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Jul 12, 2011

Like Consumers, Ranchers Also Care About Ethics, Environment & Nutrition.

There's a great quote that I keep written on a sticky note near my desk; it reads, "Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out....More
Jul 11, 2011

Modern Agriculture Is Efficient And Sustainable

“It’s an exciting time to be in agriculture,” says CHS representative Ed Mallet at the 2011South Dakota Governor’s Ag Development Summit, which I....More
Jul 07, 2011

Is Your Ranch Up To Snuff?

In a well-timed, methodical strategy that coincided with the consideration of legislation on the use of ranch videos as courtroom evidence, Mercy For....More
Jul 06, 2011

City Meets Country, And Asks Lots Of Questions

One of my closest friends from high school is nothing like me, yet we manage to stay close despite our glaring differences. We’ve both traveled quite....More
Jul 05, 2011

Will USDA Follow Through To Address Horse Welfare?

On June 22, the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) proposed several recommendations for USDA to consider and implement in the next four....More
Jul 04, 2011

Happiness Is Where You Find It

July Fourth is a day of family, grilling, lakes and fireworks. This year marks the 235th anniversary of the date when 56 men declared to the....More
Jun 30, 2011

NBC's The Voice And The Beef Business

I’m not a big TV watcher, but I made an exception for NCB’s instant-hit “The Voice,” which features Christina Aguilera, Cee Lo Green, Adam Levine and....More
Jun 29, 2011

Do You Support The Checkoff?

I received an interesting phone call yesterday morning from a BEEF Daily reader and natural, grass-fed beef producer from New York who wanted to talk....More
Jun 28, 2011

How Much Will You Pay For That Ribeye?

I recently read an article in the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) discussing the surge of live-cattle prices here in the U.S. and how this will impact the....More
Jun 27, 2011

4-H Taught Me About Food, Circle Of Life

My name is Amanda Radke; I was an 11-year member of the Dakota Kids 4-H Club, and, because of this affiliation, that makes me a cold-blooded killer....More
Jun 23, 2011

Rancher Talks Lessons Learned At Young Cattlemen's Conference

The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) Young Cattlemen’s Conference (YCC), which was held in early June, offers a comprehensive, nationwide....More
Jun 22, 2011

2012 Election Poll: From Sarah Palin To Donald Trump

Ready or not, election season is upon us as Republicans struggle to name their candidate to run against President Obama in the 2012 election, after....More
Jun 21, 2011

It's National Steakhouse Month!

June is quickly flying by, and I can't believe I didn't know that this month was not only National Dairy Month, but it's also National Steakhouse....More
Jun 20, 2011

BEEF And Roper "Cowboys And Cattlemen" Winners

I hope all of you were able to spend Father's Day on Sunday with your beloved cowboys! I had a wonderful weekend spent with family and friends at a....More
Jun 16, 2011

Cowboys Fight Cancer, Rope For Cure

One in four Americans will be diagnosed with cancer this year, a staggering statisticto consider. Cancer is the number-one killer in the U.S., and....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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