Category Archives: Lifestyle- Western Ranch Brokers

Winter Wheat Outlook

Following record-breaking heat over the summer, fall has arrived and the winter wheat planting season is now underway.

Montana…Moving in the Right Direction

The numbers are in and as we all know, the population of Montana is growing at a significant rate. While there is some grumbling about more people, traffic and prices, there are advantages that the state will enjoy in the near future.

Archery Essentials with Caleb and Bill

The season for archery elk hunting is in full swing in Montana. Western Ranch Brokers partners Bill and Caleb, offered some of their recommendations for anyone planning to get out this fall.

Drought drives high hay prices and demand

Despite the challenges many are facing across the state, families, ranchers, neighbors and individuals continue to band together to enjoy each other’s company and the way of life. Hard times may fall on many this year, but the Montana rancher is built for times like these.

Billings Highlight

Billings, Montana is the state’s largest city and provides all of the conveniences of a thriving metropolitan area—everything from fine and local restaurants and shops to box stores and national retailers to car dealerships and heavy equipment dealers.

Angling’s Antidote for Cabin Fever

Flanked by jagged mountain peaks flush with snow, the Bitterroot Valley in western Montana is home to one of fly fishing’s most anticipated events. It is not a festival or a film tour and it doesn’t have a defined start or finish, but for Montana anglers the skwala stonefly hatch on the Bitterroot River is affirmation that winter is in the rearview.

Spring Time in Montana: Calving

SPRINGTIME IN MONTANA | CALVING SEASON You can tell it’s calving season in Montana by the ever-present horses standing saddled, 24 hours a day, outside of barns across the state. There’s no better vantage than sitting six feet above the ground for spotting a cow going into labor in the calving pen. Bill Boyce, a […]