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Oct 25, 2011

Is Bargaining With The Devil The Best Course Of Action?

For months, the Humane Society of the U.S. (HSUS) has been actively working in Nebraska, focusing on a strategy to push more "humane farming....More
Oct 24, 2011

What's The Toughest Part?

If you’re a regular reader of my blog, you know I’m a “glass-half-full” type of gal. I like to focus on the positive, and find the best in any....More
Oct 20, 2011

The Trust Equation: Reaching Today's Youth

I made a quick 24-hour trip to Kansas City, MO, yesterday to the 2011 American Meat Institute (AMI) Foundation Animal Care and Handling Conference,....More
Oct 19, 2011

Feeding Future Generations

"Our 21st century challenge to raise enough food to feed a growing global population is complex—we must increase food production, while decreasing....More
Oct 18, 2011

The Alphabet Soup Of Organizations, Companies That Support HSUS

The Humane Society of the U.S. (HSUS) is big, rich and powerful. While most local animal shelters are underfunded and unsung, HSUS has accumulated $....More
Oct 17, 2011

Don't Support Hollywood Stars Who Are Anti-Agriculture

I've been asked many times over the years to compile a comprehensive list of celebrities and companies that support or endorse such animal rights....More
Oct 13, 2011

Don't Mess With Texas, PETA

Was PETA at your state fair this year? Although this dates a few weeks back, I thought this story was worth sharing. Apparently, PETA made its first....More
Oct 12, 2011

Wheel Watchers Recipe Contest

Earlier this summer, Bob and Nancy Montross, 2006 BEEF Trailblazer winners and founders of Beef Bucks, made a big announcement. They shared the great....More
Oct 11, 2011

Increasing Connections In Rural America

Following the National Beef Ambassador Contest in Wooster, OH, last week, I flew to Washington, D.C., to attend the U.S. Cattlemen’s Association’s (....More
Oct 10, 2011

Lessons Learned In One Year Of Marriage, Ranching

Over the weekend, I celebrated my one-year wedding anniversary with my husband, Tyler. We spent the grand occasion by bringing cows home, weaning....More
Oct 06, 2011

Ranchers Showcase: Committed To Land, Animals, Food And Economy

It seems it's a week for movie and film reviews! "A film project promoting the cattle industry is paying dividends, the executive secretary of the....More
Oct 05, 2011

Win Western Art Prints To Celebrate Western Movie, "Blackthorn!"

"Butch Cassidy was one of the most wanted outlaws in North America in the early 20th century, leading legendary gangs like the Wild Bunch and the....More
Oct 04, 2011

Fewer Family Farms?

"It's a trend that many in small South Dakota towns are likely noticing: fewer young people are choosing to take over the family farm," writes Casey....More
Oct 03, 2011

Making Connections Promoting Beef

The bright red shirts of the National Beef Ambassadors make a pretty bold statement in a crowd. The word “Beef” is emblazoned across the chest, and....More
Sep 29, 2011

Biggest Loser Trainer Anna Kournikova Loves Cheeseburgers!

A reader sent me this great interview Cheryl Forberg, RD, had recently with Anna Kournikova, world-famous tennis player and the newest trainer to be....More

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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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