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Young Entrepreneurs Excited about Raising American Lamb

2/7/2019 10:10:00 AM
Like other industries, the future of the U.S. Sheep Industry ultimately depends on the ability of young people to be interested in lamb and wool and being able to stay in business. >> Read More

MT Rancher New American National Cattlewomen President

1/31/2019 5:43:00 AM
As thousands of cattlemen and cattlewomen gather in New Orleans this week for the 2019 Cattle Industry Convention and NCBA Trade ShowMontana continues to have a strong national presence after the American National Cattlewomen (ANCW) elected Wanda Pinnow of Baker as its new national president this week. >> Read More

Ranching Industry Praises Department of Interior After Agency Reissues Hammond Ranches' Grazing Permit

1/28/2019 5:08:00 PM
WASHINGTON (January 28, 2019) –  Public Lands Council (PLC) President Bob Skinner and National Cattlemen's Beef Association (NCBA) President Kevin Kester today issued the following statement in response to the reissuance of Bureau of Land Management (BLM) grazing permits to Hammond Ranches:
"In light of a full and unconditional presidential pardon, the reissuance of the Hammond Ranches' grazing permits is the final step in righting the egregious injustices the Hammonds faced. This is the culmination of years of effort on behalf of this industry to restore a family's livelihood. We speak on behalf of the livestock producers nationwide in saying thank you to Acting Interior Secretary David Bernhardt and his team who worked to correct the hardships this family faced."  >> Read More

American Wool in High Demand

1/28/2019 11:17:00 AM
During this year’s American Sheep Industry Association’s annual convention in New Orleans, there was a lot of excitement about American wool. >> Read More

Opinion: Rural America - We Are Here!

1/28/2019 9:18:00 AM

We are Here: We are Passionate about the Land, our Communities, and our Futures.

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ASI is the Voice of U.S. Lamb and Wool Producers

1/25/2019 3:00:00 PM
For 154 years, the American Sheep Industry Association has been the voice of lamb and wool producers nationwide. >> Read More

ASI on Lab Grown Alternative Proteins

1/24/2019 1:05:00 PM
The regulation of alternative cell-based proteins is a priority for the nations livestock groups, including the American Sheep industry association which is holding its 154th Annual Convention in New Orleans this week.

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Sheep Producers Flock to New Orleans

1/23/2019 9:56:00 AM
This week the nations lamb and wool producers are gathering in New Orleans, LA for the American Sheep Industry Association’s (ASI) annual convention. ASI continues to be a voice for the nation's sheep producers as the group hosts its 154th Convention. 

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Ag Lender Offers Cautious Optimism for New Year

12/31/2018 9:09:00 AM
From crop and livestock market fluctuations to trade wars to a farm bill that almost didn’t happen, Montana farmers and ranchers have experienced a lot this year.Bill Coffee, the CEO of Stockman Bank, said agriculture lenders are preparing for more headwinds in 2019. >> Read More

Technology Options for you Ranch

12/31/2018 8:28:00 AM
Technology is changing how livestock producers manage their operations. From business technology, the use of drones in finding cattle and keeping in an eye on their ranches from the sky, to cost-effective communication. >> Read More

Recent Ag News

Enzi: States Deserve a Seat at the Table When Listing Endangered Species

2/15/2019 9:22:00 AM

New legislation by Wyoming Senator Mike Enzi would give states and local entities more of a say when federal agencies are proposing regulations that could have significant ramifications. 

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Coors Light to Host a Toast to Farmers

2/14/2019 10:27:00 AM
The celebration – hashtagged #ToastToFarmers – is a tribute to the men and women who harvest the ingredients that go into Coors Light.  >> Read More
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OPINION: Support the Working Animal Protection Act in Montana

2/14/2019 9:18:00 AM
The Working Animal Protection Act will be heard before Montana's Local Government Interim Committee on Thursday, February 14, 2019. >> Read More
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The Green New Deal: What is it and What Does it Mean for Agriculture?

2/13/2019 8:51:00 AM

Some pretty lofty goals in the Green New Deal, but what exactly are they proposing and how will they work “collaboratively with farmers and ranchers”?

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The Montana "Real Meat Act"

2/12/2019 1:21:00 PM

A bill introduced in the Montana House helps define "cell-cultured proteins."

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