Category Archives: Food & Fiber

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Can Cows Save the Planet? — Guest Editorial — by Trent Loos

  Reposted from High Plains Journal Why do people outside of the farming community continue to lie about our industry? They romanticize and talk about loving the small family farmer,…

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Clash Between Rural and Urban Values and Culture? — Opinion/Editorial — by Trent Loos

Reposted from High Plains Journal.  According to  Ag Radio personality Trent Loos, who often talks about the huge and seemingly growing divide between rural and urban America, the Bundy cases in…

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RANGEFIRE! and FREE RANGE REPORT Join RANGE magazine to ADDRESS ISSUES FACING THE WEST and Help Spread America’s Cowboy Spirit Beyond the Outback

  RANGE magazine has been raising a fuss and a ruckus in favor of ranchers for over 25 years.  Part of RANGE’s mission is to Address Issues Facing the West, and…

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The Steer Named LaVoy — Finicum

Alongside steers named Angus, Heifer and Duke, one name stood out at the Douglas County Fair: LaVoy — as in LaVoy Finicum. According to the News-Review, a local Oregon paper,…

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Formation of National Grazing Allotment Owners Association

Announcing the first ever, national organization for range or grazing AllotmentOwners that is wholly run by Allotment Owners. The first ever national organization for range or grazing Allotment Owners that…

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OTHER SIDE: According to Raw Story: “Utah Ranchers Vow to Continue Bundy War”?

According to Raw Story, “Utah ranchers vow to continue Bundy war against feds despite arrests of Oregon militants.” — THE PROBLEM IS, THAT’S NOT WHAT THE RANCHERS SAID OR DID ….

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The Mary Bullock Story and Other Related Issues in the Long Trail of BLM Abuses — by Todd Macfarlane

The recent  Hammond Case in Oregon has stirred a great deal of outrage and disbelief, but it is just the latest drop in the bucket in a long trail of…