Tavin Schneider Sustainable Oils agronomist discussed the potential of camelina in Montana and contracts that Sustainable Oils company offers to growers. Camelina is an oilseed crop, and the oil can be used to produce renewable diesel. Sustainable Oils has recently acquired a refinery in Bakersfield, CA, and they are looking to increase the acres of camelina grown in Montana. Sustainable Oils is also looking at winter varieties and herbicide resistant varieties in camelina. (Photo submitted)
The MSU/EARC Field Day was held July 12 in Sidney.
Part of the Williston Research Extension Center Fields days held July 13 and 14 was as much for non-farmers as anyone. Here people talk with each other while on the vegetable garden part of the Horticulture Tour Wednesday afternoon. Dave Andre, rural Grenora, snacks on cherries fresh off the bush at the Williston Research Extension Center Field Days Horticulture Tour Wednesday afternoon. (Photo by Roger Riveland)