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Spring Wheat Harvest in the Gallatin Valley

8/15/2017 2:29:00 PM
On Monday, the latest weekly USDA crop progress report was released and once again the report remains bullish for spring wheat. Across the nation, 40% of spring wheat was harvested, down from 45% a year ago, but above the five-year average of 35% harvested. 33% of spring wheat was rated good-to-excellent, up 1 percentage point from 32% the previous week. Also 97% of winter wheat had been harvested as of Sunday. For Montana specially, 92% of the winter wheat is in the bin while 39% of the spring wheat crop has been harvested and 57% of the barley crop has been cut as well. >> Read More

Trump Talks Ag

6/22/2017 10:42:00 AM
President Donald Trump pledged to include rural broadband in his infrastructure plan while in Iowa Wednesday. Trump was joined by Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross while highlighting the need to expand rural broadband to give farmers access to new tools, according to Politico. The President promised rural broadband expansion in his $1 trillion dollar infrastructure package that is soon to be released.   >> Read More

Deal Finalized for U.S. Beef to China

6/12/2017 2:37:00 PM
“Montana ranchers have been waiting for this day for thirteen years,” said Montana Stockgrowers Association Executive Vice President, Errol Rice. “Restored access to China’s 1.3 billion consumers will create an immense market potential for Montana ranchers.”

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Wyoming Stock Growers: The Peaceful Re-Invasion of Johnson County

6/8/2017 7:49:00 AM

The 2017 Wyoming Cattle Industry Convention and Trade show is being held in Buffalo this week at the Bomber Mountain Civic Center. 

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U.S. Beef to China Almost Wrapped Up

6/7/2017 7:17:00 AM
Kent Bacus is the Director of International Trade for the NCBA and discusses U.S. Beef and the deal struck between the U.S. and China. >> Read More

Ag Leaders Talk Budgets and Trade

6/2/2017 3:30:00 PM
This week Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue and Senator Pat Roberts​ Chairman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry​ spoke too over 700 attendees at the . The summit was co-hosted by Senator Steve Daines​. >> Read More

Perdue in Montana

6/1/2017 8:58:00 PM

Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue traveled to Great Falls this week to address agriculturists and attendees at this years Montana Ag Summit. The event was co-hosted by U.S. Senator Steve Daines.

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Young Stockgrower's Look to the Future

5/31/2017 2:34:00 PM

Tyrel Obrecht is the Vice Chairman of the Montana Stockgrowers  Assoications Young Stockgrowers committee. He talked with Northern Ag Networks Lane Nordlund about the role young producers play in agriculture. 

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Stockgrowers Gather in Great Falls

5/31/2017 2:24:00 PM
The 2017 Montana Stockgrowers Association is Great Falls this week for their Mid Year meeting. Northern Ag Networks Lane Nordlund reports from the event.  >> Read More

Recent Ag News

Management Considerations for Drought Effected Ranchers

8/20/2017 2:57:00 PM

U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) provides tips and suggestions on pasture and grazing management for drought effected livestock producers. 


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Are Land Prices Starting to Drop?

8/18/2017 1:51:00 PM
Farm commodity prices have dropped considerably in recent years, but what have land values done? >> Read More
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Ranchers Want WOTUS Repealed Once and for All

8/18/2017 9:41:00 AM
The Environmental Protection Agency has extended the deadline to submit comments on the Waters of the U.S. Rule repeal effort.  >> Read More
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Barringer's Ranch

8/17/2017 4:48:00 PM

Ashland Montana 1899.

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Into the Black

8/17/2017 4:16:00 PM

The stories of a strong ranching community in Eastern Montana.

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