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Where’s The Beef?
If you ask me, there's a ton of it (even more) right here in Montana. As we celebrate National Agricultural Day this month with this year's theme, "Agriculture: Food for Life," we're reminded that there's not only 265,000 head of cattle on Montana's Indian …
It’s “The Bees Knees”
No wonder one hears the term "worker bee" so often...it takes our Montana bees 2 MILLION flower visits to produce only 1 pound of honey!  In fact, Montana ranks 2nd in the United States in honey production. How sweet it is. Speaking of sweet, nearly half of the sugar consumed …
Ruminating & Farming
I was sitting here with my teeth in my mouth thinking about Montana Agriculture, along with the "theme" for this year's National Ag Day on Thursday, March 14th. Did you know that a "RUMINANT," like a cow, goat or lamb, has FOUR stomach compartments & …
JFK Was Right!
Our late President, John F. Kennedy had a famous quote pertaining to farmers. President Kennedy submitted "Farmers are the only business people that buy retail, sell wholesale & pay for the shipping BOTH ways!" As we celebrate Agriculture this month & National Agric…
We’re Bring Home The Bacon
National Agriculture Day's Thursday, March 14th, & we're honoring Agriculture ALL this month at KSEN & KZIN! MAN, we do love our pork! In fact, right here at "home," the NUMBER ONE (!) produced livestock in Toole County IS hogs! Did you know that a Montana…
And A-WHEAT We Go!
The theme for THIS year's National Agriculture Day (Thursday 3/14) is "Agriculture: Food for Life," & we're downright proud of our MONTANA wheat! According to our Montana Grain Growers Association, MORE foods are made WITH wheat than with any other cereal grain. D…
Wheat Is Wheat BUT…
I'd submit our Montana wheat is the BEST! In fact, both wheat & barley are Montana #1 cash crop. Montana's in the TOP 5 wheat producing states, & our friends & neighbors over in Choteau County (think Fort Benton) have the #3 wheat producing county in the country! KS…
They Don’t Get Many Days Off
With National Agriculture Day coming up on Thursday, March 14th, & the theme for this year's National Agriculture Day being "Agriculture: Food for Life," I'd like to give a "SHOUT OUT" to our average Montana dairy cow. Did you know these gentle, …
99 Bottles Of Beer On The Wall
Best make that 15 BILLION bottles of beer because National Agriculture Day is Thursday, March 14th. According to the Montana Grain Growers Association, our Montana farmers grow enough barley to brew over 15 BILLION bottles of the amber brew...
More Of “Them” Than US!
MAN! While our "people population" of Montana is just over a million, there's some 2.5 MILLION cattle in the Treasure State. In fact, our friends & neighbors down in Beaverhead County have the #5 beef producing county in the whole United States! I ...
How Does Your Garden Grow?
You'll have a better handle on this deal by attending the Master Gardener classes over in Chester. The Master Gardener Level 1 classes begin on Wednesday, February 13th. Registration is REQUIRED & DUE by next Monday, the 4th. If I had the time, I'd probably sign up myself...t...
We All Do Better When We All Do Better
Our Toole County Combined Fund Drive is is now underway, & it's really a GOOD thing! Rather than multiple organizations soliciting donations from you, our Toole County Fund Drives COMBINES efforts to seek funding for some 20 very worthwhile organizations. Fu...

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