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For Western ranchers, harsh weather has meant brutal losses during prime calving season

May 4, 2023
Because calves are born wet they have to get dry, get a drink of milk, and warm up quickly. And the brutal weather has made that tough.
A herd moves slowly with their new calves in snowy conditions in April in Wallowa County, Oregon.
Courtesy of Angie Nash

Where’d you get that beef? Rancher groups sue USDA over labels

Jun 23, 2017
Two industry groups that represent cattle ranchers have filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Agriculture. They want the USDA to reinstate country-of-origin labeling for beef, because they say consumers want to purchase meat from animals born, raised and slaughtered in the U.S. For example, pieces of beef from Canada can come across the […]