Agriculture

Did you know… Ag Appreciation
According to the Department of Agriculture:
Mining and agriculture lured settlers to Montana during the latter half of the 1800s, and agriculture remains the state's number one industry. One out of every six Montana workers is employed in an agriculture-related field
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HUNTERS BE CAREFUL!
People are asking about how the dry conditions and fire danger will affect hunting seasons.  FWP is not recommending that the Fish and Wildlife Commission close hunting seasons.  “Because of widely variable conditions and different types of hunting scenarios across the state, that is a decision righ…
MSU Extension – Glacier Co Master Gardner Training
MSU Extension's popular Master Gardener Training will begin March 22nd in Cut Bank.
These classes provide the foundation of gardening knowledge to help others in their gardening pursuits!
The classes will be held once per week on Tuesday evenings from 6 - 8 p...
MSU AgAlert: Seed Treatment for Pulse Crops
MSU Extension plant pathologist Dr. Mary Burrows has issued a new AgAlert bulletin dealing with general seed treatment recommendations for disease management in pulse crops. Click HERE to download the bulletin in pdf form.
MSU Extension: Getting the Scoop on Soil
The Montana State University Cooperative Extension Service has introduced  The Soil Scoop, a new 2-page series from MSU's Soil Fertility Extension program providing condensed information on assorted soil fertility topics.
People needing soil fertility information want it short and simple, a…
MSU Extension Workshop Jan 28th
MSU Extension Pondera Co. Agent Shaelyn Meyer will host a Forage Management and Salinity Control Workshop for producers on Thursday, January 28th at the Pondera Center, 311 S. Virginia St, Conrad.
The evening begins with a dinner at 5:30pm, catered by Big Ox Barbeque...
Sheep Mountain Fire Still Active, May Impact Hunting
The unusually dry, warm and windy weather that the Rocky Mountain Front has experienced so far this fall has kept the Moose Ridge and Sheep Mountain fires active. Fortunately, the cooler and shorter days of autumn have helped to moderate fire conditions sufficiently to allow a limited relaxation of …

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