Source: by Dean Ellis (less headlines) as published at the Capitol Press Subsidized Cow Grazers Want to Take More Land from Wild Horses and Burros MELBA, Idaho — A local rancher has donated a registered Angus heifer that he will sell at auction to raise money for a pending […]
Issued by the Cloud Foundation and supported by Wild Horse Freedom Federation Please call your Senators on the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, and ask them to REJECT the Grazing Improvement Act of 2013 (S. 258). This bill if passed would: 1. Limit public review of grazing […]
Source: by Tracie Sullivan of TheSpectrum.com Cow Keepers Can’t Comprehend “Multiple Use” Concept CEDAR CITY — In a move that was praised by local ranchers, Iron County Commissioners voted unanimously Monday to send a letter to the Bureau of Land Management in support of livestock owners who use […]
Source: HorseTalk “The fate of former wild horses being held captive by BLM contractors in long term SD holding remains uncertain. We will issue an update when information is made available.” ~ R.T. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ The horse toll from the major blizzard that struck South Dakota appears likely to […]
Source: CNN.com “Americans Left in the Cold Over Status of Captured Wild Horses in BLM Concentration Camps” (CNN) — Like in a scene from an apocalyptic parable, dark carcasses of cows and steers lie motionless in silent clusters across swaths of South Dakota. An early blizzard caught ranchers […]
Source: by JOSH WINGROVE as published in The Globe and Mail “Dumb meets dumber in possible live meat deal” Until a few years ago, Garner Deobald had not set foot in Kazakhstan. The Saskatchewan rancher had little reason to travel across the world to a fledgling former Soviet […]
Source: Elko Daily Free Press Truth or more BLM BS? Drought has prompted the Bureau of Land Management to undertake targeted action on the rangeland such as supplying wild horses with food and water, cutting back cattle grazing and enacting fire restrictions. Hot, dry conditions persist in the […]
OpEd by R.T. Fitch ~ president of Wild Horse Freedom Federation “We have been saying that for years…” The long anticipated National Academy of Science‘s National Research Council’s multimillion dollar, Bureau of Land Management (BLM) commissioned, pre-publication report was released, yesterday, and instead of being the death sentence […]
LAS CRUCES — The Roswell-area meat processing plant that sparked controversy with its bid to begin slaughtering horses for foreign consumption has been slapped with an $86,400 state fine for its handling of composted cattle remains.
When outgoing Sen. Ben Nelson (D-Neb.) announced last month that he was pushing to reduce America’s national deficit by reducing “welfare ranching” in America’s heartland, so quiet was the political response in Washington that you could practically hear the crickets chirping along the Potomac. Undaunted, Sen. Nelson last Wednesday went one step further, announcing that he has introduced an eminently level-headed “Fair Grazing Fee” bill, designed to require the various agencies of the executive branch to charge market-level grazing fees for private ranchers who are running livestock on public land.