10/5/2018 2:14:00 PM/Categories: Popular Posts, General News, Today's Top 5, Livestock, Grains
The NILE Stock Show is a great opportunity for breeders, exhibitors, and consignors to show off their very best animals - whether it be in the show or sale ring, it's all about preserving and embracing the western lifestyle!
This year’s NILE Stock Show and Rodeo is October 13-20, 2018 in Billings, MT at the MetraPark.
The West was won on horseback, so the horse shines in this week’s competitions. Events showcase horse versatility, agility, bloodlines and training. Horsemen and women rope, rein and ride for cash, prizes, and champion titles.
Plus, rodeo fans will enjoy the Ranch Rodeo and PRCA performances.
NILE General Manager Jennifer Boka stopped by and spoke with Russell Nemetz about some of this year’s NILE highlights.
Source: Northern Ag Network
BOZEMAN -- Montanans have grown lentils for two decades, at times producing more lentils than any other state. But growers and scientists still have many questions about managing the crop that is said to be uniquely suited for the northern Great Plains and Pacific Northwest.
WASHINGTON (October 15, 2018) – Today organizations representing livestock, bee, and fish haulers across the country submitted a petition to the Department of Transportation (DOT) requesting additional flexibility on Hours of Service (HOS) requirements. The petition asks for a five-year exemption from certain HOS requirements for livestock haulers and encourages DOT to work with the livestock industry to implement additional fatigue-management practices.
The Ruby Valley Strategic Alliance (RVSA) was formed by ranchers and conservationists who recognize family ranches play an essential role in public land stewardship and conservation of open space. The alliance recently held a public tour near Twin Bridges to share how agriculture and conservation go hand in hand.