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2018 NAP: USDA Encourages Producers to Consider Risk Protection Coverage: Oct. 2 Deadline

Montana producers have until Oct. 2, 2017 to sign-up for FSA’s Noninsurable Crop Disaster Assistance Program (NAP) coverage for all 2018 Annual Fall-Seeded Crops, Perennial Forage and Grazing, Mixed Forage Crops (includes spring seeded annual...

 

New Program Aimed At Equipping And Inspiring New Leaders Coming Sept. 14 To Sidney

Much of small town life is run by volunteers who sit on boards, committees and councils. A new MSU Extension program is planned in Sidney to give new and seasoned volunteers information that will help them be more effective in their volunteer roles....

 

New Program Aimed At Equipping And Inspiring New Leaders Coming Sept. 14 To Sidney

Much of small town life is run by volunteers who sit on boards, committees and councils. A new MSU Extension program is planned in Sidney to give new and seasoned volunteers information that will help them be more effective in their volunteer roles....

 

Rotation Can Make You Richer

It's been said that two's company, but three's a crowd. While this old aphorism may be true in some circumstances, it fails to hold as much water in regards to irrigated crop rotation in sugarbeet...

 

Do Not Disturb

More money for less work simply doesn't sound American. But when it comes to conservation practices, offering an incentive to give the plowshare a break can be a profitable investment for everyone...

 

IPM Crop Scout Program at Williston Research Extension Center

For the past 19 years, North Dakota State University has sustained an active Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Crop Scout Program. This has been made possible through the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Institute of Food and...

 

E-rase your E-waste Set for Sept 8-9 in Sidney

It’s time once again to clean out those closets! The E-rase your E-waste fall collection event is coming up on Friday and Saturday, Sept. 8-9 in Sidney and MonDak area residents are invited to bring their damaged and outdated electronic equipment f...

 

Spotlight on Economics: Challenges and Opportunities in the World Beef Market

International beef trade issues continue to be dynamic and are impacting cattle prices short and long term. The U.S. is a major producer of beef, pork, chicken and turkey in the world and also a major exporter of those commodities. The U.S. also is...

 

IPM Crop Scout Program at Williston Research Extension Center

For the past 19 years, North Dakota State University has sustained an active Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Crop Scout Program. This has been made possible through the U.S. Department of...

 

By Decoding Genome Of Ancient Wheat, MSU Scientist, Global Team Create 'Time Tunnel' To Days Before Agriculture

A global team of researchers including Hikmet Budak, Montana State University's Winifred Asbjornson Plant Sciences Chair, in the Department of Plant Sciences and Plant Pathology, has decoded for the...

 

Richland Co. Livestock Producers May Be Eligible for 2017 Drought Disaster Assistance

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) Executive Director Tammy Lake in Richland County today announced that ranchers and livestock producers may be eligible for assistance from the Livestock Forage Disaster Program (LFP)...

 

MSU Cooperative Federal Grant Looks To Sustainable Barley, Diverse Beer Flavors

Jenny Lavey, for the MSU News Service A regional, interdisciplinary team led by Montana State University, Colorado State University and a group of northwest barley growers, maltsters and brewers has...

 

Richland County Farm Service Agency Is Accepting Emergency Conservation Program Applications

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) County Executive Director Tammy Lake today announced that Richland County is approved to accept applications for the Emergency Conservation Program (ECP) to address damages from the fire...

 

Deadline to Enroll in Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC)

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) North Dakota Farm Service Agency (FSA) Acting State Executive Director (SED) Brian Haugen reminds farmers and ranchers that they have until Aug. 1 to enroll in Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) and/or Price Loss...

 

Supporting Producers During Tough Seasons

Generations of Montanans have cultivated the land and passed family farms and ranches down to their children. Their work has built Montana’s economy and preserved a way of life that still defines our state today. But with the ground cracking...

 

Farm Bureau National Commodity Conference Covers Pertinent Issues

Immigration and trade-top stories in mainstream news-are major issues for farmers and ranchers. During the 2017 Farm Bureau National Commodity Conference July 16-18 in Rogers, Ark., state Farm Bureau commodity leaders shared issues and policy...

 

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,...

 

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