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Mom with her son and home canned vegetables

Mom with her son and home canned vegetables

Mom with her son and home canned vegetables

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Farmer Phil Steinberger

Farmer Phil Steinberger

Above, farmer Phil Steinberger watches as wheat fills grain bins on his farm near Forsyth. At top, Dallas and Ashley Green, who operate DG Harvesting, cut wheat on Steinberger’s farm on Aug. 7.

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Phil Steinberger looks at wheat

Phil Steinberger looks at wheat

Steinberger inspects grains of wheat after the recent harvest. According to Cassidy Marn, marketing director for the Montana Wheat and Barley Committee, early reports show protein levels over 13 percent and test weights over 63 pounds per bushel.

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Dallas and Ashley Green

Dallas and Ashley Green

Dallas and Ashley Green operate DG Harvesting as they cut wheat on a farm near Forsyth.

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Wheat is transferred into a truck

Wheat is transferred into a truck

Wheat is transferred into a truck as Dallas and Ashley Green operate DG Harvesting on a farm near Forsyth recently.

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Dallas and Ashley Green operate DG Harvesting

Dallas and Ashley Green operate DG Harvesting

Dallas and Ashley Green operate DG Harvesting as they cut wheat on a farm near Forsyth.

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Wheat

Wheat

Herbicide-resistant genetically modified wheat was found on one to three acres in Huntley.

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Wheat is harvested near Forsyth

Wheat is harvested near Forsyth

Dallas and Ashley Green operate DG Harvesting as they cut wheat on a farm near Forsyth. 

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Custom cutter Dallas Green

Custom cutter Dallas Green

Dallas Green operates DG Harvesting. His son, Rory, and nephew, Kyler Veneble, are along for the ride as he harvests winter wheat on Phil Steinberger’s farm near Forsyth recently.

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Ashley Green harvests wheat

Ashley Green harvests wheat

Ashley Green harvests wheat with her husband Dallas. The couple operates DG Harvesting as they cut wheat on a farm near Forsyth. Thursday, August 7, 2014.

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Neighbors help Rudyard man harvest crop

Neighbors help Rudyard man harvest crop

RUDYARD — A Rudyard farmer, who was unable to harvest his fields due to two broken legs, watched from his wheelchair as his neighbors rallied at his farm to help him.

September 02, 2013 3:00 pm Photos

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Montana Conservation Corps youth crew helps out at Special K Ranch

Montana Conservation Corps youth crew helps out at Special K Ranch

COLUMBUS — Tyler Sproule, a resident at the Special K Ranch just east of town, pointed to the rows of tomato plants hanging behind him, their thick vines heavy with not-quite-ripe fruit and curling around supports.

July 18, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Wyoming farming community becoming more diverse

LARAMIE, Wyo. — Perry Baptista said she encounters an interesting reaction whenever she collects compost from the University of Wyoming's dining center.

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Celebrate Community: Seeds of change

Celebrate Community: Seeds of change

A half-dozen preteen boys sat around the table in a small room at the Billings Salvation Army building, barely able to keep their adolescent energy bottled up amidst outbursts of chatter.

March 10, 2013 10:30 pm Photos

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Wyoming ranchers, farmers can get disaster aid

CASPER, Wyo. - Several counties in Wyoming have been declared eligible for federal disaster assistance, the U.S. Department of Agriculture has announced.

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Enzi supports cap on federal farm payments

CHEYENNE, Wyo. - U.S. Sen. Mike Enzi has joined with a bipartisan group of senators who want to cap federal farm payments to large farming operations.

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Should Wyoming livestock and ag adjust to climate?

Should Wyoming livestock and ag adjust to climate?

ROCK SPRINGS — Livestock raising and agriculture in Wyoming are likely to be impacted by rising temperatures, but experts continue to debate the extent.

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Hail-insurance deadline approaches

HELENA -- The Montana Department of Agriculture is reminding farmers that the deadline for purchasing state hail insurance is approaching.

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Farm subsidies a complex mix of financial aid, politics and markets

CODY, Wyo. — Since the 1930s, the federal government has managed an increasingly complex system of subsidies, direct payments, incentives and other financial assistance to American farmers, all with the goal of making the difficult and risky work of farming less volatile and more sustainabl…

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