Environment & Science

Field Days: Wheat Delivery

Jun 18, 2018
Matt Brown

On this episode of Field Days, Stillwater County farmer Phil Davey delivers the last of 2017's wheat crop.


Matt Brown

On this episode of Field Days, Stillwater County farmer Phil Davey's place is literally underwater after days of rain.  


Field Days: Irrigation

Jun 4, 2018
courtesy Phil Davey

On this episode of Field Days, Stillwater County farmer Phil Davey gets his irrigation ditch going.


Field Days: Spraying The Winter Wheat

May 29, 2018
courtesy Phil Davey

On this episode of Field Days, Stillwater County farmer Phil Davey finally gets to spraying his winter wheat.


Three of Montana's coal mines could shutter by 2029.
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission / U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission

Several big coal mines in Montana and Wyoming are projected to close within the next two decades. The mines' owner, Westmoreland Coal Company, is on the brink of bankruptcy.

courtesy Phil Davey

On this episode of Field Days, Stillwater County farmer Phil Davey quite literally works around the clock planting spring wheat and chickpeas in a race against time.

  

courtesy Phil Davey

 On this episode of Field Days, Stillwater County farmer Phil Davey waits for a break in the weather so his fertilizer can be delivered and applied—the only way he can make any money on the crop at harvest.


courtesy Phil Davey

On this episode of Field Days, Columbus farmer Phil Davey shows us around the farm.


courtesy Phil Davey

On this first episode of the third season of Field Days, we meet Columbus farmer Phil Davey, who we’ll follow this season from planting to harvest.


Jackie Yamanaka

Former U.S. Energy Secretary Bill Richardson says the coal industry isn’t dead. He says it’s in transition and there needs to be a plan. Part of that plan may be forming a coalition with renewable energy producers.

Richardson envisions something akin to a Marshall Plan. It was a U.S. program that helped Europe rebuild after the devastation of World War II.

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