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Beef producers not sure Biden meat packing program will help   By Ryan Hanrahan Buffalo Bulletin Via Wyoming News Exchange   BUFFALO — The Biden Administration announced in early January it is setting aside $1 billion of American Rescue Plan Act funds to help foster a “fairer, more competitive, and...
Bridger-Teton rejects plan for domestic sheep in Wyoming Range   By Mike Koshmrl Jackson Hole Daily Via Wyoming News Exchange   JACKSON — The Bridger-Teton National Forest will not imminently allow woolgrowers to herd domestic sheep back onto portions of the Wyoming Range near where a bighorn sheep...

Bob Budd at the Sage Grouse Implementation Team meeting in Lander on July 10, 2019. Photo by Angus M. Thuermer Jr, WyoFile.

Climate, population drops, prompt BLM to revise sage grouse plans   By Angus M. Thuermer Jr., wyofile.com   Citing population declines, climate change, habitat loss and other factors, the Bureau of Land Management will revise Western conservation plans for greater sage grouse, including in Wyoming...

An intense rotational grazing strategy usually helps Crook County rancher Thayne Gray avoid buying supplemental hay, he said. But in 2021 he's paying top-dollar for semi-loads of supplemental feed to prepare for the winter. (Photo by Dustin Bleizeffer, WyoFile.com)

Ranchers face difficult choices after brutally hot, dry summer   By Dustin Bleizeffer, WyoFile.com   Prolonged drought conditions, intensified by record-breaking heat, have prompted Wyoming cattle ranchers to either buy supplemental feed at higher-than-normal prices or cull their herds. “Let’s face...
Meat processors struggle to keep up with demand   By Kiley Carroll The Sheridan Press Via Wyoming News Exchange   SHERIDAN — The U.S. Department of Agriculture livestock board predicted a record-setting red meat and poultry production year for 2020, indicating large economic growth and low...
Sen. Barrasso explores economic impact at cattle convention   By Caleb Michael Smith Rocket Miner  Via Wyoming News Exchange   ROCK SPRINGS — The impact of the coronavirus was apparent Monday at the Wyoming Cattle Industry Convention and Trade Show hosted by the Wyoming Stock Growers Association....

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