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Saving energy on Montana farms and ranches.

Saving energy on Montana farms and ranches.

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Published by Montana. Energy Division .
Written in English


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Pagination78 p. $0.00 C.1 $0.00 C.2.
Number of Pages78
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Montana has million acres of land used for farm and ranch production. Farms and ranches make up approximately two-thirds of the state’s total land area. Most of this land is rangeland used for cattle and sheep, while the remainder is used for growing crops: wheat, barley, oats, sugar beets, corn, potatoes, cherries and hay to name a few.   The Montana Game Farm Reform Initiative, also known as I, was on the November 7, ballot in Montana as an initiated state statute, where it was measure prohibited all new alternative livestock ranches, also knows as game farms. Existing game farms were allowed to continue operating but were prohibited from transferring their licenses or from allowing shooting of .

We gather production data from the Natural Resources Conservation Services (NRCS) and commodity price data from Montana Agricultural Statistics. (ARM ) Other sources of publicly available information may be used if suggested by the Agricultural Land . Energy Share of Montana. Cooney Drive, Suite Helena, MT Phone: or Fax: [email protected]

Tillage in Montana probably started in the Gallatin Valley in the early s, according to T.J. Gilles in his book, "When Tillage Begins." Produce farms and dairy operations gained a foothold around the mining camps and population centers of early-day Montana to meet local demand. The author and his wife helped look after a band of 1, animals during a six month stint sheep herding in eastern Montana. PHOTO: MOTHER EARTH NEWS STAFF The interior of the sheep wagon.


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Farms, and concludes with a list of resources for more information. This publication draws heavily on the out-of-print book “Saving Energy on Montana Farms and Ranches,” published by the Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation in January Material and diagrams from this publication are reprinted and adapted here.

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