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Public Lands Stewards Recognized by BLM at PLC Meeting

9/22/2017 1:57:00 PM
 
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (September 22, 2017) – The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) today, announced three 2017 Rangeland Stewardship Award recipients at the Public Lands Council (PLC) Annual Meeting in Flagstaff, Ariz. Recipients included Utah rancher, Bill Kennedy, the Colorado Cattlemen’s Association, and The Stewardship Alliance of Northeastern Elko County.
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Outcome Based Grazing Allows Flexible Livestock Management on Public Land

9/22/2017 10:26:00 AM
WASHINGTON (September 22, 2017) – The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) today launched a demonstration program allowing stakeholders in the grazing community an opportunity to achieve rangeland health goals on public land while allowing greater flexibility in livestock management decisions. The program focuses on responsive outcome based grazing on public lands. >> Read More

Grazing Prevents Wildfires

9/20/2017 1:59:00 PM
Even though you may not have thought about it before, grazing does indeed prevent the catastrophic wildfires that take human lives, families’ homes and ranches, and kill endangered species. >> Read More

In a Drought? Here's Money to Help!

9/6/2017 5:00:00 AM

Fill in this simple calculator and see how many dollars your ranch could receive through the Livestock Forage Disaster Program

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Committee to Address Concerns Over Montana Meat Inspection

9/1/2017 8:36:00 AM
August 31, 2017 – Yesterday at the Montana Livestock Board meeting, the Montana Association of Meat Processors, the American Association of Meat Processors, and multiple establishment owners and other vendors who support them, presented concerns about the conditions and practices of the Montana Meat & Poultry Inspection Bureau. >> Read More

Public Access and Hunting on American Prairie Reserve in 2017

8/25/2017 11:51:00 AM

EDITORIAL: As fall approaches, American Prairie Reserve (APR) is getting inquiries about 2017 hunting opportunities on APR’s private lands. 

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First Confirmed Equine Case of West Nile Virus in Montana for 2017

8/23/2017 2:43:00 PM
Last week, the Montana Department of Livestock confirmed the first equine case of West Nile Virus for the year in Yellowstone County. This follows detection of the virus in mosquito surveillance pools from Custer, Prairie, Blaine, Hill, and Phillips Counties.  The disease also affects people, and public health officials are investigating several human cases.  Montana typically sees cases of West Nile Virus through late summer and into fall. >> Read More

Electronic Logging Devices: Will Congress Act?

7/12/2017 2:12:00 PM
The U.S. House Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing, and Urban Development approved its appropriations bill including this ELD language specific to the livestock and insect industries on Tuesday night. The full committee could mark up the legislation as soon as next week. >> Read More

Fish and Farmer Threatened by Injunction

7/5/2017 6:49:00 PM
 A new temporary injunction halting the construction of a Fish Bypass Channel on the Yellowstone River has come at a critical time for Pallid Sturgeon and farmers.  The diversion dam on the Yellowstone River north of Glendive has provided water to irrigators for 108 years, making a lush and productive valley in eastern Montana.  >> Read More

Update: Grizzlies in Judith Basin

6/26/2017 4:42:00 PM

Update: Northern Ag Network spoke with Greg Lemon the head of public information for Montana Fish Wildlife and Parks today. FWP collaborated rancher reports that a total of four calves were killed on two ranches near Stanford, MT on Sunday. The livestock were reported to be killed either later Friday night or early Saturday morning. Both USDA Wildlife Services and Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks worked to set up trapping efforts to capture the bears. The grizzlies were two young male siblings.

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Public Lands Stewards Recognized by BLM at PLC Meeting

9/22/2017 1:57:00 PM
 
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (September 22, 2017) – The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) today, announced three 2017 Rangeland Stewardship Award recipients at the Public Lands Council (PLC) Annual Meeting in Flagstaff, Ariz. Recipients included Utah rancher, Bill Kennedy, the Colorado Cattlemen’s Association, and The Stewardship Alliance of Northeastern Elko County.
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Outcome Based Grazing Allows Flexible Livestock Management on Public Land

9/22/2017 10:26:00 AM
WASHINGTON (September 22, 2017) – The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) today launched a demonstration program allowing stakeholders in the grazing community an opportunity to achieve rangeland health goals on public land while allowing greater flexibility in livestock management decisions. The program focuses on responsive outcome based grazing on public lands. >> Read More
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Montana Towns

9/21/2017 4:52:00 PM

Montana Towns circa 1920.

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From Space Cowboy to Montana Rancher

9/21/2017 5:00:00 AM

As Commander of Apollo 8, NASA astronaut Frank Borman along with fellow astronauts Jim Lovell and Bill Anders become the first humans to orbit the moon. Now 49 years later, Frank has traded in his astronaut suit for cowboy boots as a Montana rancher.

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Grazing Prevents Wildfires

9/20/2017 1:59:00 PM
Even though you may not have thought about it before, grazing does indeed prevent the catastrophic wildfires that take human lives, families’ homes and ranches, and kill endangered species. >> Read More
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