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40 Under Forty: Nathan Haynie, agronomist, Montana-Wyoming manager, Crop Production Services Inc.

40 Under Forty: Nathan Haynie, agronomist, Montana-Wyoming manager, Crop Production Services Inc.

As the youngest of 13 children to be raised on a farm in northeastern Montana, Nathan Haynie didn’t anticipate much of an opportunity to someday take over the farm.

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Region's farmers not confident in GMO safeguards

Region's farmers not confident in GMO safeguards

Farmers in Montana and North Dakota say neither the government nor agri-giant Monsanto have done enough to safeguard wheat fields from genetically modified crop contamination.

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Rural myths explained to Lewis and Clark middle-schoolers

Rural myths explained to Lewis and Clark middle-schoolers

By the time fisherman Bob Phillips broached the mating habits of West Coast lobsters, the eighth-graders listening to his presentation sat rapt in horrified silence.

May 30, 2012 8:07 pm Photos

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Baucus: Deficit committee may be farmers' best bet

Baucus: Deficit committee may be farmers' best bet

The fate of farm subsidies, worth billions to the Montana economy, is expected to be decided in the next three weeks by a deficit-cutting supercommittee looking to chop $1.2 trillion from the federal budget.

November 03, 2011 12:00 am Related

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Molt neighbors harvest farmer's crop after daughter's death

Molt neighbors harvest farmer's crop after daughter's death

MOLT — The obituary hadn’t even appeared in the newspaper yet, but Bob Chambers’ neighbors already knew the farmer’s 25-year-old daughter, Nickie Chambers, had taken her own life in her father’s home, where she and her 4-year-old daughter had been staying.

October 07, 2011 12:15 am Photos

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Standing water floods a fence line

Standing water floods a fence line

Standing water floods a fence line along one of Patrick Hackley's wheat fields near Culbertson recently. Much of Hackley's land has been too wet to plant this spring.

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Gallery: Fields too wet for planting

Gallery: Fields too wet for planting

Much of Patrick Hackley's land near Culbertson has been too wet to be planted this spring.

May 18, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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Water covers much of Dean and Shannon Palmer's hayfield

Water covers much of Dean and Shannon Palmer's hayfield

Water covers much of Dean and Shannon Palmer's hayfield last week on their farm near Culbertson.

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Patrick Hackley steps over water

Patrick Hackley steps over water

Patrick Hackley steps over water running through the edge of one of his family's wheat fields near Culbertson recently.

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Water floods a wheat field near Culbertson

Water floods a wheat field near Culbertson

Water floods a wheat field near Culbertson recently.

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Ducks swim in standing water

Ducks swim in standing water

Ducks swim in standing water at the edge of one of Patrick Hackley's wheat fields near Culbertson last week.

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Water floods the corner of Patrick Hackley's wheat field

Water floods the corner of Patrick Hackley's wheat field

In a photo composite made from multiple images, water floods the corner of Patrick Hackley's wheat field near Culbertson recently. Much of Hackley's land, although not under water, has been too wet to plant in time this spring.

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Patrick Hackley stands in a flooded area of one of his fields

Patrick Hackley stands in a flooded area of one of his fields

Patrick Hackley stands in a flooded area at the edge of one of his fields near Culbertson recently. Much of Hackley's land has been too wet to be planted this spring.

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Water floods the corner of Patrick Hackley's wheat field

Water floods the corner of Patrick Hackley's wheat field

In a photo composite made from multiple images, water floods the corner of Patrick Hackley's wheat field near Culbertson in mid-May. Much of Hackley's land, although not underwater, has been too wet to plant in time this spring.

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Farming

Farming

A farmer cuts hay Friday along the Lower South Fork of the Shoshone River.

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Guest opinion: Law must keep ditches open for farmers, closed to play

January of 1985 saw temperatures ranging from a low of 23 degrees below zero to a high of 45 degrees above zero, a range of 68 degrees. When the Legislature convened in 1985, the degree of separation on issues up for consideration was almost as extreme as the January weather statistics. One …

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Elk farmers appeal case to high court

HELENA - The U.S. Supreme Court is being asked to hear the case of Montana elk farmers hurt by a voter-passed initiative that clamped down on their industry, partly by prohibiting fee shooting at elk farms.

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Beet farmers report pulling up healthy profits

POWELL - The 2008 sugar beet crop in northern Wyoming brought record yields and payments to farmers.

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UW lands Alabama transfer

LARAMIE - Former University of Alabama receiver and defensive back Tarence Farmer has decided to transfer to Wyoming this fall.

July 26, 2008 11:00 pmLoading…

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