Category Archives: Ranching

Cattle suffer damage from wolves far beyond predation

This is a significant impact, but ranchers who have been dealing with wolves have reported additional costs and losses when wolves are present. These costs include weight loss, lower pregnancy…

Border ranchers speak about deluge of illegals coming across southern border

Huey Freeman Arizona Daily Independent This is the first of a series on illegal immigration at the southern border, highlighting speeches delivered at a meeting Saturday in Deming, N.M. Caravans…

Notion that giving up meat will save the planet is pure bull s***

Cows are getting a bad rap and it’s time to set the record straight: Giving up meat won’t save the planet Frank Mitloehner The Conversation, Business Insider Advocates urge the…

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…

Misguided wolf introductions wreaking havoc on wildlife populations and livestock

Rural America Live joins wildlife and ranching experts with Big Game Forever for an important program about the consequences, costs, and dangers of misguided efforts to introduce wolves into settled…

Letter: “Working Animal Protection Act” shields enterprises from animal rights radicals

OPINION Northern Ag Net If passed, the Working Animal Protection Act  would disallow an outright ban on any legal animal enterprise related to working animals. The purpose and goal of the Working Animal…

Cold Calf

Story and pictures by Marilyn Wood Marilyn Wood is a cattle woman who lives in Cedar City, Utah. She regularly posts fun and often moving stories of life on the…

Biting ad exposes Humane Society of U.S. fraud, deception

This ad was produced for the Super Bowl in 2017 by HumaneWatch, one of the foremost watchdogs of anti-animal agriculture groups, such as the Humane Society of the United States…

Hammond Family BLM Grazing Permits are Reinstated

  According to Drovers Journal, and other media outlets, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has restored grazing permits for the Hammond family from Oregon after losing the right to…

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…