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.
Based on conditions as of September 1, yields are expected to average 174.4 bushels per acre which would be the highest yield and production on record in the United States.
A group of faculty and Extension specialists at Montana State University have launched an informational agricultural economics website for regional producers.
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.
[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.