Agriculture

Ag Appreciation Week Begins today
Where does your food come from?
If you're like many Americans, the answer is the grocery store. And frankly, that disturbs me. The grocery store isn't where food comes from - it's just from where it's distributed. In reality, far too many people are unaware of the role of American…
I’ll Have A Slice of Rhubarb
Today (Tuesday) is Pi Day. We all like to observe this "Special Holiday" every March 14th because March 14th is 3/14 & 3, 1, & 4 are the 1st 3 digits of Pi. Don't laugh at me, our own United States House of Representatives supported the designation of Pi D…
That’s Not What Bubba Means
We often hear our "Sanitation friend", Bubba, on the radio saying, "You dump it & we'll pump it." That's well & fine but when it comes to flushable wipes & shop towels, they're NOT allowed to be flushed down YOUR toilet. According to the "March City of Shelby New…
How Does UR Garden Grow?
It "SHOULD" grow mighty fine after visiting the Teton County Home, Garden, Food & Ag Show this weekend down in Choteau. "Go 2 Choteau," this Friday & Saturday for some information, food & FUN! The "Show" is set t…
It’s Going 2 B A Barnburner!
It's the Augusta Volunteer Fire Department's Annual Fund Raising Potluck Dinner coming up THIS Friday afternoon down at the Augusta Youth Center. There's nothing finer than a REAL POTLUCK Dinner, & this will be a good one for sure. The food & FUN kicks off at 5 o'…
A Live NOT Worth Living
That's how you Margaret (Peggy) Bell was feeling when we left off with her book, "When Montana and I Were Young: A Frontier Childhood," last Tuesday night during Montana History at the Heritage Center. I'll be up there tonight (Tuesday) to read more of this bold, raw, rib…
Pushin’ Too Hard
That was one of my favorite tunes by Sky Saxon & The Seeds back in '67, & it got me a-thinking this morning about, of all things, SEEDS! Tomorrow (Wednesday) is the DEADLINE to order your Montana Certified Seed Potatoes through our MSU Extension Office over in Glacier County. Wh…
I’m Like The American Postman
Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night keeps me away from reading Montana History up at the Marias Medical Center here in Shelby & tonight's NO exception! The motto itself is inscribed on New York's James Farley Post Office, & I intend to ask Judy to ge…
Going On Strike
Out at CHS, they're working TOGETHER to fight hunger through their Annual CHS Harvest for Hunger Food & Fund Drive. Commencing THIS Wednesday through March 20th, they'll be collecting food AND funds to help our local food banks. You're encouraged to stop by CHS here in Shelby along with their lo…
We’re Going 2 Hedge’s Ranch
That's the plan for this evening (Tuesday) during Montana History up at the Heritage Center. We're more than half way done with the book, "When Montana and I Were Young," & so far, it's been a riveting read! Mary Clearman Blew, a professor of English ove…
Wake Be B 4 U Go-Go
There's going to be a Healthy Home Workshop tomorrow (Thursday) at the...are you ready...the "WAKE Cup Coffee House down in Fort Benton. Thursday's meeting will cover radon, carbon monoxide & mildew in your home. Grab your gas masks & be ready to attend Thursday&ap…
We’ll B In The Root Cellar
We'll be picking up from where we left off last Tuesday ypmohjy at Montana History up at the Marias Heritage Center here in Shelby. We were down in Uncle Zed's root cellar in our book & it wasn't a pretty picture. Horrendous, tragic & SAD to say the leas…

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