Horsemanship

As a student of horsemanship, I discovered several years ago while working with a Ranch buyer from California, who is also an avid horseman, that he was unaware that there is a strong culture of Vaquero horsemanship here in Montana.  As Vaquero horsemanship evolved from Spain to Mexico to the Southwest of the US and…

Free Plant and Insect Diagnostics at MSU

Free Plant and Insect Pest diagnostics at Schutter Lab, Montana State University College of Agriculture in Bozeman.  Whether you live in town or are an Ag Producer, this service is for you. If you need help identifying a pesky weed, strange insect, or why your tree is dying, Schutter Lab offers free testing and identification to the Montana Residents….

2017 Hunting Permit Dates

Don’t forget season application dates and it’s time to purchase a 2017 fishing licences! Regulation Type Approximate Date for Posting Regulations Online* Bison February 15 Black Bear February 15 Deer/Elk/Antelope (DEA) March 4 Fishing February 14 Furbearer August 16 Moose/Mountain Goat/Bighorn Sheep (MSG) March 6 Mountain Lion June 21 Turkey February 13 Upland Game Bird…

2016 Market Overview

Last Friday morning, I attended the 2016 Market Overview at Red Chair, hosted by Montana Title and Escrow. Their presentation showed that the Bozeman Residential Market had a majority of sales that were $359,000 and under. There was also a 6% increase in sales and 6% increase in price.

The Bitterroot Stockgrowers Association Ag Expo

The Bitterroot Stockgrowers Association Ag Expo in Hamilton, MT was a great success over two full days with the expo hall full of tractors. ATVs, agricultural vendors, classes and workshops. The event ended with a dinner attended by over 450 people and the recognition of Stevensville resident Rob Johnson with The Lifetime Achievement in Ag…

Finding your Montana

To some people, Montana means Big Sky or one of the other resorts in the state; to others it is a small city like Bozeman or a wide spot in the road such as Ringling, but often it is the land and the characteristics of it that draws people to a location. The outdoor recreation…

Montana’s Wild Places

BOB MARSHALL WILDERNESS “The Bob” is the fifth largest wilderness in the lower 48 and home to some of the wildest back country in the country.   Almost 2,000 miles of trails, traveled only on foot or by stock carefully lace their way through spectacular rock formations, such as the Chinese wall, which averages 1,000 vertical…

Harry and Snowman Showing February 12th 6pm

Heads up Bozeman!! Come see a wonderful story about a Man & his Horse and how they accomplished the impossible. All proceeds benefit the Windhorse learning center- connecting Youth with Horses for Learning & Growth www.windhorseequinelearning.org Tickets can be purchased online for this one time showing at the Emerson in Bozeman Sunday, February 12th at…

Save the date of January 23rd, for an educational resource on grazing riparian areas and monitoring grazing in Montana

The January 23rd Ennis Range School brings respected leaders to present on helpful topics and tools for Southwest Montana Ranchers. This half day event includes a range of subjects and lunch at the Madison Valley Baptist Church. Agenda 10:00 AM Welcome, Introductions 10:10 AM Dr. Jeff Mosley: Collaborative Conservation in Montana Ranching 11:15 AM Dr….

West Boulder Reserve

This extremely unique property offers a rare opportunity to own an exceptional custom designed home in the coveted West Boulder Reserve. This distinctive piece of architecture was inspired by the Inn at Old Faithful in Yellowstone National Park. It is nestled in as aspen grove, surrounded by spruce trees on an elevated plateau overlooking a…