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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

Judge puts a stop to minority farmers debt relief plan, says it’s ‘reverse racism’ by Jamie Satterfield for Knoxville News Sentinel A federal judge in West Tennessee has joined other judges in blocking a Biden administration program designed to redress generations of discrimination against some farmers, saying the federal governmentContinue Reading

A Letter from Senator Mike Rounds (SD) and Senator Tina Smith (MN) May 27, 2021 The Honorable Merrick Garland Attorney General U.S. Department of Justice 950 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20530 Dear Attorney General Garland, The time has come for the government to determine whether the stranglehold large meatpackersContinue 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

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, the other day: “You used to be able to survive on a 100 head operation; now you have to haveContinue Reading

  Mr. Trump, please let me begin by saying how excited those of us are who proudly call Rural America home. We want to say Thank You. You stood tall for the very values and principles the founding fathers put forth in the Constitution of the United States of America.Continue Reading