After visiting the Bowen Cattle Co. ranch near Worden on a recent spring day, I began thinking about how the beef industry is slowly but surely diversifying, and that society may benefit because of it.
Red-hued calves that started life frolicking on the Bowen ranch last April will spend the next two years grazing on pastures, without ever eating a mouthful of corn or setting foot in a crowded feedlot.
Tanya Flowers stocks a cooler at Ranch House Meat Co.
Whenever Shane and Tanya Flowers sell their locally raised meat at the Yellowstone Valley Farmer’s Market, shoppers invariably ask when they’re planning to open a Billings storefront.
Tanya Flowers, co-owner of Project Meats, stocks a cooler at Ranch House Meat Co., the company's new retail store in Billings.
The meatpacking industry has failed to block a federal law requiring food labels that tell consumers whether their meat came from the United States.
The following business licenses were issue during November 2013. The information is collected by the city of Billings.
A Michigan man pleaded guilty recently to killing a buck mule deer west of Cody without a license.
DENVER - A Windsor meat company has recalled some 90,000 pounds of various meat and poultry products that were produced under unsanitary conditions.
HELENA — Salvaging roadkill for the dinner table is not only legal starting this month in Montana, but state officials plan to let drivers who accidentally kill big game to simply print out permits at home that allow them to harvest the meat.
The following business licenses were issued during June of 2013. The information is provided by the city of Billings.
The federal government wants to give consumers more information about where their meat comes from, but the U.S. meat industry is crying bull.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Whether it's fresh or in rigor mortis, roadkill may soon be legal take-out for Wyomingites.
How do you take your Brontosaurus?
With foodborne illnesses sickening 1 in 6 Americans every year, the U.S. Department of Agriculture says it will crack down on contaminated meat, although one Montana butcher is skeptical.