RAPID CITY, S.D. — A relief fund for western South Dakota ranchers who lost tens of thousands of farm animals in an early October blizzard is set to disburse the last of $5.4 million in donations.
A controversial proposal that could allow some Paradise Valley ranchers to fence out and kill elk in the spring in an attempt to fight disease transmission from elk to cattle was approved by the Montana Fish and Wildlife Commission in a 3-2 vote Thursday, despite opposition from sportsmen.
GREAT FALLS — Darin Stanley, 28, says he’s had a hankering to farm since he was 12 and moved to a farm east of Conrad after his mother remarried.
Cattle donated by ranchers in several states, including Montana, are arriving in Nisland, S.D., to be distributed to ranchers who lost cattle in the early October blizzard.
Montana’s Supreme Court has granted class action status to farmers and ranchers accusing the Montana Department of Revenue of jumping the gun on tax increases.
RIVERTON, Wyo. -- Ranchers offered their support and conservationists questioned the science about a proposal to lift federal protections for Wyoming's wolf population at a public hearing Tuesday night.
CODY, Wyo. — Improving 200,000 acres of rangeland and 164 miles of perennial streams isn’t an easy task, unless you have a small army of volunteers willing to help and a team of ranchers to make it happen.
HELENA — From farmers to miners to ice-cream shop owners, businesspeople converged on the Capitol Saturday to bring a diverse message to state lawmakers on how best to create jobs, saying government can be both a negative and a positive influence.
Montana ranchers listen to Sen. Max Baucus speak via video Friday during the annual Montana Stockgrowers Association meeting at the MetraPark Expo Center in Billings.
The devastating series of snowstorms that buried southeast Montana during the middle of calving and lambing season killed hundreds of cows, calves, lambs and sheep.