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Farm & Ranch Farm & Ranch

News from Montana Farmers Union MONTANA — A new tractor repair MOU hasn’t changed the fact that farmers and ranchers do not have the ability to fully repair their own equipment. The most recent MOU was announced by American Farm Bureau Federation and CNH Industrial and comes on the heels ...

Farm & Ranch Farm & Ranch

LAKE COUNTY — In the wake of the national egg shortage, which has seen national providers across the board lose flocks of chickens to avian influenza, local egg providers have been rising to the challenge to meet increasing egg demand.  According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the Unite...

Legislative Notes

The 2023 Legislature has made it to the session’s halfway point. For those who spend their time at the Capitol, it means marathon days, intense rhetoric, and heightened tempers.  We went into this session laser-focused on an agenda that supports Montana families, like cutting property taxes for...

Above normal February precipitation increases snowpack Above normal February precipitation increases snowpack

News form Natural Resources Conservation Service BOZEMAN — After a large late January storm ended several weeks of dry weather, active weather has persisted. “There were not many days in February in which it wasn’t snowing somewhere in Montana,” said Eric Larson, USDA Natural Res...

Commerce launches cybersecurity program

News from the MT Department of Commerce HELENA — To protect Montana businesses and encourage strong cybersecurity practices, the Montana Department of Commerce recently announced the launch of the Montana Cybersecurity Program. Through the program, the Department of Commerce will award small to me...

Local students win DAR scholarships Local students win DAR scholarships

News from Daughters of the American Revolution ST. IGNATIUS — Kuilix Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, honored seven area high school seniors who were selected by their schools as DAR Good Citizens. The students received their awards at a ceremony held on Saturday, Feb. 18, at the Mis...

Not Invisible Act Commission announces field hearings

News from the U.S. Dept. of the Interior WASHINGTON — As part of the continued work by the Departments of the Interior and Justice to implement the Not Invisible Act and combat the crisis of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Peoples (MMIP), Secretary Deb Haaland and Deputy Attorney General Lisa Mona...

Innovative program launched to reduce wildlife-vehicle conflicts

News from MT Fish, Wildlife & Parks MONTANA — A new planning tool was announced recently by the Montana Wildlife and Transportation Partnership (MWTP or Partnership), aimed to help local groups identify areas of greatest need for decreasing wildlife-vehicle collisions (WVCs) and improving wild...

Land planning overhaul would prioritize proactive urban planning

HELENA — Montana lawmakers got an initial look Wednesday at a major land planning bill that aims to overhaul how development decisions are made in and around Montana’s fast-growing urban areas.  Senate Bill 382 would require additional planning by local governments, rework how and when re...

Deadlines for property owners upcoming

News from the Department of Revenue  HELENA — The Montana Department of Revenue would like to remind owners of real and personal property about several important deadlines approaching soon: March 1 Due Date - Business and industrial equipment owners must report their personal property...

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