Washington’s policy allows killing wolves if they prey on livestock three times in a 30-day period.
It was a Texas-sized shrimp dream, to breed crustaceans far from shore but close to transportation hubs that would speed fresh seafood to restaurants as far away as New York or Las Vegas
A growing number of Texas ranchers and farmers are trimming their livestock, or selling them altogether, as the persistent drought has eliminated water supplies and forage for the animals
WDFW trapping to collar wolf in Togo pack
Skagit County assessor surveys elk damage to farmland
WDFW backtracks on wolf collars
Washington wolfpack kills cattle; no action yet from WDFW
BLM announced on July 24 that it would no longer use mandatory off-site compensatory mitigation on most federal land.
Sheep and lamb slaughter under federal inspection for the week to date totaled 38,000 compared with 36,000 last week and 36,000 last year.
The market continues to be very active on loads of yearlings especially in desirable flesh conditions that every cattle feeder loves to buy.
According to the NASS Crop Production report Aug. 10, California Alfalfa and Alfalfa Mixtures area harvested for 2018 is 730,000 acres with a yield of 3.70 bushels per acre vs. 720,000 acres with a yield of 3.90 bushels per acre for 2017.
The legislation approving the wilderness areas allows continued livestock grazing where it existed before the wilderness designation.
A federal judge refused to overturn the government’s decision to permanently remove about 150 wild horses from Eastern Oregon’s Three Fingers Management Area despite a legal error.
Livestock prices from around the region.