Agriculture

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 wate…
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. Department of Agriculture’s Summer Food Service Program …
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...
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…
Shelby Community Garden Plots Available
The Shelby Community Garden has plots available for the season. individuals and families can rent a 10' x 20' space for just $20. The garden has tools and hoses available for you to use, and water is provided. You provide the seeds and/or seedlings of your choice and you are responsible fo…
Cowboys for Life Ranch Rodeo
On Saturday, May 9th starting at 10 a.m. at Charging Home Stampede Park in Browning the Cowboys for Life (a local chapter of Circle of Hope) will be hosting the 3rd Annual Cowboy Up for Cancer Ranch Rodeo.  Proceeds benefit cancer patients as they travel to seek treatment...
Lynne Keenan Honored for Community Service
The Food Security Council of the Montana Food Bank Network - which works to improve long term food security and reduce hunger in Montana - is pleased to announce its recognition of individuals and organizations who have worked to reduce hunger and improve the nutritional status of Montanans...
Sun River Finalist in Prestigious National Competition
Collaborative project one of four finalists to present at River Rally in New Mexico in May
 Great Falls, Mont. -- A collaborative project to restore flows and water quality in the Rocky Mountain Front’s Sun River has gained international attention as one of the top four finalists in the national prem…

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