe....More
Mar 21, 2012

I Declare Today “Meat-In Day!”2

Farmers and ranchers represent 2% of the U.S. population, and vegans represent another 3%. Yet, the debate is strongly fueled on both sides, with the....More
Mar 20, 2012

Saving The Family Ranch4

Every family ranch has a unique story. Some have been in the family for generations, while others are just getting started. Some have grown into....More
Mar 19, 2012

Take Action: Submit Your Animal Photos To HumaneWatch1

HSUS is at it again -- this time in Nebraska. After Gov. Dave Heineman made some pretty strong statements that the state will fight HSUS in Nebraska....More
Mar 15, 2012

Sensational Headlines Aside, Beef Is A Healthy Choice6

Does red meat consumption equate to increased mortality? That's the claim of research released Monday and widely reported by national media this week....More
Mar 14, 2012

Do You Support Ag Gag Laws?15

“But, Amanda, I know animal abuse is real; I’ve watched all those videos on YouTube of factory farmers beating their animals.” This is a statement....More
Mar 13, 2012

Terrorists Target American Agriculture7

Is there a bulls eye on the backs of America’s farmers and ranchers? With troops in various places around the globe protecting our freedoms, the....More
Mar 12, 2012

End The Hysteria! Pink Slime Is A Myth!49

Media hype has created another wave of hysteria among American consumers. The latest rumor targets beef, with journalists accusing food chains like....More
Mar 08, 2012

Video Chat With Team Brangus On Social Media

Bring the coffee shop conversations online! Grab a cup of brew, get comfortable on the couch with your laptop and start advocating for agriculture!....More
Mar 07, 2012

Trend Alert: Meat Pies!4

“Much loved in Australia, Britain and elsewhere, but traditionally ignored in the U.S., meat pies are showing signs of hitting trend status here, too....More
Mar 05, 2012

Celebrate National Ag Week!2

It’s National Ag Week; let’s celebrate! Producers are hosting promotional activities across the country this week, and the official....More
Mar 04, 2012

In A Hamburger Economy, Hollywood Still Loves Steak2

According to USDA, 2011 U.S. per-capita beef consumption was at 57.4 lbs./person, down 13% from 2001 and 25% from 1980. By 2012, it’s estimated that....More
Feb 29, 2012

Jude Capper On Brain Food15

“Nothing moved us into bigger brains faster than the consumption of animal products. Yet, it’s clearly documented that fats from animal products....More
Feb 29, 2012

Will Lab-Grown Meat Catch On?7

Would you eat lab-grown beef? This was the question I posed last week on the blog, and generated a pretty interesting discussion in the comments....More

Amanda Radke

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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