Fed sage grouse ‘protection’ could prove deadly to ranching, domestic energy

Feds to restrict grazing, other activities on public lands to save sage grouse in the West by Dan Elliot as published by L.A. Times “These plans, written as if the sage grouse were listed, are proof it was an underhanded, de facto listing scheme that further oppresses Western states,” Bishop said in a written statement. Federal land managers have issued guidelines […]

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Power plant petty crimes and wildfire felonies

Burning biomass, aka wildfires, emits emissions of CO2, smoke, soot, haze, and other particulates far in excess of that produced by coal-fired power plants. Free Range Report Staff Three important regional power plants were put on the chopping block in Colorado last week as a result of rules created by the world’s most aggressive–and radicalized–green group, the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The […]

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EDITORIAL: ‘Bears Ears’ and the fight over who controls the West

Free Range Report Editorial Staff During his terms, President Obama has used the Antiquities Act to create over 25 new national monuments, gobbling up nearly 300 million acres of land, with minimal input from citizens and no congressional oversight. But San Juan County, Utah, the location of the proposed 1.9 million acre Bears Ears National Monument, has shined a light […]

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DAPL: Big Media sides with Big Government against Native Americans

Why There’s A Media Blackout On The Native American Oil Pipeline Blockade “Providing ongoing coverage would likely inspire national outrage toward the oil company, Dakota Access LLC, and the government agencies currently trying to evict the indigenous people from their own ancestral lands.”  published by Zero Hedge Submitted by Nick Bernabe via TheAntiMedia.org, As the Lakota Sioux continue their peaceful […]

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Washington Fish & Wildlife, Ranchers get death threats from protesters over wolf kills

Protesters decry state’s killing of wolf pack, urge non-lethal means instead Q13 Fox.com OLYMPIA, Wash. — Using a helicopter, Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife hunters are shooting down a specific wolf pack in Eastern Washington after a recent increase in attacks on livestock. The agency says they understand that its controversial practice but they say the wolf pack has become […]

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The executive pen spears fishing operations in Hawaii

With a stroke of his executive pen, President Obama has put a vast region of the Pacific Ocean off-limits to Hawaii’s fishing industry Free Range Report Editorial Staff Federal overreach now reaches far out to sea. President Obama’s newest ‘national monument’ has been lauded by media, global environmentalist special interests, and politicos as ‘the largest protected place on on the […]

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EDITORIAL: “We are at the beginning of great troubles.”

Free Range Report Contributor “We are at the beginning of great troubles.” President Obama’s consideration of designating the 1.9 million acre Bears Ears National Monument begs the follow-up question: “If the President can unilaterally designate this Monument, despite opposition from every level of government, local, State, and federal, what can’t the President do?” It is not so much a matter […]

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In wake of wildfires, California ranchers challenged with soil restoration

Ranchers seek new ways to heal fire-scorched soil Holistic cattle management workshop teaches soil recovery By Terry Grillo Calaveras Enterprise  Enterprise photo by Terry Grillo Multiple species of plants are keys to building deep, rich and moist layers of soil said workshop leader Spencer Smith. Soil covers almost everything in the natural world: it is underfoot, under the forest, under […]

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Can AG operations benefit from digital currency?

 From Bitcoin to Agriculture: How Can Farmers Benefit from Blockchain? by Emma Weston & Sara Nolet published by Agfunders News Editor’s Note: Emma Weston is co-founder and CEO of Full Profile, where she leads blockchain strategy and development under the AgriDigital brand. She is also a grain grower in Australia. Here, Weston, and co-author Sarah Nolet, founder of food and ag […]

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EDITORIAL: Ranchers under siege by Administration

I’m an Oregon rancher. Here’s what you don’t understand about the Bundy standoff. The Obama administration has pushed our livelihood to the brink. By Keith Nantz as published by Washington Post, January 2016 This week, the Ammon Bundy-led seizure of a federal wildlife refuge thrust Oregon’s ranchers into the spotlight. While I don’t agree with the occupiers’ tactics, I sympathize with […]

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