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Jan 02, 2012

Only 2% Of Americans Follow USDA My Plate Guidelines

More than 65% of Americans are considered overweight and obese, according to a study done by the NDP Group, a leading market research company....More
Dec 29, 2011

Cowboys To Kardashians: The Best Blogs Of 2011

Author Bill Vaughan once said, “An optimist stays up until midnight to see the new year in, while a pessimist stays up to make sure the old....More
Dec 28, 2011

Offer Advice For Young Ranchers And Win Beef Bucks

Sometimes I have to pinch myself to make sure my life isn’t a dream. I feel so fortunate to have a writing career that allows me to work....More
Dec 27, 2011

Keystone Pipeline: A Yay Or A Nay?

Should construction of the Keystone XL pipeline be approved? That’s this week’s poll question on the BEEF magazine homepage. With 154....More
Dec 26, 2011

Compromise Key To Moving Forward In Cattle Industry

The national political climate is always a hot topic among cattlemen, and listening to National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) President Bill....More
Dec 22, 2011

Merry Christmas From My Ranch To Yours

 It’s hard to believe Christmas is right around the corner. Here in Mitchell, SD, the weather has been beautiful — the sun shines....More
Dec 21, 2011

2011 Best Burgers And Beef Prizes!

 With Christmas around the corner, you can bet many Americans will feast on festive entrees like green bean casserole, mashed potatoes and....More
Dec 20, 2011

Be BOLD With Beef This Christmas!

 What’s the best kept secret in America? If you ask me, it’s the health benefits of beef! Often given a bad reputation for its fat....More
Dec 19, 2011

How Can We Feed 9 Billion People?

About 1 billion people go hungry each day; that’s one in seven people! Predictions indicate that by 2050, the world population will surge....More
Dec 15, 2011

Spread The Christmas Cheer With Beef

"'Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house, not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse. The stockings were hung by the chimney....More
Dec 14, 2011

My Grocery Bill Is How Much?

Faced with a stagnant U.S. economy, many consumers are cutting back on Christmas purchases this year. They’re also skipping movie nights and fancy....More
Dec 13, 2011

Give Beef, Win Beef!

As Christmas quickly approaches, I'm spending more time thinking about how truly fortunate so many of us are in life. In my children's book, "Levi's....More
Dec 12, 2011

HSUS Zealots Leave No Stone Unturned

The Humane Society of the U.S. (HSUS) is a busy organization -- lobbying to abolish animal agriculture and promote a vegan society. With its $130....More
Dec 08, 2011

Winter Conferences And Beef Bucks Winner

'Tis the season for fighting winter cold and snow, feeding hay and grain, gearing up for calving season and attending annual conferences. Today's....More
Dec 07, 2011

Tell Us About Your Blizzard Experiences

One of my favorite blog posts is one I wrote in November 2008 about the infamous blizzard of 1997 -- the one that hit the Dakotas in a violent fury,....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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