On June 22, editor of C magazine Greg Lamp hit the road on a motorcycle trip with a gang of Montana ranchers and farmers. Follow along with him as the group of wild hogs tours ranches, farms, co-ops and processing facilities in eastern Montana and western North Dakota. Photos and details of their adventures are provided in the links below. Make sure to check back for more!
Day 1: Miles City, Mont.
More than 35 riders from mostly Montana, but also Oklahoma, Nebraska, Iowa, Arizona and Alberta, Canada, met for dinner at the Bucking Horse Saloon in Miles City to kick off the 10th annual Montana crop and cow tour.
Day 2: Hettinger N.D.
The group travels to Hettinger, N.D. and is treated to a homemade lunch, complements of the Hettinger High School music department. Next stop is Solaris Feeder for a tour of its 6,000-head feedlot. Then, it’s a ride to Medora, N.D. to watch a performance of the “rootin’-tootinest, boot-scootinest show in all the west” — the Medora Musical.
Day 3: Minot, N.D.
The adventure continues to Minot, N.D. for a tour at AGT Foods, a pulse crop processing facility that turns locally grown peas and lentils into flours. Along the way they make a stop along the badlands and visit a Cenex travel plaza in New Town, N.D.