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New Fish Bypass Channel Open At Intake; Yellowstone River

Billings, MT - The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announces the completion of the Lower Yellowstone fish bypass channel project near Glendive water is flowing and the channel is...

 

Help Available For Livestock Death Losses Due To Blizzard

April blizzards may bring May flowers, but blizzards can also cause newborn calves and other livestock to become smothered, trampled and die due to the conditions created by adverse weather. These...

 
 By Chelsi Bay    Ag Roundup    May 4, 2022

Hay Hotline Helps Ag Producers List And Look For Available Forage Or Pasture

Helena, MT – As dry conditions persist throughout the state, the Montana Department of Agriculture (MDA) would like to remind farmers and ranchers that they can use the Hay Hotline, an online forum, to list their forage for sale or donation,...

 

Richland County Farmer's Market Organizational Meeting May 19

MSU Richland County Extension will be hosting an organization meeting for this year’s Richland County Farmer’s Market at 6 p.m., Thursday, May 19 at the MSU Richland County Extension Office, 1499 N Central Ave. If you are a past vendor or are...

 

Grasshopper Workshop Recap

The grasshopper outlook for 2022 again looks troubling for much of Montana, and especially Richland County. The USDA-ARS Great Plains Laboratory and MSU Extension Richland County hosted a Grasshopper Workshop. The recording of that workshop is now...

 

Proposed SEC Rule Could Reach Nearly Every Farmer and Rancher

Washington - April 27 – The American Farm Bureau Federation joined 119 other agriculture organizations in sending a letter to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) asking for an extension of time to comment on its proposed rule, “The...

 

Pure Live Seed Information from MSU Extension

As producers are preparing to start seeding, there are many factors to consider, and pure live seed (PLS) is one of them. Recommended seeding rates for crops are given in pounds of PLS per acre. Using these seeding rates would assume that every seed...

 

Regenerative Agriculture Key To Productive Soil, Healthy Animals

Bozeman, MT -- Regenerative farming and ranching pioneer Gabe Brown addressed a packed building April 19 at the fairgrounds in Big Timber regarding the importance of soil health and regenerative agriculture practices. "How do we heal our soils? By...

 

Spring Storms Take A Big Toll On Livestock & Ranchers

The combination of snow and high winds from the historic April snowstorms, have made things caused by drifts that made things difficult for livestock and ranchers, burying livestock, causing newborn...

 

MSU Researcher Investigates Effects Of Planting Winter Canola In Montana

Bozeman - A Montana State University researcher is looking into the benefits of planting an uncommon variety of a common crop, winter canola. While spring canola is one of the more popular crops in Mo...

 

Potential For Grass Tetany

As grass begins to grow following the much-needed moisture, there is a potential for grass tetany to occur. Grass tetany is a serious metabolic disorder in cattle that is a result of two issues occurring simultaneously: 1) lactating animals have...

 
 By Kerri Huso    Ag Roundup    May 4, 2022

Free Counseling Services Now Available To Montana's Agricultural Community

Helena, MT - In an effort to provide support for Montana’s agricultural community, Frontier Psychiatry has partnered with the Montana Department of Agriculture to provide free access to counseling. Funded through a grant from the United States...

 

Extreme Weather Expected To Delay Pasture Turnout

Following a cooler-than-normal spring 2022 and the 2021 drought, ranchers should expect a delay in grass development and growth this spring. "Air temperature is the main environmental factor that...

 
 By Chelsi Bay    Ag Roundup    May 4, 2022

State Hail Insurance Program Enters 106th Year

Helena, MT – For over 100 years, the Montana State Hail Insurance program has provided vital hail coverage to producers in every corner of the state. With planting season right around the corner, the Montana Department of Agriculture is reminding...

 

Wheat Prices Soar As Supply Chain Disruptions Continue

Conflict between Russia and Ukraine has sent wheat prices soaring.  "The available supply to be able to trade is much lower than before, causing global wheat prices to explode," said NDSU's Crop...

 

MSU Researchers Explore Potential Of Sugar Beet Byproduct To Enhance Energy Storage Technology

Bozeman - An emerging energy storage technology could soon have an unexpected ally thanks to research at Montana State University: the pulp left over from processing sugar beets into sugar. Backed by...

 
 By Chelsi Bay    Ag Roundup    April 6, 2022

Department of Livestock Revises Brands Policy to Better Serve Montana Ranchers

Helena, MT - On Monday, April 4, the Montana Department of Livestock (MDOL) implemented an updated policy for recording, transferring, and rerecording of brands. The policy was developed by a committee of state legislators, representatives of...

 

Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza Confirmed In Wild & Domestic Birds In North Dakota

Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) was confirmed in a wild snow goose in North Dakota on March 24 and in a non-commercial, backyard chicken flock in Kidder County. The North Dakota Game and...

 
 By Chelsi Bay    Ag Roundup    April 6, 2022

Department Of Livestock Asks Montanans To Be Aware Of Avian Influenza

Helena, MT – The Department of Livestock (DOL) is asking Montanans to be aware that highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) has been diagnosed in domestic poultry and wild birds in 18 states to date in 2022. HPAI spreads rapidly and is associated...

 

Sidney Native Advocates For Agriculture On National Level

Sarah Rachor, Sidney, is helping advocate for agriculture at both the state and national level. She recently attended the 120th Anniversary National Farmers Union Convention Denver, CO, providing a...

 

MSU/Richland County Extension Listening Session April 19

MSU Richland County Extension Agents (MSUE) works to improve the lives of Montana citizens by providing unbiased, researched-based education and information that integrates learning, discovery, and engagement to strengthen the social, economic and...

 

Soil Sampling & Sidney Community Garden

Soil sampling in your garden may be beneficial if standard fertilizer rates have left your plants unhealthy or under producing. A soil test allows you to determine the amount of nutrients currently in your garden and determine the correct amount of...

 

Soil Acidity Study Seeks North Dakota Producers With Acidic Soil

The Dickinson Research Extension Center (DREC) is performing soil acidity studies on land throughout North Dakota.  Chris Augustin, North Dakota State University's Dickinson Research Extension Center...

 

Montana FSA: USDA Encourages Producers To Enroll Grasslands Into Special Conservation Reserve Program Signup

Bozeman - March 30 - The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) encourages producers and landowners to enroll in the Grassland Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) starting next week through May 13.  Grassland CRP provides a unique opportunity for...

 

Sidney's MonDak Ag Days & Trade Show, March 3-4

This year, Mondak Ag Days is back to an all in-person format, held at the Richland County Event Center on March 3-4. “The 2022 MonDak Ag Days will follow its traditional footprint and we are adding some pretty sweet door prizes to the banquet,” S...

 

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