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Trade Important to Beef Producers

8/23/2017 9:42:00 AM
Montana Stockgrowers Association Executive Vice President Errol Rice on the importance of trade and other issues impacting Montana livestock producers. >> Read More

Spring Wheat Harvest in the Gallatin Valley

8/15/2017 2:29:00 PM
On Monday, the latest weekly USDA crop progress report was released and once again the report remains bullish for spring wheat. Across the nation, 40% of spring wheat was harvested, down from 45% a year ago, but above the five-year average of 35% harvested. 33% of spring wheat was rated good-to-excellent, up 1 percentage point from 32% the previous week. Also 97% of winter wheat had been harvested as of Sunday. For Montana specially, 92% of the winter wheat is in the bin while 39% of the spring wheat crop has been harvested and 57% of the barley crop has been cut as well. >> Read More

Trump Talks Ag

6/22/2017 10:42:00 AM
President Donald Trump pledged to include rural broadband in his infrastructure plan while in Iowa Wednesday. Trump was joined by Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross while highlighting the need to expand rural broadband to give farmers access to new tools, according to Politico. The President promised rural broadband expansion in his $1 trillion dollar infrastructure package that is soon to be released.   >> Read More

Deal Finalized for U.S. Beef to China

6/12/2017 2:37:00 PM
“Montana ranchers have been waiting for this day for thirteen years,” said Montana Stockgrowers Association Executive Vice President, Errol Rice. “Restored access to China’s 1.3 billion consumers will create an immense market potential for Montana ranchers.”

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Wyoming Stock Growers: The Peaceful Re-Invasion of Johnson County

6/8/2017 7:49:00 AM

The 2017 Wyoming Cattle Industry Convention and Trade show is being held in Buffalo this week at the Bomber Mountain Civic Center. 

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U.S. Beef to China Almost Wrapped Up

6/7/2017 7:17:00 AM
Kent Bacus is the Director of International Trade for the NCBA and discusses U.S. Beef and the deal struck between the U.S. and China. >> Read More

Ag Leaders Talk Budgets and Trade

6/2/2017 3:30:00 PM
This week Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue and Senator Pat Roberts​ Chairman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry​ spoke too over 700 attendees at the . The summit was co-hosted by Senator Steve Daines​. >> Read More

Perdue in Montana

6/1/2017 8:58:00 PM

Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue traveled to Great Falls this week to address agriculturists and attendees at this years Montana Ag Summit. The event was co-hosted by U.S. Senator Steve Daines.

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Young Stockgrower's Look to the Future

5/31/2017 2:34:00 PM

Tyrel Obrecht is the Vice Chairman of the Montana Stockgrowers  Assoications Young Stockgrowers committee. He talked with Northern Ag Networks Lane Nordlund about the role young producers play in agriculture. 

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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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