Agriculture

How Old?
OLDER than the hills, that's how old & it's that's the title of the new tome we'll start reading this evening (Tuesday) up at the Marias Heritage Center here in Shelby. Evelyn D. Aiken, the author, says, "Best Wishes to all from the Best Place on Earth, THE …
Kiss A Pig
Our Shelby FFA is running a "Kiss A Pig" Contest THIS month & besides an "oinking" good time, it's all for a great cause. Local Shelby teachers (both high school AND elementary) have volunteered to be in the contest. The students & anyone…
Ain’t Like The Willie Nelson Tune
Rather than "On The Road Again," it's apparently OFF the road today (Tuesday) on the Bullhead Road. The road's closed down until 5 o'clock this afternoon from the Frontage Road to the Trunk Butte Road. Go ahead, "Keep on TRUNKIN," but not today on t…
Older Than The Hills
No, no, I'm not referring to myself, The Puffman...it's the title of the next book we'll be starting during Montana History up at the Marias Heritage Center here in Shelby. There's a snowball's chance in...uh, allow me to phrase that in a better way...
It’s Lewing We’ll Be Hearing
Neal Lewing that is! Neal Lewing's been here before as part of the infamous Irish singing group, the Montana ShamRockers & Lewing's lumbering on over to Cut Bank tonight (Thursday) & bringing his music/history show, "Singing the Westward Legacy-Folk Music…
Drone Potential in Agriculture
Drones are heavily regulated, but Michigan native Jason Hugo, owner/operator of goFarm LLC, has received an exemption from the FAA, allowing him to fly commercially. Raised on a crop farm in Linwood in Bay County, Hugo is using unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) and goFarm's technology to measure and i…
34 Left
34 pages to go...that's all that's left in the LOOOOOOOOOOOONGEST book I've ever read during Montana History up at the Marias Heritage Center here in Shelby!. I'll be there tonight (Tuesday) at 6 o'clock SHARP, & hopefully, we can get at least half through&…
Farmers Reap Benefits of Driverless Tractor Tech
Farming is big business across America, with more than two million farms covering more than 900 million acres. Many tractors are equipped with technology that companies like Google are planning to put on the road. Adriana Diaz reports from Iowa with the tools of the future farmers are using today...
Keep On Trucking…& Harvesting
I've been anxiously waiting to hear from "Tall" Todd, the custom cutter guy who does his "magic" in our Golden Triangle every harvest season. Todd reports in Denver this week they had some 22 inches of snow with the int…
They Make A Positive Difference
FFA makes a positive difference in the lives of students by developing their potential for premier leadership, personal growth & career success through agricultural education. Our Shelby FFA numbers 80 some members STRONG & includes both high school & junior high students. We…
Take The High Road
Or ANY other road for that matter besides Coal Mine Road! It's been closed by the Toole County Road Department today (Tuesday) & possibly tomorrow weather permitting. The Coal Mine Road is located just east of the mailboxes near the Aschim Road. I ...

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