Latest News From Wildfires

Federal officials have released a plan to save sagebrush habitats in Western states that support cattle ranching, recreation and 350 wildlife species, including imperiled sage grouse. Officials say the 248-page document released this month is a paradigm shift relying on advances in technology and analytics to categorize sagebrush areas based on resistance and resilience to wildfire.
New Strategy Aims to Save Sagebrush in Western states

Federal officials have released a plan to save sagebrush habitats in Western states that support cattle ranching, recreation and 350 wildlife species, including imperiled sage grouse.

1 year ago
Rancher Describes California Camp Fire

California farmers, ranchers and others in the community are still dealing with the impacts of the Camp Fire. AgDay national reporter Betsy Jibben talks with rancher Holly Foster of Oroville, California.

1 year ago
Five Hereford breeders banded together to sell a heifer that helped generate $40,800 in donation funds for wildfire relief efforts for northern California ranchers.
California Hereford Breeders Donate $40,000 to Wildfire Victims

Five Hereford breeders banded together to sell a heifer that helped generate $40,800 in donation funds for wildfire relief efforts for northern California ranchers.

1 year ago
Ranchers in central Utah have rescued 350 cattle from a wildfire that started in early August, but 100 head are still missing.
Utah Ranchers Search for 100 Cattle Lost in 30,000 Acre Wildfire

Ranchers in central Utah have rescued 350 cattle from a wildfire that started in early August, but 100 head are still missing.

2 years ago
A rancher stands on his trailer observing the Grassy Ridge Fire in Idaho that has forced 2,500-3,000 cattle to be moved.
Idaho Wildfire Burns 100,000 Acres, Displaces Thousands of Cattle

Approximately 2,500 to 3,000 cattle have been moved from summer pasture while a wildfire continues to burn more than 100,000 acres in Idaho.

2 years ago
(File photo)  Wildfires in Oregon turn deadly as one person using a tractor to cut a fire break is overrun by the fast moving fire.
Tractor Operator Dies in Oregon Wildfire

A tractor operator who was killed in a wildfire that scorched 70 square miles in little more than 24 hours in the Pacific Northwest appears to have died trying to restrain it, police said.

2 years ago
Ranchers in Oklahoma are getting more relief following wildfires that killed an estimated 1,500 cattle.
Nearly $460,000 Distributed to Oklahoma Wildfire Victims

Ranchers in Oklahoma are getting more relief following wildfires that killed an estimated 1,500 cattle.

2 years ago
The Mallard Fire has burned just over 116 sq. miles of primarily pasture land 25 miles southeast from Amarillo, Texas in the past week and is still burning.
Texas Panhandle Wildfire Burns 74,000-acres

The Mallard Fire has burned just over 116 sq. miles of primarily pasture land 25 miles southeast from Amarillo, Texas in the past week and is still burning.

2 years ago