Montana’s wheat crop looks great, insiders say, but the sale price as harvest approaches is another story.
That iconic Montana image of combines trundling through winter wheat in July may have to wait because of cool, wet weather in May and June.
After months of delays, the logjam of Montana grain waiting to ship by train to Pacific ports is beginning to break.
Montana wheat shipments to Pacific Northwest ports continue to improve after a cold, sluggish winter for BNSF trains.
Farmers are struggling with cold, wet weather — including snow — as they seed the 2014 crop.
Rail shipping delays are hurting Montana's economy and need to improve, the state's U.S. senators told BNSF on Friday.
With grain markets in flux, Montana farmers say they will back away from spring wheat and plant other crops this season, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
Frequent migraine headaches made Krista Stetson’s life miserable from the time she was a teen-ager.
Montana farmers are struggling to get their wheat to Pacific ports, as weather, construction and traffic take a toll on grain trains.
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.
Net farm incomes are in for a 27 percent drop this year, according to federal economists, though Montana agriculture groups say they may miss the worst of it.
GREAT FALLS — Monsanto Co. is offering assurances that the wheat-breeding research center it plans to open in Great Falls will involve conventional research and not genetically modified organisms.
GREAT FALLS - Cascade County commissioners have voted to re-zone property on the northwestern edge of Great Falls to allow seed and herbicide maker Monsanto Co. to locate a wheat breeding testing site there.
The price of wheat has been on a steady slide for three months, testing farmers’ nerves.
Montana’s primary grain marketer is looking for new leadership, following the resignation of state Wheat and Barley Committee Executive Vice President Kim Falcon.
Five foreign ambassadors will travel across Montana on a trade promotion tour with U.S. Sen. Max Baucus, D-Mont., next week.
Montana appears headed for another billion-dollar wheat crop, though wet weather has dramatically slowed spring harvest in the northern counties.
Hardin wheat farmer Brett Nedens describes how this seasons wheat harvest is performing.
A Montana State University plant geneticist’s work on a deadly crop disease is featured in the journal Science.
A month ago, it didn't look like Bernhardt farm west of Park City would ever see rain again.