Podcast 019 – Raising Bison For Meat in Montana

In Episode 018 of the podcast, I visited with the National Bison Association to learn more about raising bison commercially across the United States. We touched on a fair number of statistics to describe this sector of the agriculture business on a national level. Image via Montana Bison Association On Episode 019 of the Agriculture … Continue reading Podcast 019 – Raising Bison For Meat in Montana

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Five Ways Livestock Make Contributions to Open Lands

Much of what we love about the western states involves open lands. Both private and public ownership of millions of acres make up these open spaces where we can enjoy wildlife, big skies, and the last remaining wide-open country. Do livestock and farming operations contribute to retaining these open lands? I decided to tackle this topic … Continue reading Five Ways Livestock Make Contributions to Open Lands

Podcast 016 – Western Author on Sharing Your Story

For years, we've talked about sharing your story in the context of agriculture advocacy. Today, while there is an increasing number of agriculture advocates sharing their stories on blogs, that doesn't mean we're doing it in the most effective manner to reach the audience we truly would like to reach. On Episode 016 of the … Continue reading Podcast 016 – Western Author on Sharing Your Story

Podcast 009 – Researcher on Montana Beef Cattle Extension

I've always been a big supporter of our Land Grant University extension and research programs. Growing up in 4-H had me acquainted with their efforts from the start. Continuing education in the college of agriculture had a natural integration through my undergraduate years, and my graduate research program allowed me to dive even deeper working … Continue reading Podcast 009 – Researcher on Montana Beef Cattle Extension

Young Montana Ranchers Learning to Contribute Through Leadership

When the Stockgrowers Leadership Series was launched in January, fourteen young members of the ranching community gathered from across Montana to embark on the inaugural 12-month journey to improve their skills and learn more about our industry. Now four months into the program, the class participants are enthusiastic about their progress and even considering different perspectives … Continue reading Young Montana Ranchers Learning to Contribute Through Leadership