The most expensive ranch deal in Montana history has closed, local real estate companies say.
In places, this landscape resembles a beige, barren winter. Trees and shrubs have no leaves, chewed off by a grasshopper swarm so large it registered on weather radar as a 170-mile-long thundercloud.
A Wyoming rancher who was pinned by an all-terrain vehicle survived on beer and bottled water for two days.
Market availability is also tied to when ranchers choose to begin calving, with spring calves typically selling in the fall and usually around October.
Montana legislative committees took a number of actions on wildlife and lands’ bills this week.
One the images that will stick with Jim Steinbeisser long after the COVID-19 pandemic ends is the sight of empty meat cases at supermarkets.
Whether herding his red Angus cattle or busting through a rodeo arena, Kent Mosher has spent his life on the back of a horse, and he wouldn’t …
John Youngberg has a pretty short list of what he hopes the Department of Agriculture will focus on during Gov.-elect Greg Gianforte's tenure: more support of large, commercial scale agriculture and less emphasis on crops sold locally on a folding table.
Authorities are seeking information connected to a red angus cow-calf pair that were shot with multiple arrows in Meagher County roughly betwe…
Scenes from Frosty Creek Angus Ranch south of Roundup on Friday, Sept. 18, 2020. Terry Frost and LaVonne Frost lost much of their grazing land…
The threat of infection had kept the USDA Under Secretary for Farm Production and Conservation cooped up in Washington, D.C., for months. On J…
BOZEMAN — Researchers have known for years that the current and projected impacts of climate change present challenges for agricultural produc…
BOZEMAN — A group of individuals and organizations from across Montana, led by Montana State University Extension, are collaborating to provid…
Helena rancher Rocky Forseth is on his way to Texas this week to compete at the National Farm Bureau’s annual convention.
The oil and gas company that settled a federal lawsuit this week over years of underpaid royalties was hit earlier this year with a nearly $700,000 jury verdict in a livestock damages lawsuit.
Town along the Rocky Mountain Front were mostly back to normal Tuesday, but the area’s ranches were still working to extract themselves from the snowdrifts.
In September of 1989, on a Saturday morning in Billings, a long stream of 2,812 cattle, 208 covered wagons, 3,337 horses and 2,581 people began flowing down the asphalt of Main Street in the Heights.
Local author Russell Rowland is on the hunt for Montanans with interesting stories.
Ranchers divided over how to label their products on grocery store shelves packed a small room in the state Capitol on Tuesday to weigh in on …
Not everyone has the same approach and attitude toward living among grizzly bears in Montana’s wildest places. Groups in Lewistown recently spoke to the challenges bruins pose amid people's love for Montana and their strong desire to preserve a ranching lifestyle under threat from a variety of modern challenges.
To understand the significance of Gary Strobel’s scientific breakthrough, look no further than calf 166, an animal that was on death’s door before the researcher intervened.
LIVINGSTON — Jose Luis Munoz Anco wears secondhand Wrangler jeans, which are too tight, so he leaves the button undone and the zipper about halfway and a belt keeps them up. He's oblivious to his sacrifice for fashion. He wears a blue T-shirt from a college unknown to him, along with small, even stylish, rectangular framed glasses and a ball cap. Whatever labor is required, his shirt is tucked in.
Ranchers and environmental advocates haven't always seen eye to eye, but the differences between the two aren't as extreme anymore, as more and more ranchers have come around to the understanding that taking good care of the land supports both economic stability and environmental health.
A Miles City rancher convicted of federal wire fraud after lying to a bank about the number of cattle on his ranches has been sentenced to two years in prison and must pay more than $2.1 million in restitution.