Those who farm in northeastern Montana – the northern Great Plains – face very cold winters, very hot summers, and very little rain (11-14 inches annually). Much of eastern Montana is given to large tracts of conventional grain farming.
Some farmers are finding that organic growing methods are providing a better market, reasonable prices, and more net profit than conventional methods. Meet three farmers who are growing wheat for Annie’s Homegrown, a food production company focused entirely on organic products.
Meet more of Montana’s organic farmers in Organic Dryland Farming: Eastern Washington and Northwestern Montana.