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Trade a Top Priority: Meet the New Director at the MT Dept. of Ag

3/24/2017 9:45:00 AM

Meet Ben Thomas the new Director of the Montana Department of Agriculture. Ben recently discussed his career path and goals to enhance Montana agriculture with Lane Nordlund. 

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Higher Cattle Prices: Will it Turn Around?

3/22/2017 4:25:00 PM
The beef complex has rallied $30/cwt in the last five weeks, which according to CattleFax is much larger than normal. The market is experiencing the best of the fundamental seasonal factors that normally line up with the spring highs. For the producers who operate feed yards, right now is one of best times they have seen in almost two years. But, how long will it last? >> Read More

Tester Announces Bill to Ban Brazilian Beef

3/21/2017 11:08:00 AM

Senator Calls for Import Ban Following the Sale of Rotten Meat

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Drovers: Weaking Demand for Replacement Females

3/10/2017 11:19:00 AM

Drovers: Bred heifers averaged $1,162 per head in Drovers nation-wide auction summary during February, $50 less than January and $76 lower than December.

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USCA Marketing Committee Chair Talks Markets and Reporting in D.C.

2/23/2017 4:02:00 PM
United States Cattlemen’s Association (USCA) Marketing Committee Chair Allan Sents was in Washington, D.C. this week meeting with Members of Congress and Administration officials on market-based issues.  Sents specifically met with individuals regarding the 2020 re-authorization of Mandatory Price Reporting (MPR) and necessary changes and enhancements to the law’s current framework.

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Extension Specialist Advises Cattle Producers Develop Marketing Plan

2/22/2017 2:48:00 PM
Even though calving season hasn't gotten underway in full swing, now is a good time for producers to start planning their 2017 marketing strategy. >> Read More

Insight on Why Markets Haven't Imploded Following TPP, NAFTA Announcements

2/20/2017 2:57:00 PM
University experts answer "Why haven't the commodity markets tanked following the cancellation of the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement and threats to re-do the NAFTA trade agreement?"  >> Read More

Cattle Industry Still in Expansion Mode, At Least for Now

2/13/2017 11:30:00 AM

USDA's comprehensive Cattle report, which includes survey-based estimates of the all cattle and calves inventory, the 2016 calf crop, was of particular interest because of the collapse in both fed and feeder cattle prices that took place during 2016.

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Commodity Price Stabilization Expected in 2017

2/6/2017 3:23:00 PM
After a volatile year, stability is returning to global commodity markets, at least for the time being, said CattleFax CEO Randy Blach  >> Read More

South Dakota Considering Country-of-Origin Labeling

2/1/2017 1:31:00 PM
A group of South Dakota state congressmen has introduced a bill that would require retail beef products sold in the state to bear a country-of-origin label. >> Read More
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Trade a Top Priority: Meet the New Director at the MT Dept. of Ag

3/24/2017 9:45:00 AM

Meet Ben Thomas the new Director of the Montana Department of Agriculture. Ben recently discussed his career path and goals to enhance Montana agriculture with Lane Nordlund. 

>> Read More
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Watch: Secretary of Agriculture Confirmation Hearing

3/23/2017 7:59:00 AM

Watch the live Senate Ag Committee confirmation hearing on USDA Security nominee Sonny Perdue. 

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Higher Cattle Prices: Will it Turn Around?

3/22/2017 4:25:00 PM
The beef complex has rallied $30/cwt in the last five weeks, which according to CattleFax is much larger than normal. The market is experiencing the best of the fundamental seasonal factors that normally line up with the spring highs. For the producers who operate feed yards, right now is one of best times they have seen in almost two years. But, how long will it last? >> Read More
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U.S. Sees Furious Start to the Wildfire Season

3/22/2017 6:14:00 AM
Wildfires have charred a whopping 2 million acres across the U.S. so far this year, an area larger than the state of Delaware. >> Read More
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