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Ranchers criticize response to Ore. fire
Contributed photo/Grant County Sheriff’s Office
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.

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New wolf pack moves into Washington state
New wolf pack moves into Washington state
A Washington rancher says wolves in the new Profanity Peak pack have been preying on their livestock.
More than 100 cattle dead after truck crash
The cattle were headed from a ranch in Kuna, Idaho, to a feed lot in Texas. Authorities say the truck was apparently going too fast around a curve.
Feed barley glut affects hay prices
Feed barley glut affects hay prices
Eastern Idaho growers say the quality of their third alfalfa cutting is strong, but yield and price of premium hay are both down.
FSA urges quick action on grazing claims
Compensation payments for grazing losses will be reduced, so the Farm Service Agency is urging livestock producers to file claims by the end of September.
Oregon hog farm learns to satisfy demands of urban consumers
Oregon hog farm learns to satisfy demands of urban consumers
A small Oregon hog farm finds a way into a big urban market.
Dairy owner new executive director of Oregon Cattlemen’s Association
Dairy owner new executive director of Oregon Cattlemen’s Association
The new director of the Oregon Cattlemen's Association has dairy, commodity group and state ag board experience.
Post fire grazing management depends on several factors
Post fire grazing management depends on several factors
Columnist Doug Warnock writes about grazing management after a wildfire.
Washington duo grabs bull (carefully) by the horns
Washington duo grabs bull (carefully) by the horns
Those strange looking cows grazing near Long Beach, Wash., are part of a business plan by Ed Ketel and Lance Wright.
Vets warn that rare virus killing deer can harm livestock
A virus killing deer in southwest Oregon can spread to cattle and sheep, wildlife officials warn.
Sides disagree on meaning of ‘ag gag’ lawsuit ruling
Supporters of Idaho's Agricultural Security Act say a judge's ruling not to dismiss a federal lawsuit against the law wasn't a decision on the merits of the case, while opponents hailed it as a win for the plaintiffs.