Montana Bison Association Winter Conference and Workshop Slated for January 6 & 7 for Holiday Inn, Great Falls, Montana. You don’t have to own bison to attend, matter of fact everyone is welcome to register. Montana Bison Association (MBA) feels that this would be a great time for bison producers, cattle producers, red meat consumers … More Bison, The Other Red Meat
Rancher to Rancher interview with Brad Osadczuk by Maggie Nutter about learning from Bovine TB discovery on his Alberta ranch. I’ve been reading with horror articles about the discovery of bovine Tuberculosis (TB) in a cattle southern Alberta with 40 ranches 22,000 cattle quarantined. Finally, curiosity won and with the help of Google, I found … More Rancher to Rancher Interveiw with Brad Osadczuk on living in the ongoing Bovine TB investigation.
As the Bovine tuberculosis (TB) episode in Southern Alberta unfolds, Montana cattle ranchers may ask, “what does this mean to us?” As of Monday, November 28th, according to the Canadian Food Inspection Service (CFIS) 22,000 cattle are quarantined with 10,000 destined for slaughter with 1200 already euthanized. The quarantine and stop movement placed on the … More What does the Alberta bovine TB outbreak mean to Montana rancher?
Guest Blog by Trina Jo Bradley, Rancher on Dupuyer Creek Having grown up on a ranch on Dupuyer Creek, grizzly bears have always been a part of my life. As kids, my siblings and I were not allowed to leave the yard without our dog and at least two of us together, and even then … More Because it’s Real
By Ryan Rauscher, MFWP As described in the May 2016 edition of the Post Rider, HD 401 has been identified as a high risk area for Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) because of the presence of the disease in Alberta. CWD is a contagious neurological disease that attacks the brain of members of the deer … More HD 401 CWD Update
This is a guest blog by Keith Kubista, Montana Sportsmen for Fish and Wildlife This issue is a real concern and we need to make sure not only we are informed but that we talk about it to our friends and family. I-177, the anti-trapping ban proposed by the animal rights fanatics will be on … More I-177 The Tipping Point
Four Ballot Initiatives qualified to be on the Montana voter’s ballot this fall. Ranchers may take particular interest in Initiative 177 (I-177) which is officially supported by Montanans for Trap Free Public Lands. This is the third time this initiative has been tried and it finally gathered the required signatures to get on the ballot. … More I-177 takes away most effective Grizzly Bear capture device