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Domestic Oil By-Products Are Curse and Blessing for Farmers and Ranchers

posted on February 5, 2016 at 4:32 PM

Domestic Oil By-Products Are Curse and Blessing for Farmers and Ranchers
Their livestock have grazed the high plains of eastern New Mexico for generations, but the domestic energy boom of the past decade has some ranchers saying ‘there goes the neighborhood.’ Full Story

Feds Decline to List Grouse as Endangered

posted on September 25, 2015 at 6:09 PM

Feds Decline to List Grouse as Endangered
Federal officials this week announced that recent conversation efforts have eased threats to the greater sage-grouse enough that the rangeland bird will not be placed on the Endangered Species List. Full Story

Market to Market (September 18, 2015)

posted on September 18, 2015 at 6:08 PM

Market to Market (September 18, 2015)
Full Program: The USDA looks to curb billions of pounds of food thrown away each year for multiple benefits. And while the West burns, in Washington a different inferno is building over how to extinguish budget battles sparked over wildfires. Market analysis... Full Story

Market to Market (September 11, 2015)

posted on September 11, 2015 at 6:33 PM

Market to Market (September 11, 2015)
Full Program: Long-delayed rules for food nearly spoiled before their release this week. Simple tasks in one drought-stricken California community prove monumental. Domestic oil by-products can be both blessing and curse for farmers and ranchers. Market... Full Story

Domestic Oil By-Products Are Curse and Blessing for Farmers and Ranchers

posted on September 11, 2015 at 6:13 PM

Domestic Oil By-Products Are Curse and Blessing for Farmers and Ranchers
Their livestock have grazed the high plains of eastern New Mexico for generations, but the domestic energy boom of the past decade has some ranchers saying ‘there goes the neighborhood.’ Full Story

Study: Killing Wolves Means More Livestock Attacks

posted on December 5, 2014 at 3:11 PM

Scientists have found that, contrary to what many people think, killing wolves does not always reduce attacks on livestock. Researchers at Washington State University found that for every wolf killed in Idaho, Montana and Wyoming over the past 25... Full Story

Market to Market (October 10, 2014)

posted on October 10, 2014 at 5:27 PM

Market to Market (October 10, 2014)
Full Program: Texas ranchers drive their herds north in search of grazing land and feedlots. Market to Market unveils a new educational resource for agricultural instructors. We learn how a baseball park built in a cornfield 25 years ago, continues to draw... Full Story

Ranchers Taking Advantage of USDA Disaster Program

posted on July 11, 2014 at 2:36 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Farmers and ranchers who suffered heavy livestock and grazing losses over the last three years due to extreme weather have been quick to take advantage of newly available disaster relief funds, the U.S. Department of... Full Story

Farmers and Ranchers Cope with Historic California Drought

posted on February 7, 2014 at 4:00 PM

Farmers and Ranchers Cope with Historic California Drought
Well known for its commitment to environmental issues, the nation’s top agricultural state now sees the natural beauty it has long sought to protect showing an ugly side. Full Story

'Hepatitis A' Linked To Frozen Berries Sickens 87

posted on June 14, 2013 at 2:13 PM

Lawsuits have already been filed against Townsend Farms in California, Hawaii and Washington state Full Story

Government Moves Towards Removing Protection Status For The Grey Wolf

posted on June 14, 2013 at 2:05 PM

The wolf's resurgence has been unpopular among ranchers and others unhappy about attacks on livestock and popular sport animals. Full Story

Ranchers Split over U.S. Border Security Plan

posted on December 28, 2012 at 11:05 AM

NOGALES, Ariz. (AP) -- When Dan Bell drives through his 35,000-acre cattle ranch, he speaks of the hurdles that the Border Patrol faces in his rolling green hills of oak and mesquite trees - the hours it takes to drive to some places, the... Full Story

University of Nebraska Offers Tool To Figure Cornstalk Grazing Costs

posted on November 9, 2012 at 3:34 PM

The cornstalk grazing "Cow-Q-Lator" is one of several worksheets available. Full Story

Arkansas Drought May Cost Ranchers $128 Million In Lost Revenue, Says Agricultural Study

posted on September 28, 2012 at 12:49 PM

The study shows ranchers lost $141 per cow, on average, which translates to about a $5,000 loss for the average producer. Full Story

Brothers Show How They Grow It In Kansas

posted on August 31, 2012 at 3:51 PM

Brothers Show How They Grow It In Kansas
The Kansas prairie is well known for its fields of wheat, soybeans and irrigation rigs. Tucked into the central part of the sunflower state near Assaria, is a farmstead known around the world. Well, the world-wide web, that is. Full Story
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