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Jun 08, 2011

Cowboy Dad Stories That Will Touch Your Heart

The BEEF and Roper "Cowboys and Cattlemen" Photography Contest is in full swing, and the deadline for sending your entries to me is Friday. Finalists....More
Jun 07, 2011

Team ZIP, Carrie Underwood, HSUS Checks, Photo Contest

Since September 2008, when I wrote my first official post on this blog, BEEF Daily has become an important part of my daily life -- a place where I....More
Jun 06, 2011

My Thoughts On USDA's MyPlate - What's Your Take?

The U.S. food industry enables Americans to spend less than 10% of their disposable income on groceries; despite this luxury, one in eight Americans....More
Jun 02, 2011

Beef Night At The Races

Funded by the beef checkoff, the South Dakota Cattlemen’s Auxiliary (SDCA) hosted the 6th Annual Beef Night at the Races at Huset’s Speedway in....More
Jun 01, 2011

BEEF and Roper "Cowboys And Cattlemen" Photo Contest!

It's hard to believe June is here already, and Father's Day is quickly approaching. As the oldest of three daughters, I was naturally Dad's right-....More
May 31, 2011

National Cattledog Finals, Reader Stories, Prize Winners Named

I was incredibly humbled to have the opportunity to host the 2011 RFD-TV U.S. Border Collie Handler's Association's National Cattledog Finals in....More
May 30, 2011

Reader Pens Story About Young Ranch Wife

When Sharlee Goss won the BEEF Daily Cowgirls and Cattlewomen Photography Contest earlier this month, there was little doubt the picture captured a....More
May 26, 2011

National Cattledog Finals, Here I Come!

Without a doubt, cattle dogs are an instrumental part of any working livestock ranch. They can move swiftly to sort, regroup or pair up calves, and....More
May 25, 2011

What's Your Advice For The Under-35 Crowd?

As a young person in production agriculture, I’m quickly learning firsthand the joys and challenges of raising cattle. Growing up on a ranch gave me....More
May 24, 2011

Standing Up For Agriculture's Youth

When I was in elementary school, there was a school talent show, and my mom reminded me the other day about how I came home crying because I didn't....More
May 23, 2011

"Feed Yard Foodie" Blog Answers Consumer Questions

“I make decisions every day that affect the health of my cattle and the safety of the beef that they produce,” writes Anne Burkholder in her new blog....More
May 19, 2011

Reader-Submitted Stories, Online Poll, Art Print Winner

Once in a while, I receive a reader email that just makes my day. One of these messages recently came from Kristen Ham, an elementary school teacher....More
May 18, 2011

Miranda Lambert, Blake Shelton Represent Real Country Values

Miranda Lambert and Blake Shelton are country superstars with hot, hot careers. With chart-topping singles and fast-paced careers in the music and....More
May 17, 2011

Saying Thanks To Our Troops With Sizzling Ribeyes

I have had the distinct honor and pleasure of serving as the volunteer press secretary for the All-American Beef Battalion (AABB) since its modest....More
May 16, 2011

Celebrity Chef Brings The Sizzle To Steak

Rory Schepisi’s name might sound familiar to some. She was a finalist in the hit television show, "The Next Food Network Star." Schepisi owns a....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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