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Organic Association Hosts Farm and Ranch Tour in Hinsdale


The summers of 2017 and 2018 have been rough growing seasons for Montana’s farmers and ranchers. Extreme drought, extended heat, and wildfires brought very challenging conditions to Montana, including the Johnson’s Ranch in Hinsdale. Matt and Sonja Johnson will share how they faced the drought and heat as it impacted both their organic and conventional crops, their soil health, weeds and finances.

The Johnson’s grow naked oats, plow-down/grazing/production field peas, barley inter-seeded with yellow sweet clover, and wheat. Matt and Sonja also raise conventional cattle. They will shar...

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