Waters of the U.S. Rule on Hold in 24 States – DTN

🕔Jun 13, 2018A federal district court in Georgia slapped a preliminary injunction on the 2015 waters of the United States, or WOTUS, rule on Friday, suspending the implementation of the rule in […]

Southwest Drought: Grim Forecast; Hope for El Nino by Autumn – DTN

🕔May 29, 2018The harsh drought over the southwestern U.S. is expected to last through most of the summer.   That’s the forecast from a drought and forecast update webinar held May 23. National […]

Colorado: 2 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas from Drought

🕔May 3, 2018USDA has designated Delta and Montrose counties in Colorado as primary natural disaster areas due to losses and damages caused by a recent drought. Farmers and ranchers in the contiguous counties of Gunnison, Mesa, […]

Idaho ‘Ag-Gag’ Law Dealt Blow – DTN

🕔Jan 8, 2018A provision in Idaho’s so-called “ag-gag” law that forbids recording devices on farms and slaughterhouses without the owner’s consent was struck down on Thursday.   A three-judge panel of the U.S. […]

Colorado: 5 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas from Multiple Disasters

🕔Nov 15, 2017USDA has designated five counties in Colorado as primary natural disaster areas due to losses and damages caused by multiple disasters that occurred during the 2017 crop year. Designation Number […]

Livestock: Oklahoma Beef Checkoff Fails – DTN

🕔Nov 10, 2017A vote to increase the Oklahoma beef checkoff by $1 has failed with 2,506 opposing the increase and 1,998 backing the measure. The debate leading up to the vote was […]

Sportsmen and Conservationists Side Against Trump Decision on Sage Grouse – DTN

🕔Oct 10, 2017Leaders for sportsmen’s and conservation groups in Western states are becoming more critical over the Trump administration’s decision last week to reopen a protection agreement for the greater sage grouse […]

FFA: New Officers Hail From South, Midwest, West

🕔Nov 3, 2015Six FFA members were elected on Saturday, Oct. 31, 2015 to serve as the 2015-16 National FFA Officer team. Students from Arkansas, Tennessee, Ohio, Iowa, Georgia and Utah were elected […]

WOTUS: States Want 9 Month Delay on Rule Implementation – DTN

🕔Jul 30, 2015Attorneys general from 28 states suing EPA over the waters of the United States rule have asked for a nine-month delay in implementation of the rule until judicial review is […]

WOTUS: 27 States Challenge EPA Rule – DTN

🕔Jul 8, 2015Twenty-seven states now have sued the federal government on the waters of the United States rule as nine more states challenged the rule in court, this time in the U.S. […]

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