The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s crop progress numbers are out for Montana and the precipitation across much of the state has impacted the first part of the 2019 haying season.
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The American Sheep Industry Association’s American Wool Council hosted a handful of special guests from the United States military when touring a Colorado range sheep operation this week.
Market transparency and true price discovery are two priorities of the U.S. Cattlemen’s Association (USCA), which recently took that message to the nation’s Capitol.
The USDA Risk Management Agency has announced that producers who planted cover crops on prevented plant acres will be permitted to hay, graze or chop those fields earlier than November this year.
In trade news, Mexico has become the first nation to vote and ratify the U.S. Mexico Canada Agreement. Yesterday, Mexico’s Senate voted 114 to 4 to pass the trade deal that will replace NAFTA.
Rich in both history and farmland, the Sun River Valley remains a vital part of the Central Montana landscape.
It’s summer convention time for Ag organizations across our region. Last week, the Montana Ag Network’s Lane Nordlund took in the Montana Farm Bureau Federation’s summer meeting in Bozeman along with the Montana Stockgrowers Association mid-year meeting in Miles City.
The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) is cutting the expected corn crop by over a billion bushels from the previous forecast and boosting corn price prospects along with soybean prices rising in sympathy.
Congressional lawmakers from agricultural and farm states are making a full-court press to get desperately needed trade deals across the finish line. Billions of dollars in new and restored trade hang in the balance, with time running out to get deals done this year with Mexico, Canada, China, and Japan.
With 10 number one hits, 40 top ten hits and 66 chart hits, along with songs that embody the American cowboy, Moe Bandy can trace it all back to growing up on a ranch near San Antonio, Texas.
Miles City is hosting the Montana Stockgrowers for the group’s Mid-Year meeting.
One key issue USCA members discussed with officials was finding a permanent solution to electronic logging devices and hours of service for U.S. livestock haulers.
As spring planting wraps up and cattle are turned out to green grass, Farm Bureau members gather in the Gallatin Valley to look at the issues impacting the state’s number one industry.
The Nation’s Capitol was abuzz Friday night when President Trump tweeted he had suspended plans to impose tariffs on Mexican goods stating the U.S. and Mexico had reached an agreement on stemming illegal immigration.
In order to learn about all aspects of the beef lifecycle, the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) held the 2019 Young Cattlemen’s Conference to prepare producers for leadership roles in the beef industry.