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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...

 

Livestock Water Quality Concerns & Testing Clinic May 4

Hoping everyone faired the spring storm. As you begin to prepare to turn livestock out on rangelands, it is important to monitor both rangeland conditions and livestock water sources. Monitoring the quantity of water in your reservoirs, stock ponds,...

 

Livestock Water Quality Concerns & Testing Clinic May 4

Hoping everyone faired the spring storm. As you begin to prepare to turn livestock out on rangelands, is it important to monitor both rangeland conditions and livestock water sources. Monitoring the quantity of water in your reservoirs, stock ponds,...

 

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...

 

Avian Influenza Reported In Poultry In Judith Basin & Cascade Counties

Helena, MT – On Friday, April 8, the Montana Department of Livestock (MDOL) announced the confirmation of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) in two Montana flocks. These are the first cases of HPAI reported in domestic poultry in Montana...

 

BLM Finalizes Bison Grazing Proposal EA, FONSI & Issues Proposed Grazing Decision

MALTA, MT – The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has issued a proposed decision on a bison grazing proposal involving seven allotments in Phillips County, held by American Prairie (AP). In conjunction with the proposed decision, the BLM released an...

 

Avian Influenza Reported In Poultry In Judith Basin & Cascade Counties

Helena, MT – On Friday, April 8, The Montana Department of Livestock (MDOL) announced the confirmation of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) in two Montana flocks. These are the first cases of HPAI reported in domestic poultry in Montana...

 

Extension Workshop On Grasshopper Outbreaks And Management Set For March 29

Bozeman - Montana State University Extension and USDA Agricultural Research Service will host a free, two-hour workshop, "Grasshopper Outbreaks and Management Options in 2022," at 10 a.m. Tuesday,...

 

National Ag Day 2022

National Ag Day 2022 was Tuesday, March 22, making it appropriate to highlight the important agriculture commodities in Richland County. The 2017 Census of Agriculture shows there is 898 agriculture producers on 527 farms in Richland County that...

 

NDSU Extension to Host Livestock Drought Outlook Webinars

Currently 36% of North Dakota is experiencing some level of drought as drought conditions continue to persist in the western part of the state. “Drought impacts are at the forefront of many rancher’s minds as we head into the 2022 grazing...

 

DNRC To Convene First Stakeholder Working Group Meetings Of Comprehensive Water Review; Launches Dedicated Website

Helena, MT - With support from the governor’s office and executive branch feedback, the Department of Natural Resources and Conservation is leading a comprehensive review of water management and administration as part of the Governor Greg...

 

Livestock Water Challenges Expected to Continue in 2022

Access to adequate, good quality water will continue to be a challenge for ranchers in North Dakota this spring, according to North Dakota State University (NDSU) Extension livestock environmental ste...

 

Grasshopper Workshop Set For March 29 In Sidney

Oh no! Here we go again! After eastern Montana and western North Dakota farmers and ranchers endured the second largest grasshopper outbreak of the last 35 years in 2021, they're naturally nervous...

 

MonDak Ag Days Annual Event

MonDak Ag Days closed out their annual event with a banquet held Friday, March 4 at the Richland County Event Center. A prime rib dinner was served. Assisting with the banquet were the Sidney FFA...

 

MonDak Ag Days & Trade Show This Week

The 2022 MonDak Ag Days and Trade Show will be held Tuesday and Friday, March 3-4 at the Richland County Event Center, Sidney. Events begin on Thursday, March 3 with the opening of the Trade Show at 8 a.m. MT. Tyler Tjelde will present “Soybean...

 

Agricultural Safety Awareness Program Week

BOZEMAN, Montana – Sharing resources that will help farmers and ranchers keep safety top-of-mind through the Agricultural Safety Awareness Program is a priority of county and state Farm Bureau leaders across the nation. As part of this year’s...

 

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

This year, Mondak Ag Days is back to an all in-person format, to be held at the Richland County Event Center on March 3-4. "The 2022 MonDak Ag Days will follow its traditional footprint and we are add...

 

Hard Spring Wheat Show

The National Hard Spring Wheat Show was Feb. 9 at the ARC in Williston. Banquet speaker Jolene Brown shared hilarious anecdotes in educating the attendees about the complexities of working with...

 

USDA To Invest $1 Billion In Climate Smart Commodities, Expanding Markets, Strengthening Rural America

Bozeman, MT - Feb. 16 - The U.S. Department of Agriculture is delivering on its promise to expand markets by investing $1 billion in partnerships to support America’s climate-smart farmers, ranchers and forest landowners. The new Partnerships for...

 

Montana Producers Head to National Convention to Talk Policy, Ag Issues

GREAT FALLS – Montana producers head to Denver, Colo., Sunday to the 120th National Farmers Union Convention, where they will share state priorities as the organization forms policy for the year ahead. The group of delegates is: Eric Bergman from...

 

Montana State University Alongside Montana Wheat & Barley Committee Announce 4 New Crop Variety Releases To Public

Great Falls, MT – With support from the Montana Wheat and Barley Committee (MWBC), four wheat and barley varieties developed by Montana State University (MSU) Department of Plant Sciences and Plant Pathology were approved for public release during...

 

Farm Bureau Calls On DOJ For Update On Meatpacker Investigation

Bozeman, MT - The American Farm Bureau Federation has sent a letter to Attorney General Merrick Garland, asking the Department of Justice to provide an update on its investigation into the meatpacking industry. The Department of Justice began an...

 

2022 National Hard Spring Wheat Show Set For Feb. 9

The 69th Annual National Hard Spring Wheat Show is scheduled for Wednesday, Feb. 9 at Williston Area Recreation Center, 822 18th St. E., Williston. The event includes a vendor show, breakfast,...

 

Montana Brand Rerecord Period Completed

Helena, MT – On Saturday, Jan. 1, the Montana Department of Livestock (MDOL) Brand Rerecord period ended. Brand Rerecord is a one-year period in which Montana brand owners renew their brands with the state to ensure an accurate record of livestock...

 

USDA Expands Partnerships For Conservation Through Its Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program

Washington - Dec. 20 - The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is leveraging its authorities under the Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program (CREP) to bring in new types of partners and ultimately expand opportunities in voluntary...

 

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