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Jan 19, 2011

Winter-Proof Water Sources: What Works For You?

Winter is in full swing, and the National Weather Service reports that there's snow on the ground in 49 out of 50 U.S. states – including Hawaii!....More
Jan 18, 2011

"HSUS Is A School Yard Bully"

“HSUS has demonstrated an ability to destroy the image of so many wonderful and caring people. They have deceived the American public. It feeds on....More
Jan 17, 2011

Bedding, Buckets, Bibles And High Hopes

There's an old, abandoned farm site just a few miles from our place. The house has that weathered and worn look; the wood is chipped and grey, the....More
Jan 13, 2011

BEEFTV Features: Developmental Programming, Distillers Grains, Focusing On Yield Grade

In case you haven't heard, BEEF magazine has recently welcomed a new member to the team. Jamie May is our new senior associate editor, and she is a....More
Jan 12, 2011

Agriculture Was Green Before Green Was Cool

The American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) has promised to stop the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). AFBF President Bob Stallman told its....More
Jan 11, 2011

My Thoughts And Prayers Are In Arizona

My heart breaks for the six people killed by gunman Jared Loughner at the "Congress On Your Corner" event held in Tucson, AZ, featuring U.S. Rep....More
Jan 10, 2011

The Cattle Business Is A Juggling Act

I'm quickly learning the cattle business is a juggling act. There are so many balls to keep up in the air when it comes to the seedstock business. Of....More
Jan 06, 2011

Second Jobs Are Second Nature For Ranchers

“More than half of America’s farmers work a job off the farm to make ends meet, according to USDA figures. Throughout the country, farmers open up....More
Jan 05, 2011

HSUS Coming To Lobby At A State Near You

A South Dakota reader, Nancy Ogle, recently sent me some information about an upcoming event coming to our state. It's called the South Dakota Humane....More
Jan 04, 2011

Top 10 Blogs of 2010 And 2011 Resolutions

The first of January has come and gone, and I’m sure many of you have set New Year’s resolutions to conquer this year. Virtually all make plans to....More
Jan 03, 2011

New Year's Blizzard

Over the holiday weekend, the temperature dropped, the snow flew and the wind blew across the South Dakota prairie, leaving my husband Tyler and me....More
Dec 30, 2010

Faith. Family. Farming.

Growing up, we were taught to have our priorities in order. For us, that meant faith, family and farming. These values were instilled in me and my....More
Dec 29, 2010

HSUS Says Michael Vick Can Own Animals, But Farmers Can't

Recently, the Humane Society of the U.S. (HSUS), which has worked hard to eliminate animal ownership of any kind, is now endorsing Michael Vick, who....More
Dec 28, 2010

Animal Agriculture Good For The Planet

William Hayes is a meat industry professional from Buenos Aires, Argentina, and a writer for the Meat Trade News Daily. In a recent article, Hayes....More
Dec 27, 2010

The Discussion Is On At Forever 21

It’s 91 and counting. That’s how many posts by farmers, ranchers and shoppers were made as of last night on the discussion board on the Forever 21....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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