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Teton County Joins Healthy Hearts Study
If you are a woman 40 or older who wants to be more active and achieve a healthier weight, you may qualify for an exciting new research study in Choteau.
You could earn up to $250 for your participation!
 Strong Hearts for Montana is a heart disease prevention study for rural towns
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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...
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…
Teton Co 4-Hers Attend Rec Lab
From Jane Wolery, MSU Extension Teton County Agent:

Three Teton County 4-H youth were among the 185 people who recently attended the Montana 4-H Rec Lab in Livingston, Montana, March 27-29.  Delaynie Beadle, Michaela Gunderson and Brigid Miller attended the training accompanied by Extension Agen…
“Walk With Ease” Workshop Begins April 13th in Shelby
The Toole County Health Department and MSU Extension Office will be offering a 6 week walking program starting April 13th on Monday, Wednesdays and Fridays at 10:30 am. The program will focus on fitness and pain management for individuals with arthritis and other chronic health conditions...
4-Hers Show Their Stuff at Demo Day 2015
Our Thanks to Teton Co Agent Jane Wolery for this report and photos:
On a busy Saturday in March, eleven 4-H members gave nine presentations honing their public speaking and communication skills.  The day started off with Daniel Asselstine teaching about how guitars are made...
Woolly Bear Caterpillars Spotted in Chouteau County
MSU EXTENSION AgALERT:
High numbers of woolly bear caterpillars have been reported in a Chouteau County wheat field. Woollybear larvae are members of the moth family Arctiidae, also referred to as Tiger moths. They feed on grasses late in the fall and early in the spring...

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