Agriculture

Montana GOP on Potential Trade War
Q2 in Billings reports that Montana’s two Republican members of Congress, Senator Steve Daines and Representative Greg Gianforte, both expressed concerns Thursday about President Donald Trump’s decision to slap tariffs on aluminum and steel imports, with Gianforte com…
It’s Sugar Beet Processing Time Again In Billings
Sugar beets account for between $70 Million and $100 Million per year of Billings' regional economy. This year however it could be on the lower end of that range as harvests have been so good this year that there is a sugar glut in the U.S...
IT SMELLS LIKE ROASTED CORN!
Part of my indoctrination to my new hometown of Billings is the smell of the processing of sugar beets. Some people don't like the smell but to me it has the aroma of roasted corn. Roasted corn smells sweet and so do all the jobs sugar beets add to our economy...
Agricultural Hall of Fame Welcomes Willie Nelson
The Legendary Willie Nelson will be inducted into the Agricultural Hall of Fame this August.  His induction comes from his role as founder and president of Farm Aid.  Farm Aid works with local, regional and national organizations to promote fair farm policies and grassroots organizing cam…