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Jul 22, 2009

What Makes HSUS President Authority on Animal Care?

Yesterday, I had a lengthy conversation with a person in the packing industry who was absolutely disgusted with the Humane Society of the United....More
Jul 21, 2009

Livestock Shows Pique Youth Interest in Agriculture

This week my family and I are working hard in preparation for the upcoming South Dakota Summer Spotlight in Huron, S.D. We are entering four calves....More
Jul 20, 2009

Optimisitic Monday

Since June 1, we have received over 18 inches of rain resulting in drowned out crops and difficulty in getting hay put up. To the North of us,....More
Jul 16, 2009

Masters of Beef Advocacy Spotlight: Rich Roth

Another week is quickly flying by, and it's time to feature another dynamic alumni of the Masters of Beef Advocacy (MBA) Program. Producers wanting....More
Jul 15, 2009

Fat is an Essential Nutrient

Do you know the story behind the BEEF Daily Quick Facts that are featured at the end of every BEEF Daily blog post? When this blog and newsletter was....More
Jul 14, 2009

BEEF Daily Summer Sweepstakes Winners!

Two weeks ago, I launched a new BEEF Daily Summer Sweepstakes that asked the question, What is the best cattle breed for today’s economic conditions....More
Jul 13, 2009

How Concerned Are You About Climate Change Legislation?

Don't miss your chance to enter the BEEF Daily Summer Sweepstakes today! What is the best beef breed for today's economic climate? Answer that....More
Jul 09, 2009

Masters of Beef Advocacy Spotlight: Brady Smith

What is the best cattle breed for today’s economic conditions? Answer that question in the BEEF Daily Summer Sweepstakes for fun prizes! Contest ends....More
Jul 08, 2009

Summer Grazing Tour Highlights Local Producers

Strong winds, rain and hail couldn't stop the Kingsbury County Grazing Tour in DeSmet, S.D. last night. I attended the event, along with 40 other....More
Jul 07, 2009

Your Input is Needed: Current Summer Conditions

In the last few weeks, I have done quite a bit of traveling. In addition, I receive updates from cattlemen all across the country. This national....More
Jul 06, 2009

HSUS at Your Bank?

I hope all of you had a wonderful weekend celebrating our freedom and independence. It's back to another busy work week, and I keep hearing reports....More
Jul 02, 2009

The Spirit of the American Cowboy

We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that....More
Jul 01, 2009

Youth Perspective: Beef Industry Issues

I spent the earlier part of the week at the 2009 American Jr. Simmental National Classic in Columbus, Indiana, where I gave the motivational welcome....More
Jun 30, 2009

New BEEF Daily Summer Sweepstakes

It's time to kick off another BEEF Daily Summer Sweepstakes, and two winners will be randomly selected to win one of two books, Brands of the West....More
Jun 29, 2009

Overcoming Challenges as a Next Generation Rancher

I spent the weekend at the Illinois Beef Association Summer Conference, where I presented a workshop, "Table Truths in a New York Minute." The theme....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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