Farmer MSA

Montana Stockgrowers Association – Life Planning Seminar Part: 3

Timing is Everything! Why do you think Crystal balls, time machines and rubbing a genie bottle is a part of fables and folklore for generations? Wouldn’t it be nice to see into the future or go back in the past to change a decision? Everyone has a decision in their life that is accompanied by […]

Montana ranchers

Crisis of Aging Montana Ranchers and Farmers

Updated 1/2/18 Aging Montana Ranchers and Farmers  Over the past 30 years, the average age of farmers and ranchers has increased nearly 8 years. Currently, the average farmer or rancher in the United States is 60 years old. The average age of Montana ranchers and farmers is over 60 years old. This presents a tremendous […]

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Women in Montana Ranching

Updated 12/15/17 Montana is viewed as a rough and tumble place where being a rancher requires grit and toughness few possess. What I have found is a bunch of those gritty and tough ranchers are women. Women in Montana ranching are successful women who either partner with their husband or go it alone in helping […]