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Alltech Hubbard Feeds Introduce New Blueprint Beef Nutrition Program

1/15/2018 2:03:00 PM

During the recent Range Beef Cow Symposium in Cheyenne and the Montana Stockgrowers Convention in Billings, the crew at Alltech Hubbard were busy visiting with ranchers about the importance of proper nutrition for their cattle this time of the year; especially those mother cows. And introducing cattlemen and cattlewomen to their new Blueprint Beef Nutrition Program.

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Winter Wheat Seedings Estimate Lowest in Over a Century

1/14/2018 6:42:00 PM
The report Friday showed 32.61 million acres planted. That was in fact down from last year, but more than 300,000 acres larger than the average trade guess and above all published trade guesses. This was the first time since 2012 for the USDA figure to be larger than the average trade estimate. It was only the second time since 2000, with the other being 2011. Futures had big fall rallies in both 2011 and 2012, which you might expect would result in a production response. This fall we were grinding lower. So what happened, and are there any implications? >> Read More

Trump Addresses Values at American Farm Bureau Convention

1/12/2018 6:10:00 AM
Farmers and ranchers attending the American Farm Bureau Federation's annual convention this week in Nashville were treated to an address from President Donald Trump. >> Read More

Working Off the Ranch: Healthcare Jobs Provide An Answer

1/11/2018 9:54:00 PM

Sponsored: Healthcare workers needed, so is health insurance for many ranching families

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USDA Grants Daines’ Request to Expand Disaster Relief to Farmers, Ranchers

1/11/2018 7:00:00 AM

U.S. SENATE —U.S. Senator Steve Daines today announced the United States Department of Agriculture responded to his request to extend the deadline for Montana farmers and ranchers seeking additional relief from last year’s drought and wildfires.

 

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New CEO for the PRCA

1/11/2018 6:56:00 AM
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association has named George Taylor its Chief Executive Officer. >> Read More

Canadian Minister of Agriculture: Trade and NAFTA are Essential to Prosperity

1/10/2018 5:00:00 PM
Trade relationships are the foundation for creating economic prosperity between nations, the Hon. Lawrence MacAulay, Canada’s Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, said at the opening session of the American Farm Bureau Federation’s 2018 Annual Convention & IDEAg Trade Show in Nashville. >> Read More

Opinion: Madison Food Park - Opportunity or a Stinking Problem?

1/10/2018 3:38:00 PM

"Large meat processing in Montana may be what saves the livestock industry."

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Abby Leachman Earns Junior Bronze and Silver Awards

1/10/2018 10:37:00 AM
Abby Leachman, Toston, Mont., has earned the National Junior Angus Association’s (NJAA) Bronze and Silver awards, according to Jaclyn Clark, education and events director of the American Angus Association® in Saint Joseph, Mo. >> Read More

USDA Announces Farm Service Agency State Committee Appointees

1/9/2018 10:09:00 AM

A great slate of appointees from our region to serve farmers and ranchers.

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U.S. Once Again Top Beef Exporter to South Korea

1/16/2018 7:30:00 AM
SEOUL (Reuters) - The United States reclaimed its spot as the top beef exporter to South Korea in 2017, 14 years after a U.S. outbreak of mad cow disease led to a ban on American beef and handed market leadership to rival Australia. >> Read More
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USDA, Grain, Feed and Cooperative Groups Want Fix to Avoid Market Distortion by Tax Code

1/15/2018 5:19:00 PM
WASHINGTON, D.C. (DTN) -- Intensity has heightened to find a legislative solution to new tax code benefits for farmer cooperatives under Section 199A which could direct agricultural sales away from private companies. >> Read More
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Alltech Hubbard Feeds Introduce New Blueprint Beef Nutrition Program

1/15/2018 2:03:00 PM

During the recent Range Beef Cow Symposium in Cheyenne and the Montana Stockgrowers Convention in Billings, the crew at Alltech Hubbard were busy visiting with ranchers about the importance of proper nutrition for their cattle this time of the year; especially those mother cows. And introducing cattlemen and cattlewomen to their new Blueprint Beef Nutrition Program.

>> Read More
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Winter Wheat Seedings Estimate Lowest in Over a Century

1/14/2018 6:42:00 PM
The report Friday showed 32.61 million acres planted. That was in fact down from last year, but more than 300,000 acres larger than the average trade guess and above all published trade guesses. This was the first time since 2012 for the USDA figure to be larger than the average trade estimate. It was only the second time since 2000, with the other being 2011. Futures had big fall rallies in both 2011 and 2012, which you might expect would result in a production response. This fall we were grinding lower. So what happened, and are there any implications? >> Read More
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MDA Launches Mediation Program

1/12/2018 9:44:00 AM
Producers throughout Montana have a new tool in the belt when it comes to conflict resolution. The Montana Department of Agriculture (MDA) has launched its Agricultural Mediation Program and is currently seeking cases for mediation. >> Read More
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