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Alltech and Hubbard Feeds contribute to successful Prime Time Gala in support of Feeding South Dakota

6/26/2017 2:37:00 PM

[BROOKINGS, S.D.] – The agriculture community recently banded together at the fourth annual Prime Time Gala to support Feeding South Dakota, which provides food assistance to hundreds of men, women and children across the state. Both Alltech and Hubbard Feeds, an Alltech company, supported the successful event, which raised a total of $236,508.

 

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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

Drought: Hay Prices Climb

6/21/2017 10:05:00 AM

With the severe drought conditions affecting many throughout the state, the Montana Department of Agriculture wants to remind folks that the Hay Hotline is available to producers as an online tool to connect buyers and sellers of hay and pasture.

 

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Market Strategist Says Feeder Cattle Market Could Spike 20% in 2017

6/12/2017 11:45:00 AM
John Payne, broker and market strategist with Daniels Ag Marketing says market conditions are right to see feeder cattle market spike 20% in 2017! >> Read More

U.S. Wheat Production Down 25%; Markets Higher!

6/9/2017 10:14:00 AM

All-wheat production was estimated at 1.824 billion bushels, up 3.8 million bushels from last month's report. USDA pegged all-winter wheat production at 1.25 billion bushels, just slightly above the pre-report average. Production is down 25% from 2016's harvest.

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Montana Farm Bureau Launches New Advocacy Program

6/8/2017 2:18:00 PM

The Montana Farm Bureau Federation has launched a new advocacy program. ACE which stands for Advocacy, Communication and Education, is perfect for members who are especially interested in visiting with elected officials and helping them understand the importance of agriculture in today’s world. 

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R-CALF USA: Investigate JBS

6/7/2017 3:10:00 PM
The cattlemen's group R-CALF USA is calling on U.S. authorities to investigate how Brazilian meatpacker JBS SA acquired its U.S. meatpacking businesses as the company is embroiled in a corruption scandal in its home country. >> 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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U.S. Navy To Remove American Wool from Iconic Pea Coats

6/1/2017 9:30:00 AM
The American Sheep Industry Association is working with a bi-partisan group of senators and representatives to urge the U.S. Navy to retain the iconic wool pea coat.  >> Read More
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Update: Grizzlies in Judith Basin

6/26/2017 4:42:00 PM

Update: Northern Ag Network spoke with Greg Lemon the head of public information for Montana Fish Wildlife and Parks today. FWP collaborated rancher reports that a total of four calves were killed on two ranches near Stanford, MT on Sunday. The livestock were reported to be killed either later Friday night or early Saturday morning. Both USDA Wildlife Services and Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks worked to set up trapping efforts to capture the bears. The grizzlies were two young male siblings.

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Alltech and Hubbard Feeds contribute to successful Prime Time Gala in support of Feeding South Dakota

6/26/2017 2:37:00 PM

[BROOKINGS, S.D.] – The agriculture community recently banded together at the fourth annual Prime Time Gala to support Feeding South Dakota, which provides food assistance to hundreds of men, women and children across the state. Both Alltech and Hubbard Feeds, an Alltech company, supported the successful event, which raised a total of $236,508.

 

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Grizzlies Kill Calves Near Stanford

6/26/2017 11:02:00 AM
According to sources near Stanford, two young male grizzly bears killed three calves on the Surprise Creek Colony and one calf on neighboring ranch. >> Read More
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Emergency CRP Grazing Authorized in Montana and Dakotas

6/23/2017 1:28:00 PM
Drought-stricken Ranchers can get immediate authorization, now through September 30. >> Read More
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Cattle on Feed Up 3%

6/23/2017 1:16:00 PM
Cattle and calves on feed for the slaughter market in the United States for feedlots with capacity of 1,000 or more head totaled 11.1 million head on June 1, 2017. The inventory was 3 percent above June 1, 2016. >> Read More
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