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Apr 08, 2010

Ranch Wife Brings Ag to Life Through Blog; You Can Too!

As farmers and ranchers, we know it takes grit, spirit, determination and hard work to get the job done. Our stories are filled with family, friends....More
Apr 07, 2010

Retired Butcher Establishes "Meatshop101" For Consumers

This is the story of a remarkable man who has dedicated his life to retail, customer service and meat, and now, he is taking his career one step....More
Apr 06, 2010

Updates On 4-H/HSUS, Photo Contest and More

Last week was a busy one on BEEF Daily with the launching of a new photo contest, an interview with an agriculture economist on marketing tips and....More
Apr 05, 2010

Gear Up For Earth Day With BEEF Resources

April 22, 2010 marks the 40th anniversary of Earth Day, a day of celebration that farmers and ranchers recognize every single day. While most of us....More
Apr 01, 2010

Get This: HSUS Targeting 4-H Kids Through 'Humane Teens' Campaign

UPDATE (April 5 at 9:36 p.m.) After countless emails, phone calls and even a statement from National 4-H Headquarters, I figured I better update this....More
Mar 31, 2010

BEEF Daily Baby Calf Photo Contest

Spring is here, and, for many, that means new beginnings. The pastures are greening up, the snow is melting and baby calves are everywhere. In honor....More
Mar 30, 2010

Student Leaders Meet at Youth Beef Industry Council

My sincerest apologies for the delayed delivery of yesterday's newsletter; due to technical difficulties, BEEF Daily was mailed out late afternoon....More
Mar 29, 2010

Developing a Plan to Market Cattle, Manage Risk

“It seems the consensus in the market is that demand is a huge problem; however, the markets have upside potential with risk” said Matthew Diersen,....More
Mar 25, 2010

It's A Brand New Day, Make the Most of It!

There is no better medicine in the world than a rancher enjoying a sunny day and watching baby calves race across the pasture, and I took an extra....More
Mar 24, 2010

'Beef on a Budget' Blog Aims to Boost Demand

Anna-Lisa Giannini from California and Amy Brown from Texas met in a photography class at Oklahoma State University (OSU), where they immediately....More
Mar 23, 2010

Farmers and Ranchers Care!

My favorite group of young agriculture professionals, the National Beef Ambassadors, are hard at work promoting the beef industry to consumers on....More
Mar 22, 2010

Advice From an Agriculture Lender For Young Producers

Ask an ag lender what it takes to be in production agriculture and many will say, “A million dollars.” While the financial aspect of farming and....More
Mar 18, 2010

Michigan Meat Out Day During National Ag Week! Excuse Me?

National Agriculture Day is March 20. This celebrated day in history is a thank you to America's farmers and ranchers for the hard work they do 365....More
Mar 17, 2010

Celebrating National Ag Week with Ag in the Classroom

Yesterday, I had the great opportunity to speak with nearly 300 fourth graders at Mitchell's annual agriculture in the classroom event, held at the....More
Mar 16, 2010

Gearing Up Again With Team ZIP

It's that time of year again...calving is in full swing, the spring thaw is well underway and it's time to hit the pavement and start training for....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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