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  • Pulse Crops, Wheat Stem Sawfly, Grasshopper Management & More Featured At Joint ARS-MSU Dryland Field Tour, Sidney July 17

    Beth Redlin|Jul 10, 2024

    Research looking at pulse crop diseases, new durum varieties, native pollinators and new options for wheat stem sawfly and grasshopper management are just a few of the research topics to be presented at the 2024 joint ARS-MSU Dryland Field Day, Sidney, Wednesday morning, July 17, from 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. The tour is presented by Montana State University’s Eastern Ag Research Center (EARC) and the USDA Agricultural Research Service’s (ARS) Northern Plains Agricultural Research Lab (NPARL) and features speakers from both Sidney research fac...

  • Area Events

    Jul 10, 2024

    Events in Sidney & Fairview, Mountain Time. Wed., July 10 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. - Kathleen Frank High Country West Exhibit - through Aug. 3. - “Capturing the Past” Exhibition Leah Olson - through Aug. 31. - “Celebrating the Essence: Exhibition Morgan Wagner - through Aug. 31. MonDak Heritage Center, 120 3rd Ave. SE. Tues.-Fri., 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Sat., 1-4 p.m. For more info call 406-433-3500, or visit https://mondakheritagecenter.org/. Thur., July 11 11:30 a.m. - Richland Red Hatters Lunch Meeting - Gullivers. To RSVP call Paula, 406-489-2843 or Ma...

  • Montana State's Eastern Ag Research Center Blends High-Tech Analysis With Diverse On-Farm Explorations

    Reagan Cotton|Jul 3, 2024

    BOZEMAN – Eastern Montana may be typecast for its sparse population and rolling landscape, but its vast expanses make it an optimal region for the state’s largest industry. Along the Yellowstone River near the North Dakota border, Montana State University’s Eastern Agricultural Research Center serves 13 counties that produce nearly three quarters of Montana’s pulse crop acreage, which leads the nation, and almost half its wheat. Serving such a wide area can be a tall order for a facility with less than 200 acres for both dryland and irrigated r...

  • Montana State's Eastern Ag Research Center Blends High-Tech Analysis With Diverse On-Farm Explorations

    Reagan Cotton|Jul 3, 2024

    BOZEMAN – Eastern Montana may be typecast for its sparse population and rolling landscape, but its vast expanses make it an optimal region for the state's largest industry. Along the Yellowstone River near the North Dakota border, Montana State University's Eastern Agricultural Research Center serves 13 counties that produce nearly three quarters of Montana's pulse crop acreage, which leads the nation, and almost half its wheat. Serving such a wide area can be a tall order for a facility with l...

  • Joint ARS-MSU Dryland Field Tour To Feature Pulse Crops, Wheat Stem Sawfly, Grasshopper Management & More July 17

    Beth Redlin|Jul 3, 2024

    Research looking at pulse crop diseases, native pollinators and new options for wheat stem sawfly and grasshopper management are just a few of the research topics to be presented at the 2024 joint ARS-MSU Dryland Field Day in Sidney, Wednesday morning, July 17. The tour is presented by Montana State University's Eastern Ag Research Center (EARC) and the USDA Agricultural Research Service's (ARS) Northern Plains Agricultural Research Lab (NPARL) and features speakers from both Sidney research...

  • MSU Eastern Agricultural Research Center Field Day June 27

    Marley Voll|Jun 26, 2024

    The Montana State University Eastern Agricultural Research Center (MSU EARC) is preparing to host their annual Field Day on Thursday, June 27 at the center, located north of Sidney, 1501 N Central Ave. The day will include information on variety selection, cropping systems, fertility, disease management, weed management, and more, all of which will be beneficial for producers in the region. Plan to come from 8 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. for coffee and donuts before the field day begins at 8:30 a.m. During the field tours, Dr. Chengci Chen, EARC...

  • Montana State's Eastern Ag Research Center Blends High-Tech Analysis With Diverse On-Farm Exploration

    Reagan Cotton|Jun 26, 2024

    BOZEMAN – Eastern Montana may be typecast for its sparse population and rolling landscape, but its vast expanses make it an optimal region for the state’s largest industry. Along the Yellowstone River near the North Dakota border, Montana State University’s Eastern Agricultural Research Center serves 13 counties that produce nearly three quarters of Montana’s pulse crop acreage, which leads the nation, and almost half its wheat. Serving such a wide area can be a tall order for a facility with less than 200 acres for both dryland and irrigated r...

  • Montana State University Eastern Agricultural Research Center Field Day June 27

    Marley Voll|Jun 19, 2024

    The Montana State University Eastern Agricultural Research Center (MSU EARC) is preparing to host their annual Field Day on Thursday, June 27 at the center, located north of Sidney, 1501 N Central Ave. The day will include information on variety selection, cropping systems, fertility, disease management, weed management, and more, all of which will be beneficial for producers in the region. Plan to come from 8 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. for coffee and donuts before the field day begins at 8:30 a.m....

