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United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement Text

10/1/2018 9:52:00 AM

The United States, Mexico and Canada have reached an agreement to benefit American farmers, ranchers, and agribusinesses.  While agriculture has generally performed well under NAFTA, important improvements in the agreement will enable food and agriculture to trade more fairly, and to expand exports of American agricultural products.


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Grizzly Bears Are Not Always Good Neighbors

9/5/2018 2:28:00 PM
"The federal government controls the management of this bear although the original intent of the ESA was to include state and local governments, as well as farmers and ranchers, in the decision-making." >> Read More

USDA Announces Details of Assistance for Farmers Impacted by Unjustified Retaliation

8/27/2018 4:11:00 PM

(Washington, D.C., August 27, 2018) – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced details of actions the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will take to assist farmers in response to trade damage from unjustified retaliation by foreign nations. President Donald J. Trump directed Secretary Perdue to craft a short-term relief strategy to protect agricultural producers while the Administration works on free, fair, and reciprocal trade deals to open more markets in the long run to help American farmers compete globally. As announced last month, USDA will authorize up to $12 billion in programs, consistent with our World Trade Organization obligations.


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USDA Forest Service Announces New Strategy for Improving Forest Conditions

8/27/2018 6:04:00 AM
(Washington, D.C.) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Forest Service (USFS) announced today a new strategy for managing catastrophic wildfires and the impacts of invasive species, drought, and insect and disease epidemics. >> Read More

Farm Bureau: Now, More Than Ever, We Must Ditch the Rule

8/20/2018 9:50:00 AM
The Montana Farm Bureau has expressed strong dismay regarding the South Carolina District Court’s injunction of the Waters of the United States (WOTUS) Applicability Date Rule. >> Read More

Recent Livestock ELD Waiver Passed By Senate Causes Mixed Reactions

8/17/2018 2:49:00 PM
The recent one-year extension to the electronic logging device (ELD) waiver for livestock haulers and live insect haulers recently passed by the Senate has caused mixed reactions throughout the trucking industry.  >> Read More

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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First Confirmed Equine Case of West Nile Virus in Montana for 2018

8/7/2018 2:00:00 PM

Helena, Mont. – The Montana Department of Livestock has received the first reported cases of equine West Nile Virus in Montana for 2018 in Musselshell and Lake Counties. This follows detection of the virus in mosquito surveillance pools from Cascade, Hill, and Lewis and Clark Counties. Montana typically sees cases of West Nile Virus through late summer and into fall.


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Webinar to Discuss American Lamb Seasonality

8/7/2018 8:36:00 AM
Seasonality of the United States Lamb Industry is the topic for the next webinar sponsored by the American Sheep Industry Association's Let's Grow Program. Reid Redden, Ph.D. - sheep and goat specialist for Texas A&M AgriLife Extension - will lead the discussion. Dr. Jay Parsons of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln will host the webinar that is scheduled for Aug. 21 at 8 p.m. eastern time.  >> Read More

The Public Lands Council Turns 50

8/6/2018 10:17:00 AM
WASHINGTON (August 6, 2018) – Today the Public Lands Council (PLC), America’s only organization dedicated solely to representing the22,000 western ranchers who hold federal grazing permits, celebrates its 50th anniversary. Since incorporation in 1968, the national organization has served as a vital voice for the West on Capitol Hill and around the country.

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2018 MSU Outstanding Ag Leader Announced

10/19/2018 9:42:00 AM
The MSU College of Agriculture will honor the late Ron Ueland during the university’s Celebrate Agriculture event, held on Saturday, Nov. 10.
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Trump Administration Prepares for More Trade Talks

10/18/2018 2:01:00 PM
The Trump administration on Wednesday announced ambitious plans to negotiate separate trade agreements with Japan, the European Union and the United Kingdom.  >> Read More
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When Does Marketing Grain to Canada Pay?

10/18/2018 10:15:00 AM

A couple factors to consider if you’re thinking about marketing grain in Canada

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NILE Stock Show's Investment in Youth

10/18/2018 7:28:00 AM
This week the Northern International Livestock Exposition is underway in Billings, MT. And through the years, the NILE has always been a show with some of the purest and most influential livestock genetics in the world. But, the NILE has also gained recognition for helping young people get a start in the livestock industry. >> Read More
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WY Deputy Director Testifies Before Senate on Grizzly Bear Management and Other Conservation Efforts

10/17/2018 5:01:00 PM

John Kennedy, deputy director of the Wyoming Game and Fish Department, testified before the Senate EPW committee on wildlife management and conservation.

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