United States Department Of Agriculture
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.
As dozens of youngsters lined up in the cafeteria at the Boys and Girls Clubs of Yellowstone County’s Bair Family Clubhouse on the South Side, the smell of freshly cooked French toast and sausage wafted through the room.
No child in Montana should go hungry.
Healthy By Design Gardeners’ Market is seeking vendors for its Thursday night markets, which start June 12.
HELENA - Gov. Steve Bullock will follow the lead of Connecticut and New York to keep $2 million in food-stamp benefits for Montana residents.
They don’t get along like peas in a pod, but farmers who plant genetically modified crops need to coexist with those who don’t, according to U.S. Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont.
Safer shipping. BNSF railway announced plans to buy 5,000 strengthened tank cars to haul oil and ethanol. The railroad plans to acquire the new tankers without waiting for the government to raise safety standards.
The value of Montana’s agricultural products surpassed $4 billion in 2012, a 50 percent increase over five years, capping the longest modern period of historic price increases, according to federal census data released Thursday.
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.
At long last, Montanans have a law that provides certainty on farm policy for the next five years.
GREAT FALLS — Insurance claims for crop damage due to hail in Montana exceeded $14 million in 2013.
Yet another ominous deadline looms for action on the long-delayed U.S. farm and nutrition bill.
The price of wheat has been on a steady slide for three months, testing farmers’ nerves.
Results from an ongoing investigation into a Wyoming wildlife trapper accused of mistreating animals will not be made public upon the investigation's completion, a spokeswoman for the investigating agency said.
DENVER - A Windsor meat company has recalled some 90,000 pounds of various meat and poultry products that were produced under unsanitary conditions.
In 2012, two-thirds of the continental United States were affected by drought.
Through Dec. 20, Montanans can weigh in on proposed rule changes that will give landowners more latitude in killing a wolf that threatens their livestock or their pet — and doing so without a hunting license.
American agriculture harvested a bumper decade. Farm income value increased from $275 billion in 2003 to $425 billion for the past three years.
The wheels of government are grinding again — slowly.
A sour economic outlook awaits sugar beet farmers as the Montana harvest begins with domestic sugar prices at a 30-year low.