An Idaho sheep ranching company announced it will permanently retire grazing on 88,000 acres of public land in the Sawtooth and Salmon-Challis national forests, a decision not universally popular with other ranchers.
A grant from USDA's National Institute of Food and Agriculture will allow North Dakota State University to study four rangeland management strategies that use fire and/or grazing as critical ecosystem processes.
NCBA and the Public Lands Council oppose the Voluntary Grazing Permit Retirement Act, a bill that would require federal land management agencies to permanently end livestock grazing on some allotments.
Those who are intimately familiar with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) know the disfunction and egregious overreach the law brings to livestock producers—particularly those that operate on federal lands.
The EPA announced a “more protective” decision on the use of sodium cyanide in M-44 devices to control wild predators, as part of a review process required by the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide and Rodenticide Act.
One aspect of our global ecosystem that’s consistently, ignored, abused and neglected is the Earth’s rangelands. For the sake of animal agriculture — and the health of the planet — that needs to change.