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Study: Livestock grazing can benefit struggling sage grouse
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Study: Livestock grazing can benefit struggling sage grouse
Late-season grazing leaves in place for longer the grasses and other vegetation that sage grouse nest in, increasing their breeding success, researchers concluded.

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Ranchers fear Forest Service taking their grazing
Ranchers fear Forest Service taking their grazing
Ranchers in Okanogan County, Washington, believe the USFS is trying to take away rights to graze cattle on federal land. A county commissioner says more of the same might be happening in the West.
House ag committee backs phased-in beef checkoff increase
House ag committee backs phased-in beef checkoff increase
House ag committee passes beef checkoff bill
Dakota ranchers help wildfire-stricken colleagues
The North Dakota Stockmen’s Association and its Stockmen’s Foundation each have pledged $15,000 to help affected ranchers in Kansas, Texas, Oklahoma and Colorado.
Oregon lawmakers consider banning livestock discrimination
Oregon lawmakers consider banning livestock discrimination
A proposed bill would prohibit county ordinances that discriminate against specific species of livestock.
Brazil meat exports collapse in wake of inspection scandal
Brazil meat exports collapse in wake of inspection scandal
Brazil's meat exports effectively collapsed this week, the agricultural minister said, as several countries halted imports from the South American country in the wake of a meat inspection scandal
Dead cattle in Eastern Oregon reservoir disturb tourists
Dead cattle floating in a reservoir just west of the Oregon-Idaho border are causing trouble for tourists
Oregon ranch fighting Rogue River management plans
Oregon ranch fighting Rogue River management plans
An Oregon ranch and two industry groups have filed a lawsuit challenging management plans for the Rogue river.
Critics urge more livestock antibiotics oversight in Oregon
Critics urge more livestock antibiotics oversight in Oregon
Critics of federal oversight of livestock antibiotics want Oregon lawmakers to pass a bill that would limit antibiotic uses.
Livestock Hall of Fame to honor new inductees
The Southern Idaho Livestock Hall of Fame will honor its newest inductees April 11
WDFW reply to sharp email on wolves causes flap
WDFW reply to sharp email on wolves causes flap
Washington wolf email flap

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