The state Department of Fish and Wildlife will buy another 5,088 acres of timber and grazing land in the Simcoe Mountains in south-central Washington for $3.35 million.
A northeast Washington wolfpack killed a cow last week in northern Stevens County, the first confirmed wolf attack on livestock in Washington since early January.
BEIJING (AP) — China will halt imports from a Canadian company after food safety issues were detected in one batch of pork, the Xinhua state news agency reported Tuesday, a move likely to fuel…
SAN JACINTO, Calif. (AP) — Animal control officers are considering whether to suggest criminal charges after about 40 retired racehorses were removed from a Southern California sanctuary that …
The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife may have a pronghorn antelope management plan ready for public review by late fall or winter. Ranchers are wary of over population affecting fenc…
SEDRO-WOOLLEY, Wash. — Vegetable grower Tony Wisdom figures that several years ago his farm walked away from a quarter-million-dollar investment, plus future earnings, because elk were uprooti…
President Donald Trump’s plans to impose tariffs on imports from Mexico had some supporters among ranchers, who oppose allowing low-priced cattle into the U.S., the CEO of R-CALF says.
A wildfire the burned most of a state wildlife area but did minimal agricultural damage was four times larger than once reported.
TULARE, Calif. — Russele Sleep, of Bedford, Iowa, was named World Champion Livestock Auctioneer at the Livestock Marketing Association’s annual contest .
Oregon Gov. Kate Brown has come out in opposition to the revised wolf management plan passed by the state Fish and Wildlife Commission on June 7.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Federal authorities are taking public comments on a plan to conduct an extensive environmental study involving killing wolves and other predators in Idaho that attack lives…
A man with a background in and a love for cattle and horses has been hired as the new executive vice president of Washington Cattlemen’s Association in Ellensburg, Wash.
For the first time since 2010, Oregon has revised and updated its plan for managing the state's growing wolf population.
Irrigation districts and individual farmers who get water directly from rivers and are junior water right holders are planning for less water this summer. It shouldn’t be as bad as the drought…
Idaho and Washington ranchers will talk about the issues they face that cross state lines during their summer meeting.
A ban on coyote-killing contests has passed the Oregon Senate 17-12 over the objections of critics who say the bill runs roughshod over rural livestock producers.
Rain showers throughout Washington’s Columbia Basin in the past few weeks hampered overall first-cutting alfalfa quality as growers and buyers dicker on prices.
Elk intrusions cost farmers and ranchers in eastern Skagit County, Wash., more than $1.4 million a year, according to a county assessor’s survey.
YAKIMA, Wash. — On a recent May morning, Jack Field repaired an irrigation pipe on his ranch.
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The Democratic governor of Montana who is running for president and the Republican secretary of state who wants his job are locked in a constitutional dispute over a uniqu…
A wildfire threatened several villages and burned 5,000 acres of state-owned sagebrush and grass in southern Grant County, Wash., before being largely contained Tuesday night.
The Rogue pack has traveled into Klamath County, Ore., with a confirmed livestock kill in Fort Klamath on Sunday, according to Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife officials.
PORTLAND — A federal judge has issued a temporary restraining order prohibiting two Oregon ranchers pardoned last year on arson charges from grazing cattle on four federal allotments.
Nonprofit organizations have until July 1 to apply for state money to protect livestock in four northeast Washington counties from wolves.
The Idaho State Department of Agriculture received confirmation of Equine Infectious Anemia diagnosed in a horse transported from Washington state back to its home in Canyon County in May.
The Oregon Department of Fish & Wildlife is working to gather more information about an unknown wolf — or wolves — that killed a calf at a Wallowa County ranch west of Enterprise.
Court remands the rule to EPA and Army Corps of Engineers for further proceedings.
A hiker armed with a shotgun killed a young female wolf May 26 near Mingo Mountain in Stevens County, according to the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife.
The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife is investigating the death of a wolf found Monday in the Little Pend Oreille National Wildlife Refuge in northeast Washington.
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea said Friday that it is scrambling to prevent the spread of the highly contagious African swine fever on its pig industry after North Korea confirmed an ou…
Stocking density is a practical tool for managing animal diet selection and animal performance, as discussed in a report by Doug Peterson, rancher and Natural Resource Conservation Service Sta…
Rising corn prices would increase cost of gain for feed yards and could put pressure on feeder cattle and calf prices.
The U.S. Department of Justice has filed its opening appellate brief in a Yellowstone area grizzly bear relisting. An attorney for ranchers is disappointed it wasn’t stronger.
Positive developments on the trade front with Mexico, Canada and Japan are welcome news for U.S. beef, pork and lamb industries.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — It's shaping up to be a deadly year for livestock in the American Southwest as the number of cows and calves killed by Mexican gray wolves has skyrocketed, aggravating…
Tariffs are putting U.S. beef and pork at a disadvantage in some key foreign markets.
U.S. agriculture’s integration of science and technology can lead the way in combating climate change worldwide.
Several dead lambs found this spring
Stevens County ranchers and residents say they want more authority at the local level when it comes to problem cougars.
BERLIN (AP) — The German government wants to relax rules against shooting wolves if the animals kill sheep or other livestock.
An Okanogan County rancher who shot and killed a wolf as it approached three newborn calves was promptly cleared by Washington Fish and Wildlife investigators, according to records released Tuesday.
Cunningham Pastured Meats reports sales gain
The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife wants public comment to develop a plan to manage pronghorn antelope reintroduced to Eastern Washington by Indian tribes in recent years.
BEIJING (AP) — Hong Kong retiree Lee Wai-man loves pork fresh from the market but eats a lot less now that the price has jumped as China struggles with a deadly swine disease that has sent sho…
Washington Cattlemen’s Association is looking for a new executive vice president to succeed Sarah Ryan, who left after two years to take another job.
Hay stocks are down 29% in the Pacific Northwest from a year ago mainly because livestock needed more hay than usual in February and March due to colder than normal weather. Now rain is hamper…
Washington Fish and Wildlife officials are briefing county commissioners throughout the state about two studies that could change how the department manages wolves.
Speculation of higher beef exports might have caused the run-up in futures prices on feeder cattle.
Three environmental groups are suing to block the renewal of a federal grazing permit for Dwight and Steven Hammond, the Eastern Oregon ranchers whose imprisonment inspired the 2016 occupation…
To balance its budget, Washington Fish and Wildlife may cut back the division that responds to troublesome animals, such as cougars and black bears.
The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife supports removing endangered species protections for gray wolves in the Lower 48 states.
TOKYO — Idaho "finger steaks" are going to be a big thing in Japan.
Wolves should be taken off the federal endangered species list in Washington, according to state Fish and Wildlife Director Kelly Susewind.
Environmental groups rallied May 6 in Portland to keep federal endangered species protections for gray wolves in the Lower 48 states.
The framework offers guidance on practices to improve sustainability of raising cattle, processing beef and marketing beef.