Category Archives: Government/Politics

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…

Ranchers and stockmen alarmed by implications of the Great American Outdoors Act

UPDATE: The Great American Outdoors Act was signed into law by President Trump on July 23, 2020 July 23, 2020 For Immediate Release Ranchers and stockmen alarmed by implications of…

BLM transfers federal land to Army for border security

From the Bureau of Land Management press release Secretary of the Interior transfers jurisdiction of 65.74 acres of federal land to the Department of the Army in Arizona and New…

Southern Nevada Water Authority using tax-payer money to compete with private ranchers

Op-Ed by RANGE magazine writer, Hank Vogler                                                              Fumes From The Farm              Mark Twain said, ”The news of my death was greatly exaggerated”. The news that Southern Nevada…

Great Outdoors Act means hundreds of millions of dollars per year for federal acquisition of private lands

Introduction by Editor On June 8, a large group of livestock affiliates including the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association, Public Lands Council and American Sheep Industry Association, presented a letter to…