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May 11, 2011

Agriculture Gets Social

The internet has revolutionized the way consumers do business, communicate with one another and find information. Online social networking sites have....More
May 10, 2011

Let's Talk Weather, Planting And Cattle Markets

The old adage in farming and ranching is, "if you don't like the weather -- wait five minutes." For many, those five minutes can't pass fast enough....More
May 09, 2011

Our Mother's Day Cowgirls And Cattlewomen Photo Winners Revealed!

I hope all of you had a wonderful Mother's Day weekend, thanking the women in our lives who mean so much to us. Mom and I spent the warm, sunny....More
May 05, 2011

Why Are Celebrities Khloe Kardashian, Miranda Lambert And Nina Dobrev In BEEF Daily?

"Fire up the grill for those steaks, hamburgers and kabobs. The summer grilling season is almost upon us. Gov. Dennis Daugaard has proclaimed May as....More
May 04, 2011

Seeking Reader Advice: Finding Heart In The Ranch Again

Growing up, I will admit I didn't always love being a cowgirl, especially when my friends made fun of me or when I had to miss a sleepover to do....More
May 03, 2011

BEEF Daily Cowgirls And Cattlewomen Photography Finalists

In a special photography contest featuring cowgirls and cattlewomen, BEEF readers have paid a wonderful tribute to the dynamic, hard-working, tough....More
May 02, 2011

A Rigorous And Relevant Education

I was deeply humbled to have the opportunity to speak in Casper, WY, at the Poison Spider Elementary School, where I spoke to a group of elementary....More
Apr 28, 2011

Will The Royal Wedding Menu Feature Beef?

Ever since the engagement of Kate Middleton to England’s Prince William was announced, the world has been fascinated by the details of the couple’s....More
Apr 27, 2011

Saddle Up For Another Photo Contest!

On Monday, we concluded the end of an amazing photography contest featuring calves and cowboys from across the country. With more than 100....More
Apr 26, 2011

Exclusive Interview: Why Miss America Supports Agriculture

“Can we feed a growing world population, fuel our economy, and still offer wholesome food choices to Americans?” asks 2011 Miss America Teresa....More
Apr 25, 2011

Cowboys, Calves And Photo Winners!

Calving season is a great but challenging time of year. Weather woes can make getting those calves off to a strong start a stressful, tiresome time....More
Apr 21, 2011

A Rancher's Letter To You About Animal Abuse

My heart broke as I watched a few minutes of a video released by Mercy For Animals (MFA) that depicted horrible acts of animal cruelty on a dairy....More
Apr 20, 2011

Cattle Industry Remembers Jordan Mack

They say the good die young, and Jordan Mack, age 22, of Watertown, SD, was one of the best -- a dedicated cattleman who, at a young age, earned the....More
Apr 19, 2011

Ranchers Are Every Day Conservationists

Earth Day is this Friday, and it’s a day of the year intended to inspire people to think about the health of our planet. Many will be more conscious....More
Apr 18, 2011

Announcing The BEEF Daily Calves And Cowboys Photography Finalists!

More than 100 ranchers and photographers sent in their best photos to participate in the BEEF Daily Calves And Cowboys Photography Contest. After....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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