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Lawmakers Seek Additional Wildfire Fighting Resources
Lawmakers Seek Additional Wildfire Fighting Resources
Last week a group of western lawmakers asked the Department of Agriculture and Interior Department for additional wildfire fighting resources.  Oregon’s Peter DeFazio joined 24 other lawmakers, primarily from California, asking the federal government to assist in continuing to fight fires aggressively, communicate clearly and take administrative steps now to prepare additional personnel for when t
Oregon Wildfire Season Not As Bad As It Could Be
Oregon Wildfire Season Not As Bad As It Could Be
While a number of wildfires continue to burn across Oregon, state officials say they have not seen the mega-fires that were anticipated when the fire season started.  Christie Shaw with the Oregon State Fire Marshal said because of a lack of massive wildfires, to date, they’ve been able to be proactive when it comes to fighting the current blazes and where they put personnel.   “...
Mulrony: It's Vital Cattle Industry Shares The Many Great Things
Mulrony: It's Vital Cattle Industry Shares The Many Great Things
When it comes to the ongoing conversation of climate change, the impact agriculture has, and what the future of the industry looks like, Cameron Mulrony said it's vital that producers share how cattle benefit the climate.  The Vice President of the Idaho Cattle Association pointed out the non-farming community needs to know that the beef industry is a good guy when it comes to the climate conversa

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