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Aug 15, 2011

Ag Lenders Team Up To Share Words Of Wisdom

As fuel and feed prices continue to skyrocket, producers struggle to find black in a sea of red on paper. With input costs increasing, even higher....More
Aug 11, 2011

Making Memories At The Fair

It’s county and state fair time! For many, that means loading up kids and cattle and taking the annual family vacation. And, as exhausting as a week....More
Aug 10, 2011

Beefing Up The Ball Games

It’s been a busy summer of beef promotions for the members of the South Dakota Cattlemen’s Auxiliary (SDCA). As an SDCA member, I really enjoyed our....More
Aug 09, 2011

Eating Right At What Cost?

Last week, a BEEF Daily blog post sparked a heated discussion on food, taxes, the government and our freedoms as Americans. The blog asked readers, "....More
Aug 08, 2011

What's Your Two Cents On The Debt Ceiling Measure?

"Anger at the nation's leaders for taking so long to strike a debt-ceiling deal has turned into high anxiety over jobs and the economy amid growing....More
Aug 04, 2011

Do You Support A Bad Food Tax?

Sixty years ago, before the invention of frozen TV dinners, the staples of the American diet were whole, simple foods — meat, potatoes, butter, milk....More
Aug 03, 2011

Beef For The Cure

When giving presentations across the country about promoting beef, I frequently advise producers to incorporate positive messages about cattle....More
Aug 02, 2011

Microsoft Supports National FFA To Launch Agricultural Career Network

Last week, I wrote about how JCPenney is supporting 4-H through the “Pennies From Heaven” campaign, and the theme of large corporations supporting....More
Aug 01, 2011

RZR Masks Summer Grazing Photography Champions

The BEEF Daily and RZR Masks Summer Grazing Photography Contest is coming to a close, as voters have selected their champions. There’s nothing more....More
Jul 28, 2011

JCPenney Raising Money For 4-H Youth

JCPenney (JCP) has raised a whopping 858,835 pennies that have been donated to youth programs like 4-H, Boys and Girls Club of America, YMCA, and....More
Jul 27, 2011

BEEF Daily And RZR Masks Summer Grazing Photography Finalists

BEEF Daily and RZR Masks are celebrating summer grazing season with a fun photo contest. The entries came pouring in from across the country, from....More
Jul 26, 2011

On My Radar This Week: Lab Meat, Girl Scouts, Organic Farming

Every morning when I open my inbox, I sort through the positive and negative headlines of the day, identifying which ones are worth comment and will....More
Jul 25, 2011

National Beef Ambassadors, Masters Of Beef Advocacy Great Checkoff Programs

It was a busy weekend for my family and I, and being back in the Monday morning grind has come too fast. Friday kicked things off with the South....More
Jul 21, 2011

New Photo Contest Celebrates Summer Grazing

There’s nothing more beautiful than watching cow-calf pairs grazing peacefully in the rolling hills of lush, green pastures in the summer months....More
Jul 20, 2011

Enjoy Meaty Mondays Guilt Free!

Gear up to be part of an important conversation about beef and dairy production and the environment. A report published on Monday by the....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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