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  • A prof takes on the sacred cow

    At the University of Wyoming, Prof. Debra Donahue's book, "The Western Range Revisited," with its criticism of grazing, has provoked fury among ranchers and raised questions about academic freedom.

  • Searching for pasture

    Lyle McNeal revived the Churro sheep, a dying breed, and helped the Navajos who once depended on them, but now the professor is locked in a bitter battle over the sheep and other issues with Utah State University, which once supported the project.

  • Tribes and a university improve ties

    Washington State University sets up an advisory board to cooperate on education and research issues with 10 Northwestern tribes.

  • Bad blood over good sheep

    Lyle McNeal, founder of Utah State University's Navajo Sheep Project, comes to a crisis with the university and files suit against it over the future of his project to save the Churro sheep.

  • Did ranchers fire a university president?

    The firing of New Mexico State University President J. Michael Orenduff may have been at the behest of ranching interests.

  • Mt. Graham telescope rides through Congress

    President Clinton signs a bill approving the University of Arizona's construction of a third telescope on Mount Graham.

  • Helping a busted mining town back to its feet

    Extension agent Barb Andreozzi offers creative ideas and practical assistance to help Anaconda, Mont., prosper again.

  • Talking ranching through its bleakest hour

    Hudson Glimp of the University of Nevada's College of Agriculture seeks to create "sustainable agreement" in public-lands grazing.

  • Playing politics or helping the range?

    New Mexico State's Range Improvement Task Force has often been accused of being a front for the livestock industry.

  • What is cooperative extension?

    Description of what the West's extension agents do.

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