Ranch News Today – February 21, 2013

Posted on February 21, 2013


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The nation’s largest cattlemen’s organization is apparently succeeding in its push to attract more members to increase its political clout…The organization’s goal is to have 28,000 members by Sept. 30, which its leaders say will help cattle producers as Congress addresses many important issues in the coming year.

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Gov. C.L. “Butch” Otter’s bid to help create new state-funded rancher groups to fight wildfires comes as an existing Idaho-backed firefighting association is under scrutiny by federal safety investigators following a fatal accident last summer.

…the Gustafsons were chosen to be part of one of the most popular commercials that aired during this year’s Super Bowl. The So God Made a Farmer commercial, which used the legendary voice of Paul Harvey as the narrator, featured the Gustafson family and several other Montana ranchers and farmers, all of whom love the life they lead on their ranches and farms.

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