  • Dr. Crutcher To Make Two Presentations Critical To Growers At Field Day June 27

    Jun 19, 2024

    Associate Professor of Plant Pathology, MSU-EARC Dr. Frankie Crutcher will discuss how to accurately identify white mold disease in irrigated soybean production fields and will provide management options including variety selection, fungicide application and rotation strategies at from 9:20-9:35 a.m. She said white mold disease has been found in soybean fields in Richland County, raising concern among growers. Producers have been experimenting with new crops since the closure of Sidney Sugars,...

  • Dr. Patwa, MSU-EARC Research Associate of Plant Pathology To Speak At MSU-EARC Field Day

    Katelyn Sponheim|Jun 19, 2024

    At this year's Montana State University Eastern Agricultural Research Center Field Day in Sidney, MT, Dr. Nisha Patwa will be discussing her ongoing research into the effects of essential oil treatments in combating root rot in peas. Organic growers are ever in search of improving their ability to produce crops with a solution in harmony with their organic status. Widespread root rot due to a buildup of the pathogen in soil led researchers at Montana State University to experiment with...

  • Field Days Schedule

    Jun 19, 2024

    9-9:15 a.m. Camelina As Bioenergy Crop (Cultivar Selection, Agronomic Practices, & Weed Control) Dr. Chengci Chen, Professor of Agronomy, MSU-EARC Description: This presentation will include variety selection and agronomic practices. The agronomic practices that will be discussed include how to plant camelina and what pre-emergent and post-emergent herbicides can be used for controlling grass and broadleaf weeds, and how to apply pre- and post-emergent herbicides. Speaker Bio: Chengci Chen is...

  • MSU, ARS Labs Team Up For Dryland Field Tour July 17

    Beth Redlin|Jun 19, 2024

    Battling wheat stem sawfly? Interested in forages or CRP native plantings? How about forages potentially resistant to grasshoppers or rotations that help curb disease in peas and lentils? These are just a few of the research projects being featured at a joint Dryland Field Day, presented by Montana State University’s Eastern Ag Research Center (EARC) and the USDA Agricultural Research Service’s (ARS) Northern Plains Agricultural Research Lab (NPARL). The tour is set for Wednesday morning, July 17 and features speakers from both research fac...

  • Montana State University Eastern Agricultural Research Center Field Day June 27

    Marley Voll|Jun 5, 2024

    The Montana State University Eastern Agricultural Research Center (MSU EARC) is preparing to host their annual Field Day on Thursday, June 27 at the center, located north of Sidney, 1501 N Central Ave. The day will include information on variety selection, cropping systems, fertility, disease management, weed management, and more, all of which will be beneficial for producers in the region. Plan to come from 8 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. for coffee and donuts before the field day begins at 8:30 a.m. During the field tours, Dr. Chengci Chen, EARC...

  • Montana State University Eastern Agricultural Research Center Field Day June 27

    Marley Voll|Jun 5, 2024

    The Montana State University Eastern Agricultural Research Center (MSU EARC) is preparing to host their annual Field Day on Thursday, June 27 at the center, located north of Sidney, 1501 N Central Ave. The day will include information on variety selection, cropping systems, fertility, disease management, weed management, and more, all of which will be beneficial for producers in the region. Plan to come from 8 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. for coffee and donuts before the field day begins at 8:30 a.m....

  • MSU-EARC Field Day

    Jul 19, 2023

    The MSU-EARC Field Day was held July 11 in Sidney....

  • 2023 MSU-EARC & NDSU-WREC Preparing For Annual Field Days

    Katelyn Sponheim|Jul 5, 2023

    The 2023 MSU-EARC Field Day, Sidney, 1501 N Central Ave., will start at 9 a.m. on July 11. They have an agenda packed with speakers who will be covering their current research projects, all of which affect our local farmers and crop choices. Marie Dorval, MSU Ph.D. student, will be discussing intercropping chickpea and flax for Ascochyta disease management. Followed by, Dr. Frankie Crutcher, MSU-EARC plant pathologist, will speaking on cover crops affecting pulse crop root diseases. Dr. Chengci...

  • Agricultural Research Centers In Sidney & Williston Preparing For Annual Field Days

    Katelyn Sponheim|Jul 5, 2023

    The 2023 MSU-EARC Field Day, Sidney, 1501 N Central Ave., will start at 9 a.m. on July 11. They have an agenda packed with speakers who will be covering their current research projects, all of which affect our local farmers and crop choices. Marie Dorval, MSU Ph.D. student, will be discussing intercropping chickpea and flax for Ascochyta disease management. Followed by, Dr. Frankie Crutcher, MSU-EARC plant pathologist, will speaking on cover crops affecting pulse crop root diseases. Dr. Chengci Chen, EARC superintendent and agronomist, will...

