Montana Hunters Reminded to Have Horses Inspected

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks and the Montana Department of Livestock remind hunters that horses are required to have a brand inspection before crossing county lines. “It’s a pretty common violation during hunting season,” said John Grainger, Brands Enforcement Division administrator for DOL. “Producers move livestock all the time and are generally familiar with transportation…

MSU selects new vice president, dean of agriculture

BOZEMAN – Charles Boyer from California State University, Fresno, has been chosen to lead the College of Agriculture and the Montana Agricultural Experiment Station at Montana State University. Currently dean of the Jordan College of Agricultural Sciences and Technology, Boyer will begin his new role as MSU’s vice president of agriculture and dean of MSU’s…

Drought Reshaping Cattle Feeding and Inventories

Extensive and prolonged drought throughout much of the country is spurring a change in the feeding and inventory map for U.S. cattle herds. For the first time, Nebraska surpassed Texas in the number of cattle on feed and the trend continues as the finishing sector of the business continues moving closer to the feed source.…

Chase Bids Farewell to Montana Stockgrowers

Before I was welcomed into the ranching world as the Montana Stockgrowers Association’s (MSGA) communication intern in 2010, I had no idea how much the beef industry would impact my life. Nearly five years later, I am extremely proud to be an advocate for beef and for Montana’s ranchers. However, it’s with bittersweet emotion I…

Happy Independence Day from Montana Stockgrowers

From all of us at the Montana Stockgrowers Association, we wish you a happy Independence Day! Be sure to head on over to our Facebook and Twitter pages to share with us the highlights of your Holiday weekend! We’d love to see your photos from parades, rodeos, and events across the state. If you’re on…

Fantastic Outcome for Foundation at MSGA’s Mid-Year Meeting

The 2014 Montana Stockgrowers Association’s Mid Year Meeting in Miles City provided a fantastic outcome for the Research & Education Endowment Foundation (REEF). At multiple fundraising events throughout Mid Year, the Foundation brought in generous donations, totaling more than $15,000, to help support Montana’s youth via scholarships and educational opportunities for the ranching community. This…