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May 19, 2011

Reader-Submitted Stories, Online Poll, Art Print Winner

Once in a while, I receive a reader email that just makes my day. One of these messages recently came from Kristen Ham, an elementary school teacher....More
May 18, 2011

Miranda Lambert, Blake Shelton Represent Real Country Values

Miranda Lambert and Blake Shelton are country superstars with hot, hot careers. With chart-topping singles and fast-paced careers in the music and....More
May 17, 2011

Saying Thanks To Our Troops With Sizzling Ribeyes

I have had the distinct honor and pleasure of serving as the volunteer press secretary for the All-American Beef Battalion (AABB) since its modest....More
May 16, 2011

Celebrity Chef Brings The Sizzle To Steak

Rory Schepisi’s name might sound familiar to some. She was a finalist in the hit television show, "The Next Food Network Star." Schepisi owns a....More
May 12, 2011

The Best Thing Is Family

This week's BEEF magazine found at poses the question, What’s the best thing about being in the beef business? Voters have....More
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

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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