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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

Montana Farm Bureau receives awards at American Farm Bureau Convention

1/13/2019 1:07:00 PM

NEW ORLEANS – The Montana Farm Bureau has received the Pinnacle Award for Program and Membership Achievement during American Farm Bureau 100th Annual Convention Jan. 11-16 in New Orleans. The Pinnacle Award is the highest honor a state can be awarded for outstanding programs and membership achievement in 2018. Montana Farm Bureau President Hans McPherson accepted the award during the opening session.


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Peterson Elected House Ag Committee Chairman

1/10/2019 11:47:00 AM

Congressman Collin Peterson voted to second time as Chairman of the House Committee on Agriculture.

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Government Shutdown and ELD’s

12/31/2018 2:57:00 PM

Last week, multiple news outlets began sharing stories that stated the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) had made the ELD exemption for livestock and insect transporters, permanent. This information is NOT true.


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Barry Rice, 1953-2018

12/31/2018 9:09:00 AM
Long time Madison Valley rancher, Barry Rice, owner of Rice Ranches Inc., passed away on Friday, December 28, 2018 unexpectedly from a heart attack. Barry was on the ranch, loading cattle and doing what he loved when God decided it was time. >> Read More

USDA Releases National Bioengineered Food Disclosure Standard

12/21/2018 9:31:00 AM

The USDA released the National Bioengineered Food Disclosure Standard and the list of crops and foods it impacts.

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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

House and Senate Ag Committee Leaders Release Farm Bill Conference Report

12/11/2018 7:47:00 AM

Conferees for the 2018 farm bill filed their report Monday night, which paves the way for a House vote on the bill later this week.

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Ranchers Work to Improve Environment

12/11/2018 7:08:00 AM

Recently, some Montana ranchers traveled to Reno, Nevada to attend the 7th National Grazing Lands Coalition Conference (NGLCC). The event gave ranchers and researchers the opportunity to share and gain knowledge to improve the environment and their family businesses.


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Livestock Producers Praise Modifications to Sage Grouse Land Use Plans

12/6/2018 3:56:00 PM
WASHINGTON (December 6, 2018) – Ethan Lane, Executive Director of the Public Lands Council and National Cattlemen’s Beef Association Federal Lands, released the following statement in response to the Trump Administration's modified state-by-state Resource Management Plan Amendments and Final Environmental Impact Statement contributing to the ongoing effort to overhaul the 2015 Obama-era sage grouse plans: >> Read More
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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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