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Monday, September 8,2014

WA sheep flock displaced by problem wolves

by Jason Campbell - WLJ Correspondent
With two dozen sheep confirmed to be killed by wolves in recent weeks, northeast Washington ranchers Dave and Julie Dashiell have elected to remove their remaining flock to a safer location, rather than face further depredations. While the danger of wolf predation has been removed, the Dashiells point out that the deci sion.

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Monday, June 23,2014

WWP anti-grazers now face trespass charges levied by Wyoming ranchers

by Jason Campbell - WLJ Correspondent
In a lawsuit filed in Wyoming District Court on June 13, the ranchers allege that, between 2005 and 2012, more than 25 instances of willful trespass occurred.

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Monday, May 26,2014

Drought woes continue for CA ranchers

by Jason Campbell - WLJ Correspondent
For much of California’s central valley, 2013 stands as the driest year in recorded history. Thus far, say area farmers and ranchers, 2014 has provided little relief from a drought now in its third year. The impacts are staggering.

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Monday, April 21,2014

FDA revisits proposed ruling on brewer's grains

by Jason Campbell - WLJ Correspondent
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA), has agreed to return to the drawing board after a proposal to enact regulations governing the use of brewery and distillery byproducts as livestock feed drew considerable opposition from both industries.

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Monday, December 30,2013

Lawsuit challenges WY wolf management

by Jason Campbell - WLJ Correspondent
In a lawsuit heard in federal district court on Dec. 17, Earthjustice, the Center for Biological Diversity (CBD), and several other organizations are seeking to reinstate federal protections for Wyoming wolves under the Endangered Species Act.

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Friday, November 29,2013

Proposed EPA regulation changes cause for concern

by Jason Campbell - WLJ Correspondent
A set of changes to the rules encompassed by the Clean Water Act (CWA) recently proposed by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) have caused significant concern among cattlemen’s organizations and western legislators, who fear an increasing encroachment of federal regulations into private property interests.

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Monday, November 11,2013

Horse slaughter ruling proves short-lived

by Jason Campbell - WLJ Correspondent
District Court judge Christina Armijo denied a long standing lawsuit brought by the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS), and others, effectively removing one of the final roadblocks preventing the legal slaughter of horses within the United States.

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Monday, October 14,2013

Chemically treated feed may provide winter alternatives

by Jason Campbell - WLJ Correspondent
As ongoing droughts force western cattle off summer range earlier than usual, and with every indication of an early winter on the way, ranchers throughout the west are re-evaluating their winter feeding programs. As costs mount and hay prices rise, many are seeking alternatives to hay and other traditionally costly commodities.

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Monday, September 9,2013

WA supreme court rules 8-1 against rancher in water quality case

by Jason Campbell - WLJ Correspondent
A long-awaited decision from the Washington state supreme court, issued August 15, ruled 8-1 against Washington rancher, Joe Lemire, in a case that may have far reaching implications regarding the enforcement of water quality laws in that state.

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Friday, June 7,2013

Idaho officials consider expansion of trich testing requirements

by Jason Campbell - WLJ Correspondent
Officials with the Idaho State Department of Agriculture (ISDA), the Idaho Cattle Association (ICA), and a coalition made up of Idaho ranchers and veterinarians are recommending changes to the rules governing trich testing of bulls in that state.

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