Senate backs major public lands, conservation bill

March 3, 2019

WASHINGTON (AP)—The Senate Feb. 12 approved a major public lands bill that revives a popular conservation program, adds 1.3 million acres of new wilderness, expands several national parks and creates five new national monuments. (link)

Eliminating cattle production will not solve climate change

February 28, 2019

By Colin Woodall

The cold, hard fact is that folks who are ringing the alarm bells about climate change are not being honest when they say getting rid of cattle production in the United States will have a significant impact on global temperatures. (link)

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)

Little testifies on grazing policy

July 18, 2018


Lt. Gov. Brad Little was among a set of four witnesses who appeared Thursday before a House subcommittee which held an oversight hearing on public lands grazing. (full article)