posted on August 23, 2013 at 3:11 PM
Bison once helped sustain Native Americans on
the plains of Montana. Now, Indians on the Fort Belknap Reservation say
it's time they returned the favor.
posted on March 22, 2013 at 2:18 PM
Cattle ranchers question how roadkill could be harvested for food when the cattle industry must follow strict federal regulations
posted on November 9, 2012 at 4:17 PM
More than 115 million Americans cast their ballots in the 2012 election this week, setting the stage for some familiar faces in Washington. President Barack Obama was swiftly reelected with wins in battleground states like Ohio, Virginia, Iowa,...
posted on October 26, 2012 at 12:45 PM
USDA in its weekly crop report says that while 81 percent of the crop had been planted, only half of it has broken through the soil to show signs of life.
posted on October 12, 2012 at 4:18 PM
Over the past few years, U.S. agriculture has been a bright spot in dismal economic times. But that doesn’t mean the farm sector is above the fray of campaign rhetoric.
posted on September 21, 2012 at 4:13 PM
Rising U.S. coal exports that the industry hopes can offset flagging domestic demand have Montana ranchers facing the possibility that their way of life could be sacrificed to feed Asian energy demands.
posted on December 20, 2011 at 4:13 PM
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers did what it could with the record flooding on the Missouri River this year although proposed changes could help avoid a disastrous repeat, especially since such floods could become more frequent, an expert panel...
posted on August 19, 2011 at 11:56 AM
Governors from several states affected by this year's historic overflowing of the Missouri River were gathering Friday to discuss ways to avoid a repeat of the destructive floodwaters that submerged thousands of acres of farmland and forced...
posted on April 8, 2011 at 3:04 PM
BILLINGS, Mont (AP) - Bison from Yellowstone National Park will roam freely across 75,000 acres in southern Montana where for years the animals were shipped to slaughter by the hundreds, under a breakthrough agreement expected to be adopted this...
posted on February 18, 2011 at 5:02 PM
posted on December 17, 2010 at 3:12 PM
BILLINGS, Mont (AP) -- Cowboys, quarter-horses and 1,434 purebred beef cattle - just add grasslands, and you've got a transplanted Montana ranch.
posted on December 4, 2009 at 12:12 PM
BILLINGS, Mont — Agricultural interests and residential subdivisions across the arid West are vying for control of water supplies that have emerged as one of the region's most coveted natural resources.
posted on July 31, 2009 at 8:07 PM
Congressional leaders have spent much of the summer in closed-door meetings hammering out details of potential health care reform.
posted on July 17, 2009 at 8:07 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The nation's wild horses would be protected from slaughter and given millions more acres to roam under legislation moving toward passage Friday in the House.
posted on April 24, 2009 at 8:04 PM
BILLINGS, Mont (AP) _ A Montana biodiesel company that has received more than $1.6 million in grants and loans from the state and a regional economic development corporation owes farmers in Montana and North Dakota $1.2 million for crops grown last...