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Some What The Hay Competition

Aha! The latest word on the street is that someone, who looks a lot like Art Taft, has been secretly building an entry for the What The Hay competition Sunday, September 12. Nobody would have known except for a garage door inadvertently left open. Although this photo doesn’t show the entire entry you have to […]

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What The Hay – Building An Entry

The Russell Country board has painted haybales for the What The Hay event for quite a few years now. The event is held the first Sunday after Labor Day. What began as a spoof between two neighbors has grown into one of Montana’s most unique events. Decorated haybales dot the landscape between Windham, Utica and […]

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Calving and Lambing Open Houses In Chinook Area

Blaine County, along US Highway 2 in northcentral Montana, is the location of scheduled ranch open houses during calving and lambing season. What a great effort to combine agriculture and tourism and pass along education about Montana’s ranching heritage. The Chinook Chamber of Commerce and the Northcentral Montana Cattlewomen have coordinated this interesting project. Ranchers are […]

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What The Hay – What An Event!

If you are in need of some good old fashioned chuckles, drive to Utica, MT Sunday, September 7, 2008. The annual What The Hay event takes place roadside between Hobson, Utica and Windham, MT. Area ranchers build haybale cre”Hay”tions and use the words hay, bale or straw in their title. There are usually about 50 […]

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