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  • Putting grass back

    A booklet, "The Mortenson Ranch: Cattle and Trees at Home on the Range," profiles one family's attempt to restore the land on their working ranch.

  • Not so hog wild in Colorado

    A citizens' ballot initiative would crack down on pollution and other problems caused by industrial hog farms in Colorado.

  • Ordering chicken for a whole town

    NUCHIK Inc. wants to build one of the largest chicken-processing plants in the West in the town of Artesia, N.M., but some fear the ensuing population growth would be more than the small town could handle.

  • For some, horse meat ain't all bad

    Cultures around the world differ over whether horse meat is a suitable food for people.

  • Red meat can be green

    Southwestern ranchers Jim Winder and Will Holder team up with Defenders of Wildlife to create a seal-of-approval for beef sold by ranchers who avoid killing predators.

  • Hogs and a small town co-exist

    A smaller hog farm in Albin, Wyo., is more or less welcome in the community, because the owner is local.

  • The West's lax rules draw hog factories

    Factory hog farms that met resistance in the East and Midwest are moving West, drawn by lax regulations.

  • The Cowboy State gets shook up by 100,000 hogs

    Local activists in Wheatland, Wyo., band together to fight an industrial hog farm that would produce 100,000 pigs a year - and a lot of unpleasant products.

  • Marvel ups the ante

    Conservationist Jon Marvel bid against rancher Mike Ward over a 10-year lease, raising the fee to $12,050, then folded and declared victory.

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