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Bird flu quarantine lifted in Douglas County, Ore.
Oregon Department of Agriculture lifts quarantine imposed around where bird flu infected a non-commercial flock in Douglas County.

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CPOW founder assumes presidency
CPOW founder assumes presidency
Moses Lake, Wash., rancher Lee Englehardt, a founder of the Cattle Producers of Washington, has returned to the group as its president.
December feedlot placements down 8 percent
December feedlot placements down 8 percent
Analysts view the latest USDA cattle on feed report as moderately bullish and as showing signs of heifer retention for herd rebuilding.
H5N1 bird flu found in Washington; little human health risk since
A wild duck tested positive for a highly pathogenic bird flu virus that combines Eurasion and North American strains.
Public support for grazing strong in Idaho
Public support for grazing strong in Idaho
A University of Idaho survey of Idaho residents shows a 90 percent approval rating for livestock grazing on public lands and a high level of trust in Idaho's public lands ranchers.
Study rebuts Canada’s claim of economic harm from COOL
Study rebuts Canada’s claim of economic harm from COOL
A National Farmers Union-backed economic study asserts the actual impacts to Canada's and Mexico's cattle industries from the U.S. mandatory country-of-origin meat labeling rule appear negligible. The Auburn University study rebuts Canada's claim its...
Kansas cattle trails closer to national recognition
Kansas is considered the crossroads for many of the historic trails of the Old West. The state already has four national historic trails: the Santa Fe, the Lewis and Clark, the Pony Express and the Oregon.
At an Oregon farm, twin lambs say hello to a late sibling
At an Oregon farm, twin lambs say hello to a late sibling
Fern Russell counted again. "There's five lambs here now," she thought to herself. "How can that be?"
Case could impact dairies, livestock operations nationwide
A district court ruling this week applying RCRA regulations to manure for the first time in history has serious implications for livestock producers nationwide.
Cage law blamed for skyrocketing egg prices in Calif.
Cage law blamed for skyrocketing egg prices in Calif.
Egg prices are skyrocketing in California, as a dozen eggs is expected to cost as much as 90 cents more by next week. The new cage requirements of Proposition 2 is seen as the main driver of the increase.
Washington lawmaker proposes moving wolves
Washington lawmaker proposes moving wolves
A northeast Washington legislator introduces bills to speed up wolf recovery.