An environmental group has convinced the U.S. Bureau of Land Management to to fork over $305,000 in attorney fees in a lawsuit over grazing in Oregon's Louse Canyon area. While the Oregon Natural Desert Association failed to block grazing in the...
U.S. beef exports in October kept exports at a record-breaking pace. Beef exports were up 14 percent on a value basis over October 2012 and up 11 percent in value year to date through October.
The Food and Drug Administration is taking steps toward phasing out the use of some antibiotics in a
Animal vaccines provide a beneficial tool to beef producers, but they can easily lose efficacy if no
Proper handling of cattle during loading and transport to slaughter facilities can alleviate dark cutting beef, bruises and damaged limbs and ensure carcass quality. The University of Idaho's Beef Quality Assuarnce program spells out what producers and...
Researchers and ranchers are split on the effectiveness of new Washington regulations for cougars following a study recommending fewer kills.
The state feeds elk in an effort to prevent them from eating hay and alfalfa meant for livestock in Eastern Oregon.
Wolf depredation complaints among Idaho cattle and sheep producers has gradually decreased since the state held its first hunting season in 2009. But wolf control efforts in Idaho have been significantly impacted by federal funding cuts.
New Idaho Cattle Association president Jared Brackett says the organization's plate is full with environmental and wildlife issues. Among them are grazing permits, sage grouse habitat and elk populations on private property.
Washington State University researchers will monitor wolves and cattle in an effort to reduce depredations on livestock.
A new online marketing tool for beef producers was introduced during Idaho Farm Bureau Federation's 74th annual meeting. The program is already being used by about 150 crop farmers.
Sheep trailing is as old as the West, but the tradition faces mountain challenges with increasing development, population density and environmental conflicts.
Drug residues in beef causes a black eye and financial losses for the industry. Producers can minimize the risk by keeping good records and adhering to animal-health protocols and withdrawal times.
A new plan to protect the sage grouse in eastern Oregon would disproportionately affect ranchers in certain designated areas. The proposal would cut grazing by about 118,000 acres in the region.