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Montana Youth Shine at Little Britches National Finals Rodeo

7/16/2018 2:20:00 PM
More than 1200 Youth competitors from more than 30 states, including 20 contestants from Montana, were at the Lazy E Arena in Guthrie OK to compete for championship honors and nearly $380,000 in awards and scholarships.  >> Read More

Legal Advocates for Agriculture: Mountain States Legal Foundation

7/13/2018 8:08:00 AM
Many factors determine the success of farmers and ranchers. Whether it be the weather, agriculture markets or decisions from the State and Federal Government. What happens when farmers and ranchers become entangled in litigation and courtroom battles? Many seek help from agriculture associations that they are members of and also legal advocates. The Mountain States Legal Foundation is one group that takes on cases for hardworking agriculturists in the West. >> Read More

Livestock Industry Pleased with Trump's Pardon of Oregon Ranchers

7/11/2018 8:34:00 PM
This week in many the U.S. ranching industry is celebrating after President Trump’s pardon of Oregon ranchers Dwight and Steven Hammond. The Hammond’s were convicted in 2012 of intentionally setting fire to public lands after a prescribed burn on their private land moved onto BLM land. >> Read More

Sheep Producers Enjoy Record High Wool Prices

7/9/2018 6:03:00 AM
American wool is in high demand here in the United States and around the world. And it’s some very good news for this region’s sheep producers. >> Read More

Planting Delays Push Back Malt Barley Harvest

7/6/2018 5:28:00 AM
Farmers across the region have successfully planted another malt barley crop and before too long, combines will be rolling through the golden ripe fields.  But, this year’s harvest will be a little later than normal. >> Read More

Helle Livestock Working to find Solution to Big Horn Sheep Conflict

6/28/2018 5:51:00 AM
For generations, the Helle family in southwestern Montana has been raising high quality sheep and wool. But now, conflicts with wildlife are threatening their way of life. >> Read More

Chilean Ranchers in Big Sky Country

6/27/2018 12:45:00 PM

Recently, ranchers and the Montana Department of Agriculture hosted an agriculture trade mission for ranchers and geneticists from Chile. The purpose of the event was to promote cattle genetics and breeds that are developed in Big Sky Country to the world. Click play to watch Lane Nordlund's report on the visit. 

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Forest Service Proposes Changes to Sage Grouse Plans

6/27/2018 6:51:00 AM
The U.S. Forest Service proposed changes last week to sage grouse protections in six western states including Wyoming and Montana. >> Read More

Barley & Beer Industries Watching Tariffs on Imported Aluminum and Steel Very Closely

6/25/2018 8:03:00 AM
With President Trump’s tariffs on imported aluminum and steel from Canada, Mexico and the European Union now in effect, U.S. businesses are weighing in on what they’ll mean for their bottom line. And two of the industries paying very close attention are the U.S. beer and barley industries. >> Read More

Benefits of Low Stress Cattle Handling and BQA

6/21/2018 6:48:00 AM
Beef Quality Assurance is a nationally coordinated, state implemented program that provides systematic information to U.S. beef producers and beef consumers of how common-sense husbandry techniques can be coupled with accepted scientific knowledge to raise cattle under optimum management and environmental conditions. >> Read More
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Montana Youth Shine at Little Britches National Finals Rodeo

7/16/2018 2:20:00 PM
More than 1200 Youth competitors from more than 30 states, including 20 contestants from Montana, were at the Lazy E Arena in Guthrie OK to compete for championship honors and nearly $380,000 in awards and scholarships.  >> Read More
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Who Gets Control of "Fake-Meat"?

7/14/2018 7:00:00 AM

The FDA held a hearing about lab-grown meats but it's a gray area over who has control.

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U.S. Lamb Heads to Japan

7/13/2018 2:23:00 PM

U.S. lamb has regained access to Japan after a 15-year hiatus.

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Legal Advocates for Agriculture: Mountain States Legal Foundation

7/13/2018 8:08:00 AM
Many factors determine the success of farmers and ranchers. Whether it be the weather, agriculture markets or decisions from the State and Federal Government. What happens when farmers and ranchers become entangled in litigation and courtroom battles? Many seek help from agriculture associations that they are members of and also legal advocates. The Mountain States Legal Foundation is one group that takes on cases for hardworking agriculturists in the West. >> Read More
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UW Proceeds with "The World Needs More Cowboys" Campaign

7/13/2018 7:49:00 AM
The University of Wyoming is proceeding with a new marketing campaign intended to help grow its enrollment and raise its national and international profile, with a primary campaign tagline of “The World Needs More Cowboys.” >> Read More
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