Up near the Continental Divide, cowboys call Zach Turnbull when they find dead stock. It’s his job, through all the guts and gore, to determine if an animal was killed by wildlife and is thus eligible for damage compensation from the state.
Cattle prices slide on China tariff news, continuing four-year farm decline.
Former editor Dan Whipple said he was twice the victim of Edward Abbey’s generosity, and the legendary author violated his own rule on Whipple’s behalf.
More than a dozen ranchers have filed a trespass lawsuit against Western Watersheds Project — an organization that aims to stop grazing on public lands.
About a dozen ranches pool their cattle in “the Drift,” driving them on horseback 100 miles to the largest grazing allotment on Forest Service lands.