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Jul 06, 2011

City Meets Country, And Asks Lots Of Questions

One of my closest friends from high school is nothing like me, yet we manage to stay close despite our glaring differences. We’ve both traveled quite....More
Jul 05, 2011

Will USDA Follow Through To Address Horse Welfare?

On June 22, the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) proposed several recommendations for USDA to consider and implement in the next four....More
Jul 04, 2011

Happiness Is Where You Find It

July Fourth is a day of family, grilling, lakes and fireworks. This year marks the 235th anniversary of the date when 56 men declared to the....More
Jun 30, 2011

NBC's The Voice And The Beef Business

I’m not a big TV watcher, but I made an exception for NCB’s instant-hit “The Voice,” which features Christina Aguilera, Cee Lo Green, Adam Levine and....More
Jun 29, 2011

Do You Support The Checkoff?

I received an interesting phone call yesterday morning from a BEEF Daily reader and natural, grass-fed beef producer from New York who wanted to talk....More
Jun 28, 2011

How Much Will You Pay For That Ribeye?

I recently read an article in the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) discussing the surge of live-cattle prices here in the U.S. and how this will impact the....More
Jun 27, 2011

4-H Taught Me About Food, Circle Of Life

My name is Amanda Radke; I was an 11-year member of the Dakota Kids 4-H Club, and, because of this affiliation, that makes me a cold-blooded killer....More
Jun 23, 2011

Rancher Talks Lessons Learned At Young Cattlemen's Conference

The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) Young Cattlemen’s Conference (YCC), which was held in early June, offers a comprehensive, nationwide....More
Jun 22, 2011

2012 Election Poll: From Sarah Palin To Donald Trump

Ready or not, election season is upon us as Republicans struggle to name their candidate to run against President Obama in the 2012 election, after....More
Jun 21, 2011

It's National Steakhouse Month!

June is quickly flying by, and I can't believe I didn't know that this month was not only National Dairy Month, but it's also National Steakhouse....More
Jun 20, 2011

BEEF And Roper "Cowboys And Cattlemen" Winners

I hope all of you were able to spend Father's Day on Sunday with your beloved cowboys! I had a wonderful weekend spent with family and friends at a....More
Jun 16, 2011

Cowboys Fight Cancer, Rope For Cure

One in four Americans will be diagnosed with cancer this year, a staggering statisticto consider. Cancer is the number-one killer in the U.S., and....More
Jun 15, 2011

Five Topics On My Radar This Week

Last weekend, I spoke at a meeting for one of my favorite groups, the South Dakota Cattlemen's Auxiliary. This dynamic group of women practically....More
Jun 14, 2011

No Scare Tactics. No Food Myths. All Truth. No Bull.

At BEEF Daily, I strive to share the real and accurate stories of the people and places directly involved in production agriculture. In addition, I....More
Jun 13, 2011

Cowboys And Cattlemen Photo Contest Finalists

With Father's Day less than a week away, BEEF and Roper are paying special tribute with the "Cowboys and Cattlemen" Photo Contest. More than 70....More

Amanda Radke

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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