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President of the New Mexico Cattle Growers Association speaks out about aerial gunning of stray cattle

Loren Patterson, president of the New Mexico Cattle Growers Association
Loren Patterson, president of the New Mexico Cattle Growers Association

Over the weekend, aerial gunning commenced for a second year of stray feral cattle in the Gila Wilderness. Scott Brocato spoke with Loren Patterson, president of the New Mexico Cattle Growers Association, about how he felt about the aerial gunning and what he feels should be the solution to the stray cattle issue.

Scott Brocato has been an award-winning radio veteran for over 35 years. He has lived and worked in Las Cruces since 2016, and you can hear him regularly during "All Things Considered" from 4 pm-7 pm on weekdays. Off the air, he is also a local actor and musician, and you can catch him rocking the bass with his band Flat Blak around Las Cruces and El Paso.