Monthly Archives: December 2013

Montana Citizens To Help Streamline State Food Regulations – Public Meetings in Missoula, Bozeman, and Billings

What's New

Three Montana state agencies and a group of citizen stakeholders have begun a public process, mandated by the 2013 state Legislature, to review the state’s food laws and rules for inconsistencies, inefficiencies, and to gather ideas for improvement. House Bill … Continue reading

2013 AERO Commentaries on MTPR

AERO on the Air, What's New

Membership dues and donations help make our commentaries on Montana Public Radio possible.  Thank you for your support, and thank you to MTPR for the commentary slot every fourth Thursday during Montana Evening Edition.   Here’s a look back at AERO’s 2013 commentaries … Continue reading

All I Ever Wanted Was 25 Chickens.

AERO on the Air, What's New

…I went to an AERO annual meeting. Andy Lee, the keynote speaker, introduced me to the idea of chicken tractors. Chicken tractors are small mobile coops. The birds become mini tractors, eating weeds and bugs, tilling and fertilizing the field in their mobile pens. I came home from AERO’s annual meeting ready to get SERIOUS about chickens. I had that gleam in my eye that my partner has come to recognize as me somehow roping him into work of epic proportions… Continue reading

MOA Annual Conference & Member Meeting – Dec. 12-14

Abundant MT, Events, Food and Agriculture News

MOA’s 11th Annual Conference and Member Meeting December 12 – 14, 2013, Flathead Valley Community College, Kalispell, MT Facts and Fiction of GMOs, breeding and saving organic seeds, cover cropping for weed and pest control, and improving the health of the … Continue reading