The U.S. sheep industry strongly opposes, saying it will harm domestic lamb sales and threatens U.S. lamb exports.
Oregon State Police investigators are asking for the public's help identifying whoever is responsible for poisoning eight wolves earlier this year in Union County, including all five members o…
Bryan Humphreys has years of experience in the pork industry, including his work as senior vice president of the National Pork Board.
Preventing foreign animal diseases, addressing the labor shortage and reauthorizing mandatory livestock price reporting are the top issues.
The council has hired a brand consultancy and advertising agency in Boulder, Colo., to market and launch new products.
A Whatcom County, Wash., feed mill and rail line, both knocked out of service by recent floods, have reopened, helping restore the flow of feed to dairies.
Company veteran Hart joins senior leadership team
An Oregon ranch family has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to resolve a legal dispute over “grazing preferences,” which prioritize livestock access to public land.
An influx of state funding will help to reimburse Oregon ranchers for dead and missing livestock caused by wolves in 2021 and 2022.
The pending policy has alarmed farmers and ranchers, who accuse Ecology of attacking agriculture and rewriting water law without the public’s or Legislature’s involvement.
The overall trend in animal proteins next year will be slower production growth, driven by pork, poultry and aquaculture, but beef and wild-catch seafood output are expected to contract slightly.
Oregon State University plans to strengthen its partnership with Eastern Oregon University and expand opportunities for rangeland research, classes and field studies.
No foul play was suspected in the death of the male wolf known as OR-93, the California Department of Fish and Wildlife said in a news release.
The planned removal of several wild horses from the Ochoco National Forest has been delayed and is not expected to start until early next year. Forest Service officials say supply chain disrup…
Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife officials confirmed the three steers as wolf kills by the Rogue Pack.
The Washington Department Fish and Wildlife has drafted a rule to kill wolves in "chronic conflict zones" if ranchers follow predation-prevention plans written by wildlife managers.
The sheep and lamb industry has improved following early hard hit from COVID-19. Smaller, niche producers add diversity.
Untreated areas were incinerated. Areas that had been only thinned or treated with controlled fire survived relatively well. An area that received both thinning and prescribed fire survived best.
The bill would strengthen the Packers and Stockyards Act and put purchasing requirements on meatpackers.
Idaho agriculture officials and Gov. Brad Little on Nov. 23 toured a new Boise lab building that will help scientists and technicians keep up with higher testing volume.
The grant program was authorized by Congress in 2021 and was designed to help custom-exempt and similar processors achieve federal inspection status or the ability to operate under a state's i…
Global demand for beef is on pace to dramatically outpace production over the next 10 years, leading to higher prices and greater market opportunities for U.S. ranchers, according to an indust…
The USDA could soon approve a regulatory plan that would allow Oregon to revive its state meat inspection program.
Ranchers need to be telling their stories, especially as more consumers veer toward vegetarian and vegan diets they see as more environmentally sustainable.
Oregon State University has unveiled a comprehensive needs assessment for the beef and dairy industries that identifies research needs and potential funding sources to help producers stay comp…
U.S. Rep. Cliff Bentz, Oregon's only Republican member of Congress, is pushing back against the proposed River Democracy Act in a letter sent Nov. 16 to all 62 county commissioners in his most…
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota farmers who grow about 45 million turkeys annually will benefit from higher prices this year, according to agriculture experts.
The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife killed a wolf in southeast Washington on Friday and will leave it to ranchers to kill a second wolf if they see one on their land.
Brazil waited more than two months two report two cases of BSE and has a history of other serious beef safety infractions.
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee on Friday waived motor carrier rules to allow truckers to drive longer hours to deliver feed to dairies, which have had grain supplies disrupted by floods this week …
DENVER — While gray wolves are under pressure from a federal delisting and increased hunting in some Rocky Mountain states, Colorado wildlife officials heard a number of detailed options Thurs…
The announcement of a range-wide evaluation of habitat plans for greater sage grouse came after the Trump administration tried to scale back conservation efforts adopted when Biden was vice pr…
BAKER CITY — A Baker City feedlot that currently manages fewer than 3,000 head of cattle is seeking permission from the state to expand to 15,000.
Idaho’s exploding population and growing tourism industry is causing more conflicts on the rangelands that ranchers depend on for their livelihoods.
Desperate Canadian farmers were using boats to rescue animals, and officials were starting to use helicopters to drop in fresh water and feed.
Cody Easterday's bankrupt operations will pay the Commodity Futures Trading Commission $30 million, but only after other creditors are paid, according to an order approved Wednesday by a feder…
Wolves in a southeast Washington pack have attacked another calf, leading the state Department of Fish and Wildlife to announce Thursday it will try to kill one or two wolves.
Longtime Baker Valley cattle rancher Bob Harrell Jr. has been inducted into the Hereford Hall of Fame in Kansas City, Mo.
The program to fund projects could be coordinated by the Idaho State Department of Agriculture.
BLM and the Forest Service consider rangelands conserved lands in President Biden’s conservation initiative.
A pig farm in northern Germany began culling all of its 4,000 animals Wednesday after a case of African swine fever was confirmed there.
The proposal would require USDA to establish regional mandatory minimum thresholds of negotiated cash and negotiated grid trades for fed cattle, among other things.
With the drought, high prices of alfalfa hay and other forages normally used for wintering, producers may be considering lower priced alternatives.
Environmental groups asked U.S. District Judge Jeffrey White to restore federal protection to wolves along the West Coast, and in the central Rockies and Great Lakes states.
Wolf packs saturate the region, but no rancher from there has been on the advisory group since the Cattle Producers of Washington withdrew its representative in 2015.
Fish and Game biologists say winter feeding can help draw animals away from stored crops or livestock on private property, and from roads and railroads.
Washington ranchers last month raised $24,750 for Beef Counts, which provides beef to families in need.
Plant-based meat maker Beyond Meat reported lower-than-expected sales in the third quarter due to a slump in U.S. demand.
Beef exports are running 18% higher in volume year over year, and pork exports are keeping up with last year’s record pace.
The department issued permits rather than attempt to remove up to two wolves itself. The cattle are on private land and the ranchers are in a better position to watch for wolves, Fish and Wild…
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has struck down a rule issued in the final days of the Trump presidency that would have dramatically reduced critical habitat protections for the northern sp…
Experts say the bill could reduce AUMs, or animal unit months, through a land transfer between the federal government and City of Mitchell.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Included in the $1.2 trillion infrastructure package is money for a massive upgrade of U.S. roads, bridges and other facilities, but it also includes items that are importan…
The U.S. needs to get back to the negotiating table and become part of trade agreements around the world, an economist said in a new report.
The Greener Cattle Initiative will award $5 million in research grants over the next five years.