Category Archives: Government/Politics

Oregon’s rural counties mull seceding from liberal northwest corner of state

A deep political divide between urban and rural areas has conservative residents feeling ignored by the state government Teny Shakian for Fox News Rural Oregon counties vote to discuss seceding…

Ag-killing Prop. 15 goes down in California

GREG HENDERSON FOR DROVERS Final results show California voters rejected Proposition 15, a decision celebrated as a victory by a broad array of industry and agriculture groups. The ballot measure…

Gray wolves delisted, management authority returned to states and tribes

Trump Administration Returns Management and Protection of Gray Wolves to States and Tribes Following Successful Recovery Efforts DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR PRESS RELEASE BLOOMINGTON, Minn. – More than 45 years after…

California Prop 15 could wipe out ranchers and farmers

California’s Prop 15 Will ‘Punish Farmers and Ranchers’ by Greg Henderson for Drovers Politicians lie. That may not be a startling revelation, and usually when you vote you have some…

Fish and Wildlife now taking comments on regulations that will end endangered species land grabs

Landowners and local governments stand to benefit from proposed regulations that would put a stop to costly landgrabs under the Endangered Species Act Press release from the Falen Law Offices,…

Dysfunction in Congress keeps hurting American ranchers

U.S. Senator Mike Rounds for Northern Ag Net OPINION: FEDS CONTINUE TO MISS THE MARK ON LIVESTOCK POLICY I read a quote from my local sale barn operator Bryan Hanson,…

Clarification of “habitat” will close loophole in Endangered Species law

Written by Brian Gregg for Real Clear Policy A Victory for Property Rights and Common Sense Federal wildlife conservation officials are proposing, for the first time, to amend regulations that define…

The “new normal” is old-school communist

To Live In Fear Is Our New Normal, and It Looks a Lot Like Communist China by Beth Ann Schoeneberg Common Sense Conversations Radio Since the beginning, I’ve been listening…

Fed’s largest land management agency relocates to rural Colorado

From the Interior Department Press Release BLM Headquarters Office Media Contact: blm_press@blm.gov August 10, 2020   The Bureau of Land Management’s Headquarters Officially Established in Grand Junction, Colorado  Relocation of staff resources enhances the…

Western leaders looking into Brazilian acquisition of Colorado lamb processing facility

By Colter Brown, Northern Ag Network LAWMAKERS WANT INVESTIGATION OF LAMB PROCESSING PLANT ACQUISITION BY JBS At the 11th hour Senators and Representatives from Western States are calling on the Department…