Environment & Science

There are a lot of women managing Montana farms and ranches. It's often thought of as a sector long dominated by men, but that's changing as women enter the state's agriculture industry.

There's a conference underway in Billings this week where women ranchers and farmers are gathering to learn more about making their businesses profitable.

Rancher Anita Brawner stands in line waiting for lunch. Her family runs a cattle calving operation in Nebraska, but the Brawner Ranch Company is headquartered south of Livingston, Montana, where she was born.

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Locations around the region could soon find “frost is on the pumpkin” as night time temperatures drop into the 30s.

Many home gardeners want to prolong the growing season when the first frosts threatened produce. Crops like cabbage, kale and broccoli can handle a frost or light freeze. But warm season crops like tomatoes, green beans and corn need protection.

Phil Davey

On the season finale of Field Days, as harvest winds down, Stillwater County farmer Phil Davey looks ahead to winter and beyond.


Sarah Brown

On this episode of Field Days, Stillwater County farmer Phil Davey, still in the middle of his harvest, makes planting decisions for the fall.


Sarah Brown

On this episode of Field Days, Stillwater County farmer Phil Davey takes advantage of a break between crops to hang out with his little girl.


Sarah Brown

On this episode of Field Days, host Sarah Brown and her son ride along in the combine through Stillwater County farmer Phil Davey's thick winter wheat.  


Sarah Brown

On this episode of Field Days, Stillwater County farmer Phil Davey is on track for a bumper harvest. Now, where is he going to put everything?

  

courtesy Phil Davey

On this episode of Field Days. it's harvest time for Stillwater County farmer Phil Davey.  


Phil Davey

On this episode of Field Days, Stillwater County farmer Phil Davey ponders how new Chinese tariffs on U.S. goods have already dampened markets, just weeks before harvest.


Phil Davey

On this episode of Field Days, Columbus farmer Phil Davey is able to take a brief break.  


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