Thursday, April 20, 2017/Categories: General News, Today's Top 5, People in Ag, Livestock, National News
Large animal farms will be required to report more air pollution from animal waste after the D.C. Circuit April 11 vacated an Environmental Protection Agency rule ( Waterkeeper Alliance v.
The decision will affect the 15,500 CAFOs operating in the U.S., according to numbers from the EPA. A CAFO is a farm that confines more than a certain number of animals—for example, over 1,000 cattle, 2,500 hogs, or 125,000 chickens.
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Today the April 1 cattle-on-feed report was released by the USDA. The bullish pre-report optimism turned out to be more negative than what analysts had expected.
To assist young Montanan’s education of rangeland, Montana Range Days, Inc. has established the Montana Range Days Scholarship fund. Three $1,000 scholarships are awarded to applicants that are majoring in Range Science or a related field. The scholarship will be awarded upon successful completion of one semester of college.