Amy Joi O’Donoghue Deseret News Range wars: Tension mounts in the West over public lands grazing, wild horses and ranchers More than 70 animal advocacy and conservation groups are calling on the Biden administration to eliminate livestock grazing on any public lands where wild horse populations exist, ramping up theContinue 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

“Ranches hold the west together.” SAVING THE LAST CATTLE DRIVE The Green River Drift cattle drive has a history that goes back more than a hundred years. This important seasonal movement of cattle is now threatened by the artificial introduction of grizzly bears into the rangelands and forests where theContinue Reading

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 of Justice to open an investigation into the acquisition of the Mountain States Rosen lamb processing plant by JBS USA.Continue Reading

Ranchers are ‘true heroes’ of grasslands, conservation leader says As published by AgWeek By Jenny Schlecht STREETER, N.D. — Cattle and conservation haven’t always been natural companions when it comes to how to manage grasslands. Many conservation programs have sought to keep cattle off the land, the thought being that cattleContinue Reading

Seven Truths about What is Going on in the American West that No One in the Government or Mainstream Media Want to Acknowledge or Talk About – Starting with Reality No. 1, the New Normal in a Land of Morally Superior Labels, Distortions, Misinformation, and Guilt by Association. Note: ThisContinue Reading