Agriculture

FAA Invites Students to John Deere Ag Expo
The Montana FFA Foundation is proud to partner with the John Deere Dealers of Montana and Montana State University to host the 4th Annual John Deere Ag Expo. This three-day event takes place November 12-14 at the MSU campus in Bozeman. The event is a special program coordinated by the Montana FFA Fo…
Flathead National Forest Fall Prescribed Fire Projects
KALISPELL, MONTANA – Sept. 29, 2015 – Ranger Districts on the Flathead National Forest are planning to conduct multiple fall season prescribed fire projects, when weather, fuel conditions, and air quality is favorable.  Burning is expected to start as early as October 1 and will con…
UM Professors Work with NASA to Examine Climate Change Impacts
MISSOULA – As part of a broad effort to study the environmental and societal effects of climate change, NASA has begun a multiyear field campaign to investigate ecological impacts of the rapidly changing climate in Alaska and northwestern Canada, such as the thawing of permafrost, wildfires an…
CHS Foundation Donates $250,000 to MSUN Auto/Diesel Center
Havre, Mont. - August 21, 2015 -Continuing its longstanding partnership with Montana State University-Northern, the CHS Foundation today, presented a check for $250,000 for use in  Northern's new Auto/Diesel Technology Center. The presentation was made in front of hundreds of students and …
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...
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...
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...
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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