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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
Apr 14, 2011

The Facts About Red Meat And Cancer

"The American Cancer Society's annual gala on at the Washington Pavilion celebrated survivors. The event hardly could have found a more indomitable....More
Apr 13, 2011

What Are Your Forage Plans This Year?

The grass is quickly greening up in Southeast South Dakota, and I can hardly wait until May when we work the pairs and move them out to pasture for....More
Apr 12, 2011

Gearing Up For Ag Facts Friday, April 15

Ag Facts Friday is an event that will be held on college campuses across the country. It is aimed at improving the image of agriculture by educating....More
Apr 11, 2011

Check Out Your Calves And Cowboy Photos!

I've truly enjoyed viewing all of your entries for the BEEF Daily "Calves and Cowboys" Photo Contest! This one of Tucker and Krista is picture....More
Apr 07, 2011

It’s Tornado Season. Is Your Farm Ready?

Just like I'll never forget the blizzard of 1997 that left hundreds of thousands of cattle dead in its wake, I will never forget the tornadoes of....More
Apr 06, 2011

Martha Stewart Should Take Notes From Rachael Ray

Martha Stewart is famous for featuring home, gardening and cooking tips on her daily television show, the Martha Stewart Show. The Martha Stewart....More
Apr 05, 2011

Genomics An Important Tool When Buying Bulls

Bull sales continue to fill up the spring calendar as cattlemen search for their next herd sires. Nationwide, year-to-date figures show bulls are....More
Apr 04, 2011

NEW Photo Contest: "Calves and Cowboys"

It's hard to believe April is already here. For many of you, calving season is complete. For others, you're anxiously awaiting for new calves to....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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