Stories tagged: cattle
Mon., June 17, 2019
Established around 1915, the Spokane Union Stockyards was a key piece of the agriculture business in Spokane for more than 80 years.
Fri., Aug. 31, 2018
University of California researchers are feeding seaweed to dairy cows in an attempt to make cattle more climate-friendly.
UPDATED: Sun., June 3, 2018
The women who help Linda Weatherly with her spring branding chores are experienced cowgirls who get the job done without riling the cows or the woman in charge. Weatherly said …
UPDATED: Wed., May 23, 2018
Tucked within miles of barbed-wire fences and basalt columns southwest of Spokane reside what’s left of the American West: Ranchers who scratch out a living from hard work and prairie …
Wed., April 18, 2018
Oregon wildlife officials shot and killed two wolves from a helicopter Wednesday in an attempt to reduce killings of cattle by the predators.
Fri., March 2, 2018
Ranchers in parts of Montana hit by a relentless winter are struggling to keep to their cattle alive as snow is hindering access to feed.
Sat., Feb. 3, 2018
Robert Wielgus has been at the center of a whirlwind of conflict with his employer, Washington State University.
Mon., Sept. 11, 2017
Red, a 1,225-pound shorthorn/red angus crossbreed, sold at auction Sunday evening for $3 a pound, scoring Daniel Ross a hefty payout of $3,675. The high school sophomore from Cheney boasted …
Thu., Aug. 31, 2017
Authorities in Idaho are investigating the shooting deaths of eight heads of cattle killed during the weekend in the Swan Valley area.
Fri., Aug. 25, 2017
The world loves meat. So much so that demand for meat products is projected to grow by nearly 70 percent by 2050. But meat production places a significant strain on …
Thu., Aug. 24, 2017
A heifer has tested positive for the disease brucellosis on a Montana ranch near Yellowstone National Park.
Wed., Aug. 9, 2017
Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife authorities shot and killed two adult wolves in response to multiple attacks on cattle grazing in northeast Oregon.
Mon., June 12, 2017
An Oregon rancher has given a man a $5,000 reward for helping find and convict the two men who slaughtered his cattle.
UPDATED: Fri., May 26, 2017
Federal officials on Friday released a cattle grazing plan for central Idaho’s Craters of the Moon National Monument and Preserve that immediately came under fire from an environmental group.
UPDATED: Tue., May 9, 2017
Washington State University researchers are trying to discover the reason behind mysterious calf deaths related to what is commonly known as “weak calf syndrome.”
Mon., April 24, 2017
A dozen groups representing food safety supporters, free speech advocates and labor unions are helping fight the Idaho law banning secret filming of animal abuse at agricultural facilities.
Sun., April 16, 2017
An Idaho conservation group has filed a complaint to several state agencies asking officials to inspect a wastewater pit used by a Nampa cheese-making plant.
Wed., March 22, 2017
Dead cattle floating in a reservoir just west of the Oregon-Idaho border are causing trouble for tourists.
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 18, 2017
A bill that would exempt from public disclosure personal information about people who report or respond to wolf attacks in Washington state has cleared a House committee.
Thu., Jan. 26, 2017
The U.S. beef boom is probably over. Thanks to tightening animal supplies and tepid demand, companies including Tyson Foods, the largest U.S. meat processor, and Cargill are facing plunging profits …
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 20, 2017
A mysterious Skittles spill on a rural highway in Wisconsin is taking another twist, with Mars Inc. saying it doesn’t know why the discarded candy might have been headed to …
Tue., Dec. 27, 2016
The U.S. Cattlemen’s Association is requesting an update on the status of trade negotiations with China in relation to the exportation of U.S. beef from Secretary Tom Vilsack. USCA trade …
Wed., Oct. 19, 2016
The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife has “suspended pursuit” of the Profanity Peak wolf pack that was marked for elimination after repeated killings of cattle in northeast Washington.
Sun., Aug. 28, 2016
What about protecting wolves from repeated depredations by livestock? What about preserving the ecological role of large predators on our public lands?
Fri., Aug. 5, 2016
The decision by the United States to allow fresh beef imports from Brazil threatens the cattle industry in this country.
Sat., May 7, 2016
A huge Montana nature reserve added a 47,000-acre historic ranch to its patchwork of lands along the Missouri River on Friday, a significant step in a privately funded effort to …
Thu., April 7, 2016
A Montana bull has sold for $350,000 at auction.
Thu., March 17, 2016
Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy wants to ask a federal judge Thursday to release him from jail pending trial on charges stemming from an armed standoff against federal agents two years …
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 2, 2015
A cattle rancher was killed in a shootout with Adams County Sheriff’s deputies late Sunday following a vehicle collision between his bull and a station wagon on U.S. Highway 95 …
Sun., Aug. 30, 2015
DANVILLE, Wash. – The burned carcasses blend into the scorched landscape, just more black and ash among the haunting outline of trees. “There she is,” rancher Doug Grumbach says, pointing …