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2017 Ag Days Are Just Around the Corner

The MonDak Ag Days for 2017 will be held at the Richland County Fairgrounds in Sidney, Montana on Thursday, March 2nd and Friday, March 3rd. There will be a wide variety of topics to learn about from crops, diseases, and water reservation to...

 

Ag Safety

Jim Larson, Montana Agriculture Safety Program Coordinator "Last year 126 people died from four-wheeler and side-by-side accidents, seven in Montana," said Jim Larson, Montana Agriculture Safety...

 

Weather Outlook

Patrick Gilchrist, Warning Coordination Meteorologist, National Weather Service...

 

Pulse Diseases & Sugarbeet Diseases

Dr. Jessica Rupp, MSU Plant Pathologist Dr. Jessica Rupp, MSU Plant Pathologist, will be giving two talks on Thursday afternoon. The first will be about pulse diseases. Montana is presently the...

 

Farm Transition Planning

Edwin Haugen, Thrivent Financial Edwin Haugen, CLU and FIC at Thrivent Financial in Minot, ND, will be discussing Farm Transition Planning at MonDak Ag Days. Haugen is a third generation farmer and...

 

Crop Market Outlook

Dr. Joe Janzen, MSU Department of Agricultural Economics The Crop Market Outlook will be predicted by Dr. Joe Janzen from the MSU Department of Agricultural Economics on Friday morning. He will recap...

 

The Whats, Whens, Hows and Whys of Applying for a Richland County Water Reservation Through the Conservation District

Duane Claypool and Ann Kulczyk, Program Specialists, MT DNRC, Conservation and Resource Development Division Conservation District Water Reservations for irrigation. How do I apply? What is the advantage of using reserved water? What are my...

 

Cattle Market Outlook

Dr. Bridger Feuz, Livestock Specialist University of Wyoming Extension Friday morning, Dr. Bridger Feuz, a Livestock Specialist for the University of Wyoming Extension in Evanston, Wyoming will be...

 

Motivational Speaker, Entertainer, Humorist, Storyteller, Philospher Chad Prather to Entertain at 2017 MonDak Ag Days

Richland County Ag Days is excited to welcome Chad Prather as entertainment for the banquet on Thursday, March 2, 2017. The social begins at 5 pm followed by the banquet at 6 pm at the Richland County...

 

Cayko Joins GMO Advocacy Group

Kathryn Cayko has been spreading the word about genetically modified organisms (GMO) to people around the community. Cayko is the Montana Biotech Spokeswoman for the Montana Dakota Sugar Beet...

 

Rambur Coordinates Shipment of 2,400 Calves to Turkey

Arriving in Turkey this March will be 2,400 heifer calves from the Montana/North Dakota border area, coordinated by Howard Rambur of Rambur Charolais in Sidney, Montana. "The shipment of cattle...

 

Prairie Fare: Does Being Healthy Make Us Happy?

Have you ever thought about what makes people, including you, happy? What role does happiness play in our overall health? The other night, I was at a meeting at a women's group called P.E.O. Chapter V...

 

Lower Yellowstone Irrigation Project Holds Annual Meeting

Lower Yellowstone Irrigation Project (LYIP) held its annual meeting on Valentine’s Day, beginning with a delicious dinner prepared by members of the Moose Lodge. Project manager James Brower reminded everyone that water rights are being...

 

A Steak in Ag

R-CALF USA may be defined as a non-profit producer organization, but our work benefits anyone who eats meat and lives in an economy that includes agriculture. We’re more than a producer organization; we’re your organization! Group Launches...

 

Hard Spring Wheat Show Awards Luncheon

2017 64th National Hard Spring Wheat Show Photography Show Winners Advanced Division: Miscellaneous, champion, Shannon Scott; reserve, Roger Riveland. Animals, champion Roger Riveland; reserve, Mary Elizabeth Youngs. People, champion, Burton Youngs;...

 

2 Hot Spots for N.D. Wheat Midge Populations in 2017

Soil samples in North Dakota indicate low levels of overwintering wheat midge larvae (cocoons) for the 2017 season, according to Janet Knodel, North Dakota State University Extension Service...

 

Sidney Sugars Hires New Agriculturalist

James Johnson is the newest member of the team of agriculturalists at Sidney Sugars. Growing up on a farm at Oberon ND, he has been involved in farming his whole life, and worked for sugar beet growers during college learning the industry from the...

 

Spotlight on Economics: Is an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle for You?

Professor NDSU Agribusiness and Applied Economics Department Along with my agribusiness class, I watched, in considerable awe, the beautiful video images of the fields and facilities of a local seed company as they were projected on the classroom scr...

 

Assistant US Attorney General Files to Dissolve Construction Injunction

In 2015, a federal court judge in Great Falls issued an injunction against the construction of the fish bypass and concrete weir on the Yellowstone River at Intake. At risk is water for 58,000 acres of irrigated cropland, the economic vitality of...

 

Beef Talk: A Lot Happens Around the Kitchen Table

For years, the kitchen table has been the center of planning for those in agriculture. Conversations of the past, present and future surface around the table. Today, the kitchen table may be in the...

 

Richland County Farm Bureau Offering $1,000 Scholarship

The Richland County Farm Bureau Women’s Committee is opening up a $1,000 scholarship to a graduating senior, who is either a member of Farm Bureau, or whose parents are members of Farm Bureau. There will be one winner chosen, and a runner up. Both...

 

The Art of Farming

In recognition of National Agriculture Week (National Agriculture Day, March 21, 2017), WIFE (Montana Women Involved in Farm Economics) invites Montana’s school children to express their ideas on farm life by participating in WIFE’s thirty-first...

 

Welcome to the Hard Spring Wheat Show from President Brian Kaae

Hello and Welcome to the 64th Hard Spring Wheat Show, I don't need to tell anyone that farming is a dynamic business. Keeping up with innovations, the markets, and ways to handle production...

 

National Hard Spring Wheat Show Speakers

Importance of Soil Sampling Thursday, February 9 at 2:40 pm Chris Augustin, NDSU Area Soil Health Specialist Chris grew up on his family farm in northeastern North Dakota near the town of Crystal....

 

Motivational Speaker, Entertainer, Humorist, Storyteller, Philospher Chad Prather to Entertain at 2017 MonDak Ag Days

Richland County Ag Days is excited to welcome Chad Prather as entertainment for the banquet on Thursday, March 2, 2017. Prather’s website, watchchad.com, provided the following information. Chad Prather is a student of living life to the fullest....

 

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