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More than a dozen conservation groups have signed on to a legal brief filed last week in support of a Durango couple facing felony charges over the closing of a gate in San Juan County, Utah.

Warm Weather In The U.S. Good for Beef Producers

Mar 10, 2017
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The recent warm weather throughout most of the U.S. is enticing cooks to venture outdoors to throw some meat on on the grill.  Beef producers have benefited from this trend, as retail and wholesale beef prices have gained ground over the past month, finally dragging live cattle prices out of the slump they've been in since the start of winter.

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Longtime rancher Al Heaton was named Stockman of the Year and Bunny McComb was chosen Cowbelle of the Year at the Southwestern Livestock Association’s annual banquet on Saturday.