January 29, 2016 - Market shock nearly over, rough road ahead

National Cattlemen’s Beef Association Recent price shock in the market and insights about the turbulence ahead were explained today to more than 2,000 beef producers at the CattleFax Outlook Session held during the 2016 Cattle Industry Convention and NCBA Trade Show. The downward spiral in price from record high cattle […]

January 28, 2016 - Video: Occupiers leave, more arrests

Natural Resource Report, In the latest news, three more Refuge occupiers have been arrested. Ammon Bundy, speaking through his lawyer, asked that his team “stand down” and leave the occupation. It appears that most, if not all, of the occupiers have officially left the Malhuer Wildlife Refuge. When eight left […]

January 27, 2016 - Video: 8 arrests, 1 killed in Oregon Standoff

Natural Resource News Note, During a roadside encounter with police 50 miles from the Malhuer Wildlife refuge, police have arrested seven members of the standoff (including leader Ammon Bundy) as well as one killed (spokesman Robert Levoy Finicum). Authorities have erected road blocks around the refuge where as many as […]

January 25, 2016 - OSU finds diabetes blocker chemical

By Oregon State University Extension Office Photo:Nancy Kerkvliet, OSU immunotoxicologist, researches chemicals that suppress the immune system. Photo by Stephen Ward Oregon State University researchers have discovered a chemical that blocks Type 1 diabetes in laboratory mice and may work the same way in humans. The chemical, nicknamed BBQ, works […]

January 22, 2016 - Obama vetoes bi-partisan EPA fix

National Cattlemen’s Beef Association After bi-partisan passage in both chambers of Congress, President Obama vetoed Senate Joint Resolution 22, disapproval of the EPA’s “waters of the United States” rule. National Cattlemen’s Beef Association President Philip Ellis said this is a clear indication the President does not understand the role America’s […]

January 20, 2016 - Ag anger over paid sick leave training fee

By Oregon Farm Bureau Agriculture & Business Groups Call on BOLI for Free Sick Leave Seminars Express Disappointment on $25 Fee for Training Seminars Portland: “We are disappointed that BOLI would not only delay their implementation seminars until after the effective date of the new statewide paid sick leave law […]

January 18, 2016 - Cattlemen statement on Oregon Standoff

By Oregon Cattlemen Association On January 4, 2016 Oregon ranchers Dwight and Steve Hammond have left their homes to report to a federal prison. Both ranchers are faithful, long term Oregon Cattlemen’s Association members. Many have asked where the association stands on the Hammond’s predicament. The Oregon Cattlemen’s Association has […]

January 14, 2016 - House votes against EPA Water Rule

By National Association of Wheat Growers House Votes to Stop WOTUS Rule, Veto Looms The U.S. House of Representatives voted 253-166 in support of S.J. Res. 22, a resolution of disapproval of the Waters of the United States (WOTUS) regulation. Under the Congressional Review Act, the House and Senate can […]

January 13, 2016 - Walden’s Viral Video on Showdown, Gov’t Hypocrisy

Oregon Congressman Greg Walden’s impassioned video has been seen over 125,000 times. Congressman Walden talks directly about the Oregon standoff, failures of federal land management, judicial failings and also the story behind the Hammond Family. Watch the video below.