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Dec 30, 2008

Off to the Show!

It's that time of year again. Time to take the new show calves to their first show. My family and I are headed to the Corn Palace Winter Calf Show in....More
Dec 29, 2008

Cleaver's Market Serves Beef Industry

During the holiday season, consumers are finding special ways to deck the halls and prepare a meal that will “wow” their guests. Helping them find....More
Dec 24, 2008

Merry Christmas From BEEF Daily!

The cold weather has certainly made things interesting on the ranch these days. It's been a struggle keeping the waterers from freezin' up, the....More
Dec 23, 2008

Animal Planet

I was scanning through an article in Reader's Digest called "The Simple-Till-Six Diet," by Mark Bittman, and I thought I would share a few of the....More
Dec 22, 2008

Ambassadors on the Move

Despite the recent cut of the National Beef Ambassador Program (NBAP) from the beef checkoff program, the American National Cattlewomen, Inc. (ANCW)....More
Dec 18, 2008

Obama's Secretary of Food?

Well, it looks like we have a mini-Michael Pollan on the loose, and that’s not good news for agriculture. In an article that ran in the Minneapolis....More
Dec 17, 2008

When Winter Weather Strikes

I’ve got to admit to you all, I’m feeling pretty guilty these days…A blizzard hit over the weekend, and temperatures have plummeted to unbearably....More
Dec 16, 2008

Global Starvation Numbers Grow

An article in Feedstuffs Foodlink’s e-newsletter says the number of hungry people has risen to 963 million people. According to the article, “Another....More
Dec 15, 2008

What America Really Eats

Parade magazine reported more than 80 percent of U.S. consumers say sticker shock at the grocery store has meant changing their habits, according to....More
Dec 11, 2008

Cowboy Church

Christianity and cowboy boots collide in a 30-minute program called Cowboy Church which airs on RFD-TV. Hosted by award-winning country gospel singer....More
Dec 09, 2008

Words to Live By

You may think this blog is somewhat sporadic. Some days I talk about the global beef market, other days lead me to discuss a proposed "cow tax" or....More
Dec 09, 2008

On My Christmas Wishlist

With the holiday season in full swing, I've sent my wishlist to Santa, and I'm hoping that I make the "Nice List" and get to open a few gifts at....More
Dec 08, 2008

Providing Food for the Hungry

It's no secret that ranching is a noble profession. Feeding the world's people is quite the job. Did you know the average rancher is responsible for....More
Dec 04, 2008

Lessons Learned at Cattlemen's Convention

Yesterday, I spent the day at the South Dakota Cattlemen’s Convention in Huron, SD. Every year, my South Dakota colleagues get together to discuss....More
Dec 03, 2008

What College Kids Are Reading

Sometimes I come across articles about the agricultural industry that I instantly scoff at, and I wonder how anyone in the world would believe them....More
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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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