Category Archives: Government/Politics

Predators pile on Montana livestock losses

Originally published by Northernag.net Predators Eat Away Montana Livestock Loss Board Budget As another year draws to a close, the Montana Livestock Loss Board said Montana ranchers once again faced…

Horses ARE Livestock: Trump Farm Bill confirms what we all know to be true

Originally posted by Protect the Harvest Farm Bill Ends the Debate – Horses are Livestock Last week, the Farm Bill was passed through both chambers of Congress and was signed…

Seasons Greetings — and a Christmas Story for Patriots — a Repost

SEASONS GREETINGS! At Christmas time, we recognize the sacred reason for the season that has been appointed by tradition to celebrate the birth of the Son of God.  Glory to…

WOTUS woes abated…for the time being

Guest opinion: Utah benefits from clarity on Clean Water Act By Doug Benevento as published in Deseret News Burdensome and excessive federal regulations often delay or prohibit American businesses from…

Does the Pending Farm Bill Ignore Real Troubles in U.S. Agriculture? — by Gracy Olmstead

First published as an Op/Ed in the New York Times Amid a five-year farm recession, continuing woes for small dairy farmers and a trade war with China, a lot is riding on this year’s…

BLM escalated insteading of listening to FBI’s suggestion to waive Bundy’s grazing fees

Greg Henderson Drovers FBI Suggested Waiving Bundy’s Grazing Fees Three years before the armed confrontation at Cliven Bundy’s Nevada ranch gate, the FBI suggested waiving his fines and fees. According…

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…

Forest Service takes grazing permit from rancher who killed wolf on his allotment

Rancher’s Grazing Permit Revoked After Wolf Kill By Greg Henderson as originally published in DROVERS The U.S. Forest Service has revoked the grazing permit of New Mexico rancher Craig Thiessen….

Adams County (Idaho) Agrees to Pay Slain Rancher’s Family $2.6 Million in Settlement

First published in the Idaho Stateman. Three years after two sheriff’s deputies shot and killed a Council rancher, a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the family has been settled for…

Why are ranchers regulated by city folks?

Why are farmers, ranchers regulated by city people   LETTER TO THE EDITOR The Daily Sun Lower Yakima Valley News Leader   It is an amazing thing to me that…