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Oregon wolf numbers could trigger delisting in 2015
Oregon wolf numbers could trigger delisting in 2015
The action would remove endangered species protection for wolves in Northeast Oregon.

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Sage grouse efforts target spread of junipers
The Warner Mountains have become just one battleground in the 11 states that could see an increase in more stringent land-use regulations and a steep decline in cattle grazing allotments if the sage grouse is recommended for Endangered Species Act...
Study: $87 million in rain damage to Idaho alfalfa
Study: $87 million in rain damage to Idaho alfalfa
A new University of Idaho Extension report suggests $87 million is a conservative estimate of Idaho's hay crop losses due to rain damage this season.
Allotment tour set to highlight regulatory issues
Allotment tour set to highlight regulatory issues
Ranchers in the Salmon-Challis National Forest and Idaho Farm Bureau Federation have scheduled a tour of an allotment that was closed a month early, hoping to start a dialogue about improving federal range management decisions.
Outlook bright for livestock, dairy
Outlook bright for livestock, dairy
An economic outlook by University of Missouri's FAPRI projects high prices for the livestock and dairy sectors and lower prices for the grains and oilseed sectors, resulting in livestock receipts eclipsing crop receipts in 2014 -- which last occurred in...
Ranchers face deadlines for comments, disaster aid
Livestock producers in California face several upcoming deadlines for commenting on environmental proposals and taking advantage of available disaster relief.
U.S. cattle on feed continues decline
U.S. cattle on feed continues decline
U.S. cattle inventories continue to decline. Cattle on feed was down only 1 percent year-over-year on Sept. 1. But placements into feedlots were down 10 percent, indicating a tightening supply of beef ahead.
Ranchers criticize response to Ore. fire
Ranchers criticize response to Ore. fire
Some ranchers are criticizing the fire-fighting response to a blaze that burned 66,000 acres in eastern Oregon.
Spokesperson helps ranchers tell their story
Spokesperson helps ranchers tell their story
Livestock organizations should have someone working to maintain a media presence and convey agriculture's message, says Jamie Henneman, who represents several Eastern Washington associations. Environmental and agenda-driven groups take advantage of the...
Wolves kill Oregon sheep, injure protection dogs
Wolves kill Oregon sheep, injure protection dogs
Oregon officials have recorded the first reported attack on livestock protection dogs.
Russian cattle producers tour Idaho
Russian cattle producers tour Idaho
Idaho Agriculture Department hosted Russianbeef cattle producers in hopes of building relationships that will lead to cattle and semen sales in the future.