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Wyoming Livestock Board begins biannual brand renewal

Wyoming Livestock Board begins biannual brand renewal

CASPER, Wyo. — The Cowboy State’s cattle brands have served as an identifying marker on the state’s rangelands for centuries, but although the tradition is timeless, today the ranch trademark comes with an expiration date.

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MSU names Outstanding Agricultural Leaders

The Montana State University College of Agriculture will present its Outstanding Agricultural Leader awards during the annual Celebrate Agriculture event Nov. 7-8 at Montana State University.

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Montana tries to move on bison conservation

Montana officials are reviving efforts to craft a statewide bison-conservation plan that stalled amid a backlash from ranchers worried about new herds competing with cattle.

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Wilford Brimley puts Wyoming ranch on market

NEW YORK — Actor Wilford Brimley is selling his Wyoming ranch, with an asking price of $1.25 million.

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From the Editor: A ranch visit gives a glimpse of what the future could be like

From the Editor: A ranch visit gives a glimpse of what the future could be like

After visiting the Bowen Cattle Co. ranch near Worden on a recent spring day, I began thinking about how the beef industry is slowly but surely diversifying, and that society may benefit because of it.

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Oil company acquires Rep. Lummis' family ranch

Oil company acquires Rep. Lummis' family ranch

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A major oil company has acquired a 5,000-acre ranch southeast of Cheyenne that less than two months ago belonged to U.S. Rep. Cynthia Lummis and her family, records show.

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Philanthropist leaves gift to encourage ranch use by UW, CSU

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The will of a wealthy Denver philanthropist who has died contains a large financial incentive for the University of Wyoming and Colorado State University to use a ranch for agricultural education rather than sell the property, the executor of her estate said Thursday.

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Feds to pursue effort to end dispute with rancher

A day after blinking in a showdown on the range, federal land managers pledged to pursue efforts to resolve a conflict with a southern Nevada rancher who has refused to pay grazing fees for 20 years.

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UW, CSU leaders to discuss ranch with foundations

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The presidents of the University of Wyoming and Colorado State University plan to meet with members of their foundation boards in the next several days to discuss the future of a ranch jointly owned by the foundations, a university spokesman said Wednesday.

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Buyer sews together 3 Shields Valley ranches

A Boston-area buyer is stitching together three Shields Valley ranches with multimillion-dollar purchases that will encompass close to 25,000 acres — that’s about 39 square miles — when the sale is completed in March.

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Rancher group opposes effort to double beef checkoff program

Associated Press

January 22, 2014 8:46 am
Rollover auction of heifer brings in $12,350 for S.D. ranchers

Rollover auction of heifer brings in $12,350 for S.D. ranchers

RONAN – You could have paid $100 for an Angus heifer worth 10 to 12 times that much last week at the Missoula Livestock Exchange – and someone did.

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Montana cattle economy poised for profit after rough start

Montana cattle economy poised for profit after rough start

EDGAR — The drive to the local feedlot from Scott Blain’s Joliet farm is 6.4 miles, but getting there takes the better part of the year.

October 27, 2013 12:15 am Photos

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N Bar Ranch

N Bar Ranch

The N Bar Ranch in central Montana is one of several properties purchased recently by Dan and Farris Wilks of Texas. The Wilks brothers' land purchases put them on the list of the top 100 landowners in the nation.

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On to the  next chapter: NILE's Justin Mills heads back to his agricultural roots

On to the next chapter: NILE's Justin Mills heads back to his agricultural roots

When Justin Mills hangs up his spurs as executive

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Wyoming ranchers see meddling in grazing permits

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Wyoming ranchers say an Idaho-based environmental group has too much influence over how local grazing allotments are managed on public lands, but a representative of the group says it’s only making sure that laws and regulations are being followed.

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Jim Taylor brokers the sale of ranch properties

Jim Taylor brokers the sale of ranch properties

Jim Taylor brokers the sale of ranch properties at Hall and Hall in Billings. Last year the company sold about $330 million worth of properties, and big-money investors increasingly look to working ranches as a relatively safe place to bank their money.

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Livestock disaster aid bill in the works

Ranchers burned by drought and fire in 2012 quickly learned that federally funded disaster relief had also dried up, but an effort is underway to revive the programs.

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Ressa Charter

Ressa Charter

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Ressa Charter lifts round bales

Ressa Charter lifts round bales

Ressa Charter lifts bales of hay on the family ranch.

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