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Feb 21, 2011

Don't Give In To The Squeaky Wheel

“Fifty-two million people in the U.S. today are food insecure, and First Lady Michelle Obama’s push for locally grown food is an elitist point of....More
Feb 17, 2011

BEEF Seminar Highlights Advocacy Work, Sustainability Model, Tax Strategies

It was a quick trip to Tulare, CA, for the World Ag Expo (WAE) last week where I participated in the second annual BEEF Seminar. It was the 44th....More
Feb 16, 2011

Clearing The Air On Cattle And The Environment

On. Nov. 26, 2006, the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations (UN) released a report titled, “Livestock’s Long Shadow.” The....More
Feb 15, 2011

Farm American Project Celebrates Agriculture

Troy and Stacy Hadrick, Advocates for Agriculture, were recognized as BEEF magazine’s 2010 Trailblazers at the Cattle Industry Convention in Denver,....More
Feb 14, 2011

Celebrate Valentine's Day With A Ribeye And Your Sweetheart

Just a heads up to the ranchers who may have missed the memo: today is Valentine’s Day, the day to celebrate your love for your number-one chore....More
Feb 10, 2011

Advice For Ranching With Multiple Generations

Three ranchers spoke about multi-generational ranching at the 2011 Cattle Industry Convention and Trade Show last week in Denver. With only 40% of U....More
Feb 09, 2011

Ranchers Define Animal Welfare

A cowboy has a special relationship with his livestock. Ranchers are committed to caring for their cattle — that means providing them the essentials....More
Feb 08, 2011

BEEF Readers Win Books, Calendars, Boots, Western Wear And More

It felt a little bit like Christmas for many BEEF magazine readers in attendance at the 2011 Cattle Industry Convention and Trade Show held last week....More
Feb 07, 2011

It's Our Turn, Oprah

Oprah has a long-standing reputation for being an extremely generous and charitable woman who has earned well-deserved acclaim around the world for....More
Feb 03, 2011

Favorite Quotes From 2011 Cattle Industry Convention

It was a busy, productive and exciting first day in Denver at the 2011 Cattle Industry Convention and Trade Show. The BEEF crew enjoyed a fantastic....More
Feb 02, 2011

2011 Cattle Industry Convention Day One

The BEEF crew is all here, and after meeting up last night to finalize plans for the week, we are ready to conquer the 2011 Cattle Industry....More
Feb 01, 2011

Lean Beef A Perfect Fit With New Dietary Guidelines

Over the last four decades, Americans have consumed nearly 200 calories more each day from flour and cereal products, while calories from meat, eggs....More
Jan 31, 2011

The BEEF Crew Is Denver Bound!

You see the familiar faces of the BEEF magazine writers and editors each day online and each month in the pages of the print edition. Now, you can....More
Jan 27, 2011

Top 5 Things On My Radar This Week

I've long been a fan of presenting lists on this blog. Of course, each year I compile a top 10 of the best blogs of the year, and you may remember my....More
Jan 26, 2011

Activists Change Rules And Make Animals Suffer, Says Expert

The animal rights movement is quickly gaining momentum in the U.S. and around the world. According to Dennis Foster, executive director of the....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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