The fifth annual AgSharks Competition will give entrepreneurs and startups developing technologies that promote a healthier and more sustainable agriculture and food system the opportunity to win $250,000. Companies will pitch their innovations in front of a live audience of specialty crop producers during the WG Annual Meeting in Las Vegas, Nov. 2-5, 2022.
The Utah Department of Agriculture and Food has received increasing reports of missing and harmed livestock in the state over the past year. This alarming trend has become increasingly common over the past few years with the UDAF issuing a request for increased vigilance by producers and the public.
Each year, the Montana Stockgrowers Foundation awards scholarships to college students who are seeking a career beneficial to ranching. Three students were selected for 2022 2022 Heritage Education Scholarship. To be eligible for the scholarships, applicants must be currently enrolled in college and have completed at least one semester in college, be a member, or […]
After an action-packed week at the Klamath County Fair, youth exhibitors broke the bank with record-setting prices bringing $1.3 million for their 4-H and FFA animals. Better yet, Basin Beat reports that the number is likely to grow as buyers round up purchase prices to further boost exhibitor’s sales.
U.S. Senator John Thune (R-S.D.) recently introduced legislation to improve grazing rights for the U.S. Forest Service national grasslands permit holders. Under current Federal Land Policy and Management Act rules, ranchers with permits on national grasslands do not have the same rights as those with grazing permits on Bureau of Land Management and national forest land.
Vocal animal-rights activist and actor Joaquin Phoenix is speaking out in defense of the Asha’s Farm Sanctuary owner in the case of two head of cattle.