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Washington wolf bill passes key committee
Washington wolf bill passes key committee
Legislation to reopen Washington's wolf recovery plan has won approval from House Appropriations Committee.

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DOE head: Water-protection guide should help cattlemen
DOE head: Water-protection guide should help cattlemen
The Washington Department of Ecology hopes to give cattlemen a clearer idea of what regulators look for when searching for potential water pollution.
Antibiotic resistance, better vaccines change livestock practices
Antibiotic resistance, better vaccines change livestock practices
Spurred by a crisis of antibiotic-resistant bacteria, new restrictions on the use of the drugs in livestock are causing producers to find new ways to care for their animals.
Oregon wolf survey shows numbers continue to increase
Oregon wolf survey shows numbers continue to increase
The annual Oregon wolf count and report shows the state has at least 77 wolves and documented 11 incidents of livestock and guard dog attacks in 2014.
Beef, pork groups critical of dietary recommendations
Beef and pork organizations are urging USDA and Department of Human Health to acknowledge the role of lean meat in a healthy diet following a recommendation by the 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee that Americans lower their intake of red and...
Using livestock to shape your landscape
Using livestock to shape your landscape
Columnist Doug Warnock writes about the art and science of targeted grazing.
Crapo eyes monument designation, public lands policy
Crapo eyes monument designation, public lands policy
Sen. Mike Crapo and Rep. Raul Labrador, both R-Idaho, have introduced legislation to require a vote of Congress and the affected state Legsilature before a president can designate a national monument.
Boise company first to export meat to Myanmar
Boise company first to export meat to Myanmar
Boise-based Agri Beef became the first U.S. company to ship meat to Myanmar, a developing country in Southeast Asia.
Northeast Washington to Olympia: Action on wolves can’t wait
Northeast Washington to Olympia: Action on wolves can’t wait
House committee hears bill to require Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife to reopen state's wolf recovery plan.
Sports medicine test holds promise for cattle industry
Sports medicine test holds promise for cattle industry
Researchers at Idaho State University and Montana State University collaborated on a project to use a quick blood test common in sports science to evaluate the disposition of livestock.
Analysts: Hay prices at point of no return
Analysts: Hay prices at point of no return
Despite short-term challenges in the western hay market, global demand for quality hay and production constraints will continue upward pressure on prices.