Month: September 2015

Antibiotics Use and Resistance in Livestock #AgChat

Each week, on Tuesdays at 6:00 p.m. Mountain Time, people from across the farming and ranching community gather for a Twitter chat to discuss what is going on in the world of agriculture. A new topic is the center of discussion each week and ranges from cropping systems to livestock news headlines. A moderator posts the […]

3 Lessons Learned From My First 3 Half Marathons

Late last year, I set a goal to run a Half Marathon. After completing a few 5k and 10k races, I was hungry for more. So, this Spring, I accomplished that goal by running the Yellowstone Half Marathon. I wasn’t competitive for any medals, but I did accomplish my goal of finishing. Following that race, […]

Running: 25-Mile Relay Ranch Run – Lennep, Montana

This was a busy weekend for the Montana running community! September offers so many great opportunities for runners and this weekend was one of the busiest! On Saturday, I took part in the inaugural CattleWomen’s Ranch Run, a 25-mile relay in the Castle Mountains near the town of Lennep. This 5-person relay showcased 5th generation ranches, stewardship and […]

We Need To Manage Resources and Prevent Catastrophic Wildfires

We get it. 2015 has been dry, major portions of the West are in the middle of a big drought and things will catch on fire. But it doesn’t have to be this bad. In a previous post, I briefly discussed the impact wildfires are having on Western states this year, specifically the ranching communities […]

Wildfires Devastating Western States Ranchers

During the summer of 2015, weather in the Northwest U.S. has been dominated by fire season. While the eastern half of the country experienced a wet and cold winter this year, we were well above average on temperatures and dry during a season when most of our annual moisture arrives in the form of snow […]

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