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Settlement Talks Under Way Over Missouri Meat-Labeling Law

Settlement discussions are under way over a lawsuit challenging a Missouri measure making it a misdemeanor crime to promote plant-based food products as “meat.”

1 year ago
Toxic Plants Suspected of Killing Cows in Four Corners

Ranchers in northwestern New Mexico suspect toxic plants, used in Navajo and Hopi religious ceremonies, are responsible for the recent deaths of more than a dozen cows.

1 year ago
Cattle graze in the Shiprock, N.M., desert in this photo taken May 15, 2019. At least 17 cows have died this month, presumably from eating toxic plants on the range.
Toxic Plants Suspected of Killing Cows in Four Corners

Ranchers in northwestern New Mexico suspect toxic plants, used in Navajo and Hopi religious ceremonies, are responsible for the recent deaths of more than a dozen cows.

1 year ago
Judge Rejects Plan for Public Land Grazing Allotments

An administrative law judge has rejected a plan for public land grazing allotments that would have destroyed re-emerging sagebrush in south-central Idaho in favor of non-native plants to increase forage for livestock.

1 year ago
Judge Rejects Plan for Public Land Grazing Allotments

An administrative law judge has rejected a plan for public land grazing allotments that would have destroyed re-emerging sagebrush in south-central Idaho in favor of non-native plants to increase forage for livestock.

1 year ago
'Mountain of Sand' Spread Across Nebraska Farms After Floods

Tons of sand, sediment and silt — some in dunes as high as 10 feet — have been scattered across the eastern half to two-thirds of Nebraska by the March flooding.

1 year ago
Secretary Perdue Barbecues to Sell Japanese on Buying More US Beef

U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue has picked up his barbeque tongs to convey his message to Japan: Buy more American beef.

1 year ago
Idaho Governor Says Federal-State Program May Tame Wildfires

Local, state and federal officials along with conservation groups and logging interests have to find common ground to reduce increasingly destructive wildfires in the U.S. West, Idaho Gov. Brad Little said Tuesday.

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