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Jan 07, 2009

Looking Back on 2008

It's back to the grindstone for agribusiness professionals, and that means spending a lot of time figuring out where 2009 is headed. So much has....More
Jan 06, 2009

Mall of America Rodeo

This past summer I worked as an intern for BEEF Magazine, which is where BEEF Daily got its start. Now, living in the cities was quite the adjustment....More
Jan 05, 2009

Shaking it Up in 2009

It feels like forever since I've last blogged on BEEF Daily. The holidays have kept me busy with family gatherings, a cattle show, New Year....More
Dec 31, 2008

Happy New Year From BEEF Daily!

Another year has come and gone, and with it, a lot has changed in the world for beef producers in the United States. We have seen the passing of....More
Dec 30, 2008

Off to the Show!

It's that time of year again. Time to take the new show calves to their first show. My family and I are headed to the Corn Palace Winter Calf Show in....More
Dec 29, 2008

Cleaver's Market Serves Beef Industry

During the holiday season, consumers are finding special ways to deck the halls and prepare a meal that will “wow” their guests. Helping them find....More
Dec 24, 2008

Merry Christmas From BEEF Daily!

The cold weather has certainly made things interesting on the ranch these days. It's been a struggle keeping the waterers from freezin' up, the....More
Dec 23, 2008

Animal Planet

I was scanning through an article in Reader's Digest called "The Simple-Till-Six Diet," by Mark Bittman, and I thought I would share a few of the....More
Dec 22, 2008

Ambassadors on the Move

Despite the recent cut of the National Beef Ambassador Program (NBAP) from the beef checkoff program, the American National Cattlewomen, Inc. (ANCW)....More
Dec 18, 2008

Obama's Secretary of Food?

Well, it looks like we have a mini-Michael Pollan on the loose, and that’s not good news for agriculture. In an article that ran in the Minneapolis....More
Dec 17, 2008

When Winter Weather Strikes

I’ve got to admit to you all, I’m feeling pretty guilty these days…A blizzard hit over the weekend, and temperatures have plummeted to unbearably....More
Dec 16, 2008

Global Starvation Numbers Grow

An article in Feedstuffs Foodlink’s e-newsletter says the number of hungry people has risen to 963 million people. According to the article, “Another....More
Dec 15, 2008

What America Really Eats

Parade magazine reported more than 80 percent of U.S. consumers say sticker shock at the grocery store has meant changing their habits, according to....More
Dec 11, 2008

Cowboy Church

Christianity and cowboy boots collide in a 30-minute program called Cowboy Church which airs on RFD-TV. Hosted by award-winning country gospel singer....More
Dec 09, 2008

Words to Live By

You may think this blog is somewhat sporadic. Some days I talk about the global beef market, other days lead me to discuss a proposed "cow tax" or....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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