  • Dr. Chen Will Present "Alternatives To Sugar Beets" During Upcoming Field Day, July 11

    Meagan Dotson|Jul 5, 2023

    Professor of Agronomy and Montana State University Eastern Agricultural Research Center (MSU-EARC) superintendent, Dr. Chengci Chen will be presenting "Alternatives to Sugar Beets" during the 2023 Field Day, July 11. "Several crops have a potential as alternatives to sugar beets, including soybean, dry bean, and oilseed crops. Currently, we are studying mung bean, adzuki bean, soybean, and dry bean," Chen commented. While dry beans have adapted to the soil and climate in the surrounding area...

  • Chen & Etesami To Discuss Camelina & Canola As Alternative Crops To Sugar Beets at MSU-EARC Field Day

    Meagan Dotson|Jul 5, 2023

    The 2023 Montana State University Eastern Agricultural Research Center's (MSU-EARC) Field Day will be held Tuesday, July 11 at the Eastern Agricultural Research Center, 1501 N. Central Ave., Sidney. The day starts with registration and coffee and donuts from 8-8:40 a.m., and crop tour starts at 9 a.m. MT and several speakers will be presenting their research on agricultural topics relevant to area growers. Dr. Chengci Chen, MSU-EARC professor of agronomy and superintendent, in conjunction with...

  • Pulse Crop Root Disease Will Be Presented By Crutcher During 2023 Field Day

    Meagan Dotson|Jul 5, 2023

    The Montana State University Eastern Agricultural Research Center (MSU-EARC) is holding their annual Field Day, July 11. The day will begin at 9 a.m. with several speakers presenting their research on topics which impact area farmers. Dr. Frankie Crutcher, who is an associate professor and plant pathologist at MSU-EARC, will discuss pulse crop root disease, and how it can be best prevented. “The longer you grow pulse crops and the tighter the rotations, the more likely you will develop yield l...

  • Dorval To Discuss Ascochyta Disease Management At MSU-EARC Field Day, July 11

    Meagan Dotson|Jul 5, 2023

    Graduate student Marie Dorval, under advisor and plant pathologist Dr. Frankie Crutcher, will be presenting Intercropping Chickpea and Flax for Ascochyta Disease Management at Montana State University Eastern Agricultural Research Center's (MSU-EARC) Field Day July 11. Intercropping involves planting one crop between rows of another, in this case planting flax between rows of chickpeas. It is being studied as a way to deter Ascochyta blight, which is a foliar disease that destroys leaf tissue,...

  • Agricultural Research Centers In Sidney & Williston Preparing For Annual Field Days

    Katelyn Sponheim|Jun 7, 2023

    The 2023 MSU-EARC Field Day, Sidney, 1501 N Central Ave., will start at 9 a.m. on July 11. They have an agenda packed with speakers who will be covering their current research projects, all of which affect our local farmers and crop choices. Marie Dorval, MSU Ph.D. student, will be discussing intercropping chickpea and flax for Ascochyta disease management. Followed by, Dr. Frankie Crutcher, MSU-EARC plant pathologist, will speaking on cover crops affecting pulse crop root diseases. Dr. Chengci Chen, EARC superintendent and agronomist, will...

  • MonDak Ag Research Summit Returns Jan. 19

    Beth Redlin|Jan 4, 2023

    Are you worried about grasshoppers or wheat stem sawfly this coming year? Are you interested in intercropping and disease management in dryland pulses and irrigated sugarbeet? How about adding new soybean varieties and cereals to your irrigated rotations? What about weed management in row crops and rangeland, and soil health measures? All those topics and more will be featured in the 2023 MonDak Ag Research Summit returning this Jan. 19. The summit is coordinated by North Dakota State University’s Williston Research Extension Center (WREC), Mon...

  • MonDak Ag Research Summit Returns Jan. 19

    Beth Redlin|Jan 4, 2023

    Are you worried about grasshoppers or wheat stem sawfly this coming year? Are you interested in intercropping and disease management in dryland pulses and irrigated sugarbeet? How about adding new soybean varieties and cereals to your irrigated rotations? What about weed management in row crops and rangeland, and soil health measures? All those topics and more will be featured in the 2023 MonDak Ag Research Summit returning this Jan. 19. The summit is coordinated by North Dakota State...

  • Bergman Retires After Serving 48 Years As Ag Research Agronomist/Safflower Breeder In MonDak Region

    Nov 23, 2022

    Jerry Bergman, Sidney, started his long time ag career 48 years ago with the Montana State University’s Eastern Agricultural Research Center, Sidney, as a research agronomist/safflower breeder in 1973. He served in this position until 1980 when he was named Superintendent of the MSU Eastern Agricultural Research Center, Sidney. In 1994, he became the co-director of both the Williston Research Extension Center and EARC, Sidney. He continued in this position until December 31, 2011 when he retired from the MSU university system and became the d...

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