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Using cattle grazing to create firebreaks on landscapes invaded by cheatgrass has successfully contained three rangeland wildfires in four years in the Great Basin USDA Agricultural Research Service Press Release Targeted Cattle Grazing Quickly Contains Wildfires in the Great Basin Press Release Contact Kim Kaplan BOISE, IDAHO, August 10 2021—UsingContinue Reading

Northern Ag Net USA BEEF ACT RESTORES INTEGRITY OF “PRODUCT OF USA” LABEL A new bill aims to restore the integrity of the “Product of USA’ label for beef. This week, South Dakota Senator Mike Rounds, along with several colleagues from western states introduced the bipartisan USA Beef Act. TheContinue Reading

Iron County Commissioners

Iron County, Utah has had its share of affronts by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM). From crackdowns on grazing to unfair treatment of ranchers to radicalism and thuggery in their own field offices, the long train of abuses in this southern Utah county by the BLM and other agenciesContinue Reading

By Amy Joi O’Donoghue for DESERET NEWS The war on beef in the West Public lands grazing for livestock is under growing pressure When Colorado Gov. Jared Polis declared March 20 as “Meatout Day,” urging residents to consume an alternative protein to meat, he provoked a bull market on theContinue Reading

Thanks to early adoption of innovative grazing practices combined with advances in cattle breeding and nutrition, U.S. producers have already employed many of the suggested practices that the study suggests employing around the world. STUDY CONFIRMS US BEEF INDUSTRY IS THE MOST SUSTAINABLE IN THE WORLD Northern Ag Network WASHINGTONContinue Reading

CO proposes animal cruelty initiative would impact animal ag Western Livestock Journal Anna Miller, WLJ managing editor A proposed 2022 ballot measure in Colorado would devastate animal agriculture as we know it. The Protect Animals from Unnecessary Suffering and Exploitation (PAUSE) initiative was introduced in late February and would alterContinue Reading

Originally published in the Spring 2020 issue of RANGE magazine Hostile Takeover: How Grand Canyon Trust is driving real ranchers off the range By Marjorie Haun Giving credit where credit is due, you have to hand it to the “lock-up-the-lands” environmentalists. They never seem to run out of creative ideasContinue Reading

ADDRESSING BRUCELLOSIS WITH HELP RANCHERS AND WILDLIFE Brian Yablonski of the Property and Environment Research Center, As posted in Northern Ag Net In a move that will benefit both ranchers and wildlife in our region, the U.S. Department of Agriculture recently announced researchers can now study the disease brucellosis in an outdoorContinue Reading

by Greg Henderson Drovers DOJ Subpoenas Big 4 Beef Packers The Department of Justice has formally demanded information from America’s Big 4 U.S. beef packers regarding potential antitrust violations, Bloomberg reported Thursday, citing a source familiar with the matter. The DOJ antitrust division sent investigative demands, similar to subpoenas, toContinue Reading

Colter Brown for Northern Ag Net President Trump suggests terminating cattle imports At the announcement of the details of the USDA’s Coronavirus Food Assistance Program on Tuesday morning, President Trump said he had read that the U.S. imports cattle and he suggested to Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue that trade dealsContinue Reading