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Oct 28, 2009

Loading Up Calves, Dishing About Ohio's Issue 2

It's a busy day at our operation today. Later this afternoon, we will be loading up our sale cattle to market in town. For the better part of the....More
Oct 27, 2009

Count Your Many Blessings

I'll admit that, as of late, I haven't been feeling exactly positive about the state of the beef industry today. What with the cold, wet weather....More
Oct 26, 2009

The True Unsung Heroes, Women in Agriculture

Women in agriculture are unsung heroes. When a woman vows to marry a farmer, she knows she is also marrying the operation, too, including the cattle....More
Oct 22, 2009

What's It Like In Your Neck of the Woods?

Rain. Rain. Rain. It seems to be the theme for 2009. Some of you are begging for a drop of rain, and some of us are just wishing it would go away....More
Oct 21, 2009

Farmers on List of America's Most Dangerous Jobs

At times, it feels like the general consumer doesn't understand what we do on our farms and ranches. In the past few years, it has become evident....More
Oct 20, 2009

Media, For the Last Time, It's H1N1, Not Swine Flu

As I was driving to the Twin Cities this weekend to attend the Minnesota Beef Expo, the radio was nonstop news about a show pig that was infected....More
Oct 19, 2009

Introducing College Aggies Online

I'm so excited to tell you about a new program that just launched last week! This program is called College Aggies Online, and it is a joint venture....More
Oct 15, 2009

Blog Action Day 2009: Climate Change

Today is Blog Action Day 2009 where thousands of bloggers in countries around the globe write about the same topic on the same day to make a....More
Oct 14, 2009

HSUS Attempts Christian Public Relations Stunt

Since I started my agriculture advocacy work three years ago, I have made it a point to monitor the activities of the Humane Society of the United....More
Oct 13, 2009

Hot Topic: Last Night's Larry King Live, "Beef - Safe or Scary?"

Last night, Larry King Live aired a segment titled, "Beef - Safe or Scary?" This segment opened up with testimonies from consumers who had contracted....More
Oct 12, 2009

Introducing the 2010 National Beef Ambassadors!

It was certainly a late evening traveling back home from Ft. Smith, Ark. last night, but my adrenaline is still pumping with the excitement as the....More
Oct 08, 2009

Advice From One Generation To Another

I'm getting on an airplane this Friday and heading to Fort Smith, Ark. for the weekend to attend the 2010 National Beef Ambassador Contest. I will be....More
Oct 07, 2009

What's Your Ranch Story?

Every farm or ranch has a story; some date back hundreds of years. I was looking through my arsenal of recent interviews and recordings of different....More
Oct 06, 2009

How Do Consumers View Weaning Time?

Over the weekend, we weaned calves. It's always a big exciting weekend for us. The neighbors come to help us out, and it's a day spent with friends....More
Oct 05, 2009

BEEF Daily Reader Review Sweepstakes Winners

Two weeks ago, I opened the floor to listen to your ideas and suggestions for future topics of discussion on this blog with the BEEF Daily Reader....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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