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Dec 13, 2010

Masters of Beef Advocacy Alumni A Diverse Group of Cowboys

Last Friday, I received a call from Daren Williams, executive director of communications for the National Cattlemen's Beef Association (NCBA) and....More
Dec 09, 2010

USDA Under Secretary Talks Proposed GIPSA Rule

“For many years, USDA received much criticism from producers because we weren’t doing anyting to help producers in the marketplace. We have a....More
Dec 08, 2010

It's Time To Retain And Rebuild, Says NCBA's Chief Economist

Cow-calf operations are down 4.2 million head since 1996, making it the smallest cowherd since the 1960s, according to Gregg Doud, chief economist....More
Dec 07, 2010

80% Don't Have An Estate Plan; Does Your Ranch?

Last week, I had the great honor to speak to producers at both the Minnesota and South Dakota Cattlemen's Association's annual meetings. While there....More
Dec 06, 2010

Check Out Latest News On South Korea, U.S. Trade Deal

“It is encouraging to see the U.S. and Korea one step closer to a working free trade agreement that will create jobs and increase the profitability....More
Dec 02, 2010

Shed Some Light On This: By-Products Of Family Farms

A few weeks ago, while scanning through the news online, I came upon an exciting little blog spot written by celebrity writer, Perez Hilton. I know....More
Dec 01, 2010

And The Winners Are...

I fear our beautiful fall days may be coming to a quick end as the snow flies across the plains of South Dakota today. Nevertheless, I'm excited to....More
Nov 30, 2010

Ag Facts: Cattle, Corn, Greenhouse Gases, Hormones, Heart Disease

"Barbed wire was the first piece of technology in the cattle industry. In the last 50 years, beef production has doubled. One out of six jobs in the....More
Nov 29, 2010

Home Sweet Home

My grandmother often tells stories of her first year of marriage to Grandpa. The wedding was a simple one, and their beginnings were modest. Grandma....More
Nov 25, 2010

Giving Thanks, Fall Harvest Photo Contest Update

I would like to extend very happy Thanksgiving wishes to all of the BEEF Daily readers out there. It's truly been a blessed year, and I know I don't....More
Nov 24, 2010

A Must Read, A Call To Action: A Vegan No More, Pepsi Refresh

Tasha is a food-loving blogger, who loves everything about food -- thinking about it, writing about it, talking about it, cooking it, and most of all....More
Nov 23, 2010

South Americans Tour Midwest Feedlots

The Midwest had some exciting visitors last week, as South American cattle producers made a trip to the U.S. to explore the beef cattle industry we....More
Nov 22, 2010

Food Chain Round Table Connects Farm To Fork

Before a steak and a glass of milk get to the dinner table, they both pass through many hands -- the farmer, the feeder, the processor and the....More
Nov 18, 2010

Fall Harvest Photography Finalists

The past couple of weeks, we have been celebrating the abundance of fall, with beautiful photographs from farms and ranches across the country. I'm....More
Nov 17, 2010

BEEF Daily Readers Celebrate Fall's Many Blessings

Philosopher Albert Camus once said, "Autumn is a second spring and every leaf is a flower." I think that quote is quite fitting when flipping through....More

Amanda Radke

A fifth-generation rancher from Mitchell, SD, Amanda grew up on a purebred Limousin cattle operation in which she and husband Tyler are active. She graduated with a degree in agriculture journalism...
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