On Monday, ranchers and beef supporters gathered in Alamogordo, NM, to protest the Goss Family Ranch’s mandated reduction from over 400 head on the Sacramento Mountains allotment to just over 100 head of cattle (a 75% reduction) within the year.
United States Forest Service
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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