In Rural America, Bears Actually ARE a Valid Reason for Teachers to be Armed

By Trina Jo Bradley According to NBC News, President-elect Donald Trump’s nominee for education secretary, Betsy DeVos, told lawmakers that guns might have a place in schools due to the threat from grizzly bears. The article reads, “Pressed on whether she could say ‘definitively’ if guns shouldn’t be in schools, she referred to an earlier … More In Rural America, Bears Actually ARE a Valid Reason for Teachers to be Armed

The Circus Has Come to Town for the Last Time

Guest Blog by  Linda L. Chezem, J.D. Chezem Farms   Cell: 317-409-5050 Those who remember their childhood excitement on the day the circus came to town are sad.  The clever funny clowns have been replaced by the grim and mean animal rights activists.  Many remember when PETA stood for “People Eating Tasty Animals” and everyone … More The Circus Has Come to Town for the Last Time

Grizzly bear management along the East Front

Guest Blog By Quentin Kujala A growing and recovered grizzly bear population in the Northern Continental Divide Ecosystem, which includes the Rocky Mountain Front, has bears in areas they haven’t been for decades. East Front landowners have expressed growing frustration and concern over the frequency and close proximity of grizzly bears to human work and … More Grizzly bear management along the East Front

Managing for Today and the Future

  MSU Extension, Pondera County will bring Roland Kroos with Crossroads Ranch Consulting, to Conrad January 30th through February 2nd to teach Principles of Holistic Management.  Roland has been involved with teaching holistic management principles for over 30 years and helping ranchers practice these management concepts. Roland received his training alongside Allan Savory, the founder … More Managing for Today and the Future