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Montana Ag: Noxious plant species harming Yellowstone River

Noxious weeds have a destructive impact on Montana's landscape by displacing native plant species, increasing soil erosion, and decreasing wildlife habitat and recreational opportunities. In South Central Montana, the Yellowstone County Weed District is working...

Montana Ag: Emergency responders learn about farm trauma

BILLINGS- Montana is home to a large population who make their living in Agriculture. And when farm accidents happen, many times it’s the emergency responders who arrive on the scene who can make a...

Montana Ag: “Cowboys Without Borders” film features Montana ranch

GREAT FALLS - A documentary film crew from Texas chose Big Sandy as the first stop for their international documentary film project, "Cowboys Without Borders." The film follows the lives, cultures and heritages of ranchers from North, South...

Montana Ag: Gilbert the Badger

NEAR TWO DOT - Ranches are often home to a variety of animals, including cows, horses, sheep and pets such as cats and dogs. But for one Montana ranch family, they have a pet that’s...

MAGIE gets underway in Great Falls

GREAT FALLS - The MAGIE expo opened its doors on Thursday for a three-day showcase of Montana ag-related businesses. MAGIE stands for Montana Agricultural & Industrial Exhibit. The focus of the the expo is to...

Montana Ag: Autumn Planting

BIG SANDY - Bob Quinn, most commonly known for creating the healthy food snack Kracklin' Kamut, purchased a plot-seeder from MSU-Northern's experiment station earlier this fall. The Big Sandy organic farmer recently finished seeding an experimental...

Montana food for the Holidays: from farm to table

BILLINGS - With another Thanksgiving and Holiday Season upon us, this year let delicious food produced by Montana farmers and ranchers be part of your holiday menu. “Knowing where your food is coming from when...

Montana Ag: Beef industry’s voice on Capitol Hill

WASHINGTON- Many issues such as tax reform, the Endangered Species Act reform, and U.S. water are being discussed this week in the nation's Capitol. Even though markets are important, most ranchers would agree it's federal...

Montana Ag: Consumer demand fueling pulse crop production

Pulse crops such as peas, dry beans, lentils and chickpeas play a huge role in healthy diets around the world. Pulse crops are also a powerful and versatile crop for Montana farmers who can use them to...

Montana Ag: American wool is in high demand

BILLINGS-American wool is in high demand by the U.S. textile industry especially those with military contracts. The American Sheep Industry’s Wool Council hosted a military wool tour in the Carolinas this week showcasing the wool...

Montana Ag: Local food showcased at food show

BOZEMAN- Montana-made products are in high demand especially food products and this year the Montana Department of Agriculture hosted the first annual Montana Food Show in Bozeman. “It’s cool to see people taking those raw...

Montana Ag: Soybeans offer Montana farmers new opportunity

HARDIN - Raising soybeans in the Midwest isn’t anything new, but Montana farmers are excited for the opportunity to raise this row crop in wheat country. “This year we’re hoping for 50 on the low...

Montana Ag: Montana beef cattle genetics headed for Nicaragua

BILLINGS- Montana continues to be home to some of the highest quality cattle and beef in the world. And soon Montana ranchers will be helping to increase the genetic power of cattle herds in...