Monthly Archives: May 2018

Public Lands Council Calls for Project Proposals to Strengthen Federal Lands Ranching

On May 22 the Public Lands Council (PLC) launched a formal Request for Proposals (RFP) for projects designed to strengthen the long-term viability of the public lands ranching industry. Funded by the PLC Endowment Trust, the RFP calls for submissions that address key issues facing federal lands ranchers. Desired project themes include: •Generating current, relevant […]
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Secretary Perdue Commits to Prioritizing Food Waste Solutions

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue hosted a food waste roundtable with Representatives Chellie Pingree (ME-1) and David Young (IA-3), food industry leaders, and nonprofit groups at the USDA May 8. This roundtable, the first of many USDA public events on food waste, serves as an opportunity to raise awareness while discussing solutions with leaders […]
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ELD, Hours of Service Fixes for Livestock Haulers Proposed by Senators

Wyatt Bechtel May 23, 2018 04:40 PM Eleven Senators proposed a bipartisan bill that would help alleviate the strain of transportation laws such as the Electronic Logging Device (ELD) and hours of service rules for truckers hauling livestock. The Transporting Livestock Across America Safely Act was introduced by a bipartisan group led by Sen. Ben […]
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Current Farm Bill Defeated

The House May 18 rejected the Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018 (H.R. 2), better known as the Farm Bill, by a vote of 198-213. “We may be down, but we are not out,” said House Agriculture Committee Chairman Michael Conaway (R-Texas). “We will deliver a strong, new farm bill on time as the president […]
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Come by Saturday and Celebrate Don’s life with us.

Please Share:  DONALD DUANE BAUERMEISTER Donald Duane Bauer- meister, long time resident of Basin City passed away on April 25, 2018. He spent his last years living in Hermiston, Oregon with his second wife of 13 years, Kathleen. Don was born October 26, 1935 to Theresa Warfield Bauermeister and Lester John Bauermeister. For much of […]
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Don Bauermeister

We were sadden by the news of the death of our good friend and long time treasurer Donald Duane Bauermeister on April 25th. Don was 82 years young and will forever hold a place in our hearts. Please come on May 12, 2018 at 1:30 pm to the Columbia Basin Junior Livestock Show buildings on […]
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