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Nov 18, 2009

"Drop That Burger," Says Forbes Article

It seems like articles like this one are getting to be a dime a dozen these days. Forbes Magazine recently published an article titled, "Drop That....More
Nov 17, 2009

Animal Ethics Philosopher Speaks to SDSU Students, Producers

Bernard E. Rollin is a philosopher widely recognized for his approach to animal rights, as well as his influence in politics. At Colorado State....More
Nov 16, 2009

How Did You Get Your Start in the Beef Business?

It was a beautiful, sunny day in Mitchell, S.D. this weekend for preg-checking the cows. The cattle quickly moved efficiently through the wheel....More
Nov 12, 2009

Cowherd Management, Pregnancy Exams, Selecting Cull Cows

Well, the rain has finally subsided, and the rare South Dakota sun has been gracing us with its presence, as of late. Finally, after postponing this....More
Nov 11, 2009

Have You Thanked A Veteran Today?

BEEF Daily would like to wish a Happy Veterans Day to those who have served our nation to protect our freedom. I know it comes with great sacrifice....More
Nov 10, 2009

Envisioning 2020, Preparing for Future Global Demand

Although I have never attended the International Livestock Congress-USA, I have heard great reviews from those that have participated in this event....More
Nov 09, 2009

Introducing YouTube Star, "The Real Farm Girl"

Laura Nielson is a born and raised cowgirl. She grew up on her family’s farm near Hartford, S.D., where the Nielsons raise 450 dairy cows, 400....More
Nov 05, 2009

Masters of Beef Advocacy Spotlight: Scott Niess

I feel the need to spread a little bit of sunshine on the blog today because that's exactly what the weather has been like for us all week! Finally,....More
Nov 04, 2009

Pass On The Gift: Heifer International

Have you heard of Heifer International? One of my best friends is taking a non-profit organization course at South Dakota State University, and he....More
Nov 03, 2009

HSUS Reveals True Characters in 'Words and Guns' Speech

This blog is beginning to feel like a tabloid as I report the ridiculous stunts the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) continues to pull to....More
Nov 02, 2009

Bob Barker Donates to Develop Animal Rights Major at Drury University

Former television game show host Bob Barker, who ended episodes of "The Price is Right" by asking viewers to spay and neuter their pets, donated $1....More
Oct 29, 2009

A Vet's Perspective on the Animal Care Debate

Today, my dad and I are headed up the road to Artesian, S.D. to help our neighbors wean their calves for today's sale in town. I think it's a great....More
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
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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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