5/16/2017 6:57:00 PM/Categories: Popular Posts, Original, Today's Top 5, Livestock, Ag Issues, State Government
As originally reported on Northern Ag Network, livestock associations are alarmed by a recent item in the FY 2017 Department of Interior Appropriations bills. A letter sent by the livestock groups stated that "buried in the hundreds of pages of bill and report language is Section 122 which creates a new, Congressionally-authorized Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Foundation. This Foundation was championed by Obama Administration officials like former Secretary Sally Jewell and BLM Director Neil Kornze."
Northern Ag Network's Lane Nordlund spoke with the Public Lands Council's Ethan Lane about the situation.
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Here is the official letter sent to members of congress.
Picture: PLC and BLM
2017 Northern Ag Network/PLC/ASI/NCBA
U.S. Senator Steve Daines recognized Chris Kolstad of Liberty County for his years of dedication to Montana agriculture.
Producers may see a reduction in forage production on their pastures and rangeland.
The Council recognized Mattelin for five years of service during the organization’s 15th International Marketing Conference and 58th Annual Membership Meeting in Houston, Texas.
Water rights are the cornerstone of our agricultural economy and without action on the Compact, the consequences for water users, farmers, and ranchers will be dire.