Dr. Cronin retells some of the science lessons of the past regarding Lysenko, Soviet-controlled scientists, and what that might mean for the ESA and the U.S.
Grizzly bears inspire national pride and polar bears have become the mascot of climate change, but there is more to these species than popular opinion.
Like grizzlies and wolves, there are groups out there arguing that there are distinct subspecies of bison across the country that deserve ESA protection.
A former research professor of animal genetics covers the ESA, sage-grouse, and how science is being misused by government agencies and their lawyers.
Dr. Cronin outlines the finer points of species, listing status, and the Endangered Species Act where it applies to the many flavors of wolves.
A new, free, confidential web-based program, ThriveForMontana, offered by Montana State University’s Center for Mental Health Research and Recovery may help with the high stress of farming and ranching.
A reader asks questions about the U.S. trade in cattle and beef with Mexico and other countries. He questions Pete Crow and Steve Kay on their observations on the recent markets.
I agree with everything that you said (in “R-CALF’s nuclear option” in the May 6 issue of WLJ) except one thing and it may not be all that relevant. In 2014 if you were making money hand over fist with a $3 calf market, you were one of the lucky few that was not affected by the drought in 20…
Thank you for your editorial concerning the Beef Checkoff (“One more time around” in the April 29 issue of WLJ). As you know, Maxine and I have long been strong supporters of the checkoff. Some people and organizations that opposed the checkoff have always been in need of a crisis to keep th…
(RE: Pete’s comments “Get over it” in the April 22 issue of WLJ) Every cowboy should be demanding to raise the Beef Checkoff from the ancient dollar to $5 or $10. Here is the reason we need a whole lot more money: to defend beef, and cattle raisers should be wanting more money to defend the …