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How Will the President’s Budget Proposal Affect Rural America?

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Because your work and your success might be impacted by the federal budget, we asked Anna Johnson of
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Kathy worked with the Bureau of Land Management for 12 years before founding Livestock for Landscapes in 2004. Her twelve years at the agency allowed her to pursue her goal of helping communities find ways to live profitably AND sustainably in their environment. She has been researching and working with livestock as a land management tool for over a decade. When she's not helping farmers, ranchers and land managers on-site, she writes articles, and books, and edits videos to help others turn their livestock into landscape managers.


  1. Joshua Henderson says:

    I’m glad to be informed of these proposed changes, but I have to wonder about the statement in the closing: “would do a great deal to hurt rural America”.
    Would it really?
    I understand these programs can be very nice; but if a farm is dependent on the government to extent it would be “hurt” without government assistance, something seems wrong.
    Just my thoughts. They’re worth what you paid for them.

    • red says:

      Joshua: I paid attention and agree with you. Our ancestors would cringe at the idea of accepting anything from the government. Some things like the county extension office is good. Most things come with steel cables that tangle us with regulation. Hey, do you think Hillary Clinton ever figured it out that cattleguards aren’t paid? 🙂

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