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Treat it fast: Foot rot in cattle
Treat it fast: Foot rot in cattle

July 25, 2018

Foot rot is an infection that causes swelling, heat and inflammation between the toes of a cloven -hoofed animal, resulting in severe lameness. Nearly every cattle producer has seen this situation, finding an animal suddenly...



Judge rules against Hammonds

July 18, 2019

A federal judge approved a request for a preliminary injunction filed by anti-grazing groups focused on thwarting the Hammond family’s grazing on BLM-administered land. Judge Michael Simon, the husband of democratic Representative Suzanne Bonamici, ruled...


Englebert missing since July 6
Englebert missing since July 6

July 10, 2019

The search continues for Chance Englebert, 25, a man who went missing July 6 while visiting his in-laws in Gering, Nebraska. Sixteen agencies searched for Englebert, who lives in Moorcroft, Wyoming with his wife and...




Producers Traceability Council looks for a path for E-ID
Producers Traceability Council looks for a path for E-ID

July 18, 2019

In late April, following a meeting of the National Institute for Animal Agriculture, USDA released a Factsheet that included the bombshell: the metal bangs tag and other official metal livestock identification tags are to be...



The true grit of Amberley Snyder
The true grit of Amberley Snyder

February 26, 2019

A movie is about to be released might give you the inspiration to push ahead with your dreams. Your heart might skip a beat as you watch a beautiful blond paraplegic strapped to her saddle...



Last American cowboy

June 18, 2010

The American Cowboy is a dying breed, at least according to Animal Planet’s newest original television series “Last American Cowboy,” that premiered June 7, 2010. The show details life on three family-owned and operated working...




Assisting the bonding process between cow and calf
Assisting the bonding process between cow and calf

December 20, 2011

After a cow gives birth, she starts sniffing and licking her newborn calf. In this bonding process, she learns to recognize her calf, and commits to caring for it and protecting it. Her actions are...




ASI Submits Comments on Gray Wolf Delisting

July 19, 2019

The American Sheep Industry Association joined with the Public Lands Council, the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association and a number of state livestock associations this week in submitting comments on the proposed delisting of the gray...


Working capital on leave

July 17, 2019

Agriculture is a great way to make a life, but can be a tough way to make a living. Commodity prices, weather and trade bombshells this year have left producers – and economists, taking a...


Once a  cheater…chemical may help control cheatgrass
Once a cheater…chemical may help control cheatgrass

November 27, 2018

The grass may look greener on the other side or the fence, but if it’s not palatable, it’s not very useful to a rancher. In fact, green or brown, cheatgrass makes most ranchers cringe. Steve...