livestock

New farmer puts down roots near Lincoln

Three years ago, you wouldn’t have found Tammi Riedl tending a 10-acre Lincoln farm – she would have been behind her desk, running numbers at her corporate job. Today, ...

Placer County Hidden Falls Park livestock grazing efforts get boost

The return of Hidden Falls Regional Park’s stealth weed whackers is getting a boost from a Sierra Nevada Conservancy grant. Cattle grazing has traditionally taken place on t ...

Reader Input: Rodeo people respect animals

The recent letter from Heidi Zacher (“Rodeo has nothing to do with abuse,” Reader Input, May 1) reflects perfectly my feeling about Dr. Wayne Bartz’s letter sugge ...

Country roads unsafe for bicyclists

First off I want to say I have nothing against bicyclists; this is all about safety. I think it is time we stop the country bike rides and tours for purely safety reasons. This l ...

Placer conservation district looking for a few parched cows

With agricultural water supplies disrupted by the Bear River canal break, the Placer County Resource Conservation District is looking for a few parched cows. The Auburn-based dist ...

Hen clucks beat drive-by shots

Let me see if I have this right. Some people are against having chickens in their neighborhoods because of the flies, the smell and the clucking. Also, their dogs that are running ...