Tuesday, February 14, 2017/Categories: General News, Today's Top 5, National News, Ag Issues
Twenty states, including Montana, Wyoming and North Dakota, are suing the federal government over Obama administration final rules on endangered species that expand the definition of "critical habitat." Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley says federal law considers critical habitat where endangered species currently live, not where they might live.
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Update: Northern Ag Network spoke with Greg Lemon the head of public information for Montana Fish Wildlife and Parks today. FWP collaborated rancher reports that a total of four calves were killed on two ranches near Stanford, MT on Sunday. The livestock were reported to be killed either later Friday night or early Saturday morning. Both USDA Wildlife Services and Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks worked to set up trapping efforts to capture the bears. The grizzlies were two young male siblings.
[BROOKINGS, S.D.] – The agriculture community recently banded together at the fourth annual Prime Time Gala to support Feeding South Dakota, which provides food assistance to hundreds of men, women and children across the state. Both Alltech and Hubbard Feeds, an Alltech company, supported the successful event, which raised a total of $236,508.