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Ronan local new member of American Angus Association

News from the American Angus Association RONAN — Coleton R. Sherman of Ronan is a new junior member of the American Angus Association, reports Mark McCully, CEO of the national organization with headquarters in Saint Joseph, Missouri. The American Angus Association is the largest beef breed association in the world, with more than 25,000 active adult and junior members.  Junior members of the Association are eligible to register cattle in the American Angus Association, participate in programs conducted by the National Junior Angus Association and take part in Association-sponsored shows and other national and regional events.


Apply for pandemic support for certified organic, transitioning operations

WASHINGTON — The USDA has extended the deadline for agricultural producers who are certified organic, or transitioning to organic, to apply for the Organic and Transitional Education and Certification Program. This program provides pandemic assistance to cover certification and education expenses. The ...


Signups open for Dairy Margin Coverage

News from USDA WASHINGTON — As part of the Biden-Harris Administration’s ongoing efforts to support dairy farmers and rural communities, the U.S. Department of Agriculture opened signup for the Dairy Margin Coverage program and expanded the program to allow dairy producers to better protect ...


Apply for pandemic support for certified organic, transitioning operations

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Agriculture has extended the deadline for agricultural producers who are certified organic, or transitioning to organic, to apply for the Organic and Transitional Education and Certification Program. This program provides pandemic assistance to cover certification an...


$7.5M value-added ag grant program launches

News from the office of the Governor HELENA — Governor Greg Gianforte today launched a $7.5 million Agriculture Infrastructure Grant Program to invest in value-added agricultural products across the state and strengthen the industry.  “Agriculture is Montana’s number one indust...


USDA builds pandemic support for organic, transitioning operations

News from USDA WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Agriculture will provide pandemic assistance to cover certification and education expenses to agricultural producers who are certified organic or transitioning to organic. USDA will make $20 million available through the new Organic and Transition...


LCCD to give away free pollinator seed at Farmers Markets LCCD to give away free pollinator seed at Farmers Markets

News from the Lake County Conservation District LAKE COUNTY — Help support pollinators by growing pollinator habitat. Lake County Conservation District is continuing our Pollinator Initiative by giving away free pollinator seed at the Ronan Farmers Market on Oct. 7 and 14 from 4 to 7 p.m. and at t...


Plant a dormant pollinator plot

News from the Lake County Conservation District LAKE COUNTY — Want to help pollinators in Lake County? Planting a dormant pollinator plot is one way to help. Dormant pollinator plots are when you do your plot site prep in the fall, seeding in the winter, and wait till the sprint to see your blooms...


USDA updates pandemic assistance for livestock, poultry, specialty crop growers

News from the USDA The U.S. Department of Agriculture is updating the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program 2 for contract producers of eligible livestock and poultry and producers of specialty crops and other sales-based commodities. CFAP 2, which assists producers who faced market disruptions in 2020 du...


Farmers Union asks for affordable healthcare options

News from the Montana Farmers Union MONTANA — It’s no secret that lack of competition in healthcare has increased prices and reduces access to quality care. Nearly one in four Americans report difficulties paying for medication, and these high prices are partly the result of a lack of compet...


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