AGRICULTURE: Montana is a better place to live when family farms and ranches are thriving.
Helen & Gordy Waller at their farm near Circle.
LANDOWNER RIGHTS: Corporations should not be allowed to run roughshod over landowners
Mark Fix surveys his pastures and calving grounds in the Tongue River Valley near Miles City.
OIL & GAS: Click here to watch our video "Mixing Oil and Water." Air, water and rural communities are casualties of oil and gas development
Plains Speaking Blog
On September 10, I had the opportunity to participate in a conversation about how we can build stronger local economies, and would like to share with you some of the most promising solutions.
The Homegrown Prosperity Conference brought together more than 70 rural, urban, and native people to explore how we can build a more diverse, resilient and homegrown economy that creates prosperity for all Montanans.read more »
Northern Plains Resource Council offers a number of publications, including fact sheets, the Plains Truth newsletter, legislative bulletins, special reports and more.read more »
- Conference looks at keeping state products in state – Last Best News, Sept. 15, 2016 »
- Home grown businesses good for prosperity, speaker says – Billings Gazette Sept. 12, 2016 »
- Letter: Workshop will build stronger communities – Billings Gazette, Sept. 4, 2016 »
- Letter: Spending locally strengthens our economy – Bozeman Daily Chronicle, Aug. 23, 2016 »
- Eighth Wild & Scenic Film Festival set for Billings Sept. 9 »
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