Education & Announcements

UPDATE for SACPA Meeting THIS FRIDAY, MAY 20

WHAT: SACPA general membership meeting  WHEN: FRIDAY, May 20, 2022.  (Notice it’s a FRIDAY).  Registration 8:30 AM WHERE: Marana Stockyards and Livestock Auction, 14901 W Kirby Hughes Rd, Marana, Arizona 85653 click for map SPECIAL THANKS TO Jason Schickendanz and Broken Arrow Crop Insurance for Generously Sponsoring this Meeting!   Confirmed Speakers: Jason Schickendanz, Broken […]

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Proposed Federal Rules open for public comment

This page was updated May 14, 2022. The ongoing worksheet of Federal Notices, Proposed Rules, and Rules relevant to ranching in southern Arizona and open for public comment has been updated. View the spreadsheet online Download the spreadsheet in Excel format     In the news this week: American Farm Bureau: Overreach of SEC Proposed […]

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ANCW Incoming President Pam Griffin Brand Quilt Fundraiser

  TO ALL THE FRIENDS OF ARIZONA’S CATTLEWOMAN PAM GRIFFIN We are so proud of Arizona’s ranch woman and Cowbelle Pam Griffin of Globe, Arizona for being elected as the American National CattleWomen (ANCW) Vice President. Pam will be installed as the next ANCW President in January 2023. To defray some of the substantial expenses […]

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SAVE the DATE: SACPA spring gathering FRIDAY May 20

WHAT: SACPA general membership meeting  WHEN: FRIDAY, May 20, 2022.  (Notice it’s a FRIDAY).  Registration 8:30 AM WHERE: Marana Stockyards and Livestock Auction, 14901 W Kirby Hughes Rd, Marana, Arizona 85653 click for map Tentative Agenda (still in progress): We will invite speakers from the Border Patrol to discuss current impacts of illegal immigration and […]

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Litigation industry attacks 24 So. AZ grazing allotments

On February 28, 2022, the Center for Biological Diversity and The Audubon Society filed a 60-day Notice of Intent to sue the Coronado National Forest and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. It appears their legal staff is attempting to file a suit that would prohibit the affected grazing permittees from intervening in their self […]

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Update -NM: 65 head of cattle gunned down in CBD lawsuit settlement

65 head of cattle shot from a helicopter in New Mexico appear to have been gunned down by the US Forest Service under pressure from the Center for Biological Diversity, with whom the agency reached a settlement agreement. More information here. Update: New Mexico Cattle Growers Association and New Mexico Federal Land Council Sue US […]

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Democrats introduce “Voluntary” Grazing Permit Retirement Act

According to msn.com, over the past year in Phoenix, …inflation rose 10.9 percent. That means that Phoenix residents paid about 16 percent more for meat, poultry and eggs, 6.5 percent more for milk, and 13 percent more for fruits and vegetables. It also cost 15.5 percent more to put clothes on their backs. With food […]

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