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Richland County Farm Bureau to Host Meet And Greet With Director of Agriculture, Ben Thomas

Richland County Farm Bureau is excited to announce that Montana Director of Agriculture, Ben Thomas will be in Sidney July 19th from 4 to 6 pm at Meadowlark Brewery. All are welcome to come meet and s...

 

Montana FSA: USDA Authorizes Additional Flexibilities for Producers in Northern Great Plains

USDA authorized emergency grazing of Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) acres during the primary nesting season in North Dakota, South Dakota, and Montana in the counties meeting D2 or greater, as indicated by the US Drought Monitor. Since that time...

 

Dr. Frankie Crutcher's Studies and Speaking Topics

Dr. Frankie Crutcher started working at the Eastern Agriculture Research Center in Sidney in June 2016. She has a Bachelor's degree in Plant Biotechnology from Montana State University. She also has...

 

EARC/MSU Extension 2017 Field Day July 19

The EARC/MSU Extension in Sidney will hold its 2017 Field Day July 19. The morning will begin with registration at 8:30am. At 9:00am Chengci Chen, EARC Superintendent will welcome everyone and give an introduction. At 9:15am Duane Peters will discuss...

 

SDA Designates 15 Counties in North Dakota as Primary Natural Disaster Areas with Assistance to Producers in Surrounding States

In response to a request from Brian Haugen, Farm Service Agency’s (FSA) acting State Executive Director in North Dakota, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has designated 15 counties in North Dakota as primary natural disaster areas due to l...

 

USDA Authorizes Emergency Grazing in Drought-Stricken Montana, North Dakota and South Dakota

Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today authorized emergency grazing on Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) lands in Montana, North Dakota and South Dakota. All or parts of these states are experiencing severe or extreme drought conditions –...

 

EARC/MSU Extension 2017 Field Day July 19

The EARC/MSU Extension in Sidney will hold its 2017 Field Day July 19. The morning will begin with registration at 8:30am. At 9:00am Chengci Chen, EARC Superintendent will welcome everyone and give...

 

Richland County Farm Service Agency Acreage Reporting Dates for 2017

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) County Executive Director Tammy Lake in Richland County today announced that producers who file accurate and timely reports for all crops and land uses, including failed acreage, can...

 

Richland Co. FSA Office Reminds Producers about Filing for 2017 NAP Losses

The CCC-576, Notice of Loss, documents a producer’s loss or damage to a crop or commodity due to an eligible cause of loss, as well as failed acreage and prevented planting. A CCC-576, Notice of Loss must be provided for prevented planting claims,...

 

Producers Can Earn Points At Local Field Days

Pesticide points have been awarded for two local dryland field days coming up on Thursday and Friday, June 22nd and June 23rd. Two private applicator points will be awarded for attendees at each event, along with a mix of commercial points,...

 

Producers Can Earn Points At Local Field Days

Pesticide points have been awarded for two local dryland field days coming up on Thursday and Friday, June 22nd and June 23rd. Two private applicator points will be awarded for attendees at each...

 

Richland Co. Ladies Night On The Range June 13

The Natural Resources Conservation Service along with the Richland County Conservation District will be hosting an afternoon event for agricultural women in the area on Tuesday, June 13. Kami Kilwine, NRCS area range conservationist from Miles City,...

 

Annual MonDak Area Field Days Approaching

Froid, Sidney, and Williston have held annual Field Day Tours for many years to showcase their involvement and research within the agricultural world. The main purpose of Field Days is to inform and...

 

Richland County Ladies Night On The Range June 13

The Natural Resources Conservation Service along with the Richland County Conservation District will be hosting an afternoon event for agricultural women in the area on Tuesday, June 13. Kami Kilwine, NRCS area range conservationist from Miles City,...

 

USDA Farm Service Agency County Committee Nomination Period Begins June 15

The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced today that the nomination period for local Farm Service Agency (FSA) county committees begins on Thursday, June 15, 2017. “County committees allow farmers and ranchers to make important decisions about...

 
 By Jordan Hall    Ag Roundup    June 7, 2017

Tester Holds Farm Bill Listening Tour in Glendive

About twenty people gathered at the Ullman Center at Dawson Community College at ten o’clock Friday, May 26, to take part in Senator Jon Tester’s Farm Bill Listening Tour. Beginning with the pledge of allegiance led by Tester, the session was...

 

Tester Holds Farm Bill Listening Tour in Glendive

About twenty people gathered at the Ullman Center at Dawson Community College at ten o'clock Friday, May 26, to take part in Senator Jon Tester's Farm Bill Listening Tour. Beginning with the pledge...

 

Richland County Ladies Night On The Range June 13

The Natural Resources Conservation Service along with the Richland County Conservation District will be hosting an afternoon event for agricultural women in the area on Tuesday, June 13. Kami Kilwine, NRCS area range conservationist from Miles City,...

 
 News    May 3, 2017

MonDak area 'E-rase your E-waste' event is May 5-6 in Sidney

E-rase your E-waste organizers invite you to bring your damaged and outdated electronic equipment to the group's annual spring recycling event Friday and Saturday, May 5-6, in Sidney. Now in its 13th...

 
 By Beth Redlin    News    April 19, 2017

Grassland "Bud Banks" Focus of ARS BrownBagger

We’ve all heard of seed banks, but bud banks? Bud banks and their pivotal role in biomass production for three key grassland forage species are the focus of the final BrownBagger presentation of 2017 at the USDA-ARS Northern Plains Agricultural...

 

Internet Resources Not Always Correct

When trying to find solutions to horticultural-related problems, it is important to remember that recommendations and advice given on the internet do not always translate into real, practical...

 
 By Beth Redlin    News    April 5, 2017

Bees, Beekeeping Focus of ARS BrownBagger Friday

Bees in your backyard and bees as a business are the focus of the next BrownBagger presentation at the USDA-ARS Northern Plains Agricultural Research Laboratory in Sidney this coming Friday, April 7. Ring in spring with this timely talk by Beth...

 

MSU Wins Grant to Increase Awareness of Federal Agricultural Programs

Montana State University College of Agriculture has received a $99,896 grant from the USDA Farm Service Agency to increase education and awareness of FSA programs to new and non-traditional agricultural producers over the next year. Shannon Arnold, p...

 

MSU-Developed Wheat Varieties Most Planted in Montana in 2016

Montana State University’s Montana Agricultural Experiment Station, or MAES, developed the wheat varieties that Montana farmers planted more than any other variety for the 2016 crop year, according to the United States Department of Agriculture Nat...

 

USDA Designates 25 Counties in North Dakota as Primary Natural Disaster Areas with Assistance to Producers in Surrounding States

In response to a request from Brian Haugen, Farm Service Agency’s (FSA) acting State Executive Director in North Dakota, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has designated 25 counties in North Dakota as primary natural disaster areas due to...

 

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