Opinion by Montana State Representative Dan Bartel for Northern Ag Network The tax exemption APR enjoys also gives them a major advantage in the marketplace for land.  APR is able to pay premium prices as they compete directly against young farmers and ranchers trying to get their start. By Rep.Continue Reading

“This is a huge win for property owners in Montana. We’ve successfully blocked the introduction of free-roaming bison for at least the next decade,” said UPOM Policy Director Chuck Denowh. “This is a major setback for the American Prairie Reserve and their plan to impose wild bison on their neighbors and onContinue Reading

Protect the Harvest STORM ON THE PRAIRIE: AMERICAN PRAIRIE RESERVE TRIES TO ‘BUFFALO’ RURAL MONTANA American Prairie Reserve Threatens Ranching in The West Seeks To Create Largest Natural Reserve in United States The American Prairie Reserve began in 2001 as the Prairie Foundation, created by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF)Continue Reading

By Protect the Harvest STORM ON THE PRAIRIE: AMERICAN PRAIRIE RESERVE TRIES TO ‘BUFFALO’ RURAL MONTANA American Prairie Reserve Threatens Ranching in The West Seeks To Create Largest Natural Reserve in United States The American Prairie Reserve began in 2001 as the Prairie Foundation, created by the World Wildlife FundContinue Reading

Special Report: Cowboys or buffalo? by Dave Skinner As published in the RANGE magazine Fall 2019 Edition Critical Mass The most ambitious and successful “rewilding” effort ever attempted faces stiffening opposition from Montana’s producer communities. Who will win? Well, it’s complicated… Words and photos by Dave Skinner. In 2012, RANGEContinue Reading