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Mar 15, 2010

Risk Management Through Livestock Insurance Programs

Crop farmers have been using insurance for years in order to minimize risk, protect against disaster and establish price bottoms. It was only a....More
Mar 11, 2010

Tips and Tricks For Sharing the Agriculture Story Online

This past weekend, I spoke at the 2010 Leading the BEST Conference in Columbus, OH, where I had the opportunity to work with beef industry youth. The....More
Mar 10, 2010

Caught In The Act, HSUS Takes Advantage of Mary Kay Label

Mary Kay cosmetics is a brand women across the country have learned to trust, and rightly so. With a mission statement of "enriching women's lives,"....More
Mar 09, 2010

Reach Out: Mary Kay Wrongly Sponsors HSUS Gala

As reported by HumaneWatch in an entry titled, "This One's For All The Ladies Out There," Mary Kay Cosmetics is a corporate sponsor for an upcoming....More
Mar 08, 2010

Cattle Marketing Advice For Beef Producers

If, for generations, your family's cattle business has been marketing calves the same way, the same day each and every year, now might be the time to....More
Mar 04, 2010

This Blog is Yours, That's No Bull

It's bull sale season across the country, and that means bulls are starting to act like, well, bulls. They are ready for warm weather, green pastures....More
Mar 03, 2010

National Supporting Agriculture Day-Wear Green Today!

It's a great day to be in agriculture, and folks across the country are celebrating by wearing green today. It's "National Supporting Agriculture Day....More
Mar 02, 2010

Get Active, Join the Online Conversation

In one of my final interviews from the 2010 Cattle Industry Annual Trade Show and Convention, I had the opportunity to work with the National Beef....More
Mar 01, 2010

Keep Spreading Beef Love This March

After a beef checkoff campaign this February that had more than 95 million media impressions, the folks behind the "I Heart Beef" effort are....More
Feb 25, 2010

Keeping a Watchful Eye on HSUS

If you haven't checked out HumaneWatch, the new watchdog project dedicated to analyzing the activities of the Humane Society of the U.S. (HSUS), then....More
Feb 24, 2010

Yellow Tail Shows Support of Farmers and Ranchers

The good folks at the Animal Agriculture Alliance are commending Yellow Tail Wine for their effort to repair the relationship between themselves and....More
Feb 23, 2010

Funston: Nutritional Management For Heifers and Cows

Developing heifers can be tricky business, and producer success largely depends on management decisions along the way. While genetic selection plays....More
Feb 22, 2010

What Is In America's Future?

If you haven't read this blog post, What Is In America's Future? by Dirty Jobs contributor SRM yet, than you definitely need to check it out today on....More
Feb 18, 2010

Calving Season Resources For Practical Cattlemen

It's calving season for many, and that means late night checks, bedding down the barns and making sure the new babies get off to a good start. Of....More
Feb 17, 2010

Calling All Comments: Advice For Young Producers

The past five weeks have been a whirlwind for me as I have traveled the country speaking to various agriculture groups on a wide range of topics -....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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