Wednesday, May 16, 2018/Categories: Opinions
Few symbols embody the American West like wild horses galloping through an endless sea of sagebrush. Unfortunately, there are now too many animals roaming the land and the plight of wild horses and burros continues to grow more dire as federal authorities in southern Nevada prepare for an emergency roundup of hundreds of starving animals. And this is not a unique situation as states across the West face skyrocketing horse and burro populations and dwindling forage to support them.
Source: The Hill.
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.