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Idaho live animal exports soar during 2015 first quarter
Sudan went on a buying spree of Idaho dairy cattle during the first quarter of 2015, purchasing $5.5 million worth of animals from Idaho producers.

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ICA program pairs ranchers with cover crops
ICA program pairs ranchers with cover crops
The Idaho Cattle Association is promoting a website it created to match farmers willing to allow grazing of their cover crops, or with available pasture, with ranchers in need of additional forage.
Ranchers to address wolf advisory group during closed tour
Ranchers to address wolf advisory group during closed tour
Several ranchers will speak to the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife's wolf advisory group during a tour that's closed to the public.
Study: Passions high on all sides in wolf debate
Study: Passions high on all sides in wolf debate
A consultant interviewed more than 90 people and found ranchers and environmentalists have some things in common, such as fear and suspicion.
S. Dakota Stockgrowers support COOL
Some group are now calling for Congress to repeal the law, saying they fear retaliation from Mexico and Canada in the form of tariffs. Other groups say Congress should wait until after mediatioin.
WTO ruling divides groups between repeal or repair of labeling rules
WTO ruling divides groups between repeal or repair of labeling rules
Groups representing U.S. beef and pork producers are not surprised at WTO's ruling against the U.S. in a country of origin labeling dispute with Mexico and Canada but differ widely as to whether COOL should be reformed or repealed.
County commissioner rips state for closing wolf meeting
County commissioner rips state for closing wolf meeting
The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife is opening a portion of an upcoming wolf advisory group meeting to the media, but members of the public will still be shut out.
WTO rules against country of origin labels on meat
The ruling is a victory for the U.S. meat industry, which has said the labels are burdensome and challenged them in court.
House bills puts 10-year hold on sage grouse listing
A provision to block any listing of the greater sage grouse as threatened or endangered for 10 years was includedd in a defense bill passed by the House on May 15.
Group with big vision promotes small-scale ag
Group with big vision promotes small-scale ag
Washington State Livestock Coalition President Nick Cockrell helped start the group to assist livestock owners keep their animals healthy and productive.
Field day helps ranchers remove toxic plants
Washington State University Extension hosts a field day May 20 near Ritzville, Wash., to provide ranchers with an update on efforts to remove the weeds lupine and medusahead from rangeland.