Wyoming Ranchers http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en New conservation tools help WY ranchers stay sustainable http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/new-conservation-tools-help-wy-ranchers-stay-sustainable <p>Ranchers have always planned for the next season and the next generation…and as such have been natural conservationists. But new management tools in the conservation toolbox are making it easier for land owners to be successful stewards of their land. Wyoming Public Radio’s Irina Zhorov reports that ranchers are up for the challenge.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 25 Oct 2013 21:52:20 +0000 Irina Zhorov 48947 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org New conservation tools help WY ranchers stay sustainable Drought Forces Wyoming Ranchers to Sell-Off Cattle in Record Numbers http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/drought-forces-wyoming-ranchers-sell-cattle-record-numbers <p><strong><a href="http://www.publicbroadcasting.net/wpr/openspaces.mediaplayer?STATION_NAME=wpr&amp;MEDIA_ID=1016471&amp;MEDIA_EXTENSION=mp3&amp;MODULE=openspaces ">Listen to the story</a></strong></p><p>Thanks to light snowpack and a dry spring, Wyoming is in the midst of a severe drought. Such dry conditions mean that much of the grass that covers Wyoming&rsquo;s open spaces isn&rsquo;t growing. Wyoming Public Radio&rsquo;s Madison Williams reports that&rsquo;s bad news for the state&rsquo;s cattle ranchers, who depend on the grass to feed their livestock.</p> Fri, 20 Jul 2012 21:58:41 +0000 Madison Williams 27290 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Drought Forces Wyoming Ranchers to Sell-Off Cattle in Record Numbers