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Sugarbeets are a Sweet Deal for Montana

10/12/2017 6:00:00 AM
In states like Montana, sugar is more than just a sweetener you put in your favorite recipes. It’s a huge economic driver for the state’s number one industry-agriculture. >> Read More

PLC, NCBA Praise Mark-up of National Monument Creation and Protection Act

10/12/2017 5:00:00 AM
The Public Lands Council and National Cattlemen’s Beef Association today praised Chairman Rob Bishop and the House Natural Resources Committee for marking-up H.R. 3990, the National Monument Creation and Protection Act. >> Read More

Young Ag Leadership Conference offers a variety of speakers, workshops

10/10/2017 5:00:00 AM

The 2017 Young Ag Leadership Conference (YALC) is slated for Oct. 13-15 at the Radisson Colonial Hotel in Helena. YALC brings together people ages 18-40 with an interest in leadership, personal development, education and networking.

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NILE Kicks Off 50th Anniversary Stock Show This Weekend

10/9/2017 9:57:00 PM

This weekend in Billings, MT the 50th Anniversary NILE Stock Show begins at the MetraPark. In addition to cattle shows and sales, this year's NILE will feature world class horse shows and sales, rodeos and more!

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Ag Needs Tax Reform

10/9/2017 9:42:00 AM
It’s been over 30 years since the last Tax Reform Bill was signed into law by president Reagan. Since then, the tax code has impacted family farms and ranches and even made passing on the family business very expensive or an impossible task. As president Trump works to pass the first tax reform bill in 30 years agriculture is  make sure its voice is heard.  >> Read More

How Low Can Wheat Go?

10/6/2017 9:00:00 AM

Wheat acres are set to slip again as some farmers are eyeing the depressed market wondering if they should even bother to plant.

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Two of Montana's Largest Stockyards Joining Forces

10/2/2017 8:00:00 AM

Starting Monday, October 2nd, 2017, Billings Livestock Commission and Public Auction Yards will begin running their sales in conjunction with one another in Billings, MT.

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Lowest U.S. Wheat Production Since 2002

10/1/2017 10:37:00 PM
All-wheat production in 2017 fell to 1.741 billion bushels, the lowest crop on record since 2002, when farmers produced 1.606 billion bushels. That marks a 25% drop from the last year's total production of 2.31 billion bushels. >> Read More

New Tax Reform Plan Would Eliminate Death Tax

9/28/2017 8:00:00 AM
Groups such as the American Farm Bureau Federation were "encouraged" by the initial framework for tax reform put on the table Wednesday by Republican leaders in Congress. >> Read More

Recent Ag News

What is GIPSA?

10/17/2017 5:38:00 PM
OMAHA (DTN) -- USDA is set to withdraw the Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration, or GIPSA, rule, according to a notice set for publication in the Federal Register on Wednesday. >> Read More
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House Appropriations Leader Tours Montana Ranches

10/17/2017 9:50:00 AM
Recently ranchers hosted a congressional tour in Eastern Montana to discuss the wide array of issues that impact ranchers. The purpose of the tour was to bring Washington D.C. to the West.  >> Read More
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GIPSA Rule to be Withdrawn

10/17/2017 9:37:00 AM
This morning the USDA announced that it plans to withdraw the Obama Administrations interim final rule under the Packers and Stockyards Act. The rule being the Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyard Administration (GIPSA) interim final rule. 

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NILE Stock Show Results

10/16/2017 2:19:00 PM

NILE Stock Show and Rodeo results from the 2017 Stockshow.

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1917 Montana Watering Hole

10/12/2017 4:52:00 PM

Harlowton, Montana, Central Ave., looking south, 1917.

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