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Jul 09, 2009

Masters of Beef Advocacy Spotlight: Brady Smith

What is the best cattle breed for today’s economic conditions? Answer that question in the BEEF Daily Summer Sweepstakes for fun prizes! Contest ends....More
Jul 08, 2009

Summer Grazing Tour Highlights Local Producers

Strong winds, rain and hail couldn't stop the Kingsbury County Grazing Tour in DeSmet, S.D. last night. I attended the event, along with 40 other....More
Jul 07, 2009

Your Input is Needed: Current Summer Conditions

In the last few weeks, I have done quite a bit of traveling. In addition, I receive updates from cattlemen all across the country. This national....More
Jul 06, 2009

HSUS at Your Bank?

I hope all of you had a wonderful weekend celebrating our freedom and independence. It's back to another busy work week, and I keep hearing reports....More
Jul 02, 2009

The Spirit of the American Cowboy

We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that....More
Jul 01, 2009

Youth Perspective: Beef Industry Issues

I spent the earlier part of the week at the 2009 American Jr. Simmental National Classic in Columbus, Indiana, where I gave the motivational welcome....More
Jun 30, 2009

New BEEF Daily Summer Sweepstakes

It's time to kick off another BEEF Daily Summer Sweepstakes, and two winners will be randomly selected to win one of two books, Brands of the West....More
Jun 29, 2009

Overcoming Challenges as a Next Generation Rancher

I spent the weekend at the Illinois Beef Association Summer Conference, where I presented a workshop, "Table Truths in a New York Minute." The theme....More
Jun 25, 2009

BEEF Daily Summer Sweepstakes Winners!

Note to the winners: Please email me your mailing address, and we will mail you your prize! Last week, I hosted a sweepstakes contest asking all of....More
Jun 24, 2009

Masters of Beef Advocacy: Alumni Spotlight

What’s the biggest issue facing the beef industry today? Answer that question in the BEEF Daily Summer Sweepstakes by noon today for your chance to....More
Jun 23, 2009

Who is the Next Generation of Beef Producers?

What’s the biggest issue facing the beef industry today? Answer that question in the BEEF Daily Summer Sweepstakes today! A few weeks ago, I....More
Jun 22, 2009

PETA Targets South Dakota Animal Exhibitors

What’s the biggest issue facing the beef industry today? Answer that question in the BEEF Daily Summer Sweepstakes today! At home in South Dakota,....More
Jun 18, 2009

BEEF's NAIS Poll Stirring Up Opinions

In case you have missed it, BEEF is currently hosting a poll on the homepage asking the question, “Should USDA’s National Animal Identification....More
Jun 17, 2009

Another Country Music Celebrity Turns Away from Country Values

A year ago, Kellie Pickler announced that she was becoming a vegetarian, joining her country music cohort, Carrie Underwood. Because country music....More
Jun 16, 2009

BEEF Daily Summer Sweepstakes

With a full calendar of summer contests and prizes, I thought it was time for a sweepstakes drawing. If you have missed the previous contests, you....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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