By Trina Jo Bradley Vice President, Marias River Livestock Association Wednesday, May 9 I traveled to Kalispell for the spring meeting of the Northern Continental Divide Ecosystem Subcommittee of the Interagency Grizzly Bear Committee. The meeting started with an update from Gary Bertelotti, Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks Region 4 Supervisor. He said the grizzlies … More NCDE Subcommittee Spring Meeting
The Friends of Animals (FoA), a Connecticut based activist group, is now petitioning the USFW to have the Pryor Mountain herd of wild horses, located in Montana and Wyoming, protected under the Endangered Species Act. The FoA clearly state their concern for the animals on their website and in the recent lawsuit they filed. Unchecked a … More Wild Mustang, Endangered Species or Invasive Species??
By Trina Jo Bradley Vice President, Marias River Livestock Association As grizzlies, wolves and coyotes continue to be more of an issue for livestock producers in Montana, many ranchers are searching for better ways to protect their livestock. Livestock Guard Dogs are an excellent way to protect your herd – be it sheep, cows, goats … More Ranchers look to livestock guard dogs to protect livestock from predators
The USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has posted for public comment the United States Cattlemen’s Association’s (USCA) petition for rulemaking on the definitions of “beef” and “meat”. The deadline for letters of support is April 10th, 2018 … More Asking for the Rule
Ranchers and consumers need to demand truth in the labeling of alternative proteins. … More Rancher and Consumers Support Truthful Beef Labeling
As a rancher who pays that CheckOff dollar each time we sell a cow, it angers me that a product made of soy, wheat, insects or cultured in a lab would be able to take advantage of all the years of work that the Beef CheckOff has done to promote beef. The Peanut industry sure … More Every Time a Cow is Sold A Rancher Pays A Dollar.
Want to know the truth about the new Federal regulation on Electronic Logging Devices for commercial motor carriers and how or even if they affect you? Attend the informational presentation that Marias River Livestock Association is hosting Tuesday, Feb. 20, at 2:30 p.m. at Ringside Ribs in Shelby. Everyone is welcome. Brad Marten, Motor Carrier … More ELD, HOS & CLD, Does this DOT Alphabet Apply to Yo?