Columnist Doug Warnock writes about the latest in grazing research.
Northeast Washington sheep rancher Dave Dashiell says he's not sure which way he'll go — with
A cattle group drops out of Washington's wolf advisory group and calls for its abolition. Another gr
The group, which counts Smithfield Foods and Murphy-Brown LLC among dozens of supporting organizations, began after environmental advocacy groups and eastern North Carolina residents filed complaints against large-scale hog operations.
The Washington Department of Ecology has fined a livestock owner $12,000 for water-quality violations.
Washington Department of Ecology compiling comments on a tentative proposal to regulate manure lagoons.
Bluetongue virus has been found in 42 animals, including white-tailed deer and livestock, according to Washington State University's College of Veterinary Medicine.
A "wolf-friendly beef" label for meat from cattle raised under wolf protection measures and ways to help a rancher who lost a lot of sheep to wolves were discussed by Washington's wolf advisory group.
The bears, which were killing livestock on a U.S. Forest Service grazing allotment, were relocated to grizzly habitat in the Fox Creek drainage of the Clarks Fork River.
The 1,500-pound cow has been on the loose for several months. Efforts to identify its owner have been unsuccessful.
A producer who has lost sheep and guard dogs to wolves is angry, saying he's followed the rules but Oregon wildlife officials won't take action their "pet dogs."
Placement of cattle into feedlots in August was below industry expectations, but much more is needed to relieve large inventories of beef on the hoof and strengthen prices.
The processor's allegatioins include violations of his constitutional rights to due process and equal protection, intentional interference with his business, trespassing and defamatory statements.
Celebration over the Interior Department's decision that an ESA listing for sage grouse is unwarranted is being tempered by last-minute amendments to federal land-use plans for sage grouse habitat.