The Senate Agriculture Committee moved their version of the Farm Bill out of committee in a vote of 20-1 on Wednesday, offering farmers and ranchers across the country hope that a resolution on the bill might be in sight before it expires on September 30.
Montana State University’s chefs like to know where their local ingredients come from, and last week they returned to campus with mud on their boots to prove it.
Sen. Steve Daines led a coalition of 25 leading Republican senators last week, asking President Donald Trump to reconsider his position on the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a multi-lateral trade deal that agricultural producers across Montana support.
U.S. Republican Sen. Steve Daines says key agricultural leaders asked President Donald Trump to rejoin a pact that would set new terms for trade and business investment with 11 other countries that border the Pacific Ocean.
President Donald Trump addressed concerns that farmers were becoming pawns in the Chinese trade dispute at the White House on Monday, calling farmers “great patriots,” and noting that they “understand they are doing this for the country.”
The Montana State University winter wheat breeding program has released two new varieties intended as replacements of MSU-bred winter wheat lines Willow Creek and Yellowstone – two of Montana’s most widely planted wheat varieties.