Items by Karl Hess Jr. and Jerry L. Holechek

If rain doesn't fall, the money will
Drought relief subsidies encourage ranchers to overstock and overgraze.
Ranchers forced into numbers game
The authors opine that BLM grazing rules are rigged in favor of overgrazing and work against conscientious ranchers.
Babbitt inherited a mess; his plan will make it worse
The authors argue that Interior Secretary Bruce Babbitt's Rangeland Reform '94 proposal will do more harm than good.
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