Cowboys can be divided into three basic types: 1) Rodeo cowboys, 2) movie and TV cowboys and 3) real cowboys. (Thank goodness we don’t have to worry about urban cowboys and disco cowboys anymore.)
I swear, sometimes I think a lobotomized Suffolk sheep has more brains than our public servants. Have you seen the Forest Service latest answer to saving our national forests?
The price of ground beef has been in the news a lot lately as a representation of the cost of ongoing inflation. That put us in mind of quick family dishes that can be made with ground beef.
There’s been a slow drift towards cultural diversity amongst the cowboy clan and it hasn’t always been pretty.
The Consumer Food Insights Report, a new monthly report identifying trends and changes in consumer food purchases and preferences, has been released.
On Jan. 3, the administration announced it would invest $1 billion to expand meat and poultry processing capacity — with a focus on small and mid-sized independent processors — to increase com…
A new report outlines the factors that have contributed to the rapid increase of retail meat prices.
WENATCHEE, Wash. — A parasitoid wasp that is the natural enemy of a fly known as the spotted-wing drosophila could be a good friend to growers.
Several fertilizer producers recently reported bullish financial results to investors and predicted that global economic factors bode well for their continued strong performance — meaning pric…
Jeff Mosley, Montana State University Extension, talked to a packed room in the Grazing Management; Decisions After Sever Drought workshop at the MFBF Convention in Billings recently. In his p…
Registration for the 2022 Montana Farm Bureau Campaign Seminar is now open.
BOZEMAN — Montana State University Extension has three new, free publications available about weeds and pests in Montana.
In August, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) released its annual farmland value estimates for 2021.
WASHINGTON — The Bureau of Reclamation has announced that 31 tribes in 12 states will receive $9.9 million through the Native American Affairs Technical Assistance to Tribes Program.
Scientists with the Agricultural Research Service (ARS) have teamed up with NASA to use satellites to monitor the water cycle on Earth, specifically “evapotranspiration” — the amount of water …
For the first time ever, a sample of fresh U.S. chipping potatoes arrived in China and was displayed at a tradeshow in Shanghai.
CENTENNIAL, Colo. — Cattle Feeders Hall of Fame inductees and award winners will be honored on Jan. 31 during the 13th annual banquet, which will precede the 2022 Cattle Industry Convention an…