May 18, 2018

May 18, 2018Source: USDA news release

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today applauded the removal of a burdensome regulation that has long plagued family farms.  (full article)

Ag Groups Cheer Senate Passage of Farm Bill

July 3, 2018

Carol Ryan Dumas : Capital Press

Groups representing U.S. farmers are applauding the Senate’s strong bipartisan approval of its farm bill that passed last week in an 86-11 vote.  In statements issued to the press, many noted the Senate’s passage brings farmers one step closer to much needed certainty in a time of financial stress and an unknown export outlook. They also urged Senate and House members to quickly find common ground to strengthen the farm safety net. (full article)

50 Years of Public Lands Ranching

July 18, 2018

Ethan Lane talks to Jeff “Tigger” Erhardt with the Working Ranch Radio Show to discuss the importance of public lands ranching and celebrate the Public Lands Council’s 50th anniversary. Ethan’s interview begins at 15:45. To listen to the radio show, click here.

New Forage Kochia Doubles Yields

August 31, 2018

By Dan Crummett
Farm Journal

For more than 20 years, graziers in the Intermountain region of the western U.S. have interseeded forage kochia with crested wheatgrass to boost the productivity and sustainability of their rangeland cattle operations. Now, they’re looking at up to double the production from a new perennial kochia variety. Called Snowstorm, it grows taller and more vigorously than the traditional cultivar, Immigrant.  (full article)

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