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Crop Insurance Deadline Nears In MT, ND, SD & WY

Billings - USDA’s Risk Management Agency (RMA) reminds producers of fall-planted crops in Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wyoming to apply for crop insurance coverage for the 2022 crop year before the Sept. 30 sales closing date. Current...

 

USDA Expands Assistance To Cover Feed Transportation Costs For Drought-Impacted Ranchers

Washington - In response to the severe drought conditions in the West and Great Plains, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced its plans to help cover the cost of transporting feed for livestock that rely on grazing. USDA is updating the...

 

Scientists Evaluate & Refine Simple Economic Method To Measure Soil Health In Dryland Farming

Sidney - USDA, Agricultural Research Service’s (ARS) Northern Plains Agricultural Research Laboratory, in collaboration with the Soil Health Institute in NC, evaluated the measurement of carbon dioxide flush—a rapid, reliable, and inexpensive...

 

Availability Of Low-Interest Physical Loss Loans For Producers Affected By Natural Disasters

Physical loss loans can help producers repair or replace damaged or destroyed physical property essential to the success of the agricultural operation, including livestock losses. Examples of property commonly affected include essential farm...

 

USDA Offers Disaster Assistance To Montana Farmers & Livestock Producers Impacted By Wildfires & Drought

Bozeman - Montana agricultural operations have been significantly impacted by the wildfires and ongoing, severe drought. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has technical and financial assistance available to help farmers and livestock...

 

USDA Offers Disaster Assistance To ND Farmers & Livestock Producers Impacted By Drought

Fargo & Bismarck - North Dakota agricultural operations have been significantly impacted by the ongoing, severe drought. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has technical and financial assistance available to help farmers and livestock...

 

Gianforte Urges USDA To Open All CRP Acreage For Emergency Haying, Grazing

Helena - With every region of Montana facing severe to extreme drought conditions, Governor Greg Gianforte again urged U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack to allow for emergency haying and grazing on all of Montana’s participating Conservatio...

 

Montana Department Of Agriculture Prioritizes Mental Health Through New Stress Assistance Program

Helena - The Montana Department of Agriculture (MDA) is pleased to announce its plans to prioritize mental health through a comprehensive program aimed at alleviating stress for Montana farmers and ranchers. The Montana Department of Agriculture...

 

Canning, Pickling, Preserving OH MY!

As the heat of summer continues and harvest is just around the corner; canning, pickling, and preserving season is here too. The number one priority when preserving your harvest is the safety of the finished product by destroying any bacteria, and mo...

 

40th Swank Variety Plot Tour, July 19

The 40th Swank Variety Plot Tour on Monday, July 19 will be held at the Swank farm north of Poplar. This event has two pesticide applicator points available. Beginning at 5 p.m. at Swank test plots, introductions by Dr. Chengci Chen, EARC...

 

MSU EARC/Extension 41st Annual Field Day Schedule July 20

8-8:30 a.m.: Refreshments and Registration 8:30-8:40 a.m.: Welcome, Dr. Chengci Chen, MSU-EARC Superintendent Tour Begins 8:45-9 a.m.: Improving Spring and Winter Barley for MT. Dr. Jamie Sherman (MSU-Bozeman barley breeder) 9-9:15 a.m.: Spring...

 

Coyne To Discuss Yellow Pea Research At MSU EARC Field Day

Dr. Clarice Coyne will be speaking about increasing yellow pea seed protein yields by increasing seed protein concentration and total yield at the MSU EARC Field Day. She said, "We're conducting a...

 

Farm Service Agency Now Accepting Nominations For County Committee Members

Bozeman - June 22 - The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) began accepting nominations for county committee members on June 15. Elections will occur in certain Local Administrative Areas (LAA) for these members who make...

 
 By Brooke Stroyke    News    June 30, 2021

Gov. Gianforte Calls on USDA to Declare Montana a Drought Disaster Area

HELENA, Mont. – With every region of Montana facing severe to extreme drought conditions, Governor Greg Gianforte today called on U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack to identify all counties in Montana as primary natural disaster areas....

 

MFU Traveling Workshop Stopped In Sidney

The Montana Farmers Union (MFU) held a meeting on Thursday, June 10, at The Rod Iron Grill to discuss topics such as The American Rescue Plan, a new Meat Cooperative, food resiliency and much more....

 
 By Sue Kerver    News    June 16, 2021

USDA Launches Grant Program to Help Expand Regional Economies and Create High-Wage Jobs in Distressed Rural Communities

BOZEMAN, Mont., June 16, 2021 – United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development Rural Business-Cooperative Service Administrator Karama Neal unveiled a new grant program to help rural communities create good-paying jobs and support...

 

Richland County Farm Service Agency Accepting Emergency Conservation Program Applications For Fire Damage

Sidney - U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) County Executive Director Tammy Lyseng today announced that Richland County is accepting applications for the Emergency Conservation Program (ECP) to address damages from Fire....

 
 By Chelsi Bay    Ag Roundup    June 2, 2021

Montana Farmers Encouraged To Participate In Wheat & Barley Varieties Survey

Helena - The Montana Department of Agriculture is reminding producers to participate in the upcoming Wheat and Barley Varieties Survey conducted by the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Agricultural Statistics Service...

 

Disaster Assistance For 2021 Livestock Forage Losses In 14 Montana Counties

Livestock producers in 14 Montana counties are eligible to apply for 2021 Livestock Forage Disaster Program (LFP) benefits on small grain, native pasture, improved pasture, annual ryegrass, and forage sorghum. LFP provides compensation if you suffer...

 

Richland County Farm Service Agency Accepting Emergency Conservation Program Applications

Sidney - May 25 - U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) County Executive Director Tammy Lyseng announced that Richland County is accepting applications for the Emergency Conservation Program (ECP) to address damages from...

 

Disaster Assistance For 2021 Livestock Forage Losses In 14 Montana Counties

Livestock producers in 14 Montana counties are eligible to apply for 2021 Livestock Forage Disaster Program (LFP) benefits on small grain, native pasture, improved pasture, annual ryegrass, and forage sorghum. LFP provides compensation if you suffer...

 

Montana FU Appreciates Lawmakers Ler & Bogner For Action On Meat Inspection Bill

Great Falls - Montana Farmers Union appreciates the efforts of two state law makers whose work to amend HB 2, a budget bill, that will allow the state to explore more opportunities for meat processing as well as level the playing field for custom...

 

Eastern Montana Meats, LLC Processes Local Montana Raised Beef

This year a brand-new beef processing facility opened up in Sidney called Eastern Montana Meats, LLC. This facility is located at 12314 Co. Rd 351 in Sidney and is open from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. weekdays....

 

Montana FU Appreciates Lawmakers Ler & Bogner For Action On Meat Inspection Bill

Great Falls - Montana Farmers Union appreciates the efforts of two state law makers whose work to amend HB 2, a budget bill, that will allow the state to explore more opportunities for meat processing as well as level the playing field for custom...

 

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