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Washington lawmaker’s wolf bill gets heard, but not passed
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Washington lawmaker’s wolf bill gets heard, but not passed
A Washington legislator's proposal to de-list wolves in his district falls flat, but not before the issue gets raised

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Debate swirls around bringing grizzly bears to North Cascades
Debate swirls around bringing grizzly bears to North Cascades
Rancher George Wolner is worried about an errant grizzly bear wandering onto his 17-acre property and feasting on livestock if enough berries and other food aren’t available.
Environmental groups sue to stop wolf killings in Idaho
The lawsuit claims the federal agency is basing wolf control actions on an outdated environmental assessment from 2011.
Severe flooding hits Southern Idaho hard
Severe flooding hits Southern Idaho hard
Widespread flooding is damaging crops and fields and stressing livestock.
Idaho cattle grant helps Mackay school start ranch
Idaho cattle grant helps Mackay school start ranch
Students at Mackay Junior-Senior High School in Idaho have started their own ranch to learn about animal husbandry.
South Dakota livestock in good shape despite January storm
Heavy snow late in the month created difficult conditions for ranchers in southern areas.
Mysterious Skittles cattle feed spill solved, sort of
Mars says the mishap was the result of miscommunication between a vendor that handles its waste management and a subcontractor.
U.S. beef herd expansion not done yet
U.S. beef herd expansion not done yet
USDA’s annual cattle inventory surprised many analysts, who thought the beef herd expansion was winding down.
Advisory group at odds over best way to reduce wolf attacks
Advisory group at odds over best way to reduce wolf attacks
Washington county official suggests fewer wolves would have to be killed if wildlife managers intervene sooner
Utah lawmaker moves to protect livestock from harassment
Republican Rep. Scott Chew introduced the bill because farmers incur significant costs and hardships when livestock are injured.
Love of bacon pushes pork belly prices higher
Tuesday’s pork belly prices were at $1.71 a pound, about 37 percent higher than this time last year.

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