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Aug 05, 2009

Preconditioning Calves Prior to Weaning

Because certain factors may influence the sale price of feeder calves, it's important to consider which management decisions might increase your....More
Aug 04, 2009

Open Discussion: Climate Change Bill

Most of us in the cattle business have been keeping a close eye on this climate change legislation passing through the hands of our Congressmen....More
Aug 03, 2009

Summer Projects

Where has summer gone? It's hard to believe it's August already. Soon, the long, hot days will be replaced with shorter, cool days. Even worse, if....More
Jul 30, 2009

MSN Says Farming is a Heroic Career

Here is a good helping of positive media coverage for farmers and ranchers this week. In a recent article at MSN Careers, a study was conducted to....More
Jul 29, 2009

NEW Beef Daily Summer Photography Contest!

Hey, you! Yes, you! Calling all Bovine photos! It's time to enter another BEEF Daily Summer Contest. Two Western Art Prints will be given away for....More
Jul 28, 2009

Beef Ambassadors Solid Investment for Future

I wouldn't be where I am today without the help of the National Beef Ambassador Program. I got my start in 1998 when I was 10 years old. I entered....More
Jul 27, 2009

Alert: Help Block Animal Rightist Regulatory Czar

It's time for us to take immediate action, cattle industry professionals. I was passed along this information from the U.S. Sportsmen Alert Network,....More
Jul 23, 2009

Masters of Beef Advocacy Spotlight: Jay Theiler

In the last couple of months, I have been fortunate enough to be able to introduce you to some of the nation's most dedicated cattle producers. These....More
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

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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