The devastation continues across the High Plains and Midwest as record flooding continues. And it’s wreaking havoc on Nebraska’s livestock industry, which could have an impact on Montana ranchers.
Montana Ag Network
BOZEMAN – Farmers and ranchers are dependent on water to grow food and fiber and that’s why some agriculture groups are working with others with
GREAT FALLS – Tractors are not only a necessity for agriculture, but they are also a way of life. The Montana Ag Network found a
Barley is the foundation for a $350 billion beer industry in the United States. Even though it’s a small crop in terms of acreage, it’s huge in terms of economic impact.
Last fall, the Montana Department of Livestock adopted rule changes pertaining to brucellosis vaccination in Big Sky Country. The change increased the number of counties in Montana in which brucellosis vaccination is required from four to ten.
BILLINGS – Montana’s livestock industry is praising the recently passed legislation funding the government through the remainder of fiscal year 2019 because included in the new spending bill is a delay of enforcing electronic logging device rules for livestock haulers until Sept 30.
HELENA- Montana representative Dan Bartel of Lewistown is sponsoring a joint resolution of the state House and Senate urging the Bureau of Land Management to block grazing permit changes requested by American Prairie Reserve.
On Dean Briggs’ ranch, located just a few miles south of Whitehall, the best things come in threes.
Calving season is underway and that means a lot of work for Montana farmers and ranchers, but cold temperatures add an extra challenge. When the
HELENA- For 100 years, the Montana Farm Bureau has been a voice for farmers and ranchers. On Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019, the group’s centennial anniversary,
Like other industries, the future of the U.S. sheep industry ultimately depends on the ability of young people to be interested in lamb and wool and staying in business.
(HELENA) Since 2016, farmers around Montana have begun experimenting with a new crop – hemp.
GREAT FALLS – The weekend of January 19th marked 34 years that the Antique Tractors and Toy show made an appearance at the Montana ExpoPark.
Like many others in agriculture, the U.S. sugar industry was pleased to see Congress pass a new farm bill and President Trump sign it into law in late 2018. The leader of the American Sugarbeet Grower Association said a strong farm bill is good for both sugar beet growers and consumers.
NEW ORLEANS – For the second year in a row President Donald Trump addressed the American Farm Bureau Federation.