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    Feb 21, 2013

    Environmentalists Are Forced To Walk A Fine Line

    Environmental groups must find a way to repackage their message and temper the effects of their agenda on consumers. If they continue to be seen as harming the economy or, worse yet, advocating for certain industries over others to line their own pockets, the people’s perception of them will continue to decline....More
  • Sep 25, 2012

    Wyoming Wolf Hunt Opens In October 1

    French philosopher Jean-Paul Sartre once said, “Democracy must be something more than two wolves and a sheep voting on what to have for dinner.” While this quote certainly applies to the drama unfolding in the 2012 election, it's also appropriate for a new rule announced by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) allowing the hunting of wolves in Wyoming....More
  • Sep 21, 2012

    EPA’s Power Continues to Grow 6

    Many cattleman, along with those in other sectors of the American economy, have long been alarmed at the frightening growth of EPA’s powers. But while EPA is the largest example of that trend, it isn’t the only one. It will continue as long as our elected representatives abdicate their responsibility to govern....More
  • Jun 13, 2012

    Wildlife And Cattle Can Coexist

    Ken Cearley, a former rancher and now a wildlife specialist with Texas AgriLife Extension Service, is often asked if livestock production and a wildlife enterprise such as a hunting lease can coexist on the same ranch....More
  • May 31, 2012

    Opinion: EPA Continues To Grow More Orwellian 2

    I read George Orwell’s “1984” and Ayn Rand’s “Atlas Shrugged” as a kid and pondered how scary it would be to live in such societies. The heavy-handed tactics of EPA toward law-abiding businesses makes me think I should reread those books today for a better understanding of the world as it is today....More
  • May 31, 2012

    As Partisanship Grows, Ag Will Lose Clout

    Ag policy has largely been untouched in the past by political partisanship. But with a $16-trillion federal deficit, and the ag economy outperforming the general economy, ag policy and budgeting have the potential in the coming years to become as partisan and politically driven as any issue....More

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