Warm winter conditions continued into the first week of April and minimal moisture was received across the state of Montana, according to the Mountain Regional Field Office of the National Agricultural Statistics Service, USDA.
American farmers are using smaller amounts of better targeted pesticides, but these are harming pollinators, aquatic insects and some plants far more than decades ago, a new study finds.
Farm Bureau applauds the state of Montana for filing an amicus curiae with the U.S. Supreme Court supporting the petition filed by the North American Meat Institute (NAMI) challenging the constitutionality of California’s Proposition 12.
BILLINGS — Rainstorms grew more erratic and droughts much longer across most of the U.S. West over the past half-century as climate change warmed the planet, according to a sweeping government study released Tuesday that concludes the situation is worsening.
One recent afternoon this month, three generations of the Andersen family climbed onto four-wheelers and a mini-pickup, and motored into a field to check on this year’s calves.
It started in 1994. It had plenty of skeptics. And no one was sure if it would ever have an audience – or who that audience might be.
In the first week back in Helena after transmittal break (ending March 12), the bills flew through committees in the second chamber. There were 181 bill hearings this week, which means our citizen legislature is moving quickly to accomplish the people’s business. Here’s where our focus for M…