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DENVER (AP) — Some wildlife advocates are urging Colorado officials to streamline planning for reintroducing the gray wolf, arguing the launch of an overly bureaucratic process will frustrate …

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The farm dog, some say, is the “unsung hero,” “part of the family” and one of the most important parts of rural life.

Katie Ostrander is an active and vocal advocate for agriculture in the county and has dedicated countless hours of volunteer time organizing events, creating fundraisers and as a fundamental l…

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BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A house panel on Tuesday introduced legislation allowing the use of snowmobiles, ATVs, powered parachutes and other methods to hunt and kill wolves year-round and with no l…

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Therapy and exercise classes involving livestock could be permitted in Oregon’s exclusive farm use zones under a bill that’s drawn skepticism from agriculture and farmland protection groups.

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee Tuesday held its first of two hearings to consider Deb Haaland, Biden's nominee to lead the Interior Department.

While alfalfa acres were down 3% in the U.S. in 2020 compared with the 10-year average, there have been some big declines in western states over time.

The snow and cold temperatures we’ve been having in February make it seem like spring is far away. But spring weather really isn’t that far away and it’s not too early to be thinking about pas…

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MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin wildlife officials opened a wolf season Monday after hunting advocates sued to move the start date up from November amid fears that the Biden administration migh…

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RENO, Nev. (AP) — A longtime Nevada rancher is suing U.S. regulators over the approval of a lithium mine on federal rangeland he says would violate environmental laws and undermine changes he …

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Plans to reopen Oregon's second-largest dairy remain unchanged, despite the new owners — a prominent farm family based in southeast Washington — facing allegations of fraud by Tyson Foods.

The Idaho Board of Land Commissioners recently approved the Owyhee Land Exchange with the U.S. Bureau of Land Management.

The U.S. District Court for northern California is allowing a lawsuit challenging the implementation of USDA’s New Swine Inspection System to proceed by denying USDA’s motion to dismiss the case.

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BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A federal judge on Thursday overturned a Trump administration action that allowed mining and other development on 10 million acres in parts of six western states that ar…

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KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — The annual Klamath Bull Sale generally draws thousands of attendees, but not this year, and for organizers, that’s OK.

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The COVID-19 pandemic has caused a historic shift in the U.S. to eating at home, which impacted various sectors of the animal protein industry differently.

Local ranchers have been working closely with fish experts and conservation professionals for more than 25 years to improve fish habitat for ESA-listed Snake River chinook salmon and steelhead…

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A male wolf collared by Oregon wildlife officials last year has been spotted in Northern California with another wolf, likely a female with whom he is likely to start a ne…

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Woodburn Livestock Auction in Woodburn, Ore., and Shasta Livestock Auction Yard in Cottonwood, Calif., have both announced they will permanently close their livestock auction yards.

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Easterday Farms has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection amid allegations the Eastern Washington ranch and beef supplier bilked Tyson Foods out of $225 million by submitting fake invoice…

Klamath Bull Sale organizers are anticipating a strong market and a consistent number of consignors from throughout the Pacific Northwest for next week's 61st annual event.

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Tyson Foods is suing an Eastern Washington beef supplier for allegedly defrauding the company out of more than $225 million by falsifying records and submitting fake invoices for more than 200…

Dr. Scott Leibsle is the new Idaho state veterinarian. He succeeds Dr. Bill Barton, who retired after 14 years. Leibsle has been the deputy state veterinarian since 2011.

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Chickens are the largest category of live animals traded globally, but overall trade in live animals is a colossal — and growing — $21 billion industry.

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Almost two dozen organizations, led by R-CALF USA, have sent a letter urging the U.S. International Trade Commission to recognize that imported blueberries are seriously harming U.S. growers.

FDA Commissioner Stephen Hahn said FDA does not support the MOU signed by Health and Human Service and has no intention of abdicating its public health mandate.

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Controversies over the family’s use of the grazing allotments stem from the arson convictions of Dwight and Steven Hammond, a father and son who were later pardoned by President Donald Trump f…