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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
Apr 12, 2012

NEW Spring Calving Photo Contest1

There’s nothing better at the end of a long day of work than watching baby calves race across the pasture. One of the first lessons I learned on the....More
Apr 11, 2012

Seriously Dude, It’s Beef!18

With Beef Month just around the corner, it’s time to gear consumers fired up for summer grilling season, which kicks off in May! But, with concerns....More
Apr 10, 2012

Drought Predictions Worry Farmers1

In South Dakota, there’s an old saying that goes, “If you don’t like the weather now, just wait five minutes -- it will change.” While the state is....More
Apr 09, 2012

Will You Buy A Soldier A Steak?4

I’m thankful to have the freedom to pursue my dreams here in the U.S. For that I give thanks to the men and women in our military, who make great....More
Apr 05, 2012

Song Celebrates The American Farmer, Benefits FFA3

If you haven’t heard the song, “American Farmer,” by country music artist Steve Azar, you’re in for a real treat. The lyrics celebrate....More
Apr 04, 2012

Consumer Weighs In On Beef Controversy: “Dude, It’s Beef.”47

Andrew Revkin admits to not eating much beef in his household. Since he’s not a huge fan of steak and burgers, it would seem likely that the smear....More
Apr 03, 2012

Tightening The Pursestrings In The Cattle Business

Ask my tax man -- the beef business is expensive! For those of you in the midst of calving season, preparing for planting and locking in summer....More
Apr 02, 2012

Sir Paul McCartney Publishes Meatless Mondays Cookbook6

The Meatless Monday campaign, which has rapidly spread into schools and communities across the nation, is aimed to reduce our environmental footprint....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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