Agriculture

How Does Your Lawn Grow
Talk about getting back "to your roots" & you're talking the Tree & Lawn Care Workshop that's going on today (Friday) in our Golden Triangle. There'll be 2 sessions...1 this morning from 9 to 11 o'clock over at the Glacier County Courthouse …
A Winning Wednesday
Our Shelby FFA hosted a real "Kiss a Pig" contest during April, & the WINNERS are being announced/presented today (Wednesday.) Teachers from both the high school & elementary school volunteered to be in the contest with votes being taken (1 cent …
She’s Not THAT Old
She's Heritage Center resident & well known Shelbyite Marie Ostrem, & Marie filled in for me last week for Montana History up at the Marias Heritage Center here in Shelby. Marie began the book, Older Than The Hills" authored by a local Sweetgrass lady who…
Fire at Milford Colony Near Augusta
A Monday evening fire in the pig barn located on the Milford Colony near Augusta, was reported last night, details are a bit sketchy at this point, but we do know that the barn was fully engulfed in flames when first responders arrived on the scene, with flames shooting 30 to 40 feet in the air...
Mountain Lion
Wednesday night, around 9:30 pm, a cow on the Benjamin road, across from the feedlot,  was attacked by what appeared to be a mountain lion, according to the Toole County Sheriff's office. The cow was moved inside and Montana FWP was notified...
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…

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