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Learning lessons on the lunge line today after he threw his rider (wasn’t me) last night. #horsesofinstagram #agchat #workout #sweat #latherup (at Helena Valley Northwest, Montana)

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A little #saddletime on the roan this afternoon. Buster won’t be a #grumpyhorse tonight. #TGIF #ranchlife #agchat #Rodeo #leather #Western #montanawasted #MontanaMoment #feelsgood #lifeisgood #horsesofinstagram (at Helena Valley Northwest, Montana)

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The Ruby Valley is a gorgeous place to graze cattle, especially during the #Fall season! Thanks to Kayla Sandru for capturing this scene as her family gathered cattle from the USFS grazing allotment this month.

#ranchlife #agchat #MontanaMoment #KeepingTraditionAlive #RanchingForTheFuture #horsesofinstagram #Cowboys #mountains #family #Montana

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“WASHINGTON, Oct. 15, 2014 —Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced several steps that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is taking to address the increase of herbicide resistant weeds in U.S. agricultural systems.

“Weed control in major crops is almost entirely accomplished with herbicides today,” said Vilsack. “USDA, working in collaboration with the Environmental Protection…

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Shout out to our #dairy farming friends! #DrinkAMugAMilkAMeal. Try saying that 5 times fast. #moo #dairygood #MontanaMoment #agchat #TravelMT (at Pilot/Town Pump)

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No matter where they are in the world, what type of agriculture they’re involved in, the size of their operation, or how much money they make… Farmers are Farmers. - Dr. Pearse Lyons at Alltech’s Global Beef & Dairy Conference.

Want to make a difference in advocacy? Imagine what would happen if we each connected with 49 people. That’s all it would take.

More thoughts and a video in a new blog post today: AgricultureProud.com

#agchat #ranchlife #advocacy #food #49 #foodiechats #foodD

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NEW blog: Who will be your 49? Here’s your challenge to connect with others. #agchat #advocacy

Global Farmers

“No matter where they are in the world, farmers are farmers.”
- Dr. T Pearse Lyons, Alltech’s 2014 Global Beef & Dairy Conference in Deauville, Normandy, France

Global FarmersFarmers from across the globe, no matter their style of farming or type of end product, size of operation or amount of income, they’re all in the same business of farming. These are the food, fiber and fuel producers that contribute to…

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"Everyone but the center"!

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This time last year, I was sitting at a lab bench in #Tennessee, going insane. I don’t regret leaving it behind one single bit. Amazing what can change in a year. #lifeisgood #ilovemyjob #stillworkinglonghours #noregrets

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My #Serrano #pepper plants are throwing red and green? What causes that? #gardenchat #foodiechats #pepperaddict #agchat

Raised in sun room. Some dry stress. #Jalapeno plants doing it too. (at Helena Valley Northwest, Montana)