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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
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
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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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