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Montana wheat exports improve with union agreement

Montana wheat exports improve with union agreement

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.

August 13, 2014 5:17 pmLoading…

CHS Inc. fined $211K for violations at Montana grain facilities

A Minnesota-based agriculture company was fined $211,000 by federal safety regulators who said Wednesday it had repeatedly failed to ensure workers weren’t exposed to grain-dust hazards in Montana.

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Baucus to host ambassadors of Montana's biggest trade partners

Baucus to host ambassadors of Montana's biggest trade partners

Five foreign ambassadors will travel across Montana on a trade promotion tour with U.S. Sen. Max Baucus, D-Mont., next week.

September 05, 2013 1:40 pm Photos

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Grain elevators at Pompey's Pillar

Grain elevators at Pompey's Pillar

Grain elevators at Pompey's Pillar were damaged by Monday's storm.

July 12, 2013 12:37 pmLoading…
Damaged grain elevators at Pompey's Pillar

Damaged grain elevators at Pompey's Pillar

Grain elevators at Pompeys Pillar were damaged by Monday’s storm.

July 12, 2013 12:37 pmLoading…

Columbus elevator to cease handling grain

By mid-August, the grain elevator hugging the Yellowstone River in Columbus will no longer handle grain or produce bulk feed, as it has for more than 70 years.

July 30, 2012 5:00 pmLoading…

Montana farmers concerned about competitive bidding

GREAT FALLS - Montana farm officials are concerned farmers might lose the advantage of competitive bidding from two grain companies that recently became owned by a Japanese conglomerate.

June 24, 2012 2:32 pmLoading…
Pompeys Pillar forms a backdrop

Pompeys Pillar forms a backdrop

Pompeys Pillar forms a backdrop for the United Harvest elevator.

April 09, 2012 3:55 pmLoading…

OSHA cites Columbus grain elevator

Cenex Harvest States Inc. (CHS) faces proposed fines totaling $229,000 for safety violations at its grain elevator in Columbus.

September 07, 2011 2:23 pmLoading…
Molt elevator

Molt elevator

The grain elevator in Molt closed recently.

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Grain elevator in Molt

Grain elevator in Molt

The grain elevator in Molt, seen Wednesday, closed recently.

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Paul Smith talks about the closing of the Molt elevator

Paul Smith talks about the closing of the Molt elevator

Paul Smith, owner of Smith Tire Service, talks Wednesday about the closing of the grain elevator in Molt.

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Dave Kelsey talks about the closing of the Molt elevator

Dave Kelsey talks about the closing of the Molt elevator

Farmer Dave Kelsey talks Wednesday about the closing of the grain elevator in Molt. The Kelseys usually take their grain to the elevator because it is the nearest to their farm.

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Proposed road rules for farmers anger some

Proposed road rules for farmers anger some

Tractors lumbering down country roads are as common as deer in rural Montana, but the federal government wants to place new driving regulations on farmers and ranchers.

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Sidney skyline

Sidney skyline

A sign for Farm and Home Supply rises in front of the grain elevators along the railroad tracks in Sidney.

June 12, 2011 12:15 amLoading…

Chester getting 2 shuttle loader grain elevators

GREAT FALLS — A second company has announced plans to build a 110-railcar shuttle loader in the north-central Montana town of Chester.

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Omaha firm to build new Montana grain elevator

OMAHA, Neb. - An Omaha company is planning to build a new grain elevator capable of holding 600,000 bushels in north-central Montana.

November 07, 2010 10:31 amLoading…

Construction under way on Moore shuttle loader

MOORE - Construction is under way on a grain elevator in Moore that will be capable of loading 110-car freight trains.

July 24, 2008 11:00 pmLoading…

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