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Ag Lender Offers Cautious Optimism for New Year

12/31/2018 9:09:00 AM
From crop and livestock market fluctuations to trade wars to a farm bill that almost didn’t happen, Montana farmers and ranchers have experienced a lot this year.Bill Coffee, the CEO of Stockman Bank, said agriculture lenders are preparing for more headwinds in 2019. >> Read More

Technology Options for you Ranch

12/31/2018 8:28:00 AM
Technology is changing how livestock producers manage their operations. From business technology, the use of drones in finding cattle and keeping in an eye on their ranches from the sky, to cost-effective communication. >> Read More

Predators Eat Away Montana Livestock Loss Board Budget

12/25/2018 5:46:00 AM
As another year draws to a close, the Montana Livestock Loss Board said Montana ranchers once again faced economic losses due to livestock predation. >> Read More

New MSU Extension Sheep Specialist Excited to Build Legacy for Next Generation

12/20/2018 7:07:00 AM
This holiday season, Montana’s sheep industry is very thankful to have a new sheep extension specialist at MSU after several years without one. And the person selected is excited to help build a new legacy for the next generation of sheep producers. >> Read More

Montana Ag Leaders Praise Farm Bill Passage

12/13/2018 9:05:00 AM
America’s farmers and ranchers are about to get an early Christmas present-a new farm bill.  >> Read More

MT Stockgrowers Host 134th Annual Convention in Billings

12/12/2018 8:42:00 PM
This week the Montana Stockgrowers Association (MSGA) is celebrating 134 years of serving the state’s ranchers at their Annual Convention & Trade Show. This year’s meetings at the Northern Hotel and DoubleTree Hotel in Billings will feature a trade show, educational workshops, and policy meetings. >> Read More

Montana Stockgrowers on U.S. Beef Heading to Morocco

12/11/2018 8:40:00 AM
Last week U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced today that the government of Morocco has agreed to allow imports of U.S. beef and beef products into Morocco. The deal would be worth $80 Million Dollars for the U.S. Beef industry.  2018 is the first year that U.S. beef exporters have access to Morocco’s market under the terms of the U.S.-Morocco Free Trade Agreement (FTA). >> Read More

How to Winterize your Farm and Ranch Equipment Tires

12/5/2018 11:42:00 AM

Stockmen and farmers, these tips could save you big on your equipment inputs.

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7th National Grazing Lands Coalition Conference

12/3/2018 3:17:00 PM

Formerly the Grazing Lands Conservation Initiative or GLCI, the National Grazing Lands Coalition was founded to provide high-quality technical assistance on privately owned grazing lands on a voluntary basis and to increase the awareness of the importance of grazing land resources.


 

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Are You Ready to Feed this Winter?

11/27/2018 9:43:00 AM

Winter feeding is coming and there may be more options than you think available to help the herd out.

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FSA Offices to Reopen Temporarily

1/16/2019 12:50:00 PM
Certain FSA offices will temporarily reopen during normal business hours January 17, 18 and 22 with limited services. >> Read More
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Ranchers Struggle with American Prairie Reserve Wildlife Conference

1/14/2019 3:12:00 PM
Ranchers live with wildlife every day, and so they are generally skeptical of any stranger’s free advice, especially when that “expert” is not from their part of the world. >> Read More
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Poll: Consumers Want FDA to End Mislabeling of Fake Milks

1/14/2019 2:57:00 PM
New national survey data released Jan. 10 found that consumers – by a nearly three-to-one margin – want the U.S. Food & Drug Administration to enforce existing regulations and prohibit non-dairy beverage companies from using the term “milk” on their product labels. FDA is currently soliciting public comment regarding front-of-package dairy labeling regulations through Jan. 28. >> Read More
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Opinion: Wildlife Conference is an APR Sideshow

1/14/2019 2:54:00 PM
The American Prairie Reserve is presently engaged in a major publicity effort to advance its acceptance in the Lewistown area by supporting a conference to teach area landowners how to live with wildlife. >> Read More
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New Grain Marketing Tool Available Using Historical Montana Wheat Basis

1/14/2019 10:29:00 AM

We always hear about the basis but how can you use it to make marketing decisions?

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