Northern Ag Network
Northern Ag Network
Northern Broadcasting System    Northern News Network    Northern Sports Network
Search This Site...
Search This Site...

Senate holds Oversight Hearing on the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission

2/22/2018 8:25:00 AM

 Last week, the U.S. Senate Agriculture Committee held a hearing with Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Chairman J. Christopher Giancarlo titled State of the CFTC: Examining Pending Rules, Cryptocurrency Regulation, and Cross-Border Agreements.  >> Read More

Farm Bureau Statement on AG Act Workforce Legislation

2/21/2018 10:42:00 AM
The American Farm Bureau Federation is calling on all members of Congress to support House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte in his goal of including the AG Act in the Securing America’s Future Act. >> Read More

Michael Foster to Serve as State Executive Director for USDA’s Farm Service Agency in Montana

2/20/2018 2:33:00 PM
Bozeman, Mont., Feb. 20, 2018 - The Trump Administration recently appointed Michael Foster as the new State Executive Director (SED) for the USDA Montana Farm Service Agency (FSA). Foster began his new position on Feb. 20, 2018. >> Read More

RURAL MAINSTREET INDEX HIGHEST IN ALMOST 4 YEARS

2/20/2018 2:07:00 PM
The Creighton University Rural Mainstreet Index sprang higher in February from January's below growth neutral reading. This is the first time since July 2015 the overall index has advanced above growth neutral, according to the latest monthly survey of bank CEOs in rural areas of a 10-state region dependent on agriculture and/or energy.  >> Read More

REX MARTIN NAMED CEO OF ALPHA GAMMA RHO FRATERNITY

2/20/2018 2:05:00 PM
The nation's leading agricultural fraternity, Alpha Gamma Rho (AGR), announces the hiring of Rex Martin, as its new Chief Executive Officer. Martin takes over for Phil Josephson, who is retiring after more than 40 years of heading the organization.  >> Read More

How to Prevent Blackleg in your Herd

2/20/2018 12:36:00 PM
Ranchers understand how important it is to keep the health of their cattle herd in tip top shape. Recently, Lane Nordlund spoke with John Davidson DVM with Boehringer Ingelheim on what blackleg is, how it affects your cattle and what you can do to prevent it. >> Read More

A Young Cowboy and His Fight Against Cancer

2/12/2018 8:30:00 AM

Wacee Simenson, the son of Justin and Tomi Simenson from Chinook, MT, just received unexpected news that Wacee has a large cancerous mass in his chest. He was flown to Kalispell for immediate treatment and then this weekend to Denver Children's hospital. 


>> Read More

Superior Farms Secures USDA Approval for Industry’s First Camera Grading Technology

2/7/2018 8:23:00 AM
February 6th, 2018 (Sacramento, CA) – Superior Farms, North America’s largest lamb processor, announced that it has received approval from the USDA to begin grading carcasses with the VSS2000 System camera (Electronic Grading), the first digital camera to be approved for use in the US lamb industry. The new digital camera was installed in October 2015, and Superior Farms has worked hand-in-hand with the USDA to secure approval since then. >> Read More

BLM AND FOREST SERVICE ANNOUNCE 2018 GRAZING FEES

1/31/2018 8:42:00 AM
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Federal grazing fee for 2018 will be $1.41 per animal unit month (AUM) for public lands administered by the Bureau of Land Management and $1.41 per head month (HM) for lands managed by the USDA Forest Service.  The 2017 public land grazing fee was $1.87. >> Read More

Montana Pro Rodeo Hall and Wall of Fame Banquet

1/23/2018 4:55:00 PM
This Saturday, January 27th in Billings the Montana Pro Rodeo Hall and Wall of Fame will host their annual Scholarship Fundraising Banquet & Gathering at the Radisson Hotel and Convention center at 7:00 PM. >> Read More
RSS

Recent Ag News

USDA Outlook: Not So Good

2/23/2018 5:50:00 AM

A lower U.S. dollar value could boost agriculture exports, but the long-term outlook offers no real light at the end of the tunnel for the struggling farm economy, USDA's chief economist said on Thursday.

>> Read More
Article rating: No rating

Profit Tracker: Packer Margins Continue Slide

2/23/2018 5:47:00 AM
A $3-plus rally in cash fed cattle prices pulled packer margins under $20 per head last week. Despite the increase in cash prices, cattle feeding margins slipped $6 per head, but remain at $206. Declines in cattle feeding profits were the result of higher costs, mostly due to a $57 per head increase in the cost of feeder cattle calculated against last week’s marketings, according to the Sterling Beef Profit Tracker. >> Read More
Article rating: No rating

Act of Sabotage Releases Captured Yellowstone Bison

2/23/2018 4:14:00 AM
Sometime between 9 p.m. on Wednesday and 6 a.m. on Thursday, someone intentionally compromised the fences at Stephens Creek, releasing approximately 73 of the 96 bison that were inside the pen. >> Read More
Article rating: No rating

Senate holds Oversight Hearing on the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission

2/22/2018 8:25:00 AM

 Last week, the U.S. Senate Agriculture Committee held a hearing with Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Chairman J. Christopher Giancarlo titled State of the CFTC: Examining Pending Rules, Cryptocurrency Regulation, and Cross-Border Agreements.  >> Read More
Article rating: No rating

Merck Animal Health Introduces Banamine Pour-On

2/22/2018 8:08:00 AM
Merck Animal Health, known as MSD Animal Health outside of the U.S. and Canada, has introduced Banamine Transdermal (flunixin transdermal solution) — the first and only U.S. Food & Drug Administration approved product for pain control in a food-producing animal. >> Read More
Article rating: No rating
RSS

Find Articles by Date

«February 2018»
MonTueWedThuFriSatSun
29234
561011
1718
2425
2627281234
567891011