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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
Nov 16, 2010

50, 100, 70

Recently, I ran across an interesting set of numbers -- 50, 100, 70. These three numbers linked to the following tidbit: "By the year 2050, we will....More
Nov 15, 2010

Red Meat Does NOT Cause Cancer, Study Concludes

These days, red-meat consumption is readily blamed for a whole host of maladies like increased waistlines, heart disease and cancer. While these....More
Nov 11, 2010

Thank You, Veterans

I was truly humbled to have the opportunity to speak to the group of farmers and ranchers at the National Grange Convention in Charlotte, NC, last....More
Nov 10, 2010

Wherever You Are, Be There!

Today, I’m joining you from Charlotte, NC, where I’m privileged to share my thoughts and experiences with members of the National Grange at their 144....More
Nov 09, 2010

Fall Harvest Photography Contest Deadline Extended!

Crunchy leaves, orange pumpkins, golden corn and growing feeder calves are common themes around this time of year, and we are celebrating these....More
Nov 08, 2010

"Cowboy Up: Cancer Verses The Cowboy"

Sitting in church yesterday, our priest talked about the true meaning of life. He said that at every stage in our lives, we are yearning for....More
Nov 04, 2010

The Votes Are In; Now Where Is Your State Headed?

Tuesday was voting day for America, and the results are now in. The Republicans regained control of the House and swept up a majority of the....More
Nov 03, 2010

Ag Students Stand Up To Activist On Campus

A few weeks ago, a man known only as “Fred” stood outside the Student Union on the campus of South Dakota State University (SDSU) passing out fliers....More
Nov 02, 2010

If A Politician Has Two Cows...

It's election day, and I hope you've made plans to head to the polling booth. Soon, the mudslinging will be over, the endless commercials will cease....More
Nov 01, 2010

NEW BEEF Daily Fall Harvest Photography Contest

It's that time of year again. Time to celebrate the abundant harvest of another year of hard work. For farmers and ranchers, that means the weeks are....More
Oct 28, 2010

Autumn Is A Blessing In A Rancher's Life

Autumn is truly a wonderful time of year. Call me an idealist, but there is something truly magnificent about watching the trees radiate bold orange....More
Oct 27, 2010

Change Is The Only Constant

An old proverb goes like this, “Change is the only constant.” I couldn’t agree more. Whether it’s your kids growing up and leaving the house to go to....More
Oct 26, 2010

Promoting A Healthy Lifestyle With Beef

The Kansas Beef Endurance Team recently geared up to compete at the Kansas City Health and Fitness Expo, where beef lovers, cattle producers and....More
Oct 25, 2010

FYI: BEEF's Brazil Tour, Grazing Bulletin Board

Long before I established a working relationship with the magazine, I was a fan of BEEF's ability to capture the stories that were interesting and....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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