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Grocery shoppers may not realize, but some of their favorite foods are actually made from pulse crops grown in the Northern Plains and growing consumer demand for pulses has both some farmers and grocery stores excited.
Now with a new federal farm bill that legalizes it across the U.S., more Montana fields may be going green.
The long-awaited five-year farm bill replaces the expired 2014 farm bill.
Cutting-edge technologies and management systems for sustainably-managing private and public lands were the focus of this year’s NGLCC.
After a 15-year absence, American lamb has returned to Japan and some people in the United States sheep industry are excited to have the export market open for business again.
A Missoula couple is discovering a shared stewardship and appreciation of the land is not only feasible but also is affordable.
The previous bill, which was passed in 2014, expired in September 2018.
The morning started off with speaker Jason Hafemeister, who is the Trade Counsel to the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
For over a century, the Welker family has farmed land just outside of Shelby, but never in their wildest dreams did they think their Montana farm would become known around the world.
As family and friends gather for Thanksgiving, approximately one in eight Montanans will struggle with hunger and while farmers and ranchers produce food to feed the world, they also take time to help those in need.
For ranchers like Maggie Nutter, a board member of the U.S. Cattlemen’s Association from Sweet Grass, Montana, meat is meat, and beef is bovine.
Despite a collapse in market prices, farmers are still interested in raising pulse crops.
The MFBF held its 99th annual meeting in Billings this past week, which is a series of educational workshops, renowned speakers, and networking opportunities.
With the mid-term elections over, getting a new farm bill passed this year is important for farmers.
For Sidney farmer Sarah Rachor, growing hops has turned a few heads in the countryside.