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Montana Farm Bureau summer conference slated for Bozeman

From Montana Farm Bureau Federation Montana Farm Bureau continues celebrating its centennial this year with its summer conference theme, “Harvesting Our History; Cultivating Our Future.” The MFBF Summer Conference will be held June 11-13 at the...

 

Conservation project in central and northeastern Montana takes on saline seeps

From Natural Resources Conservation Service BOZEMAN — Agricultural producers in Cascade, Chouteau, Daniels, Fergus, Judith Basin, Petroleum, Roosevelt, and Sheridan counties can sign up for the Environmental Quality Incentive Program to reclaim...

 

USDA amends National List for organic livestock and handling

From U.S. Department of Agriculture The U.S. Department of Agriculture Tuesday published a final rule in the Federal Register, available online at https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2019/04/30/2019-08700/national-organic-p...

 

Producers reminded to get coverage through state hail insurance program

From Montana Department of Agriculture The Montana Department of Agriculture is reminding producers to get covered through the State Hail Insurance Program. Montana producers can access and fill out applications for state hail insurance online by...

 

MDA announces Noxious Weed Trust Fund Grant recipients

From Montana Department of Agriculture HELENA — The Montana Department of Agriculture and Noxious Weed Management Advisory Council has awarded more than $1.79 million for the development and implementation of noxious weed management programs...

 

Stetsons and Stilettos celebrates ag and the Kentuck Derby

Havre Daily News staff The NILE Foundation is inviting people to come to Billings Saturday, May 4, for its annual scholarship fundraiser, Stetsons and Stilettos. “Awarding scholarships and supporting the next generation of agriculturists is near...

 

Montana hemp farmers can purchase seeds in time for growing season

From the office of U.S. Sen. Jon Tester U.S. Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., delivered some news to Montana hemp farmers Friday, saying, “There is no more red tape keeping farmers from growing hemp in Montana.”   Tester successfully pushed the U.S....

 

Montana NRCS announces 2019 Honey Bee Pollinator Initiative

From USDA Natural Resource Conservation Service BOZEMAN — The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service is offering additional funding through its Environmental Quality Incentives Program to target honey bee pollinator resource concerns in...

 

Higher limits now available on USDA Farm Loans

From U.S. Department of Agriculture Higher limits are now available for borrowers interested in USDA’s farm loans, which help agricultural producers purchase farms or cover operating expenses. The 2018 Farm Bill increased the amount that producers...

 

Census of Agriculture shows changes for Montana agriculture

From Montana Department of Agriculture HELENA — USDA’s National Agricultural Statistic Service released last Thursday the 2017 Census of Agriculture, highlighting several key data points important to Montana’s agriculture industry. Montana’s...

 

FFA state convention held in Bozeman

From Montana FFA More than 1,650 members and guests attended Montana FFA’s 89th Annual State Convention April 3-6 in Bozeman. The Montana FFA State Convention hosted 12 career development events, general sessions and workshops during the four-day...

 

USDA announces higher coverage for Noninsured Crop Coverage Policies

From USDA Farm Service Agency USDA’s Farm Service Agency announced that higher levels of coverage will be offered through the Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistance Program, or NAP, a popular safety net program, beginning Monday. The 2018 Farm Bill...

 

USDA announces sign-up period for updated Conservation Stewardship Program

From USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service BOZEMAN — The next deadline for Conservation Stewardship Program applications to be considered for funding in fiscal year 2019 is May 10. USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service plans to inve...

 

NRCS Montana Sets April 19 Funding Application Deadline for Easement Program

From U.S. Natural Resources and Conservation Service BOZEMAN — The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service in Montana is accepting applications for the Agricultural Conservation Easement Program Wetlands Reserve Easements.   While NRCS...

 
 By Larry Lease    Local    March 20, 2019

Extension providing farm and ranch management workshop on Fort Belknap

Joel Schumacher and Kate Fuller from Montana State University Extension Office will present a free farm and ranch management workshop March 27-28 at Aaniiih Nakoda College in Fort Belknap. The first session begins at 9:30 a.m. March 27. The workshop...

 

Hemp co-op planning meeting set for March 22

Havre Daily News staff A local group is holding a meeting Friday, March 22, to talk about creating what they call Montana’s first farmer-owned hemp cooperative, and are inviting interested agricultural producers to attend. A press release said the...

 

NILE looks for merit heifer program applications

From NILE BILLINGS — Applications for the NILE Merit Heifer program are now available for the 2019-2020 year. The NILE Merit Heifer program is a live animal scholarship, meaning the recipients are given a young, live, heifer calf. The objective is...

 

USDA seeks National Organic Standards Board nominees

From USDA The U.S. Department of Agriculture seeks nominations of qualified individuals for five open seats on the National Organic Standards Board. The 15-member advisory board considers and makes recommendations on the National List of Allowed...

 

Farm Rescue accepting spring crop-planting aid applications

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The Plains farm aid nonprofit Farm Rescue is accepting applications for spring crop-planting assistance. Farm Rescue provides free physical labor for farmers and ranchers dealing with an injury, illness or a natural disaster....

 
 By Pam Burke    Local    March 7, 2019

MSU-Northern Rodeo teams host events in Havre

Montana State University-Northern Rodeo teams will be hosting a variety of events in Havre - including a new PRCA-sanctioned rodeo - leading up to the teams' participation in the annual spring rodeo...

 

Ag Safety Awareness Week: Working around livestock

From Montana Farm Bureau Federation Montana Farm Bureau Federation is making safety a priority through the Agricultural Safety Awareness Program with March 3-9 designated as Agricultural Safety Awareness Week. Each day of the week has a theme, with T...

 

Montana Cowboy Hall of Fame seeks nominations

Press release The Montana Cowboy Hall of Fame & Western Heritage Center is seeking nominations for the 2019 Montana Cowboy Hall of Fame induction round. Every year, the MCHF & WHC honors living and historical figures that have made notable...

 

Tester's works to find solution for livestock haulers

From the office of U.S. Sen. Jon Tester WASHINGTON — After securing a provision in last month’s government funding deal to temporarily stop the U.S. Department of Transportation from enforcing electronic logging device and hours of service rules...

 

Tester secures logging device prohibition for livestock hauler

Press release Legislation to fund the government that Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., and a small bipartisan group of lawmakers secured last week includes resources and policy wins for critical Montana agriculture programs, including a prohibition on the D...

 

CHS Inc. receives ResponsibleAg certification

Press release CHS Inc. said in a press release is is honored by receiving certification from ResponsibleAg. The ResponsibleAg Certification Program is the only program in the nation that provides a voluntary comprehensive assessment of agricultural...

 

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