Tag: Cattle

Grim Horse Toll in South Dakota Blizzard

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 […]

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Ben Nelson Goes Cow (Fees) Tipping

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.

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