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Nov 08, 2010

"Cowboy Up: Cancer Verses The Cowboy"

Sitting in church yesterday, our priest talked about the true meaning of life. He said that at every stage in our lives, we are yearning for....More
Nov 04, 2010

The Votes Are In; Now Where Is Your State Headed?

Tuesday was voting day for America, and the results are now in. The Republicans regained control of the House and swept up a majority of the....More
Nov 03, 2010

Ag Students Stand Up To Activist On Campus

A few weeks ago, a man known only as “Fred” stood outside the Student Union on the campus of South Dakota State University (SDSU) passing out fliers....More
Nov 02, 2010

If A Politician Has Two Cows...

It's election day, and I hope you've made plans to head to the polling booth. Soon, the mudslinging will be over, the endless commercials will cease....More
Nov 01, 2010

NEW BEEF Daily Fall Harvest Photography Contest

It's that time of year again. Time to celebrate the abundant harvest of another year of hard work. For farmers and ranchers, that means the weeks are....More
Oct 28, 2010

Autumn Is A Blessing In A Rancher's Life

Autumn is truly a wonderful time of year. Call me an idealist, but there is something truly magnificent about watching the trees radiate bold orange....More
Oct 27, 2010

Change Is The Only Constant

An old proverb goes like this, “Change is the only constant.” I couldn’t agree more. Whether it’s your kids growing up and leaving the house to go to....More
Oct 26, 2010

Promoting A Healthy Lifestyle With Beef

The Kansas Beef Endurance Team recently geared up to compete at the Kansas City Health and Fitness Expo, where beef lovers, cattle producers and....More
Oct 25, 2010

FYI: BEEF's Brazil Tour, Grazing Bulletin Board

Long before I established a working relationship with the magazine, I was a fan of BEEF's ability to capture the stories that were interesting and....More
Oct 21, 2010

I Wouldn't Change A Thing

I’m addressing you today from Indianapolis, IN, where I’m attending the 83rd National FFA Convention, serving as a volunteer for the Mitchell (SD)....More
Oct 20, 2010

Where's The Beef, USDA?

USDA has always been a strong supporter of livestock producers, helping to boost meat demand through its programs and initiatives. However, our long-....More
Oct 19, 2010

Have You Checked Out BEEFtv?

Have you heard about one of BEEF Magazine’s coolest features? It’sBEEFtv, and it offers a wide range of topics to view in a video format. Everything....More
Oct 18, 2010

Facing High Corn Prices Again: What's Your Plan?

As corn prices continue to climb, many livestock producers are reminded of 2008 when corn prices reached historic highs, creating one expensive year....More
Oct 14, 2010

iRanch Calculator Takes The Guesswork Out of Ranch Work

When Annie Clement contacted me about a potential blog spot on her new Apple iTunes application for iPhones, iRanch Calculator, my interest was....More
Oct 13, 2010

Top 5 Lessons Ranches Teach Kids

Many of my friends are getting married and having babies, and it seems that whenever we get together, we always talk about the many life lessons farm....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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