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Montana State University Extension has Recently Filled Three Vacancies in Agricultural Specialist Positions

Megan Van Emon, a beef specialist and assistant professor in MSU Extension and the College of Agriculture’s Animal and Range Sciences Department, works with beef programs on campus and at the USDA-ARS Fort Keogh Livestock and Range Research...

 

MSU Extension, USDA Announce Farm Bill Meetings in 28 Communities

Montana State University Extension, in partnership with U.S. Department of Agriculture, will be visiting 28 Montana communities this fall to conduct a series of informational meetings about important new programs authorized by the Agricultural Act...

 

MSU Extension, USDA Announce Farm Bill Meetings in 28 Communities

Montana State University Extension, in partnership with U.S. Department of Agriculture, will be visiting 28 Montana communities this fall to conduct a series of informational meetings about important new programs authorized by the Agricultural Act...

 

MSU AG Researchers Have New Triticale Grain Lines for Licensing

Montana State University researchers have produced two new varieties of the grain triticale, a cross of wheat and rye that combines the grain quality, yield and disease resistance of wheat with the vigor and hardiness of rye. These two new...

 

MSU AG Researchers Have New Triticale Grain Lines for Licensing

Montana State University researchers have produced two new varieties of the grain triticale, a cross of wheat and rye that combines the grain quality, yield and disease resistance of wheat with the vigor and hardiness of rye. These two new...

 

MSU Research On Nitrogen Fertilizer Links Broadcast Application With Losses

With nitrogen fertilizer prices somewhat unsettled, Montana State University scientists caution dollars may be blowing away with the spring wind due to the phenomenon of volatilization loss. Recent research has shown some surprising results on how...

 

MSU Extension Posts Video On Mixed Cover Crops

Agriculture experts with Montana State University have released a short video about mixed species cover crops potentially replacing summer fallow, presenting MSU’s ongoing research.  Producers are increasingly planting cover crops to improve soil...

 

MSU Extension Offering New Publications On Soil Nutrient Management For Forage Crops

Forage crops provide substantial income to many Montana farmers. They are also an integral part of livestock production systems. Improvements in forage production through good soil fertility practices have the potential to increase income for farmers...

 
 By Sepp Jannotta    News    January 8, 2014

MSU Extension seeks EcoStar Pollution Prevention Award Applicants, Nominees

Montana small businesses and non-profits from all arenas, including agriculture, manufacturing, education, hospitality, healthcare, etc., are encouraged to apply for recognition of their outstanding pollution prevention efforts through the MSU...

 

MSU Extension Has New Publications Addressing Weeds

Montana State University Extension has released two new publications, one to identify weed seedlings and one to answer frequently asked questions about herbicides and noxious weeds to help Montana’s farmers and ranchers keep weeds in check. The fir...

 

MSU Extension Has New Publications Addressing Weeds

Montana State University Extension has released two new publications, one to identify weed seedlings and one to answer frequently asked questions about herbicides and noxious weeds to help Montana’s farmers and ranchers keep weeds in check. The fir...

 

MSU Co-Hosting Seminar On 'Precision Agriculture' in Great Falls on Oct. 24

Montana State University College of Agriculture experts will be co-hosting a seminar on the use of sensor-based technologies for precision agriculture on Oct. 24 at the Best Western Plus Heritage Inn in Great Falls. The seminar is organized as part...

 

MSU Extension To Hold Agriculture Conference Oct. 25 in Bozeman

A conference hosted by Montana State University Extension and the MSU Department of Agricultural Economics and Economics – billed “Montana Agriculture in 2014: Prospects for Growth, Future Challenges and the Role of Cooperatives” and scheduled...

 

'Ideas Lab' Leads MSU To Join International Effort To Transform Future Farming

A Montana State University professor has been tapped to join a $12 million international research effort to give farmers the ability to boost productivity while using less fossil fuel-dependent industrial fertilizer, which has undergone dramatic pric...

 

In-Season Foliar Applications Of Nutrients With Limited Soil Mobility Can Improve Yields

In addition to nitrogen and sulfur, several soil nutrients can be applied in-season to help improve crop yields. Early to mid-season application of nutrients such as phosphorus, potassium, or metal micronutrients such as iron can benefit yields when...

 

MSU Extension Offering New Cool-Season Guide for Montana Growers of Peas and Lentils

Montana State University (MSU) Extension has published a new guide for growers of peas and lentils. The “Montana Cool-Season Pulse Production Guide” provides current best management practices for dry pea, lentil and chickpea for Montana...

 

MSU College Of Agriculture Has New Wheat Variety Available For Licensing

Montana State University researchers have produced a new line of hard white winter wheat that shows potential to produce as well as one of the most popular red winter wheat varieties currently grown in Montana. The new hard white winter wheat variety...

 

MSU Extension Seeks Applicants For Agriculture And Resource Leadership Program

Montana State University Extension is offering a new, two-year leadership program for professionals in agriculture and natural resource industries. The Resource Education and Agriculture Leadership (REAL) Montana training will include participant...

 

MSU Extension Seeks Applicants For Agriculture & Resource Leadership Program

Montana State University Extension is offering a new, two-year leadership program for professionals in agriculture and natural resource industries. The Resource Education and Agriculture Leadership (REAL) Montana training will include participant...

 

MSU Ag Technology To Enter Global Biopesticide Market

There is a vial of little blue pellets in Barry Jacobsen’s lab. Its contents, a bacterium taken from a few healthy leaves in a northeast Montana sugar beet field overrun with disease, could save...

 

MSU Grad To Compete For Shepherds’ Title

For Kelsey Gibbs, the path from Glendive ranch kid to a possible rendezvous with ovine destiny at the upcoming World Young Shepherds Challenge - set for Nov. 1-2 in Oamaru, New Zealand - began simply...

 

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