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Apr 01, 2009

The Blizzard Blues & New Daily Quick Beef Facts!

Yesterday, a blizzard hit South Dakota, closing the interstate and leaving many travelers stranded. My parents and sisters all stayed home to take....More
Mar 31, 2009

HSUS pushing McDonald's for cage-free eggs, PETA's euthanasia policy

It's not a secret that PETA and HSUS are no friends to farmers and ranchers. Instead of supporting food producers that dedicate their lives to....More
Mar 30, 2009

Positive media coverage from Food Network and ESPN

I had a fun weekend celebrating agriculture at the South Dakota State University's 86th Little International. 1,700 students competed in judging....More
Mar 26, 2009

Small Victories

I often feel like the messenger of bad news as I'm constantly blogging about the activities of animal rights activists, the articles written about....More
Mar 25, 2009

Yahoo, MSN focus on reducing meat intake

I regularly subscribe to many news outlets for my daily dose of articles. In addition to keeping up on agricultural, local and national news, I also....More
Mar 24, 2009

HSUS plots to vote Underwood in as ACMA Entertainer of the Year

Yesterday, was informed of the most recent HSUS plot, and I thought I would fill you in on this scandal, as well. Last week, I wrote about endorsing....More
Mar 23, 2009

Meat-In Day at PSU

Nearly every week I have conversations with many of you about the actions we need to take to help spread the word about beef cattle production to our....More
Mar 19, 2009

Cheers to beef supporter, Rachael Ray

It's easy to get down about the headlines that plague our daily lives: another celebrity becomes a vegan, anti-agriculture legislation is introduced....More
Mar 18, 2009

Alert: False Johns Hopkins Cancer Update

Like many e-rumors, this one has been circulating for awhile. A cancer update that warns readers about the evils of meat and dairy in the diet and....More
Mar 17, 2009

Running for Beef

It's official: my sister, Courtney, and I just signed up for the 40th Annual Brookings Marathon on May 16. It's time to get in shape, and fast, as we....More
Mar 16, 2009

Agriculture and the Environment

I took an impromptu "Spring Break trip" to the Black Hills in Western South Dakota at the end of last week, and I spent a few days enjoying the....More
Mar 12, 2009

Wanted: "Hot Peppers in Agriculture"

According to the 2007 Agriculture Census, the average age of a farmer or rancher is 55.7, up from 53.3 years of age in 2002. Of course, there are....More
Mar 11, 2009

Spring Blizzard, Carrie Underwood and HSUS

I spent yesterday helping my dad get ready for the big blizzard that hit last night. We moved some cow/calf pairs into another lot, fed hay, bedded....More
Mar 10, 2009

PETA Awards Oprah, Costco Votes on Animal Rights

Spring Break has started for many students across the country, including myself. While many are spending a relaxing week lying on the beach, I'm....More
Mar 09, 2009

Herd Bull Management Tips

With Daylight Savings time turning the clock, it's time to start thinking about spring. Soon, it will be time to ditch the coveralls and long johns....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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