Wolves hurt livestock and local communities in the United States and France. By Michel Meuret, Pierre-Louis Osty and Fred Provenza, Ph.D.s and rangeland scientists. Grey wolves were reintroduced in the northern Rocky Mountains (NRM) in the mid-1990s, at about the same time wolves discretely came on their own to France,Continue Reading

Black vultures are roosting in Kentucky and eating animals alive Sarah Ladd Louisville Courier Journal They’ll devour slimy newborn calves, full-grown ewes and lambs alive by pecking them to death. First the eyes, then the tongue, then every last shred of flesh.  And there isn’t much defense against black vultures andContinue Reading

Old Man of the Ski–The Wildlife Corridors Conservation Act: What You Need to Know! The 2019 Wildlife Corridors Conservation Act  (WCCA) is perhaps the most significant attack on private property rights in decades, perhaps ever.  A simple look at the list of sponsors of the proposed legislation provides plenty of warningContinue Reading

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 public to eat less meat to save the environment— some activists have called for taxing meat to reduce consumption ofContinue Reading

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 landscapes throughout the West and beyond. Please take the time to watch this enlightening and troubling presentation. See more atContinue Reading

  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 out of ag production, and create the largest nature reserve in the continental U.S. They worry about the long-term effectContinue Reading

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PRESS RELEASE The Colorado Stop the Wolf Coalition Grand Junction, CO – January 8, 2019 – The Colorado Stop the Wolf Coalition was recently formed by concerned sportsmen, farmers and ranchers, businesses and individuals to fight the effort to release wolves in Colorado. The mission of the Coalition is toContinue Reading

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 economic losses due to livestock predation. George Edwards is the executive director of the Montana Livestock Loss Board, which providesContinue Reading

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 by President Donald Trump. While the bill focuses largely on conservation, nutrition, and commodities titles, a “Miscellaneous” title in theContinue Reading

“I pushed open the gate and all at once saw dead horses. I counted 7! I gave Dad the signal and he shook his head in disbelief! That’s crazy! Horses don’t just die that easy! As he worked to get hay I went for a walk through that lot. I’llContinue Reading