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Feb 24, 2010

Yellow Tail Shows Support of Farmers and Ranchers

The good folks at the Animal Agriculture Alliance are commending Yellow Tail Wine for their effort to repair the relationship between themselves and....More
Feb 23, 2010

Funston: Nutritional Management For Heifers and Cows

Developing heifers can be tricky business, and producer success largely depends on management decisions along the way. While genetic selection plays....More
Feb 22, 2010

What Is In America's Future?

If you haven't read this blog post, What Is In America's Future? by Dirty Jobs contributor SRM yet, than you definitely need to check it out today on....More
Feb 18, 2010

Calving Season Resources For Practical Cattlemen

It's calving season for many, and that means late night checks, bedding down the barns and making sure the new babies get off to a good start. Of....More
Feb 17, 2010

Calling All Comments: Advice For Young Producers

The past five weeks have been a whirlwind for me as I have traveled the country speaking to various agriculture groups on a wide range of topics -....More
Feb 16, 2010

Spread the Word: "Ranchers Care"

Raise your hand if you're sick of snow, ice and cold? Combine that with responsibilities on the ranch, and it has been a very long winter. Winters on....More
Feb 15, 2010

Increase Value of Replacement Heifers While Managing Costs

For producers looking to increase the value of their replacement heifers while managing costs, there are many points to consider. Because heifers are....More
Feb 11, 2010

Beef By-Products Enrich Our Daily Lives (Vegans, Too)

In a recent exchange with a vegetarian friend I have, she told me that she is, "just a girl who does not believe in killing animals (or any living....More
Feb 10, 2010

All American Beef Battalion: Providing Inspirational Service and Support

If there was ever an organization worth donating to, it would have to be the All American Beef Battalion (AABB). Here is an inspirational story to....More
Feb 09, 2010

Did Anyone Catch Temple Grandin on HBO?

The movie premiere to Temple Grandin on HBO was Feb. 6, 2010. I know the agriculture community has been anxiously anticipating the release of this....More
Feb 08, 2010

Factors Influencing Fertility in Cattle Breeding Programs

The most important job of any female on a beef cattle operation is to reproduce. Fertility plays a huge role in determining whether a female will....More
Feb 04, 2010

Yellow Tail Wine Donates $100,000 To HSUS

Sip no more, my friends. Yellow Tail Wine recently donated $100,000 to the Humane Society of the U.S. Whether or not you have tried their wine....More
Feb 03, 2010

Beef Market Update From Cattle Industry Convention

During the 2010 Cattle Industry Annual Convention and Trade Show in San Antonio, TX, nearly 6,000 ranchers were in attendance. While there, they may....More
Feb 02, 2010

Celebrate "I Heart Beef" This February

This week, we said goodbye to January and hello to February. This means we are one month closer to spring, and we will celebrate the favorite holiday....More
Feb 01, 2010

Beef, What's The Future?

Immediately following the 2010 Cattle Industry's Annual Convention and Trade Show in San Antonio, TX last week, I hopped on a plane and headed to....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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