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The Nutter family of Certain Creek Farms: front row - James Nutter, Peggy Nutter Kimmet,  Carol Keats;  back row - Edna Streit, John Nutter and Maggie Nutter (Photo by Kim Owens)
The Nutter family of Certain Creek Farms: front row - James Nutter, Peggy Nutter Kimmet, Carol Keats; back row - Edna Streit, John Nutter and Maggie Nutter (Photo by Kim Owens)
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Nutter and Hedges Are REAL Montana Selections

BOZEMAN - Montana State University Extension announced Class II of REAL Montana (Resource Education and Agriculture Leadership), a two-year program focused on building a network of informed and engaged leaders to advance the natural resource industries in Montana

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MSU Ag Alert: How’s That Workin’ For You?

MSU Extension's Cropland Weed Specialist Fabian Menalled reports that the Department of Plant Sciences and Plant Pathology has received several complaints about field peas that did not fill pods satisfactorily after a Clethodim application. He would like to hear from growe

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Glacier County Conservation District Sets Crop Tour for July 28.

The Glacier County Conservation District Crop Tour is set for the evening of Tuesday, July 28, and will include field tours and two great speakers.

Attendees should meet at the Cut Bank Civic Center (800 Railroad Street) at 5:30 p

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UM Hires New Director of Wildlife Biology Program

 MISSOULA – The University of Montana’s Wildlife Biology Program has named Chad Bishop as its new director. Bishop, who previously served as assistant director of Colorado Parks and Wildlife, takes over from interim director Winsor Lowe on Aug. 1.

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UM Hosts International Group of Land Managers for Seminar

MISSOULA – The University of Montana will host two dozen protected-area land managers from around through world Sunday, July 26, while they explore Western Montana as part of the 15th annual International Seminar on Protected Area Management.
Participants in the seminar, sp

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FWP Seeks Comment on Proposed Elk Seasons

Fish, Wildlife and Parks is seeking public comment on proposed guidelines to establish elk hunting seasons before or after the existing archery and general rifle seasons. The additional seasons, called elk shoulder seasons, would be used where needed to reduce elk populations

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Western Triangle Agricultural Research Center Hosts Field Day Friday.

The Western Triangle Agricultural Research Center in Conrad will host a Field Day for area producers this Friday, July 17, 2015.

Schedule:

8:00am - 8:30am Registration and Refreshment; Courtesy of Centrol LLC
8:30am - 8:45am Welcome and Announcements
Dr. Gadi V.P. Reddy Superintendent,

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Zebra Mussels are small, but they can become a big problem if they become established in Glacier National Park's waterways. All watercraft entering the park are subject to inspection for this and other aquatic invasive species. (NPS Photo)
Zebra Mussels are small, but they can become a big problem if they become established in Glacier National Park's waterways. All watercraft entering the park are subject to inspection for this and other aquatic invasive species. (NPS Photo)
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GNP: Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) Prevention Program

WEST GLACIER, MONT. – Glacier National Park continues its boat inspection and permit program this summer as part of an ongoing aquatic invasive species (AIS) prevention program. 

Westward expansion of zebra and quagga mussels, and other aquatic invasive species transported mainly on recreational watercraft, is driving regional water resource managers to adjust existing AIS prevention strategies

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USDA Launches Summer Lunch Program

 Learning and good nutrition go hand-in-hand. That’s why it’s important for kids to have a fun, healthy summer; so they return to school this fall with sharp minds and strong bodies.

 The U.S. D

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Pondera Co. Welcomes New MSU Extension Agent

We've added a new voice to our Extension Minute reports on KSEN-am and K96-fm. Shaelyn Meyers has recently joined Wendy Wedum in the MSU Extension Service office in Conrad. They will share the reporting duties on the Extension Minutes each Friday afternoon at 12:50pm

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MSU Ag Alert: Respiratory Protection of Increasing Concern for MT Applicators

The use of highly toxic pesticides that require respiratory protection were on the decline for over two decades. Recently, the use of one highly toxic active ingredient is on the rise due to glyphosate resistant kochia in Montana

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MSU Ag Alert: Yellow Winter wheat?

Mary Burrows, MSU Extension Plant Pathology Specialist, has issued several AgAlerts recently, dealing with diseases that are causing wheat crops to turn yellow.

Click HERE for the alert regarding spring freeze-related crop diseases.

Click HERE for information about  fungicide efficacy for control of wheat diseases.

Click HERE for det

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