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.
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.
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.
NEW YORK — Actor Wilford Brimley is selling his Wyoming ranch, with an asking price of $1.25 million.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
When Justin Mills hangs up his spurs as executive
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.
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.
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.
Ressa Charter lifts bales of hay on the family ranch.