Cattle Ranching

Field Days: Looking To The Future

Mar 26, 2018
courtesy Weston Merrill

On the final episode of the second season of Field Days, Fergus County rancher Weston Merrill ponders his family’s legacy and the future of agriculture in Montana and the American West.


Field Days: Protecting The Hay

Mar 19, 2018
Weston Merrill

On this episode of Field Days, Fergus County rancher Weston Merrill does battle with a herd of elk to save his dwindling supply of hay.


Field Days: Losing A Calf

Mar 12, 2018
Weston Merrill

On this episode of Field Days, rancher Weston Merrill loses his first calf of the season.

  

Field Days: Montana Winter Fair

Feb 12, 2018
Courtesy The Prairie Star

On this episode of Field Days, rancher Weston Merrill heads to the Montana Winter Fair, where he learns how to be a better advocate for the agriculture industry.  


Field Days: Preparing For Calving

Feb 5, 2018
Weston Merrill

On this episode of Field Days, rancher Weston Merrill revives a forty year-old snowblower to clear out his corrals in preparation for calving.

  

Field Days: Antibiotics

Jan 17, 2018
Weston Merrill

On this episode of Field Days, rancher Weston Merrill prepares his pregnant cows and heifers for their ScourGuard shots and muses on the antimicrobial resistance debate.

  

Field Days: Feeding Cows In The Cold

Jan 8, 2018
Weston Merrill

On this episode of Field Days, frigidly cold weather over the holidays has rancher Weston Merrill figuring out creative ways to feed his cows enough, but not too much.