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Welcome to Gila County Cattle Growers Association

Gila County Cattle Growers Association is dedicated to the preservation and promotion of the Cattle Industry throughout Gila County, Arizona and the United States.  We are committed to range conservation and preservation of open space for ranchers, the nature enthusiasts, the sportsmen, and adventurers.

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  1. Wolves are adept at determining prey vulnerability and the human victims of predatory attacks tend to be mainly on children.
  2. Recent proposals place wolf release sites where elk and deer populations are very low, and permitted cattle, including calves, horses and dogs are present.
  3.  Wolves may attack a dog even when people are present and a wolf excited by the presence of a dog may be more likely to act aggressively toward people.  Read more.
Gila County Cattle Growers Request for Comments Gila County Cattle Growers Events

On May 8, 2017, the Gila County Cattle Grower’s Association 49th Annual Replacement and Stocker Sale grossed over $1 million for our ranchers and communities.

The sale included 1,197 head of premium livestock from Gila County ranches.  The 685 steers had an average weight of 636 lbs and sold, on an average, for $148/CWT.  Heifers, totaling 507, weighed an average of 563 lbs. and sold at an average of $141/CWT.   Printable Market Report

Gila County Cattle Growers Workshops

Check back frequently for workshop updates.

How to Nominate a Candidate for Rancher or Wrangler of the Year.

Gila County Cattle Growers Rancher of the Year Bill Conway Gila County Cattle Growers Wrangler of the Year Duane Reece

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To submit your candidate for Rancher and Wrangler of the Year, click one of the '? Frames' to fill out and submit the form. Please list a reason or two why you believe this person is a good candidate

You can print a form and return it to

Gila County Cattle Growers Association

P O Box 7

Globe, AZ, 85502

Rancher of the Year Wrangler of the Year
Please have all nominations submitted by Saturday, September 9, 2017.

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, U.S. Congressman Paul A. Gosar, D.D.S. (AZ-04) released the following statement after the Arizona Supreme Court unanimously ruled in favor of the Arizona Department of Water Resources (ADWR) and upheld  the agreements codified by the Congressman’s legislation, H.R. 4924,  Read full press release.

MILESTONES IN ARIZONA WATER MANAGEMENT

1963 - Supreme Court Decree ends twelve years of litigation between California and Arizona over Colorado River. Arizona's 2.8 million acre foot allocation is confirmed, clearing the way for construction of the Central Arizona Project (CAP).

1971 - Central Arizona Water Conservation District (CAWCD) formed to construct Read more.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Paul A. Gosar, D.D.S. (AZ-04) released the following statement after submitting a language request to the House Appropriations Committee asking it to include language that would prevent presidential abuse of the Antiquities Act:

 

 “During his time in office, President Obama has abused the Antiquities Act to designate or expand 22 national monuments and lock up more than three million acres of land. Shamefully, the president recently designated three new national monuments in the California desert encompassing nearly 1.8 million acres. The president, regardless of political affiliation, should not have unilateral authority to designate millions of acres of land without local public input or proper analysis.

 

 “Unilateral designations that circumvent Congress under the Antiquities Act typically result in devastating consequences for local communities that negatively affect their future economic... Read Full Press Release.

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