Please, Mr Trump, don’t let wildfire-devastated farmers be ‘forgotten men and women’

American farmers are the backbone of this nation. They work quietly and are too often forgotten by the other 98 percent of Americans. They are the “forgotten men and women” Trump pledged to honor. It would do them — and very likely, him — a world of good if he would just stop tweeting long enough to visit them. Editorial […]

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Bunkerville Trial: FBI informant only ‘defendant’ to utter violent threats in entrapment videos

Every interview that was shown underscored the peaceful character of the defendants … until they played the interview with the FBI Informant. Greg Burleson uttered hateful and spiteful words on camera. He made violent threats, including stating that he “came to put some BLM agent Six Feet Under.” Shari Dovale Redoubt News Longbow Productions: FBI Reloaded Interviews of various defendants show […]

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U.S. Forest service ‘aggressively’ restricting cattle grazing in Okanogan County

An Okanogan County commissioner says the U.S. Forest Service has taken an aggressive stance to restrict cattle grazing in Okanogan County that may be part of a larger effort to do so throughout the West before former Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue is confirmed as U.S. Agriculture Secretary. Dan Wheat Capital Press OKANOGAN, Wash. — An Okanogan County commissioner says the […]

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BLM ‘wild, scenic’ designation clashes with rancher’s water rights, bank stabilization efforts

The plaintiffs claim BLM’s own analysis found that state and county governments are already protecting the river, so leaving the segment undesignated wouldn’t threaten its wild and scenic values. Mateusz Perkowski Capital Press Oregon ranch fighting Rogue River management plans An Oregon ranch is challenging federal management plans for a 63.5-mile stretch of the Rogue river, arguing they’ll impede stabilization […]

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BLM proposal to cut Colorado grazing allotments in half

Garfield County ranchers are fighting a proposed Bureau of Land Management order that would cut a cattle grazing allotment on federal lands in half. They say it would kill their family businesses. Ryan Summerlin Post Independent It’s ranchers vs. the BLM in a grazing allotment squeeze Garfield County ranchers are fighting a proposed Bureau of Land Management order that would […]

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Due to enviro regs, California farmers get only 65% of water allocations despite record wet year

And while you ponder that question perhaps you can also take a guess as to who didn’t have to take a haircut on their water allocations this year…if you guessed ‘all the pet projects of California’s environmentalists’, then you’re absolutely correct. Tyler Durden Zero Hedge Are Enviro’s Trying To Kill Farming In California? 2017 Water Allocations Imply ‘Yes’ Several times over the […]

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After 30 years, Pennsylvania farmer still fighting feds over illegal taking of property

It was 30 years ago this spring that Bob Brace, a Waterford-area farmer, first clashed with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service about his right to repair drainage pipes that allowed him to farm some soggy ground. Jim Martin GoErie.com Background Posted January 12, 2017 It was 30 years ago this spring that Bob Brace, a Waterford-area farmer, first clashed […]

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Identity of paid FBI informant unintentionally disclosed during Bunkerville trial

Over multiple government objections, and amid several small conferences with the other defense attorneys, Jackson continued to hammer at the agents with questions until they admitted to Burleson’s status as a Federal Informant. Shari Dovale Redoubt News Bunkerville defendant is FBI informant The Nevada Bunkerville Protest Trial heated up today when it was unintentionally disclosed that defendant Greg Burleson has been a paid […]

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Feds convict 4 Oregon Standoff protesters on minor charges, sentencing in May

Prosecutors conceded in their legal brief that the vehicles and equipment had no government markings, but argued strong circumstantial evidence showed the defendants knew they belonged to the refuge. But even so, Barrow argued, the government didn’t need to show the defendants knew the vehicles belonged to the Fish & Wildlife Service because ownership isn’t an element of the tampering […]

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Rotten meat scandal prompts temporary ban on Brazilian beef imports

According to Brazilian police reports, three factories belonging to BRF (the world’s top poultry producer) and JBS (the world’s top beef exporter), have been raided and closed, because the companies have, for years, been bribing officials and politicians to ignore quality meat standard policies, and allowing the sales of rotten beef and poultry. Traci Eatherton Tri-state Livestock News Tester introduces […]

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