- n land suitable for grazing livestock
- It is a far cry from the 1 million ewes who grazed the state's rangeland 20 years ago.
- Sodbusters buy rangeland at prices that are relatively low because of today's depressed livestock industry, plow and plant the acreage in wheat, then sell the cultivated land .
- Above ground, a handful of ranchers raise sheep and cattle on the stingy rangeland.
News & Articles
- ‘Spooky’ nuisance?
In the late 1940s and 1950s, the Montana Army National Guard fired thousands of projectiles into rangeland in the north Helena Valley, part of America’s Cold War military preparation.
June 16, 2013 - Helena Independent Record
- Two years later, UI Rangeland Center presents new projects to legislature
Since it opened its doors in 2011, the University of Idaho Rangeland Center has begun many projects to help its students learn more about their field of study. Dr. Karen Launchbaugh, the director of the ...
June 12, 2013 - The Argonaut
- Fire can benefit grasslands of Dakotas
FARGO - Fire and grazing are essential ecosystem tools for dealing with today's rangelands, a North Dakota State University rangeland expert says.
June 10, 2013 - The Fargo Forum
- Jim Gibbons in Stateline.org
It is my hope that we will find alternatives to previous rangeland management practices that will benefit all western states facing similar challenges,Gibbons said.