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A tough year for wheat: Farmers scramble to determine marketability of rain-damaged crops

A tough year for wheat: Farmers scramble to determine marketability of rain-damaged crops

Bruce Wright knew this year’s wheat crop wasn’t going to be one of his best. An unprecedented late August rain had literally washed away some of the grain’s profit.

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Montana grain sales unfazed by GMO wheat discovery

Montana grain sales unfazed by GMO wheat discovery

More than a week after reports that genetically modified wheat unexpectedly turned up at a university research lab in Huntley, foreign buyers are not shying away from Montana grain.

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Guest opinion: USDA must protect farmers from genetically engineered seed

Another variety of unapproved, genetically engineered wheat has been discovered in the U.S., this time here in Montana. The finding underscores, once again, the weak regulations governing experimental trials of GE crops, as well as the vulnerability of our state’s most valuable export crop.

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Inpired tips to deck-out your doorstep for fall

Inpired tips to deck-out your doorstep for fall

It's pumpkin pie.

October 05, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Hinsdale houses

Hinsdale houses

Since 2011, high water on the Milk River has caused bank erosion that is spreading toward houses in Hinsdale.

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Round bales near Saco show the water level

Round bales near Saco show the water level

Round bales near Saco show the water level during recent flooding on the Milk River. Thousands of bales of hay will have to be destroyed. 

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John Lacey shows his destroyed alfalfa crop

John Lacey shows his destroyed alfalfa crop

Glasgow area farmer John Lacey shows his destroyed alfalfa crop as residents recover from recent flooding on the Milk River.

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John Lacey shows his drowned alfalfa

John Lacey shows his drowned alfalfa

Glasgow area farmer John Lacey shows his drowned alfalfa crop as residents recover from recent flooding on the Milk River.

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Jenifer Hansen presents crop insurance

Jenifer Hansen presents crop insurance

Jenifer Hansen presents information on crop insurance at the Glasgow Elks Lodge as residents recover from recent flooding on the Milk River.

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Emergency Services Coordinator Rick Seiler

Emergency Services Coordinator Rick Seiler

Valley County Disaster and Emergency Services Coordinator Rick Seiler, left, and Valley County Road Administrator Paul Tweten talk about the damage to area roads and infrastructure as residents recover from recent flooding along the Milk River.

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Assistant Administrator Todd Young

Assistant Administrator Todd Young

Valley County Roads Assistant Administrator Todd Young looks over a 100-foot washout on Kirwin Road near Glasgow on Wednesday. The county has been repairing roads in the area since the storm broke. 

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Mold grows in alfalfa

Mold grows in alfalfa

Powdery white mold grows on alfalfa waiting to be harvested near Hinsdale as residents recover from recent flooding on the Milk River.

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Farmers insurance meeting

Farmers insurance meeting

Farmers gather at the Elks Lodge in Glasgow to hear about crop insurance as residents recover from recent flooding on the Milk River.

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Dick Cotton talks wheat

Dick Cotton talks wheat

Farmer Dick Cotton talks about his wheat crop as residents recover from recent flooding on the Milk River.

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Warning Coordination Meteorologist Tanja Fransen

Warning Coordination Meteorologist Tanja Fransen

National Weather Service Warning Coordination Meteorologist Tanja Fransen goes over a list of Milk River flood statistics in Glasgow as residents recover from recent flooding on the river. 

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Farmer and rancher Chris Christensen

Farmer and rancher Chris Christensen

Farmer and rancher Chris Christensen pulls up harvested alfalfa near Hinsdale that has started to rot in the fields as residents recover from recent flooding on the Milk River. 

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Lee Cornwell crosses a foot bridge

Lee Cornwell crosses a foot bridge

Lee Cornwell crosses a hastily built footbridge from his house after the steel and concrete bridge in the background was washed out by high water on Spring Creek near Glasgow.

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Glasgow area farmer John Lacey

Glasgow area farmer John Lacey

Glasgow-area farmer John Lacey hikes to his drowned alfalfa crop as residents recover from recent flooding on the Milk River.

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Water in spring wheat

Water in spring wheat

Water stands in Chris Christensen’s spring wheat near Hinsdale as residents recover from recent flooding on the Milk River.

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