HUNTLEY — It was barely noon and already 94 farm trucks had unloaded sugar beets at the Huntley pile — 1,700 tons — and another 10 trucks were waiting to feed the conveyor.
Should Montana Republican lawmakers saddle up to take control of federal lands, they might be without one important, generally conservative group: cowboys.
On a research plot near the Rochester, Minn., airport, Jared Goplen has watched weeds for the past three summers. His specialty is giant ragweed, one of more than a dozen species of “superweeds” that resist the most widely used herbicides. Superweeds can take over cropland, reduce yields and…
BOISE, Idaho — An Idaho dairy industry group has sent a letter to its members urging them to deny media requests for tours and on-farm interviews in the wake of a new law that makes it illegal to secretly film animal abuse at agricultural facilities.
Even for a bunch of sugar beet farmers, the challenges of this year’s harvest are little bit sticky.
berries are among the many fruits and vegetables that can be safely frozen for later use. The Yellowstone County Extension Service provides instructions to assist area residents.
I read the letter to the editor in the Daily Inter Lake on July 11, “Lawsuits Will Sting if Tribal Water Compact Isn’t Approved.”
Montana’s $1 billion wheat crop caught a break Tuesday when a major Washington grain terminal began loading ships again after a union-caused six-week shutdown.
A major shipping bottleneck in Washington state threatens Montana’s $1 billion wheat crop just as harvest begins.
HELENA — Democratic House candidate John Lewis on Thursday released a five-part farm and ranch platform that he said reaffirms his commitment to the one in five Montana jobs that depend on agriculture.
The annual Clark Days celebration is Saturday and Sunday at Pompeys Pillar National Monument east of Billings.
Elected officials take an oath to uphold and defend the constitution of the state of Montana. Unfortunately, that oath is being cast aside when it comes to upholding the Montana Constitution and our public lands.
Montana’s wheat crop looks great, insiders say, but the sale price as harvest approaches is another story.
BOISE, Idaho — A sheep research facility that has operated for about a century on the Idaho-Montana border will remain open, Republican Rep. Mike Simpson of Idaho said.
CRESTON — Kirk Passmore stands in his farmland, looking at the green mint plants sprouting from the fertile Flathead Valley soil. Not far off, his farm dogs are foraging for whatever it is farm dogs like to roll in, panting and happy in the sunshine.
Montanans still a get a bang for their buck when it comes to cost of the Independence Day meal, according to shopping surveys.
HUNTLEY — A gray, drizzly Thursday morning welcomed a cadre of Montana State University officials to the Southern Agricultural Research Center, where the group began the third day of an energy and agriculture tour of south central and Eastern Montana.
Two months after a deadly pig virus reached Montana, officials say the outbreak that has devastated other states is in check here.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Senators from the Dakotas are among those making another attempt to have the bison declared the national mammal, citing the animal's historical significance and importance to Native Americans.