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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
Dec 06, 2011

Winter Wonderland On The Ranch

It's day two of the "winter" theme here on BEEF Daily. Today, we are focused on what makes ranch life beautiful during the cold season of the year....More
Dec 05, 2011

Weathering The Winter

This week's theme on the BEEF Daily blog is going to focus on winter. We received our first snowfall over the weekend, and ready or not, the cold,....More
Dec 01, 2011

A Day Of Action

I’m sure many of you are keeping busy winterizing the ranch for the first snow — prepping windbreaks and waterers, lining up feed and hay, filling up....More
Nov 30, 2011

Vegetarian Veterinary Student Examines Modern Food Production

Which came first: the factory farm chicken or egg demand? This was the question posed by Nicole Wyatt in the Star Tribune recently. Wyatt is a....More
Nov 29, 2011

World's Biggest Meat Critics Are Ranchers

Opening up the Monday edition of my local newspaper, The Daily Republic, I was pleased to read Amy Kirk's opinion piece about beef safety and....More
Nov 28, 2011

Beef Up The Holidays

Beef has gotten a bad reputation from some nutrition experts and the media; America’s favorite protein has been criticized for its fat content....More
Nov 24, 2011

Thanksgiving Feast Will Cost More

As I reflect on the past year, I feel truly blessed. I have my health, the love of my family, great friendships, and a strong support system in the....More
Nov 23, 2011

Charity Gives 'D' To HSUS

There's an old saying in college that goes, "D's get degrees," and while that may sit well for a student who struggles to pass a chemistry lab, I....More
Nov 22, 2011

Keeping Up With Beef Industry Trends

In any business, staying up on current trends and technologies is a must. What are customers looking for? What new tools are available to help you do....More
Nov 21, 2011

Lawyer Says EPA Poses Serious Threat To Ranchers

Harriet M. Hageman, attorney at Hageman and Brighton, P.C., in Cheyenne,WY, was the keynote speaker at the 18th Annual Wyoming Women in Ag Symposium....More
Nov 17, 2011

75% Of American Vegetarians Eat Beef Again

When I meet vegetarians, the conversation almost always veers toward their rationale for making such a drastic dietary change. What motivates someone....More
Nov 16, 2011

Why Does Oprah Continue To Bully Beef?

Oprah is a rich and powerful woman. Via her talk show, magazine and multiple retail brands and endorsements, she is incredibly influential here and....More
Nov 15, 2011

Character is What You Do When Nobody Is Looking

How would you farm differently if a total stranger (non-farmer/rancher) followed you around all day? How would we work differently with a non-farmer....More
Nov 14, 2011

Will You Buy A Soldier A Steak?

The All-American Beef Battalion (AABB) was established in 2007 and aims to support the troops fighting the war on terror while promoting American....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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