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May 09, 2012

Do We Need Animal ID?14

The U.S. confirmed its fourth case of BSE in April, this one in a central California dairy cow. While the announcement sent shockwaves through the....More
May 08, 2012

When It Rains, It Pours

Irony is hurrying to get the field worked and planted before the rain comes in, only to be rewarded for that extra hustle with a flash flood a few....More
May 02, 2012

Veganism Book For Kids Goes Too Far13

“Vegan Is Love” is the title of a new children’s book by Ruby Roth. While I grew up on innocent Disney fairytales, the Bernstein Bears, and the Laura....More
May 01, 2012

Domino’s Pizza Rejects HSUS Resolution9

“Domino’s Pizza shareholders overwhelmingly rejected a request to study ending the use of pork from suppliers who confine pregnant pigs in crates....More
Apr 30, 2012

Celebrate May Beef Month With Roper Apparel

May is finally here, which means producers are in the midst of spring planting and getting the pairs and fences ready for summer grazing. May also....More
Apr 30, 2012

Farm Boy Spring Calving Photography Champions2

As April comes to a close, it’s also time to announce the winners in the 2012 Spring Calving Photography Contest, sponsored by Farm Boy and Farm Girl....More
Apr 26, 2012

BSE Case An Issue Of Animal Health, Not Food Safety2

On April 24, USDA confirmed a positive test result of Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE) in a dairy cow in California. USDA has confirmed this....More
Apr 25, 2012

Consumer Magazines Brag On Beef2

Want to improve your strength and endurance, increase your muscle mass while reducing fat, and live a long, healthy life? Beef may be the answer,....More
Apr 23, 2012

Calling All Carnivores: Is Eating Meat Ethical?9

Thousands of readers entered essays explaining the ethics of eating meat in a contest hosted by The New York Times (NYT). The panel of judges, which....More
Apr 23, 2012

VOTE: Farm Boy’s Spring Calving Photography Contest7

Calving season is a busy time for cattlemen -- with late-night checks on first-calf heifers, weighing and tagging new babies, troubleshooting when....More
Apr 18, 2012

Hunger Games’ Jennifer Lawrence No Fan Of PETA5

If you haven’t heard of the Hunger Games trilogy, I encourage you to get out from under the rock you’ve been hiding. The first book in the series,....More
Apr 18, 2012

The Pioneer Woman’s Grilling Tips1

Ree Drummond, The Pioneer Woman, is best known for her blog, where she chronicles life on the ranch -- sharing her adventures as an ex-vegetarian who....More
Apr 16, 2012

Wear Green To Support Agriculture Tomorrow!4

Make plans to sport a green shirt tomorrow, April 18, for the third annual “Wear Green To Support Agriculture Day!” Wear green to work and strike up....More
Apr 15, 2012

Stand Up For Agriculture!7

Texas A....More

Amanda Radke

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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