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Traci Eatherton, WLJ Correspondent

Cattle and Beef Industry News
Jan 30, 2015
A couple of weeks ago, in the battle for wetland use, an Ohio mining company got to chalk one up for a win over the EPA—on a wetland issue—not an easy task. The 10th Ohio District Court of Appeals dismissed certain restrictions placed on coal miners operating in wetlands, ruling they are not based in law.
Cattle and Beef Industry News
Jan 30, 2015
A couple of weeks ago, in the battle for wetland use, an Ohio mining company got to chalk one up for a win over the EPA—on a wetland issue—not an easy task. The 10th Ohio District Court of Appeals dismissed certain restrictions placed on coal miners operating in wetlands, ruling they are not based in law.
Cattle and Beef Industry News
Sep 26, 2014
“We’re thrilled that protections for Wyoming’s fragile population of wolves have been restored,” said Noah Greenwald, Endangered Species Director with the Center for Biological Diversity. “With Wyoming allowing wolves to be shot on sight across more than 80 percent of the state, there is no way protections for wolves should have ever been removed.
Livestock Industry Opinions
Sep 27, 2013
The recent weather roller coaster has me wondering when the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is going to step in. With all of the Colorado flooding wreaking havoc on feedlots and oil fields, I’m sure there are countless fines to be handed out and new regulations to be made.
Cattle and Beef Industry News
Jun 17, 2013
The Senate last week passed the Agriculture Reform, Food, and Jobs Act of 2013, S. 954, by a vote of 66-27. The $955 billion rewrite passed by a larger margin this year than last year’s 64-35 vote on similar legislation. Most of the increased votes were credited to Republicans who found a compromise on rice and peanut subsidies for southern states.
Cattle and Beef Industry News
Oct 5, 2012
David Palmer, president and chief executive officer, said the new plant, Northern Beef Packers (NBP), is the newest, most modern beef processing plant in the country. “Using the high-quality, family-farm-raised young cattle in the Dakota region, Northern Beef Packers will provide world-class prime beef, traceable from farm to finished product.