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CAB and Ducks Unlimited gather millions for conservation

· August 11, 2022

Certified Angus Beef and Ducks Unlimited are partnering to benefit the soil, wildlife, and to sequester carbon. The two organizations have rallied $500,000 and an additional $2.5 million in grants to launch the Working Grasslands Conservation Initiative over the coming three years.

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AgSharks Pitch Competition offers $250K in startup funds

· August 11, 2022

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. 

Montana Stockgrowers Foundation doles out $10,000 in scholarships

· August 10, 2022

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 […]

Klamath County Fair livestock sale brings a record $1.3M

· August 9, 2022

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. 

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New legislation could improve grazing on Forest Service lands

· August 8, 2022

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.

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