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Wolves suspected in another NE Oregon attack
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Wolves suspected in another NE Oregon attack
State wildlife managers are investigating whether another calf was killed by wolves.

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Bison meat niche grows across the West
Bison meat niche grows across the West
Although most bison production is in the Midwest, 14 Oregon ranches are registered with the Northwest Bison Association.
Ranchers’ meeting to discuss wolves, other issues on public lands
The first in a series of meetings sponsored by the California Public Lands Council will focus on wolf management and other issues faced by ranchers with public lands allotments.
Fire Protection Association organizes in eastern Idaho
A new Rural Fire Protection Association has formed in the wake of one of the most devastating wildfires to hit eastern Idaho
WDFW keeps close watch on Smackout wolfpack
WDFW keeps close watch on Smackout wolfpack
Washington wildlife managers say they won't shoot more Smackout pack wolves if the wolves don't attack again
U.S. beef, pork exports continue to grow
U.S. beef, pork exports continue to grow
Japan accounted for 27 percent of the total value of U.S. beef exports in the first half of the year, and Mexico accounted for 23 percent of the total value of U.S. pork exports.
Kansas county hard hit by fires gets fencing funds
Ranchers will get about $18 million in federal funds for miles of fencing lost when fires burned about 425,000 acres in March.
‘Cowgirl camp’ for beginning women ranchers
‘Cowgirl camp’ for beginning women ranchers
Ranchers Sandy Matheson, of Bellingham, Wash., and Beth Robinette, of Cheney, Wash., are teaming up to offer an intensive retreat for “new cowgirls,” teaching basic farm skills, animal husbandry and business management.
Montana rancher admits illegal pesticide killed bald eagle
Dale Duwayne Buerkle of Plevna injected pesticide into calf carcasses intending to poison coyotes.
ODFW kills 2 wolves for repeated attacks on cattle
ODFW kills 2 wolves for repeated attacks on cattle
Ranchers say the Harl Butte Pack regularly attacks livestock, and had asked ODFW to kill the entire pack.
Cap-and-trade extension included fire fee repeal
Cap-and-trade extension included fire fee repeal
The bill to extend California’s cap-and-trade program through 2030, which was signed recently by Gov. Jerry Brown, included the repeal of a controversial fee charged to rural landowners for fire protection.

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