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Nov 03, 2008

A Big Week for the United States

After months of campaigning, debating, mud throwing, shaking hands and kissing babies--Barack Obama and John McCain will finally come head to head in....More
Oct 30, 2008

Halloween: Cowboy Style

Everyone loves Halloween. Harvest is nearing completion (unless you can't get in the fields because of all the rain like all my neighbors), the....More
Oct 29, 2008

Bachelors Get Political

Have you heard of Cosmopolitan Magazine? I imagine not alot of you have read it...the pages aren't exactly filled with advice on how to market your....More
Oct 28, 2008

Don't Miss Out

Have you registered for the BEEF Quality Summit yet? Presented by BEEF Magazine, this year's summit is focused around the issue of, "Quality--A....More
Oct 27, 2008

More Bang For Your Buck

Many of you know that I served as a National Beef Ambassador in 2006. For those of you that aren't familiar with this program, the NBAP is a youth....More
Oct 23, 2008

When Oprah Speaks, the World Listens…And That’s the Problem

I’ll admit that I wasn’t the first to see Oprah’s latest assault on the agricultural industry. In fact, just as I refuse to listen to country....More
Oct 23, 2008

Words of Wisdom

I have always stood by the fact that if you want to learn something new, you only have to look to someone with a lifetime of experience and ASK. I....More
Oct 21, 2008

Poker Faces Aside...Let's Talk

If you picture a round of poker, the stakes are high, the tension is thick and depending on how the cards are laid will determine who holds all of....More
Oct 20, 2008

Count 'Em...1,2 and 3!

Got a case of the Mondays? Well, these photos will add an interesting spin to your Monday morning. Count 'em...1, 2 and 3 bull calves born to the....More
Oct 16, 2008

The Sky's The Limit

Last night I attended the South Dakota State University Ag/Bio Career Fair. With over 90 companies represented, I was overwhelmed by the agri-....More
Oct 15, 2008

Should You Expand Your Cowherd?

Should you Expand Your Cowherd? is the topic of today's lead headline on BEEF Daily. And, I would guess that is the exact question alot of you are....More
Oct 14, 2008

Pay Attention to Consumers

Do you ever really think about the people purchasing your beef? Sometimes, it’s really easy to forget about our consumers in the grocery stores when....More
Oct 13, 2008

It Takes Heart

This past weekend, we preg-checked our cowherd, shuffling them through the working tub as the veterinarian administered his examinations,....More
Oct 09, 2008

Mark Your Calendars

It's a cold morning on South Dakota State University's campus, and I suspect that winter may start creeping its ugly face out here sooner than later....More
Oct 08, 2008

It's Chore Time

Look at 'em all...grazing in the pasture last Friday before we moved them all home for weaning. When the cowherd is in the pasture, it means chores....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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