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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
Dec 23, 2010

Have A Moooo-ry Christmas!

The Christmas tree is decorated, the cookies are frosted, church-goers are bundling up to head to services, children are sledding down the hills,....More
Dec 22, 2010

I've Tucked Three Presents Under The Tree For You!

What happens when a television star, dietitian and chef visits a packing plant? Was New York Times best-selling author Ellie Krieger disturbed at....More
Dec 21, 2010

Forever 21 Supports HSUS; Let Them Know Your Thoughts

Christmas may be just around the corner, but agriculture advocacy never takes a holiday. This just in: Forever 21, a popular clothing store for teens....More
Dec 20, 2010

Leading Young Ranchers Toward Production Agriculture

Last week, BEEF Daily hosted a giveaway to celebrate the Christmas season. Bob Neese was the winner of the first sweepstakes and took home a set of....More
Dec 16, 2010

BEEF Daily Christmas Stocking Stuffer For You!

Earlier this week, Bob Neese was the randomly selected winner of the first Christmas giveaway by answering the following question: What is the....More
Dec 15, 2010

Students Respond To Vegan Columnist

On Dec. 1, an article titled, "You truly are what you eat," appeared in The Collegian, the student newspaper at South Dakota State University (SDSU....More
Dec 14, 2010

'Tis The Season For BEEF Daily Christmas Gifts!

'Tis the season for jingle bells, sparkly snow, glowing Christmas trees, candy canes, sugar cookies, caroling and rejoicing. It's the time to....More
Dec 13, 2010

Masters of Beef Advocacy Alumni A Diverse Group of Cowboys

Last Friday, I received a call from Daren Williams, executive director of communications for the National Cattlemen's Beef Association (NCBA) and....More
Dec 09, 2010

USDA Under Secretary Talks Proposed GIPSA Rule

“For many years, USDA received much criticism from producers because we weren’t doing anyting to help producers in the marketplace. We have a....More
Dec 08, 2010

It's Time To Retain And Rebuild, Says NCBA's Chief Economist

Cow-calf operations are down 4.2 million head since 1996, making it the smallest cowherd since the 1960s, according to Gregg Doud, chief economist....More
Dec 07, 2010

80% Don't Have An Estate Plan; Does Your Ranch?

Last week, I had the great honor to speak to producers at both the Minnesota and South Dakota Cattlemen's Association's annual meetings. While there....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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