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Field Trip Field Trip Field Trip!
The MSU Central Ag Research Center in Moccasin will be holding their 2018 Moccasin Field Trip tomorrow (Thursday.) Touring gets underway at 9:05 tomorrow morning BUT...registration's at 8:15 SHARP! Don't worry about a thing, you'll be back from touring (out in the field) by high noon.…
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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Tomorrow’s The Day
Montana's Next Generation Conference is looking for your farm or ranch pictures from years gone by OR of current day operations to use at their conference coming up on Friday & Saturday, January 26th & 27th. Your photos can be dropped off at the Toole, Glacier, or Pondera Extension Offices, …
Shakespeare is Coming to Cut Bank Again!
Montana Shakespeare in the Parks, one of the oldest Shakespeare companies in the United States, will launch its 45th season in June with performances of Shakespeare’s “Macbeth” and George Bernard Shaw’s “You Never Can Tell.&CloseCurly…
FWP Tails and Trails
People and their phobias. While walking the other day with a friend in a newly mown field – a backyard really – a slender eastern racer snake probably two feet long crossed in front of us. My friend, born and raised in Glendive, Mont., and tough as railroad spikes, jumped about three fee…
A Regular Field Day @ The Farm
The Wiegand Family Wheat Farm that is! It's Shelby Field Day at the Wiegand Family Wheat Farm tomorrow (Wednesday) from 10 AM until 3. Frank Antwi, Ph.D, from Western Triangle Ag Research Center will be there tomorrow presenting information on Integrated Pest Management...
Teton Co. Agent Promoted
Jane Wolery, MSU Extension Teton County Agent, was recently promoted to the rank of full professor.  Wolery, who has served MSU Extension in Teton County since 1998, submitted a dossier detailing the body of her work which was reviewed by out-of-state peers, in-state peers, regional, college and uni…
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 Extension Offers eParenting Newsletter
The following is from Jane Wolery, MSU Extension, Teton Co Agent:
I am very excited to share with you that an educational program called, eParenting, is now available through MSU Extension.  
 
One of the great things about MSU Extension and Extension in general is our network...
Climate Change and Agriculture: America’s Heartland
Increasing levels of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere will affect food production in the future. Scientists say farmers and ranchers will have to deal with increasing temperatures that can alter crop cycles, droughts, threats of wildfire, and even the production of hydroelectric power for farming ne…

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