Farming is a tough and unpredictable business. It requires hard manual labor and quick responses to complicated problems.
Climate change holds the potential of adding a whole new level of complexity - and uncertainty - to Montana's top industry.
All week long we've taken a look at climate change and its impacts on Montana.
In our final feature story tonight, Edward O'Brien speaks with a few of the people who will be directly dealing with the consequences if - perhaps when - we see significant alterations in our long-term climate patterns.