Fall Update for Northeast Montana Ranching

What a year we are having in the cattle business with prices never seen before!  Many of us have wondered just how much our consumers will be willing to pay for beef.  Well, apparently a healthy amount!  With this increase in prices comes an increase in pressure to produce a better, more consistent product.  We…

Cattle Fax Market Outlook 2014

Cow-Calf Webinar Provides 2014 Outlook

CENTENNIAL,CO — Dec. 18, 2013 — Due to the overwhelmingly positive response from cattle producers and beef industry leaders to the first Trends+ Cow-Calf Webinar in September, CattleFax analysts will be hosting its next webinar at 5:30 p.m. MT, Wednesday, January 22, 2014. Cattle producers have limited time and opportunity to analyze all of the…

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Meetings Set to Discuss Draft Sage Grouse Strategy

(Release from Montana Fish Wildlife & Parks) The governor-appointed Greater Sage-grouse Habitat Conservation Advisory Council will host seven public meetings later this month to examine a draft sage grouse habitat conservation strategy. The draft strategy was developed over the past six months by the citizen-based advisory council. It details a state-led effort to address threats…

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PLC and NCBA Hail House Committee Passage of H.R. 3189

(The following is a press release from the Public Lands Council) WASHINGTON—(Nov. 14, 2013) Today, the Public Lands Council (PLC) and the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) hailed the House Committee on Natural Resources for passage of H.R. 3189 The Water Rights Protection Act (WRPA), the bill passed as bipartisan legislation with a recorded vote of 19-14. The bill…