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Crop scouts survey North Dakota’s wheat fields
Crop scouts are touring North Dakota this week to get a better idea of just how the drought will affect wheat supplies

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U.S. cattle inventory hits nine-year high
U.S. cattle inventory hits nine-year high
While the beef cow herd shows the industry is continuing herd expansion, replacement heifer numbers suggest that heifer retention is slowing and expansion is winding down.
ODFW confirms wolf attack on calf in Wallowa County
ODFW confirms wolf attack on calf in Wallowa County
One of the calf’s bite wounds was 4 inches long and 3 inches wide.
Punishing drought takes toll on crops across Northern Plains
A punishing drought that stretches across much of the Northern Plains is expected to cause farmers to lose 64 million bushels of wheat this year
Idaho proposes wolf baiting; mulls bounty on problem wolves
Idaho proposes wolf baiting; mulls bounty on problem wolves
The Idaho Department of Fish and Game has formally proposed to allow sportsmen to use bait when hunting wolves, and a committee formed to oversee wolf depredation control for the state has discussed implementing a bounty on problem wolves with IDFG...
Cascade-Siskiyou Monument Divide On Display During Zinke Visit
Most of Oregon’s statewide elected officials spoke in support, while commissioners in Jackson, Klamath and Siskiyou counties opposed the 48,000-acre expansion.
Atypical BSE case won’t change U.S. risk status, USDA says
Atypical BSE case won’t change U.S. risk status, USDA says
The atypical form of BSE detected in an Alabama cow occurs spontaneously and rarely in older cattle and is not contagious, experts say.
WDFW to shoot wolves in Smackout pack
WDFW to shoot wolves in Smackout pack
WDFW to shoot wolves in Stevens County
Idaho man pleads guilty in cockfighting case
Authorities detained 150 people and seized 80 roosters in March at a Gooding farm.
Western Washington wolf sticks around, but no mate seen
Western Washington wolf sticks around, but no mate seen
A wolf fitted with a collar is sticking around Western Washington
Weekly report shows North Dakota crops, pastures suffering
The latest U.S. Drought Monitor map shows nearly three-fourths of North Dakota in some stage of drought.

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