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.
Wildfires have devastated rural communities across KS, CO, OK, and TX. A benefit auction is to be held on April 6, 2017 in Columbus, MT at the Little Metra at 6:00 PM in conjunction with the Angus Banquet held during the Midland Bull Test Sale.
This week Fort Worth, Texas and the Will Rogers Memorial Center will play host to the 7th annual gathering of A Legacy of Legends. This event was established to continue the legacy of Ray Hunt and Tom Dorrance, two of the greatest and most influential horsemen of all time. Formed by Buck Brannaman and Carolyn Hunt, the annual Gathering is a way honor the teachings of Ray and Tom.
On the campus of Montana State University - Bozeman, equine students are working with wild horses that will one day be apart of the Heroes and Horses three phase process, an experiential learning program for combat veterans. Heroes and Horses inspires veterans to move beyond the difficulties experienced from years of war, towards a life of restoration and hope, with the use of horses.
2017 marks the 41st year of the MATE Show and Home and Health Expo. With the NILE Stockshow and Rodeo taking over the event in 2008 the MATE Show has continued to grow and put its mark on agriculture.