Front Page Photo 7-20-17

Work Ethic 101 taking place in Wilsall, Montana, as four-year-old Graydin Arthun feeds Wally the bottle calf. Thanks to Kelsi Arthun for sharing.

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Front Page Photo 7-13-17

This good-looking hitch of mules — driven by Jon Overmyer of Overmyer Farms, Davenport, WA — won the Four-Abreast Class recently held at the 2017 Big Sky Draft Horse Expo in Deer Lodge, Montana. The four-abreast hitch is often used on a farm to pull a variety of farm equipment. Pat Hansen photo.

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Front Page Photo 7-6-17

U.S. Ag Secretary Sonny Perdue and National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) President Craig Uden, a cattle feeder and rancher from Elwood, Nebraska, traveled to China last week to formally mark the return of U.S. beef to the Chinese market after a 13-year hiatus. In the photo above, Secretary Perdue (center) ceremonially cuts into a Nebraska prime rib in Beijing,

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Front Page Photo 6-29-17

To accompany our coverage of this year’s drought as well as the crop conditions around parts of Reporter country, this June 20 USDA map seemed particularly appropriate. Yellow areas mean Abnormally Dry, orange areas mean Severe Drought, and red areas mean Extreme Drought – sadly, there’s way too much of Montana, North Dakota, and South Dakota that are covered

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Front Page Photo 6-22-17

And here’s the Amish version of Roman Riding! This photo was taken at the 2017 Montana Horse Progress Days held at the Reuben Miller Farm, Moore, MT, on June 2 & 3. While the details for the horseman aren’t known, the blue roan Percherons are Blue and Bill, who found a new home in Veteran, Wyoming.

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Front Page Photo 6-8-17

Now here are not only four handsome cowboy lads but also four kinds of trouble! Hats on their heads, boots on their feet, they are ready for anything! Thanks to my friend Sandy Seaton Sallee of Emigrant, Montana, for sharing this swell photo. She wrote: “We were branding a dozen head of new mules and horses, and our grandsons

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Front Page Photo 6-1-17

Work Ethic 101 taking place here on the working end of a shovel! Thanks to Matt Ryan of Ryan Bros. Trucking in Thermopolis, Wyoming, for sharing. “My son Gabe is the fourth generation of Ryan Brothers Trucking. He is learning some Work Ethic 101 in the less glamorous part of cattle trucking!” Hats off to Gabe for learning to

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Front Page Photo 5-25-17

Work Ethic 101 in progress here as Mike Hammond teaches 8-year-old grandson Everett how to stamp on a hot iron brand during the annual Mother’s Day branding at Indian Creek Ranch east of Billings, Montana. Photo by Corinne Hammond.

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Front Page Photo 5-18-17

Work Ethic alive and well in Harlem, Montana! When Bobbi Schroder shared this swell photo, she wrote: “Here is a picture of our youngest from our ranch crew, Evan Schroder, eight years old. His older sister has taught him how to properly hold a newborn calf for tagging and vaccinating. Evan has Down Syndrome, but that has not limited

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Front Page Photo 5-11-17

Now if this series of photos isn’t perfect for Mother’s Day, the WAR editor doesn’t know what would be! Arriving in the big outside world is a process! Thanks to John L. Moore of Miles City, Montana, for sharing these excellent photos of what he called “the progression” with a 5/8ths Tarentaise heifer and a Red Angus-sired heifer calf. He

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FRONT PAGE PHOTO 4-27-2017

Work Ethic 101 is alive and well in Jordan, Montana, where 3-year-old Colt is feeding the bum lambs at his great-grandparents\’ place! Thanks to Kylee Whiteside for sharing this fun photo

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Front Page Photo 4-20-2017

Montana goes to Nicaragua! Treston Vermandel and Marty Earnhart from the MT Department of Agriculture — along with two Montana ranchers, Bob Redland of Redland Red Angus and Chase Brevig of Brevig Charolais — spent a week in Central America. L to R: Treston Vermandel, Chase Brevig, Bob Redland, Jimmy Bolanos, Oscar Huete, Marty Earnheart, and unknown.

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Community College Series: Part 9 Northeastern Junior College

Community College Series: Part 9Northeastern Junior College

By Leesa Zalesky & Linda Grosskopf

Location: Sterling, ColoradoWeb Address: www.njc.eduFounded: 1941Academic Programs: 80 programs of study including degrees that transfer to four-year institutions as well as online opportunitiesMission: “Northeastern Junior College is committed to developing excellence in our students by instilling knowledge, advancing skills, and providing opportunities to transfer and enter the workforce successfully.”Vision:

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Font Page Photo 4-13-2017

Now here\’s a bunch of good-looking crossbred yearlings in the Centennial Valley near Dillon, Montana, enjoying springtime in Montana! Thanks to Sandy Sallee of Emigrant, Montana, for sharing this nice photo taken by her husband Scott.

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