Category Archives: Rural Communities

Colorado’s radical governor goes after state’s top export, beef

Published by Greely Tribune in behalf of the Colorado Cattlemen’s Association Bill Hammerich: Colorado Governor starts food fight with farmers and ranchers Agriculture is a significant contributor to Colorado’s economy,…

SICK: PETA exploits midwestern flood tragedy to further vegan agenda

PETA Tries Capitalizing on Cattle Flooding Deaths with Billboards by Wyatt Bechtel as originally published by Drovers A billboard from People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) doesn’t appear…

“Equal Access” law has been a cash cow for extreme environmentalist groups

Commentary: Western communities lose as environmental groups reap millions By NICK SMITH Healthy Forests, Healthy Communities as published in Capital Press The U.S. Forest Service released its budget justification for…

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…

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…

Reposted from The Westerner: The Well Cup

Reposted with permission of the author See the original post here The Well Cup The Home of Lee and Mary Belle Rice The Well Cup Refreshing By Stephen L. Wilmeth…

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…

Give the gift of the Magnificent American West

In time for Christmas! “The Magnificent American West” In the latest hardcover book from the nonprofit Range Conservation Foundation, the frontier history of the merican West is told through the words of…