Montana Department Of Agriculture
The first steps are usually the toughest for budding entrepreneurs, so a group of experts is coming to Rocky Mountain College to help.
The Montana Department of Agriculture’s Food & Agricultural Development Network will sponsor training sessions for food manufacturing companies. In Eastern Montana, the “Concept to Consumer: Developing Your Food Product for Market” workshops will be held in Red Lodge on Aug. 6 and in Hav…
Lonnie Larson gently sprayed smoke from a small metal can across a half-dozen rectangular wooden frames in a white wooden box, each frame crawling with hundreds of bees.
HELENA — The total value of Montana agricultural products sold shot up more than 50 percent over a five-year period even as the number of farms declined, according to preliminary data from a U.S. government agriculture census released Thursday.
GREAT FALLS — Insurance claims for crop damage due to hail in Montana exceeded $14 million in 2013.
HELENA — Montana, known around the world as having some of the highest-quality beef genetics, is continually looking for new markets. This year, after receiving funding, the Montana Department of Agriculture meat and livestock marketing officer Marty Earnheart; Montana State University Inter…
Montana’s primary grain marketer is looking for new leadership, following the resignation of state Wheat and Barley Committee Executive Vice President Kim Falcon.
Last year Montana farmers exported a record $915 million worth of wheat, most of it destined to Asia. That’s a tidy sum any way you count it.
For tree lovers, the emerald ash borer is no gem.
After thousands of acres of pasture and hay were lost to Montana's largest wildfire, officials are working to make sure landowners in the area have enough resources for their livestock.
GREAT FALLS — The Montana Department of Agriculture held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the newly remodeled State Grain Lab, showing off $500,000 in improvements.
SHESTAKOVO, Russia — Darrell Stevenson knew it would take more than rugged Montana cowboys, horses and cattle to create a ranching way of life in Russia, and the Hobson-area Angus breeder figures he’s made a good start. Russian youth might help show the way.
HELENA -- The Montana Department of Agriculture is reminding farmers that the deadline for purchasing state hail insurance is approaching.
One of the quirky issues of Montana agriculture is that, while its crops feed the world, farmers struggle to deliver their products to local grocery stores.
Jane and Mark Smith's friends thought they were crazy to quit good jobs and move to Montana to start an organic cattle ranch.
HELENA - Montana's craft brewers are hoping that emphasizing their relationship to the state's grain growers will help people in both industries make more dough.
HELENA - The Montana Department of Agriculture says it wants grant ideas for specialty crops in the state.