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Trump budget would allow sale of wild horses for slaughter
The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association and other interests have been urging BLM for years to allow sales of wild horses.

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New challenge to USDA predator control in Idaho
New challenge to USDA predator control in Idaho
Several environmental groups are challenge USDA predator control efforts in Idaho.
Stolen hives recovered in California
Beekeeper-turned-criminal Pavel Tveretinov is accused of stealing 2,500 hives and equipment worth $875,000.
Second round of Oregon wolf plan review happens in Portland
Second round of Oregon wolf plan review happens in Portland
Cattlemen, hunting groups and environmentalists have been invited to discuss ODFW’s wolf management plan.
Authorities seize 7,000 birds in LA County cockfighting raid
About 10 people were detained, including the property owners and others working on the property.
Elk and deer herds in danger decades after disease discovery
Elk and deer herds in danger decades after disease discovery
In a pen surrounded by 8-foot-high fences, at a research station by the side of a winding canyon road in southeast Wyoming, stand seven elk that are going to die
Beehive privacy? 9th Circuit debates ‘ag gag’ law
Beehive privacy? 9th Circuit debates ‘ag gag’ law
Judges from the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals questioned the constitutionality of an Idaho law criminalizing secret recordings of farms.
Better feed conditions drive higher ram prices at sale
This year’s annual California Ram Sale in Porterville recorded an average winning bid of $832 a head compared to $668 in 2016. Improved feed conditions were seen as a key driver in the increase.
Wild Horse Populations In Oregon On The Rise
The BLM says Oregon’s wild horse and burro populations are greater than the rangelands can handle in balance with other public land uses.
Severe winter strengthens East Idaho hay prices
Severe winter strengthens East Idaho hay prices
Eastern Idaho forage growers report hay prices are in the profitable range, following a severe winter that reduced the glut.
Group lodges complaint against HSUS, Whole Foods
Group lodges complaint against HSUS, Whole Foods
The pro-industry Center for Consumer Freedom says HSUS is using charitable funds to benefit the interests of Whole Foods, whose CEO sits on the HSUS board of directors.

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