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WREC Receives $750,000 For New Seed Plant

The NDSU Williston Research Extension Center's (WREC) employees and farmers in the MonDak trade area are excited about the good news the WREC received in late April. This good news was that the WREC r...

 

USDA Extends Deadline To Report Spring-Seeded Crops In North Dakota

Fargo, ND – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is extending the deadline to file crop acreage reports for agricultural producers in North Dakota impacted by flooding and heavy moisture. The new July 22 deadline applies to reporting spring-se...

 

MSU-EARC/Extension 39th Annual Field Day

Schedule of Events: 8-8:30 p.m. – Refreshments 8:30-8:40 a.m. Welcome – Dr. Chengci Chen, MSU-EARC Superintendent Tour Begins: 8:45-9 a.m. – Drs. Bill Franck and Fatemeh Etemadi: Improving pea...

 

EARC Irrigated Field Day, July 16, Sidney

The first days of summer have come and gone. Now, it is time for the field days, the Montana State University Research Center Field Days. Every year, through June and July, the MSU Eastern Agricultura...

 

MSU Researchers Examine Benefits Of Sheep Grazing In Vegetable Farming

BOZEMAN – Farmers and ranchers have long been in search of ways to limit the need for tillage and chemical herbicides on farmland, and two researchers in Montana State University's College of...

 
 By Tim Fine    Agriculture    July 10, 2019

Fine to Discuss Palmer Amaranth at Sidney Field Day

At the upcoming EARC irrigated field day I will be discussing problematic weeds and one weed in particular that may potentially be a problem for us down the road, Palmer Amaranth. In a June edition...

 

USDA Extends Deadline To Report Spring-Seeded Crops In North Dakota

FARGO, N.D., July 10, 2019 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is extending the deadline to file crop acreage reports for agricultural producers in North Dakota impacted by flooding and heavy moisture. The new July 22 deadline applies to...

 

Local Conservation Districts' Efforts Support Agriculture And The Missouri River

Dick Iversen and Buzz Mattelin attended the Missouri River Recovery Implementation Committee (MRRIC) plenary session May 21 – 23 in Sioux Falls, SD serving as representatives of Richland and Roosevelt Conservation Districts. Dick and Buzz had both...

 

Weeds, Weed Management Featured At Froid Field Day, June 27

Farmers and ranchers wage a continuous battle with weeds in their crops and pastures, battles that have grown fiercer with new weed species popping up and the development of herbicide resistance in...

 

Cauy Hartel Sets Goals for 2019 McKenzie County Fair

Cauy Hartel is a fifth-year member of the Banks Willing Workers 4-H Club and he is also a member of the Watford City FFA Chapter where he is currently competing for a position on the 2019-2020 North D...

 

Pesticide Credits Awarded For 2019 Sidney, Froid Dryland Field Days

Pesticide credits have been awarded for upcoming field days in Sidney and Froid on June 20 and June 27 respectively. First up is the joint dryland field day with MSU’s Eastern Ag Research Center and USDA’s Northern Plains Ag Research Lab at...

 

MSU Soil Expert Says Not All Soil Test Kits Provide Accurate Results

Bozeman, MT — There are several factors that gardeners need to consider when choosing a soil test kit to make fertilizer decisions, according to a Montana State University Extension soil expert. Among those factors, according to Clain Jones, MSU...

 

Andy Gray Named Montana Hemp Program Coordinator

Helena, Mont. – Director Ben Thomas announced today that Andy Gray, a nearly 20-year veteran of the Montana Department of Agriculture, has been named as the new Montana Hemp Program Coordinator. Gray has been deeply involved in crafting...

 

Dryland Field Days Set For June 20 And 27 In Sidney And Froid

Farmers and ranchers wage a continuous battle with weeds in their crops and pastures, battles that are often compounded by the arrival of new weed species and the development of herbicide resistance in existing weeds. Knowing your enemy is a key...

 

Lucas Oelkers Of Culbertson Obtains Montana State FFA 1st Vice President Position

Lucas Oelkers, a senior at Culbertson High School, was elected the 2019-2020 1st Vice President of the Montana State FFA Organization on Saturday, April 6 at the Montana FFA State Convention. Oelkers...

 

USDA Announces Buy-Up Coverage Availability, New Service Fees for Noninsured Crop Coverage Policies

USDA’s Farm Service Agency has announced that higher levels of coverage are being offered through the Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistance Program (NAP), a popular safety net program. The 2018 Farm Bill also increased service fees and made other...

 

NRCS Montana Accepting Applications For Conservation Innovation Grants*

Bozeman, MT - *USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is accepting applications for grants until July 1, 2019, to fund Montana projects that could stimulate the development and adoption of innovative conservation approaches and techno...

 

American Crystal Signs Agreement with KWS Innovations for New Sugar Measurement Technology

KWS Innovations and American Crystal Sugar Company announced today American Crystal has signed a multi-year agreement to purchase and utilize the Beetrometer F400 equipment for use in their central tare lab. Cory Kritzberger, American Crystal Sugar...

 

McKenzie County 4-H Archers Receive Honors At State Indoor Match

McKenzie County 4-H Archers took home Second Place honors in the barebow senior division at the 4-H Archery Indoor Championships recently held at Nishu Bowmen Range in Bismarck. Team members were: Shy...

 

Former Richey FFA Member Obtains Title as 2019-2020 Montana State FFA 2nd Vice President

Isaac Sponheim, a freshman at Montana State University and former Richey FFA member, was elected the 2019-2020 2nd Vice President of the Montana State FFA Organization on Saturday, April 6th at the Mo...

 

MSU Professor Wins National Award For Weed Research

BOZEMAN - In recognition of his contributions to society's understanding of weeds and weed control, a Montana State University researcher has won a national award from the Weed Science Society of...

 

Montana Hemp Farmers Can Now Purchase Seeds in Time for Growing Season After Tester Push

(Big Sandy, Mont.)—U.S. Senator Jon Tester delivered good news to Montana hemp farmers, *“There is no more red tape keeping farmers from growing hemp in Montana.” Tester successfully forced the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to issue...

 

State Lands Bill Receives Strong Bi-Partisan Support

It doesn’t appear the legislature will meet their goal of concluding by Good Friday. With a few big ticket items still being negotiated, like Medicaid expansion, legislators will report for duty April 23rd after a short Easter recess. There are a...

 

Support For Permanent Tax Deduction Critical For Agriculture

Farm and ranch owners are urging their Congressional delegations to support S. 1149, the Main Street Tax Certainty Act, sponsored by Senator Steve Daines, R-MT. This important legislation will make permanent the Section 199A qualified business...

 

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