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The 10 Most Influential People in Agriculture History
Any "Most Influential" list of people or events can only be opinion. I have read quite a bit on agriculture in America and have compiled this list from my personal opinion and my personal reading. Feel free to comment if you feel there are others that should have made the list...
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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MSU Extension Offers Cropping Seminars
Montana State University Extension is hosting the annual Golden Triangle Cropping Seminar series in Chester, Choteau, Conrad, Cut Bank, Denton, Fort Benton, Great Falls and Shelby from January 13-16...
Resolve to make healthy choices in the New Year
By Wendy Wedum, Pondera Co. Agent:
 
If you are looking to add healthy choices to your families menu in 2014, here are several websites to help you achieve your goals.
Montana State University Buy. Eat. Live. Better newsletters with helpful tips and recipes.
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Shelby Adult Education – Fall 2013 Classes
Shelby Adult Education Program
Great Falls' "Baker Bob" McNamee is one of the instructors scheduled to teach adult Education classes in October at the Shelby High School campus. Below is the full list of classes being offered. To sign up, contact the Toole County Extension…
MSU Teton Co Extension Offers Strength Training
From Jane Wolery, Teton Co Agent:
The MSU Teton County Extension Office plans to offer the StrongPeople strength training class in Fairfield at the Senior Center on Tuesdays and Thursdays.  Classes will start the end of September and run through mid-December...
Safety First: Home Canning Aids
The following information is from Wendy Wedum, Pondera Co. Agent for the MSU Extension Service:
 

Canning is an important, safe method of food preservation if practiced properly. There are two safe ways to can, depending on the type of food being canned
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Nutrition Education Available through MSU Extension
The MSU Extension Buy.Eat.Live Better website has numerous resources to help families plan ahead, resources for easy recipes, and staying active.  There are also links to the MyPlate and dietary guidelines along with numerous recipes and great newsletters (with links below)...
Extension Minute: Crisp Pickled Veggies
By Toole Co. Agent Alice Burchak -
The gardens are doing well this year and gardeners will soon turn their thoughts to preserving some of their great produce.  Pickling is option to consider for certain vegetables. Crispness is a hallmark of a good pickled vegetable...
Ag Research Center Hosts Field Day on Wednesday
FIELD DAY 2013
Western Triangle Agricultural Research Center, Conrad, Montana
 Wednesday July 10, 2013 
8:00 am REGISTRATION & REFRESHMENTS: Courtesy of Centrol LLC, Brady; Jeff & Joel Farkell 
 8:45 am WELCOME & ANNOUNCEMENTS
Dr. Gadi V.P. ...

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