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The merciful bullet
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The merciful bullet
Why is this becoming a commonplace event for cattlemen and sheepmen all over the West as they see their herds ravaged by wolves?

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Keep energy facilities off productive ag lands
Let’s take the talk about alternative energy facilities in a new direction and not simply target productive farmlands for conversion.
Dairy farmers shot down again, but we are not giving up
In 2016, the weighted average of the 10 Federal Orders using the present pricing formula gave dairy farmers $15.38 per cwt. The national average cost of producing milk came in at $21.87 per cwt.
Rangeland fire protection associations help in fight against wildfires
Rangeland fire protection associations help in fight against wildfires
These volunteer associations have repeatedly demonstrated their value in stopping wildfires before they can grow and in fighting large fires in eastern Oregon and southern and southwestern Idaho.
WOTUS rejection a victory for landowners
Farmers, ranchers and regulators need clear, unambiguous guidance on the true extent and limit of the government’s authority.
Fire agencies need to work with ranchers, each other
The various fire districts, state fire agencies and U.S. Forest Service arrive late and spend time debating who is in charge, what is the plan, and where the district lines are.
Congress should support renewable energy goals
While there’s no shortage of opinions about the RFS, there’s no debate that clean fuels are helping to deliver savings at the at the pump for consumers.

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Columns

The merciful bullet
Why is this becoming a commonplace event for cattlemen and sheepmen all over the West as they see their herds ravaged by wolves?
Dairy farmers shot down again, but we are not giving up
In 2016, the weighted average of the 10 Federal Orders using the present pricing formula gave dairy farmers $15.38 per cwt. The national average cost...

Editorials

Wetland banks make good business sense, sometimes
There are pluses and minuses to wetland mitigation banks. Taking farmland out of production to create wetlands makes no sense unless it is...
Rangeland fire protection associations help in fight against wildfires
These volunteer associations have repeatedly demonstrated their value in stopping wildfires before they can grow and in fighting large fires in...

Letters

Farm Bureau stands up for ag
My point is that the odds are against you and we are being picked off one at time.
Keep energy facilities off productive ag lands
Let’s take the talk about alternative energy facilities in a new direction and not simply target productive farmlands for conversion.
Fire agencies need to work with ranchers, each other
Congress should support renewable energy goals