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Northwest Farm Credit Services Names Montanans to New Leadership Roles

8/13/2018 12:56:00 PM

Northwest Farm Credit Services’ Montana State President Bill Perry has been promoted to Executive Vice President-Lending and Insurance at the company. Megan Shroyer, currently the company’s Montana Senior Vice President-Credit, has been promoted to replace Perry as Montana State President.

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MDA to Hold Waste Pesticide Disposal Events in September

8/13/2018 7:54:00 AM

Helena, Mont. - The Montana Department of Agriculture’s annual Pesticide Disposal Events will be held in several locations across Montana during September. The collection events will be held September 18 in Havre; September 19 in Great Falls; September 20 in Bozeman; and September 21 in Columbus.  The annual events have collected more than 586,860 pounds of waste pesticides since it began in 1994. 


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Controlling Leafy Spurge with Sheep on Tippet Rise Ranch

8/13/2018 6:02:00 AM
Noxious weeds are devastating to a healthy landscape. That’s why a ranch in South Central Montana is using both art and sheep to promote good land stewardship. >> Read More

National Cattlemen's Foundation Accepting Applications for W.D. Farr Scholarships

8/12/2018 5:54:00 PM

DENVER (August 10, 2018) -  The National Cattlemen’s Foundation is now accepting applications for the W.D. Farr Scholarships for the 2018-19 school year. Two annual $15,000 grants will be awarded to outstanding graduate students who demonstrate superior achievement in academics and leadership and are committed to beef industry advancement. The awards will allow the students to further their study in fields that benefit the industry. 

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Wyoming Ranchers Ask Court To Uphold Original Purpose Of Endangered Species Act

8/11/2018 5:30:00 AM
A group of Wyoming ranchers asked a federal district court in Montana to stop radical environmental groups and Indian tribes from forcing the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to retain management control over the grizzly bear. >> Read More

Lamb on the Menu- Fine Dining and Beyond

8/10/2018 5:42:00 AM
Lamb is a quintessential ingredient on fine dining menus – in fact, it’s one of the top seven entrée proteins on fine dining menus. About 62 percent of fine dining menus feature lamb, according to the new 2018 American Lamb Board (ALB) menu study conducted by Datassential MenuTrends™.  >> Read More

Nominations Needed For Outstanding Ag Leader

8/10/2018 5:00:00 AM
The deadline for the nominations for the MSU Celebrate Agriculture Outstanding Ag Leader Award is fast approaching. Check out the list of past honorees and add a name to the list! >> Read More

ASI Young Entrepreneurs Committee Summer Tour Includes Wyoming Rancher

8/9/2018 5:44:00 AM
The American Sheep Industry Association Young Entrepreneurs Committee - in conjunction with the American Lamb Board - held a Summer Tour Aug. 5-7 in northern Colorado. One of the tour participants was Ryan Boner of Glenrock, WY.  >> Read More

India Delays Retaliatory Tariffs on U.S. Pulses

8/9/2018 5:35:00 AM
The U.S. pulse industry’s marketing representative to India forwarded some good news to the USA Dry Pea Lentil Council office that offered, if not relief from retaliatory tariffs, perhaps some hope that India may be softening its stance on instituting a specific tariff against U.S. pulses. >> Read More

MT FWP Proposes Rule Outlining Grizzly Bear Population Objectives

8/8/2018 5:00:00 AM
Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks is proposing an administrative rule to codify the population objectives detailed in the conservation strategy for grizzly bears in the Northern Continental Divide Ecosystem. >> Read More
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Northwest Farm Credit Services Names Montanans to New Leadership Roles

8/13/2018 12:56:00 PM

Northwest Farm Credit Services’ Montana State President Bill Perry has been promoted to Executive Vice President-Lending and Insurance at the company. Megan Shroyer, currently the company’s Montana Senior Vice President-Credit, has been promoted to replace Perry as Montana State President.

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What the Hay: Montana Bale Trail

8/13/2018 11:53:00 AM

The premier event of the Montana Bale Trail is the annual WHAT THE HAY contest.  This amazing display of whimsical, cleverly decorated and sculpted hay lines a 22-mile route from Hobson to Utica to Windham. This years event will be held on September 9th. Expect to see over 50 hay bale sculptures.  People’s Choice Ballots will be handed out at the contest entrances in Hobson and Windham, beginning at 8 a.m.  Live ballot voting ends at 5 p.m.


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MDA to Hold Waste Pesticide Disposal Events in September

8/13/2018 7:54:00 AM

Helena, Mont. - The Montana Department of Agriculture’s annual Pesticide Disposal Events will be held in several locations across Montana during September. The collection events will be held September 18 in Havre; September 19 in Great Falls; September 20 in Bozeman; and September 21 in Columbus.  The annual events have collected more than 586,860 pounds of waste pesticides since it began in 1994. 


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Controlling Leafy Spurge with Sheep on Tippet Rise Ranch

8/13/2018 6:02:00 AM
Noxious weeds are devastating to a healthy landscape. That’s why a ranch in South Central Montana is using both art and sheep to promote good land stewardship. >> Read More
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National Cattlemen's Foundation Accepting Applications for W.D. Farr Scholarships

8/12/2018 5:54:00 PM

DENVER (August 10, 2018) -  The National Cattlemen’s Foundation is now accepting applications for the W.D. Farr Scholarships for the 2018-19 school year. Two annual $15,000 grants will be awarded to outstanding graduate students who demonstrate superior achievement in academics and leadership and are committed to beef industry advancement. The awards will allow the students to further their study in fields that benefit the industry. 

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