Farmers who grow beets for the Western Sugar Cooperative can look forward to more favorable sugar prices in 2015, says Rodney Perry, the group’s chief executive.
Montana and Wyoming sugar beet farmers should benefit from a newly resolved trade dispute between the United States and Mexico, according to an industry official.
POWELL, Wyo. — Nov. 14 was the day Dustin Pike had looked forward to and planned for months: It was to be his wedding day.
When Americans see those ads saying: “Beef, it’s what’s for dinner,” we think about American steak or burgers. There’s value in that choice, buying American because we expect a tasty, wholesome product that supports American ranchers and workers all along the food chain from pasture to plate.
Mexico's Consul General Carlos Bello made history Thursday when he became the first person in his position to visit Montana.
Mexican Consul General Carlos Bellos wears a Mexican flag pinned to his chest during his visit to Billings on Thursday.
Mexican Consul General Carlos Bellos visited Billings on Thursday to meet with local law enforcement, Mayor Thomas Hanel and Big Sky Economic Development representatives.
On Friday, a Billings judge sentenced “career criminal” Benjamin Quinn McChesney to five years in the Montana State Prison for jumping bail, resolving the last case against a man with a 15-year history of beating charges.
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 Montana Beef Council has teamed up with Wendy’s to promote North American beef this month. The campaign will feature the Wendy’s ciabatta bacon cheeseburger.
A sour economic outlook awaits sugar beet farmers as the Montana harvest begins with domestic sugar prices at a 30-year low.
HAMILTON — Geoff Serata knew Hamilton pastor Harris Himes as a godly man, a spiritual leader and successful lawyer.
The battle over how much American shoppers should know about their meat is heating up with pro-food-labeling groups passing their hats for legal fees.
It has been a long 12-year roller coaster ride to get Country of Origin Labeling for meat enacted and actually implemented. After our COOL law was challenged by Canada and Mexico in the World Trade Organization, the Obama Administration countered with an even stronger labeling requirement – …
A group of faith leaders spent an hour Wednesday night talking about the importance of a new immigration reform bill under consideration in the U.S. Senate.
When Dave Hofer’s piggies go to market, they’re often bound for Japan or China, which is why the Montana Hutterite is closely watching Trans Pacific free trade talks.
HELENA — Eight men who entered the U.S. illegally but have since become permanent residents say a new Montana law wrongly puts them at risk of being denied services and treats them as second-class people.
CASPER, Wyo. — A foot-tapping bass beat can be heard outside a cinder block building at the Central Wyoming Fairgrounds. Inside, couples sidestep around a darkened dance floor as the sounds of accordion, saxophone, keyboard, guitar and drums form the music of Paralelo Norte.
Coffee kiosk founders Brenda and Dennis Burkhartsmeier lost another legal battle Wednesday when a bankruptcy judge ordered them to pay $97,161 to a Billings investor they defrauded.
Shots of tequila are poured out at Mango Deck on Medano Beach in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico.