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May 19, 2009

Gearing up for Grilling Season

Slipping on a crisp apron, the confident chef grabs his gleaming stainless steel grilling tools. He lights the coals and lays his tender beef cut on....More
May 18, 2009

Running on Behalf of America's Beef Producers

Two months ago I signed up to run a half marathon (13.1 miles) with my sister, Courtney, in Brookings, S.D. on behalf of America's beef producers. I....More
May 14, 2009

First BEEF Daily Summer Contest Starts Today!

For many, the end of school is near, and that means kids are available to help with summer farm work. Usually that means fixing fence, baling hay,....More
May 13, 2009

Oprah's Hypocritical KFC Coupon Deal

KFC is now offering recalls to a huge number of people after Oprah offered free coupons for Kentucky Grilled Chicken Meals at her website. Winfrey....More
May 12, 2009

Could We Be Regulated Out of Business?

Without a doubt, the passing of Proposition 2 in California was a tough blow for agriculture. Despite strong efforts from farmers and ranchers, this....More
May 11, 2009

Home Sweet Home

Over the weekend, my family and friends celebrated my graduation from South Dakota State University at my house in Brookings, S.D. Thanks to all of....More
May 07, 2009

This is My Last Post

Don't worry, this isn't my LAST post with BEEF Daily! No, this is just my LAST post as a college student, and I want to make it count. Soon, I will....More
May 06, 2009

If You're in the Area...

Last week, I wrote a blog entry titled, " University Group Offers 'Tasty Meat' Cookout," a post about students at Dakota Wesleyan University who....More
May 05, 2009

Masters of Beef Advocacy Get to Work

It doesn’t require you to pass the SAT, ACT or even the LSAT to earn this MBA, but beef producers will benefit just the same. It’s the MBA – the....More
May 04, 2009

Let the Future Unfold

Last week in my blog entry, Ready for a Fresh Start, I alluded to my plans after graduation and promised to make my official announcement this week....More
Apr 30, 2009

Ready for a Fresh Start

As you all know, I will be graduating this May. As this is the last week of April, I only have a few classes and a couple of final exams before I....More
Apr 29, 2009

All Eyes on 'North American Flu'

You don't have to have a barn full of hogs to worry about the implications the recent swine flu epidemic will have on consumer confidence in....More
Apr 28, 2009

University Group Offers 'Tasty Meat' Cookout

For college students at the university in my hometown, Dakota Wesleyan University, last Wednesday marked a day to celebrate meat eaters. In a cookout....More
Apr 27, 2009

Goals for Genetic Improvement

At our operation, it's that time of year to start breeding replacement heifers. This means selecting compatible A.I. sires to complement the females....More
Apr 22, 2009

The True Unsung Heroes

When I was 13 years old, I wrote a speech titled, "America's Beef Cattle: The True Unsung Heroes." Based off the old brochures, "When is a Cow More....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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