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Wolf report may be starting point for removal from endangered status
Wolf report may be starting point for removal from endangered status
The process to consider removing wolves from Oregon's endangered species list could begin later this spring.

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University of Michigan researchers track coyote-wolf hybrids
A wolf and a coyote mated nearly 100 years ago. The result: the coywolf.
Washington wolf bill passes key committee
Washington wolf bill passes key committee
Legislation to reopen Washington's wolf recovery plan has won approval from House Appropriations Committee.
Wyoming House advances bills to protect domestic sheep
The bills are in response to concern the U.S. Forest Service is considering whether to curtail domestic sheep in Wyoming and other western states to reduce the threat to wild bighorns.
WSDA manure bill slips away
Farms groups are proposing education rather than regulation as the way to manage manure.
Group asks Congress to reject closure of Idaho sheep station
Group asks Congress to reject closure of Idaho sheep station
A diverse group trying to save the USDA sheep experiment station near Dubois, Idaho, has finalized a document that explains the research being done there and asks Congress to reject its proposed closure.
DOE head: Water-protection guide should help cattlemen
DOE head: Water-protection guide should help cattlemen
The Washington Department of Ecology hopes to give cattlemen a clearer idea of what regulators look for when searching for potential water pollution.
Antibiotic resistance, better vaccines change livestock practices
Antibiotic resistance, better vaccines change livestock practices
Spurred by a crisis of antibiotic-resistant bacteria, new restrictions on the use of the drugs in livestock are causing producers to find new ways to care for their animals.
Oregon wolf survey shows numbers continue to increase
Oregon wolf survey shows numbers continue to increase
The annual Oregon wolf count and report shows the state has at least 77 wolves and documented 11 incidents of livestock and guard dog attacks in 2014.
Beef, pork groups critical of dietary recommendations
Beef and pork organizations are urging USDA and Department of Human Health to acknowledge the role of lean meat in a healthy diet following a recommendation by the 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee that Americans lower their intake of red and...
Using livestock to shape your landscape
Using livestock to shape your landscape
Columnist Doug Warnock writes about the art and science of targeted grazing.