Cattle in Hilger, Montana, in 2014
Many Montana ranchers are being affected by the Lodgepole Complex fires that have burned nearly 300,000 acres of land and displaced livestock throughout eastern Montana.
CHS has made a $100,000 contribution on behalf of eastern Montana CHS Payback feed dealers to provide CHS Payback feed at a discounted rate for livestock producers affected by the fires.
Typical corn in Cuba is only used for local, domestic consumption.
CHS Prairie Lakes Sales Manager Erica Boyum recently joined a diverse delegation of state agricultural leaders on a trade mission to Cuba. The trip was led by Minnesota Lt. Gov. Tina Smith and included State Sen. Julie Rosen and Agricultural Commissioner Dave Frederickson.
The delegation visited Cuba at an interesting time, as President Trump revealed the administration’s new policies concerning Cuba days before they left. The group met with a variety of organizations during their time in Cuba including the Institute of Animal Sciences, the Ministry of Agriculture, and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. U.S. policies towards the island, particularly those related to agriculture, were top of mind with Cuban leaders and organizations.
CHS has partnered with The American Society of Agronomy (ASA) to collaborate in creating a dynamic, online-learning program focused on improving sustainability practices and standards in production agriculture. The curriculum will be designed for agronomists and agribusiness professionals and will establish a recognized, industry-wide standard of education to help agronomists and other agriculture professionals truly implement sustainable practices in the field. (more…)
Underlying business performance stable, one-time events cause quarterly loss
PAUL, MINN. (July 14, 2017) – CHS Inc., the nation’s leading farmer-owned cooperative and a global energy, grains and foods company, announced a net loss of $45.2 million for the third quarter of its 2017 fiscal year (three-month period ended May 31, 2017), compared to net income of $190.3 million for the same period one year ago. Consolidated revenues for the third quarter were $8.6 billion, compared to $7.8 billion for the third quarter of 2016, representing a 10 percent increase.
“Despite the economic challenges in agriculture and energy, several of our underlying businesses are having a solid year,” said CHS President and Chief Executive Officer Jay Debertin. “Unfortunately, we’ve experienced three negative one-time events this fiscal year that have resulted in charges leading to a loss in the third quarter and a significant earnings decline for the year to date. In response to these events, we are implementing measures to better identify risk management gaps in some of our processes and when necessary enhance our ability to effectively manage our risks.”
We have a wide variety of water tanks available at our Malta location! All shapes and sizes, whatever your needs may be!
Although we store them at our Malta location, we can still get one to you, even if you don’t live in the area! Just call Jeri Engstrom today, and he will work with you to get one to a CHS Big Sky location nearest you!
Cell: (406) 654-7638
Office: (406) 654-2022
Need a creep feeder? Our CHS Big Sky Malta location has what you are looking for!
Don’t live in the Malta area? That’s fine! Call Jeri Engstrom today and he can help get one to the CHS Big Sky location nearest you!
Cell: (406) 654-7638
Office: (406) 654-2022
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Winifred, MT – Agronomy Sales Representative
Havre, MT – Full Time Grain Handler
Havre, MT – Seasonal Driver
Chinook, MT – Custom Applicator/Driver
There are several factors to consider before and during herbicide spray application. Taking the appropriate steps to prepare for a successful application can save time, money and effort. While spray requirements may vary based on crop, location and herbicide formulation, there are steps that should be taken to ensure the best protection against weeds during the current crop season and to protect the effectiveness of the herbicide long term.
Mother Nature plays an important role in the success of herbicide application. In addition to the preventive and arbitrary actions necessary to increase herbicide effectiveness, working with natural conditions is extremely beneficial and mandatory since we do not control the weather or other natural factors. (more…)
On June 22, editor of C magazine Greg Lamp hit the road on a motorcycle trip with a gang of Montana ranchers and farmers. Follow along with him as the group of wild hogs tours ranches, farms, co-ops and processing facilities in eastern Montana and western North Dakota. Photos and details of their adventures are provided in the links below. Make sure to check back for more!
Day 4: Sidney, Mont.
With the chilly weather leaving Minot, ND, the group had to stop and warm up in Stanley, ND. Then, it was on to Watford City, ND for lunch at the farm of fellow cyclist Bob Wisner. South of Watford City, ND, they took in the spectacular sights of Theodore Roosevelt Park before continuing on over the Yellowstone River to Sidney, MT. Click here for more photos and story.