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Mar 15, 2012

Sensational Headlines Aside, Beef Is A Healthy Choice6

Does red meat consumption equate to increased mortality? That's the claim of research released Monday and widely reported by national media this week....More
Mar 14, 2012

Do You Support Ag Gag Laws?15

“But, Amanda, I know animal abuse is real; I’ve watched all those videos on YouTube of factory farmers beating their animals.” This is a statement....More
Mar 13, 2012

Terrorists Target American Agriculture7

Is there a bulls eye on the backs of America’s farmers and ranchers? With troops in various places around the globe protecting our freedoms, the....More
Mar 12, 2012

End The Hysteria! Pink Slime Is A Myth!49

Media hype has created another wave of hysteria among American consumers. The latest rumor targets beef, with journalists accusing food chains like....More
Mar 08, 2012

Video Chat With Team Brangus On Social Media

Bring the coffee shop conversations online! Grab a cup of brew, get comfortable on the couch with your laptop and start advocating for agriculture!....More
Mar 07, 2012

Trend Alert: Meat Pies!4

“Much loved in Australia, Britain and elsewhere, but traditionally ignored in the U.S., meat pies are showing signs of hitting trend status here, too....More
Mar 05, 2012

Celebrate National Ag Week!2

It’s National Ag Week; let’s celebrate! Producers are hosting promotional activities across the country this week, and the official....More
Mar 04, 2012

In A Hamburger Economy, Hollywood Still Loves Steak2

According to USDA, 2011 U.S. per-capita beef consumption was at 57.4 lbs./person, down 13% from 2001 and 25% from 1980. By 2012, it’s estimated that....More
Feb 29, 2012

Jude Capper On Brain Food15

“Nothing moved us into bigger brains faster than the consumption of animal products. Yet, it’s clearly documented that fats from animal products....More
Feb 29, 2012

Will Lab-Grown Meat Catch On?7

Would you eat lab-grown beef? This was the question I posed last week on the blog, and generated a pretty interesting discussion in the comments....More
Feb 28, 2012

PETA Killed 95% Of Pets In Its Care In 2011, Watchdog Group Charges12

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), an organization known for its uncompromising animal-rights positions, killed more than 95% of the....More
Feb 27, 2012

Six Steps For Transitioning The Ranch1

By following six steps, farm operators and small business owners can develop a plan to chart the course for future growth and sustainability,....More
Feb 23, 2012

Would You Eat Lab-Grown Beef?18

Test-tube burgers are hitting the news again, and if the idea of eating synthetic beef makes your skin crawl, keep reading....More
Feb 22, 2012

Do You Support McDonald’s Stance On Gestation Crates?23

As a cattle producer, I’m proud that today’s beef industry looks much the same as it did 100 years ago. Cattle drives are still commonplace. Ranchers....More
Feb 21, 2012

Will You Take Home $100 In VISA Beef Bucks Today?2

Today, we’re announcing the champion and reserve champion photographers in the “Winter Wonderland On The Ranch” photo contest, plus three randomly....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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