Field Days: Unexpected Results

Nov 27, 2017

Shannon and Tasman Merrill help water cows in July. The rubber hose in the foreground is draining the large tanks used to haul water to the tan stock tanks during the drought this summer.
Credit Weston Merrill

On this episode of Field Days, rancher Weston Merrill discovers tough choices he made this summer while coping with the worst drought in thirty years ended up giving him his best breeding season yet.


Field Days is a weekly audio diary following the day-to-day life of a Montana rancher, produced by Yellowstone Public Radio in collaboration with The Prairie Star newspaper. Theme music by John Kosel of the High Country Cowboys.