Category Archives: Land Use News

BLM Reversal: Hammond cattle needed to stem fire danger

Greg Henderson, as originally published by DROVERS BLM Now Hopes Hammond’s Cattle Can Reduce Fire Risk Steven Hammond (second from left) and Dwight Hammond (fourth from left), were pardoned by…

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,…

Ranchers use best practices to make Sierra Nevada grazing sustainable

“Grazing has been around for a long time, way before cattle were here, and it’s a natural function of keeping a sustainable forest…” Cattle in the Sierra It’s well known…

Legislation would relieve Texas/Oklahoma landowners caught in dispute with BLM

Trish Choate Times Record News Measure protects landowners embroiled in Red River boundary clash Local landowners tangled up in the Red River boundary dispute will reap protection against what some…

Agenda 21: Implementation by Stealth

This article is the follow up to Agenda 21: Swallowing America, which was originally published in the Winter 2014 edition of RANGE magazine. Penned by the late Michael Coffman, this…

Ranchers see through anti-cattle motives of APR “Living with Wildlife” conference

  Northern Ag Network Ranchers Struggle with American Prairie Reserve Wildlife Conference Many ranchers philosophically disagree with the mission of the American Prairie Reserve to buy private ranchland, take it…

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Coalition forms to stop wolf introduction into Colorado

PRESS RELEASE The Colorado Stop the Wolf Coalition Grand Junction, CO – January 8, 2019 – The Colorado Stop the Wolf Coalition was recently formed by concerned sportsmen, farmers and…

U.S. Supreme Court Rules Against Federal Government and Sides with Kansas and other States on Property Rights / Land-use Issue

Topeka, Kan. – The U.S. Supreme Court sided with Kansas and other states, reversing a lower court ruling that had upheld an Obama-era restriction on private property, Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt…

Making of a Herd Bull — the Political Evolution of Southern Utah’s Mike Noel — by Todd Macfarlane

First published in Range magazine. At conclusion of the 2018 Utah legislative session, Rep. Mike Noel, from House District 73—comprising five full rural southern Utah counties, and parts of two…

Property Rights Champion Takes Key Position with U.S. Fish & Wildlife

Budd Falen takes position in Interior Department as Deputy Solicitor for Wildlife and Parks Rachel Gabel The Fencepost When Karen Budd Falen served on the Trump Transition Team on interior…