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 By Anna Dragseth    Ag Roundup    April 1, 2020 

Williston Research Extension Center Seeks to Analyze Kernza Performance in Western North Dakota

After four decades of breeding and testing, The Land Institute, Salina, KS, has introduced its first commercial grain, a trademarked variety called Kernza. Kernza is in the early stages of...

 

Montana FSA Makes Changes to Farm Loan, Disaster, Conservation & Safety Net Programs to Make it Easier for Customers to Conduct Business

Bozeman – USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) county offices are open in Montana by phone appointment only until further notice, and FSA staff are available to continue helping agricultural producers with program signups, loan servicing and other...

 

Coronavirus Concerns Prompt Ag Organizations To Urge Preventative Measures

A statement from Montana Farm Bureau and the Montana Agribusiness Association For the next two weeks and likely longer, steps are being taken throughout Montana to minimize the spread of the Coronavirus. Schools, government offices, and businesses...

 
 By Reagan Colyer    Ag Roundup    April 1, 2020 

MSU Research On Pest-Fighting Fungi Granted Patent For Biocontrol

BOZEMAN – Research conducted at one of Montana State University’s agricultural research centers was patented in January after the discovery of a group of unique fungi that may lead to strides in combating wheat stem sawfly and Hessian fly, two of...

 

Farm Bureau Highlights Immediate Challenges Facing Agriculture Sector

American Farm Bureau has released its first assessment of the impact on farmers and ranchers in the wake of the national mitigation efforts to combat COVID-19. In a letter to Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue, AFBF President Zippy Duvall pledged...

 
 By Anne Cantrell    Ag Roundup    April 1, 2020 

MSU, Partners To Launch Website To Share Resources And Solutions For Farmers And Ranchers Under Stress

BOZEMAN - A group of individuals and organizations from across Montana, led by Montana State University Extension, are collaborating to provide resources and solutions for farmers and ranchers under...

 

USDA Announces More Than 3.4 Million Acres Selected for General Signup Conservation Reserve Program

Bozeman – Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue has announced the acceptance of more than 3.4 million acres in the general Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) signup recently completed, the first general signup enrollments since 2016. County offices wi...

 
 By Stephanie Ler    Ag Roundup    April 1, 2020 

Ler Family Continues More Than A Century Of Farming In Richland County

Even Ler homesteaded in what is now rural Savage in 1910 marking the beginning of more than a century of family farming, carried on now by grandsons, Matt and David Ler. Born and raised in Norway, Even Ler chased adventure to America in 1907, and...

 

Saying Yes When I Mean No

Most of us were raised to be respectful, to offer help in times of need, to make ourselves useful, and to say yes when someone asked a favor. We were taught to do what we could to help and assist someone when asked or needed, and to try hard not to...

 

Letter To The Editor

I saw Rep. Joel Krautter’s article in the Roundup, as did many conservatives around the state, and I want to respond to it. As the former executive director of the Montana Family Coalition, I need to respond to it for the sake of honesty. The...

 

Harold C. Dahl, 99 Fairview, MT

Interment of cremains, for Harold Dahl, 99, Fairview, MT will be held at a later date in Fairview Cemetery, E Fairview, ND under the care of Fulkerson-Stevenson Funeral Home, Sidney, MT. Remembrances,...

 

Correction

In the story The MDU & Commissioners Gather in Sidney on the front page of the Wednesday, March 4 issue of The Roundup Scott Staffanson was listed as a Savage resident and he should have been listed as a Richland County resident....

 

Producing Hemp Discussion by Dr. Chengci Chen at MonDak Ag Days

On Thursday, March 12 at 9 a.m., Dr. Chengci Chen, cropping systems agronomist and superintendent at the Sidney Eastern Agricultural Research Center, will be informing MonDak Ag Days attendees on...

 

2020 National Hard Spring Wheat Show

The 2020 National Hard Spring Wheat Show was held Feb. 13 at the Williston ARC. The conference included seminars on weather, wheat production, soil health, weed control and the popular 5th grade...

 

Helena Agri-Enterprises, LLC Meeting Set for March 12

Helena Agri-Enterprises, LLC, will be hosting an informational meeting at Teddy’s Residential Suites, Watford City. Starting at 3 pm on Thursday, March 12, Farmers and ranchers are encouraged to attend the meeting to learn more about Purina animal...

 

The Early Morning Red Angus Ranch Will be Marketing Bulls & Heifers March 11

The Early Morning Red Angus Ranch will be marketing 35 yearling Red Angus bulls and 30 replacement Red Angus heifer calves Wednesday, March 11 at 1 p.m. at the Sitting Bull Auction, Williston. The Early Morning Red Angus Ranch is located 12 miles...

 

Ron Hanson To Discuss Farming and Ranching Succession At MonDak Ag Days

Starting at 11 a.m. on Friday, March 13 at the Richland County Event Center, Ron Hanson, agribusiness professor emeritus, University of Nebraska, will be speaking about "Farming and Ranching...

 

Goetting To Discuss Estate Planning In Montana At MonDak Ag Days

Dr. Marsha Goetting, professor and extension family economics specialist, will be discussing estate planning in Montana, during the MonDak Ag Days event at the Richland County Event Center Friday,...

 

Peterson Farm Brothers Performing At MonDak Ag Days March 13

The Peterson Farm Brothers have been a strong voice for agriculture while entertaining through videos and in concert over the last seven years. They will share their message at this year's MonDak Ag...

 

Intercropping And Cover Cropping Strategies Focus Of ARS BrownBagger

As weeds, disease and pest insects take a bigger bite out of farmer profits, many are looking for new ways to maintain or increase crop production, while reducing input costs for managing those pests. Among the more novel approaches to address pest...

 

Check Your Sump Pump

A sump pump is the first line of defense for many homeowners to prevent water from seeping into the basement. "Last spring, many sump pumps hadn't run much in the previous years, but with snowmelt...

 

Everything Sugar Beets Galore: ISBI Event March 11-12

If you're looking for all things sugar beet, then The International Sugarbeet Institute (ISBI) is just the event for you! It's held every March and is the United States' largest exhibit of sugar beet...

 

MSU Agriculture Student Earns National Leadership Honor

Bozeman - A Montana State University student will travel to Washington, D.C. after earning a spot in a selective national program from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Natalie Sturm, a senior...

 

Wet Weather Increases Risk for Wheat Midge in 2020

Soil samples in North Dakota indicate increasing levels of overwintering wheat midge larvae (cocoons) for the 2020 season, says Janet Knodel, North Dakota State University Extension entomologist. A...

 

Difficult Harvest Creates Grain Storage Hazards

Because of difficult harvest conditions last fall, grain may have been stored with higher than normal moisture content, which could pose a danger to anyone working around the grain. "High-moisture...

 

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